Serious Fallout

Tom Douglas Shutters Cuoco and Brave Horse Tavern: What Does It All Mean?

Right now the fate of so many restaurants lies with their landlords—and the deeply unsexy yet critical terms of their leases.

07/07/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Farewell and Thank You

Updated: Mike Easton On His Decision to Close Il Corvo

Seattle won't soon forget this Pioneer Square pasta shop. But the reasons behind its farewell span grief, loss, and simple economics.

05/06/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: The Red Door Closes (But Fair Isle Opens)

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met’s food team.

01/24/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Retail Wire

5 Recent Topsy-Turvy Changes in Seattle's Retail Landscape

A one-minute guide to some of Seattle's recent retail happenings: a new downtown Sephora, not so Forever 21, and what's an Anko?

10/10/2019 By Rosin Saez

Sailing Away

Fremont's SeaOcean Book Berth Closes at the End of October

This nautical niche shop chartered its way for more than two decades. But the bookstore owner’s recent passing marks its final sojourn.

10/03/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Oy, This Year

Petite Galerie Closes in Madison Valley

This lovely dining room was high-end and, alas, short-lived.

09/25/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Meaty Tears

Rain Shadow Meats Will Close in Pioneer Square

Ugh, farewell charming room and excellent sandwiches. At least we still have Melrose Market.

05/07/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Breakfast, Lunch, and Doughnuts

Plus, Monica Dimas's Little Neon Tacos is officially serving up bundles of taco joy on First Hill.

03/30/2018 By Cassie Sawyer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Holy Openings, Batman

Plus, an eastern Washington tamale spot, Los Hernandez, earns a James Beard award.

01/19/2018 By Rosin Saez

End-of-Year Emotions

The Belltown Gods Giveth; The Belltown Gods Taketh Away

Some good news (hooray, Babirusa) and some very very sad news (no....Two Bells) from one of the city's most rapidly changing 'hoods.

12/22/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Sad Times

The Atlantic Will Close Its Doors on November 17

"Of course we're sad to see the Atlantic go."

11/16/2017 By Rosin Saez

Tears of a Clown Painting

Cafe Racer Will Always Be a Seattle Gem

As of October 18, the University District cafe is closed.

10/19/2017 By Rosin Saez

Farewell

Sadly, Not Long for This World: Bar Cotto and Anchovies and Olives

These neighboring Ethan Stowell Restaurant spaces are up for sale.

09/29/2017 By Rosin Saez

Sadness

Contadino Has Served Its Last Supper

August 31 was the Capitol Hill restaurant's last day of service.

09/01/2017 By Rosin Saez

Closings

Farewell to Young American Ale House and Clever Bottle

Sadness in Belltown, sadness in Ballard.

05/11/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Meaty Sorrow

Oh, No—Dot's Butcher and Deli Is Closing

The Pike Place Market sandwich destination won't renew its lease.

05/09/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Day's End

Downtown's Glittering Circadia "Closed for Business"

"Please stay tuned as we embark on our next adventure."

05/01/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts and Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Poke in Ballard and Beer in Belltown

Plus, changes at Vestal.

03/17/2017 By Rosin Saez

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: The Long-Awaited Arrival of Soup Dumplings

Plus, Sunset Fried Chicken is once again exclusive to Seattle.

03/10/2017 By Rosin Saez

Shifts and Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Rebrands, Ice Cream Expansions, and Cherry Street Public House Is Open

Plus, Sun Liquor Distillery plans move off E Pike Street.

02/24/2017 By Rosin Saez