Critic's Notebook

Here’s Where to Find Great Grain Bowls in Seattle

Because they are having a moment.

06/27/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Best Restaurant in Seattle Goes Prix Fixe

This week Altura went $137 per person, folks.

06/23/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Raw Halibut Is All Over Menus Now

Come with me to one Capitol Hill block.

06/20/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Ponti to Close July 2

Say farewell to the steady fishhouse with the brilliant location.

06/13/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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These Seattle Restaurants Are Doing Something Awesome with Their Burgers

Good for you, good for the planet…what’s not to love?

06/09/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Where Seattle’s Best Chefs Are Dining

Pay attention to where the pros go.

06/06/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Bike Cafes Are Seattle’s New Thing

And not a minute too soon for this gorgeous weekend.

06/02/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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The Heartbreak of Choosing Next Hot Chefs

And the tale of one who got away.

05/31/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Breakfast and Lunch Now Easier at London Plane

Boxed lunches, baby.

05/26/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Right Here: Seattle’s Next Hot Chefs 2016

Bet you’d like to know how we picked ‘em.

05/23/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Phad Thai May Be More Interesting Than You Think

A little talk with Wiley Frank.

05/19/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Yes, a Lot of Legendary Seattle Restaurants Are Closing. But Don’t Grieve Yet.

Resurrection is the new closure.

05/16/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Why Nirmal’s Is Making Such a Splash in Seattle

You know, besides 10 rotating varieties of dal.

05/12/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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How Could I Leave Out This Killer Patio?

Outdoor dining in Seattle doesn’t get much better than this.

05/09/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Why Renee Erickson Won the James Beard Award

And why it should've been in the name of one of her worthier restaurants.

05/04/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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How Does Harvest Beat Compare to the Incomparable Sutra?

Let’s just say Seattle vegans aren’t being quiet about it.

05/02/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Seattle Loves Its Italian Sandwiches

Remember when panini were breaking news? Well, say hello to piadine.

04/28/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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5 Reasons You Should Go Out for Dinner This Thursday

Though you might not need more than the first one.

04/25/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Best Seattle Patios for Sun Breaks

Where to eat on springlike days and evenings when it’s sunny one hour and cloudy the next? We’ve got a few suggestions.

04/21/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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When a Restaurant Changes its Location…

…Is it likely to get better or worse?

04/18/2016 By Kathryn Robinson