Chef's Day Off

Recipe: Holly Smith's Deceptively Simple Salad

It's easy, it's vegan—it's good enough to wow a dinner party full of omnivores.

11/14/2022 By Allecia Vermillion


Li'l Woody's Burger Month Returns

Four weeks. Four talented chefs. Four guest star burgers.

01/25/2018 By Rosin Saez

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: August 31–September 6

The week in which: La Marzocco celebrates coffee with a barbecue, Tilth turns 10, and Eden Hill isn't over the hill with its first anniversary.

08/31/2016 By Rosin Saez


A Remodeled Cafe Juanita Reopens in Kirkland

"If you notice the pissy-colored acoustic tiles, are you going to be happy when I bring you a perfect negroni and plate of prosciutto?"

07/14/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Here's the Scoop

Holly Smith's Poco Carretto Gelato Is Still Available After all

The former farmers market staple can still be found at Cafe Juanita in Kirkland.

12/14/2012 By Christopher Werner

Food News

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner

Tap a 200-pound booze-filled pumpkin, learn to make sushi or tamales, or just indulge in some cider misadventures.

10/15/2012 By Danielle Zorn


Perfect Party

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

10/08/2012 By Allison Williams

Culinary Diplomacy

Maria Hines, Holly Smith Part of State Department's New American Chef Corps

Hillary Rodham Clinton just tapped 90 chefs to represent America across the globe. Two are from Seattle.

09/10/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Special Meals

Cafe Juanita Debuts Chef’s Tasting Menu

It’s available to two parties, twice a week.

05/17/2012 By Allecia Vermillion


Holly Smith’s Capitol Hill Brewpub a No-Go

The price of seismic upgrades proved too steep for building owners.



10 Best Restaurants 2009

The Top 10 best restaurants in Seattle.

09/21/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Mobile Munchies

Street Eatin’

If you’ve had your fill of ice cream this summer, Holly Smith and Heidi Gates have an equally sweet alternative.

08/25/2009 By Nick Feldman

This just in

Holly Smith on Iron Chef

Kirkland’s favorite chef on nation’s favorite food fight

08/03/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Culinary Dream Team

Now That’s a Progressive Dinner

You have to eat, so you might as well be really, really happy doing it.

02/18/2009 By Seattle Met Staff

Bravo Seattle

Top Chef Comes to Town

Auditions this Wednesday at Canlis

02/08/2009 By Kathryn Robinson