Side Hustles

A Chef's Pivot Inspired These Fancy Backyard Grills

In case you wanted to level up from that Big Green Egg.

08/11/2020 By Allecia Vermillion


Level Up Your Quarantine Cooking with a Virtual Class from Local Chefs

Where Ya At Matt's chef Matthew Lewis makes cooking restaurant-quality meals look easy (and you can, too).

07/31/2020 By Sophia Gates

Shift Change

3 Big Chef Shuffles to Know About

Jeffrey Vance, Cam Hanin, and Mike Whisenhunt are all making moves.

05/17/2019 By Rosin Saez

Ticket Alert

Author Talk: Edward Lee Visits Book Larder

The seven-time James Beard Award-nominated chef will promote his new book, Buttermilk Graffiti.

04/05/2018 By Trevor Keaton Pogue

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: July 30–August 5

This week: Drink beer at the site of Bruce Lee's funeral, or let Taichi Kitamura regale you with albacore.

07/29/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: July 15–22

This week: Learn to make a perfect pavlova (or pay a private chef to do it for you).

07/15/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Critic's Notebook

Is ‘Satisfying the Diner’ Actually Creeping Back into Restaurants’ Job Descriptions?

A hopeful sign that the pretentious era of chef as ego-monster may have peaked.

04/01/2013 By Kathryn Robinson


Six of Seattle’s Kitchen Interns Share their Tales

They come from far and wide, from prestigious culinary schools and jobs at Boeing, and they’re all jazzed about being in the kitchen.

06/22/2012 By Anne Larkin

Critic’s Notebook

New on Menus: Buy the Cooks a Beer

How do you feel about the latest trend in tipping? I know how I feel about it.

03/26/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

Seattle Restaurants in the News

Wall Street Journal says Willows Inn "On the Brink" of Becoming Next Big Restaurant

The Lummi Island up-and-comer gets points for daily foraging and ducks fed to the chef’s specifications.

10/06/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Cooking Agenda

Pike Place Market’s Summer Chef Demo Schedule

Cooks from Skillet, Nettletown, Le Pichet, Pan Africa, and more take the stage this summer. Mark your calendars.

05/25/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Seattle Restaurant Scene

Qube Alums Make Their Mark on Seattle Dining Scene

Downtown restaurant Qube didn’t make it in Seattle. Many of its staff, however, did.

05/16/2011 By Jessica Voelker

James Beard Awards

Andy Ricker Wins 2011 James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef Northwest

And we have photos of his condo!

05/09/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Reporter's Notebook

Kids and Fine Dining: More Thoughts

Dale Levitski advises Seattle chefs to "be confident;" Herbfarm owner Carrie Van Dyck says it "depends on the kid."

05/05/2011 By Jessica Voelker

140 Characters or fewer

Nosh Pit’s Top Food Tweets of the Week: April Fool’s Edition

Serious Teats, a cake recipe from an intrepid serpent, and the real Ruth Bourdain. The best of the pranky tweets this week.

04/01/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Dining Culture

What Happens (and Doesn’t) When a Chef Wins a James Beard Award?

We asked Crush’s Jason Wilson, who won Best Chef Northwest last year.

03/23/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Get piggy with it

Slideshow: Cochon 555

Our vegetarian photographer braved the porkiest event of the year to bring you these pig-a-licious party pics.

02/21/2011 By Jessica Voelker


Chef Change At Local 360

Chris Jensen out, Quinn’s alum in.

01/06/2011 By Jessica Voelker


Why Do Restaurants—Even Good Restaurants—Serve Such Bad Coffee?

Microsoft’s Chris Young, co-author of Modernist Cuisine, explains why coffee service tends to suck.