Critic's Picks

The Best Restaurants in Wallingford Right Now

Don't let the cozy Craftsman-style homes fool you—Wallingford has an urbane dining scene, and these 20 restaurants are the proof.

05/21/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups: Week of August 26

Central Pizza takes over, Cantinetta opens a bar, and Ethan Stowell announces a tiny Tangletown installment.

08/30/2013 By Brianna Lantz

Alfresco Dining

Five Awesome Outdoor Dining Spots on the Eastside

Patio dining ranges from a $74 dry-aged bone-in New York steak to chirashi to a straight-up pub burger.

07/09/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

Expansion Mode

Bar Cantinetta Opens Next Month in Madison Valley

This longtime bastion of francophilia gets a cool new ristorante.

06/18/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups

This week: Tom Douglas plans four new eateries, Il Corvo scouts a bigger home, and a long-awaited food truck makes it debut.

10/12/2012 By Sabina Cao

Revamps

Cantinetta Team Opens a Tuscan-Style Pizzeria in Bellevue

Mercato Stellina, once a mercantile and deli, is now fully devoted to brick-oven pies.

10/11/2012 By Christopher Werner

Where to Eat Now

East of Eatin'

Wallingford's Cantinetta recently launched its Eastside spinoff, joining a large and growing cadre of Seattle favorites' Barrio, Boom Noodle, Monsoon-striking east for downtown Bellevue.

09/16/2010 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

What did you do on your day off, chef?

Cantinetta’s Brian Cartenuto is happy to make you ceviche and a cocktail on a down day, but please don’t ask him to drink a bloody mary.

08/27/2009 By Kristin Cordova

Article

Recipe for Success

Wallingford’s rustic Cantinetta provides a blueprint for opening a restaurant in uncertain times.

07/14/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Wait Watchers

Great Waiter Spied at Cantinetta

Amon Mende, how we love ye

06/22/2009 By Kathryn Robinson