Openings

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

Openings

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

Openings

First Look: The Wandering Goose

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

10/01/2012 By Christopher Werner

Openings

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

Reopenings

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

Sugar Highs

First Look: Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery

Brace yourself for salted pretzels with chocolate sauce, s’more cookies, salted caramel cinnamon rolls and Laphroaig milkshakes.

05/18/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

New Exhibit

First Look: Chihuly Garden and Glass

Sneak a peek at the largest collection of Dale Chihuly’s glasswork in the world. No touching!

05/16/2012 By Laura Dannen

Openings

First Look: Evo Tapas Kitchen and Cabaret Opens May 4

The Social-adjacent space will offer small plates and big sound.

04/27/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Openings

First Look: Ballard Pizza Company

Ethan Stowell’s newest Ballard Ave outpost will offer pizza, pasta, and lots of exposed brick.

04/10/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Openings

First Look: Restaurant Marché

Greg Atkinson’s modern Northwest bistro becomes a reality on Bainbridge Island.

03/16/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Openings

First Look: Bitterroot BBQ

It must be said: Ballard’s newest spot puts the "bar" in "barbecue."

01/17/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Openings

First Look: Urban Family Public House

A most comfortable Ballard beer bar with a serious list of Belgians and no attitude.

01/16/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle Restaurant Openings

Slideshow: Inside the Ridge Pizzeria

A handful of industry types open another family friendly spot on Greenwood Avenue.

01/13/2012 By Christopher Werner

Seattle Restaurant Openings

First Look: The Wurst Place

Tour South Lake Union’s long-awaited sausage and beer emporium.

01/12/2012 By Christopher Werner

Seattle Restaurant Openings

First Look: Capitol Hill’s Manhattan Drugs

This steak and cocktail destination opens for dinner tonight.

01/05/2012 By Allecia Vermillion