Opening Dispatch

Thick, Roman-Style Pizza and Cocktails Arrive Downtown Today

Brendan McGill's newest project downtown, Bar Taglio, opens for lunch and dinner, with post-work Italocentric libations, too.

09/06/2019 By Rosin Saez

Expansion Mode

Brendan McGill Plans a Roman-Style Pizza Bar Downtown

Bar Taglio will sell sturdy squares of Roman-style pie and offer "a little oasis" at First and Marion.

06/27/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Restaurant Review

Circadia Is Downtown Seattle's New Palace of Posh

Chef Garrett Melkonian is an eager innovator inside the kitchen of one of Seattle’s grandest restaurant spaces.

04/18/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Oh Hey Cafe

Cafe Hitchcock Opens April 3

Brendan McGill brings his take on breakfast, lunch, and dinner to Downtown. That is to say: Eat here all day long.

03/31/2017 By Rosin Saez

Critic's Notebook

Who Is Downtown Seattle’s New Diner?

Seattle’s high-tech boom is not just changing who we are—it’s changing how we eat.

03/06/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Coming Soon

Circadia's New Model of Seattle Fine Dining

Our downtown is booming and two industry veterans (and one very talented chef) think it's time to introduce some Pacific Northwest glamour to the dining scene.

04/14/2016 By Grace Qian

Black Friday 2015

Where to Eat and Drink on Black Friday

Where to drop after you shop.

11/24/2015 By Sophia Lizardi


Shaken and Speared

A gorgeous hotel fish house and cocktail bar hit downtown Seattle.

07/01/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

15 Great Downtown Restaurants

Because something tells us you’ll be shopping this weekend.

12/04/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Picks

Downtown Restaurants to Stop While You Shop

Because all that holiday shopping makes you hungry.

12/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Fall on Parade

Downtown Seattle Rocks the Runway

Downtown Seattle Rocks the Runway at Pacific Place on Wednesday, September 18 is the kick-off to a week of specials and extras with downtown's best fashion spots.

08/27/2013 By Laura Cassidy

Lunch in a Box

Who Delivers Lunch in Downtown Seattle?

Why, these 11 local establishments do.

10/11/2012 By Katie Vincent


An Opening Date (and Liquor License) for Belle Epicurean

A second location for the Parisian style bakery and cafe debuts this month.

08/08/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Freebie File

Free Food Alert: Pretzel Dogs at Boka

Two occasions to get the beef-filled bites.

08/03/2011 By Christopher Werner

Drinking Holidays

One More Bastille Day Update

(Some) details on the RN74 bash.


Drinking Holidays

Bastille Day Celebrations Around Seattle

Oh, happy francophiles. Food and drink specials abound next Thursday, July 14.

07/08/2011 By Jessica Voelker


Inside RN74 Seattle

After months of building anticipation, celeb chef Michael Mina’s restaurant and wine bar is slated to open June 13.

06/10/2011 By Christopher Werner

Chef Shuffle

A New Chef for Downtown’s Art Restaurant

Jelle Vandenbroucke’s handiwork appears on the menu starting Thursday night.

04/07/2011 By Christopher Werner


Chatting with Michael Mina About RN74 Seattle

The big-name restaurant from the big-deal chef will open on Fourth and Pike in June.

03/28/2011 By Christopher Werner

Cheap, fast, delish

Downtown Lunching?

Have I got a joint for you

03/24/2009 By Kathryn Robinson