Come early summer, Eric and Sophie Banh's Vietnamese steak house in the Central District is switching things up.
East Meets Northwest
Six chefs discuss challenges, expectations, and why the word _authentic_ can be misleading.
Shifts & Shakeups
Three bakeries open for business, Vespolina gets a new chef, and one pasta expert strikes out on his own. Time to loosen our belts.
What diners are talking about this month.
Hemingway-themed gastropub Bottle and Bull is coming to Kirkland, Thoreau-named wine pop-up Walden takes over Little Uncle's space in Pioneer Square, and more.
Oh and with proper cocktail happy hour. And "more amari than any other Asian restaurant in the world."
Allecia Vermillion and Nidhi Chaudhry
The creator of Monsoon East’s sparkly new cocktail program talks centrifuges and vodka soda.
Surprise, surprise: At Ba Bar, the Monsoon folks bring traditional Vietnamese fare to Capitol Hill.
Craving snail soup? Monsoon’s Eric Bahn knows where to get the best.