Opening Dispatch

Tray Kitchen Opens in Frelard

Korean meets Northwest meets dim sum cart.

10/31/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Slide Shows

Single Shot Is Now Open on Summit Ave

Don't let the humble "Kitchen and Saloon" moniker fool you: This place is pretty darn polished.

10/14/2014 By Allecia Vermillion and Nidhi Chaudhry

Wedding Wednesday

Video: First Look 2014 at the Fremont Foundry

In case you missed our super stylish summer wedding soiree (or just want to relive the fun).

10/08/2014 By Amanda Zurita


Monsoon Reopens Bigger, Better, and with a Bar

Oh and with proper cocktail happy hour. And "more amari than any other Asian restaurant in the world."

07/22/2014 By Allecia Vermillion and Nidhi Chaudhry

Opening Dispatch

Bell and Whete Opens in Belltown

The team behind Local 360 get all Medieval with a menu of swine and fowl (oh, and 66 beer taps).

07/14/2014 By Allecia Vermillion and Nidhi Chaudhry

Restaurant Openings

First Look: Ballard Annex Oyster House

Lobster, Dungeness, bivalves aplenty: Prepare to bliss out, seafood lovers.

03/14/2013 By Christopher Werner


Slide Show: First Look



First Look: Inside the Massive Von Trapp's

Beer. Brats. Bocce. Massive fireplaces. Glittering chandeliers. Twelfth Avenue's newest destination is a veritable sensory overload.

02/07/2013 By Allecia Vermillion


First Look: Ray's Boathouse, Rebooted

One of Seattle's most iconic restaurants undergoes an extensive remodel.

01/28/2013 By Christopher Werner


First Look: Maria Hines's Agrodolce

The third restaurant in the Hines portfolio, an ode to southern Italy and Sicily, opens on December 21 in Fremont.

12/17/2012 By Christopher Werner


First Look: Bait Shop

Behold the Linda Derschang joint now open at 606 Broadway East.

12/10/2012 By Christopher Werner


First Look: Inside the Glittering New Joule

The homey Wallingford restaurant grows up with a sophisticated new space in Fremont and a steak house-focused menu.

10/24/2012 By Allecia Vermillion


First Look: Marination Ma Kai

The latest addition to the Marination enterprise is a seaside spot with a killer patio and enticing new offerings (i.e. boozy shave ice and breakfast sliders).

10/02/2012 By Christopher Werner


First Look: The Wandering Goose

Heather Earnhardt brings southern-inspired fare (including lots of biscuits) to 15th Avenue.

10/01/2012 By Christopher Werner


First Look: Vessel

One of the best cocktail bars in the city is reborn, after a 20-month absence, in a sleek new space.

08/30/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Bar Openings

First Look: Reuben's Brews

A much-decorated home brewer goes pro with an industrial-styled taproom and brewery in Ballard.

08/07/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Bar Openings

First Look: Outlander Brewery and Pub

What once was a house is now a venerable beer drinking destination.

08/07/2012 By Christopher Werner

Sugar Highs

First Look: Sweet Mickey’s

It must be said: Ballard’s new candy store is pretty damn sweet.

06/12/2012 By Allecia Vermillion


First Look: Hunger Reopens Down the Hill

The former Dad Watson’s space gets a Mediterranean makeover.

05/24/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle Restaurant Openings

First Look: Collections Cafe

The restaurant at Chihuly Garden and Glass opens today with notable culinary talent in tow.

05/21/2012 By Christopher Werner