Pasta and Progeny

Rione XIII Gives Parents (and Kids) a Monthly Night Out

Ethan and Angela Stowell's monthly tradition means a mid-week break for the family.

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Italian Food

The Seattle Italian Dining Matrix

A handy let's-go-out-for-Italian reference guide, from modern interpretations to Grandma's cannelloni.

01/26/2017 By Allecia Vermillion and Rosin Saez

Inspiration Abroad

Italy Has a Unique Sway Over American Chefs

Here, three of our most prominent restaurateurs talk about how our favorite boot-shaped peninsula influenced their cooking.

01/26/2017 By Rosin Saez

Best Italian Food

Carmine Smeraldo’s Rising Sons

After the local legend behind Il Terrazzo Carmine passed away, his young offspring suddenly shouldered the city’s most luxurious legacy of Italian dining.

01/26/2017 By Darren Davis

2,000 Pounds of Cure

Salumi Preserves Pork, Yes—But Also Italian Tradition

"Quality control and preserving tradition are two different ways of saying the same thing."

01/26/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Italian Food

Mike Easton's Guide to Pasta

The chef behind Pioneer Square pasta temple Il Corvo breaks pasta into four categories—handmade, extruded, laminated, and stuffed.

01/26/2017 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Sara Marie D’Eugenio

Best Italian Food

Meet Seattle’s Italian Forebears

Italian immigrants (and their offspring) gave our town everything from power dining to world jerky dominance

01/26/2017 By Allecia Vermillion Illustrations by Amanda Mocci

Best Italian Food

Scenes from an Italian Restaurant

A night at Bizarro Italian Cafe and the unending allure of the neighborhood restaurant.

01/26/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Best of the City

The Best New Italian Restaurants in Seattle Right Now

Simple. Seasonal. Grown close by. Italian cooking ethos has an awful lot to do with how we do things in the Northwest—and these restaurants prove it.

01/26/2017 By Allecia Vermillion and Rosin Saez

Opening Dispatch

Cinque Terre Ristorante Opens June 8

The owners of Barolo and Mamma Melina bring Italian Riviera cuisine to Amazon's Doppler building.

05/24/2016 By Stefan Milne

Reimaginings

Coming to Ballard Ave: An Italian Restaurant with a Past

One of the oldest dwellings in Seattle has spaghetti Bolognese and osso bucco in its future.

04/29/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

We Left Out 2 Great Seattle Italian Restaurants!

And boy, did we hear about it.

02/02/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

37 Great Seattle Italian Restaurants

Because honestly…who doesn’t want this list?

01/22/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Picks

Seattle's Finest Italian Restaurants

Our collection of Seattle's best bets for Italian food

01/05/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

On the Menu

A Pasta Revolution at Cafe Lago

Have you been conditioned to eat bland pasta? Carla Leonardi of Cafe Lago thinks locally sourced flour is the answer.

10/15/2014 By Darren Davis

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: August 13–16

This week: Doing good tastes good. Pick your beneficiary, from Boys and Girls Club to Food Lifeline and more.

08/12/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Coming Soon (Very Soon)

Mike Easton's Pizzeria Gabbiano Opens Next Week

The chef behind Il Corvo brings pizza by the kilo to Pioneer Square.

08/07/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Restaurant Openings

First Look Inside Altura

Take a photo tour of the upscale Italian eatery, opening October 5 on Broadway.

10/04/2011 By Jessica Voelker

On the to-go tip

Cafe Lago’s $100 Take-Home Lasagne

The Montlake restaurant has been doing a 10-person takeout tray for years. Who knew?

06/06/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Happy Hour

Happy Hour of the Week: Vito’s

Forget your workaday worries and settle in with a strong drink at this sexy-seedy First Hill Lounge.

01/19/2011