Critic's Notebook

Happy St. Patrick’s Day. Go Eat a Taco.

Margaritas are green, right?

03/17/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Anthony’s Shilshole Is Closing

And what it tells us about Seattle.

03/14/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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How Is Culture Club Cheese Bar?

Particularly great for the next 10 days, as it happens.

03/10/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Wanted: Seattle’s Hottest Young Chefs

It’s that time of year again, people.

03/03/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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March Is Portland Dining Month

Been considering a food weekend in our gastronomically glorious neighbor to the south? Tomorrow kicks off the best month for it.

02/29/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Insider’s Guide to Dine Around Seattle, Spring 2016

Seattle’s twice-yearly resto-fest starts up March 6. To do it right, some planning is in order.

02/25/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Why Did Canal Market Close?

Turns out there is something harder than finding parking on Capitol Hill: running an upscale food business in a residential neighborhood.

02/22/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Healthy Restaurant App Tasteful Comes to a Phone Near You

Craving paleo tonight? They got you.

02/18/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Why Can’t Terrific Fish and Chips Make it in Seattle?

The closure of Pike Street Fish Fry and Chippy’s delivers a one-two punch to lovers of the low-end-done-highbrow indulgence.

02/16/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Is There a More Inspiring Seattle Restaurant Than This?

A few numbers from the noblest operation downtown.

02/11/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Restaurants for Romance

We’re calling February National Atmo Month. Eat somewhere lovely.

02/08/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Seattle’s Best Pizza Slices

Ernest Loves Agnes got me thinking.

02/04/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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What Is Northwest Cuisine, Anyway?

The answer at last.

02/01/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Seattle Restaurants by the Numbers

Check out the, um, top 10.

01/28/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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2 Ingredients Suddenly All Over Seattle Menus

Nice to meet you, black garlic and Saskatoon berries.

01/25/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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What’s Wrong with Tourist Restaurants?

Or: Should you dine at Orfeo?

01/21/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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The Diner’s Dilemma When Tip Is Included

With more restaurants tucking the gratuity into the bill, what to do when the service is lacking?

01/19/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Which Seattle Restaurant Made Eater’s National List?

For the second year in a row, no less.

01/14/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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A Few New Burgers

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

01/11/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Can We Talk About the Cookies at Mollusk?

Because Beet-Almond Meringue. Rosemary-Blue Cheese Shortbread.

01/07/2016 By Kathryn Robinson