Seattle's 15 Essential Carb Experiences

Buns or Butter: Seattle's greatest achievements in comfort food include destination dumplings, superlative fries, and hyperdelicate pasta.

03/19/2021 By Allecia Vermillion


Ode to a Scallion Pancake

Go ahead, compare it to heavyweights like pizza and pastries. This comfort superfood holds its own.

03/19/2021 By Allecia Vermillion


Wallingford's Secret Congee Gives Comfort Food a Clandestine New Look

Hold the chili crisp—this takeout operation treats rice porridge as a canvas for invention.

03/18/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Comfort Food

One Cook’s Love Affair with Chinatown–International District

Congee with his son. Crab with Tom Douglas. For Herschell Taghap, the C–ID means comfort.

02/26/2019 By Herschell Taghap

Dining Events

Where to Eat and Drink February 20–26

The week in which: Comfort food gets the recognition it deserves, a sour beer master picks your pizza toppings, and things get sparkly at Cafe Presse.

02/20/2019 By Haley Gray

Critic's Notebook

A Few New Burgers

Of course you’re hungry for a burger. It’s January.

01/11/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Comfort Zone

Restaurant Reviews: Heyday and Super Six

Two seasoned restaurant teams bring crispy, melty, intelligent dishes to the ’hood.

01/08/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

The 6 Most Craveable New Seattle Restaurant Dishes

Seriously, don’t even try these unless you want them in your dreams forever.

06/08/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Menus for Munchies

Now that weed is legal and available, where you gonna go when its most famous side effect kicks in? Here are 35 suggestions.

07/17/2014 By Kathryn Robinson


67 Ways to Stay Sane This Winter

Ward off seasonal affective disorder with holiday events, fireplace bars, comfort food, movie marathons, and more.

11/13/2012 By Laura Dannen With Danielle Zorn and Katie Vincent

On the Menu

Raclette Returns at Cafe Presse

The cheesy French dish is the ultimate winter warmer.

01/26/2012 By Christopher Werner

Wintertime Eats

Met Maps: Restaurants to Indulge Comfort Food Cravings

Seattle is besotted with down-home dining. Here’s where to dig in.

11/29/2011 By Christopher Werner

Comfort food

Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup in Seattle

A sad, soggy forecast looms. Fight back with the ultimate comfort food pairing.

03/08/2011 By Jessica Voelker


The Nosh Pit Top 10 Edible Hangover Cures

Counteract New Year’s Eve excesses with these tasty local lifesavers.

12/29/2010 By Jessica Voelker


Where to Go for Comfort Food

The perma-gray is settling. Let’s eat.

10/26/2010 By Christopher Werner


Rainy Day Comfort Food: Welsh Rarebit

Made at home or ordered up at the pub, rarebit sauce is some cheesy, beer-laced goodness.

03/11/2010 By Jessica Voelker


Comfort Food

In Seattle, we live in a permanent cloud of soggy gray chill, so naturally our sun-starved souls long for our favorite dishes in the coziest restaurants. We sampled macaroni and cheese, roast chicken, creamy puddings, and more in eateries all over town in

07/08/2009 With Steve Wiecking, Eric Scigliano, Laura Cassidy, and John Ferensen By Kathryn Robinson