Now to ponder what comes next, for an immensely talented chef, but also the singular role he leaves behind.
One of Seattle's oldest, ultra iconic, and most put-on-your-nicest-dinner-jacket-because-we're-celebrating restaurants just won another James Beard Award.
Shifts & Shakeups
Remember the myth that Seattle's restaurants are closing in droves thanks to the minimum wage? Consider it busted.
How the former executive sous chef at Roberta's in Brooklyn got the job without a single game of laser tag.