Critic's Picks

What We're Eating Now June 2019

This month's favorites: Korean fried chicken, halal Mexican food, and butter mochi waffles worth braving the brunch crowds.

05/29/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Review

At Willmott’s Ghost, Renee Erickson Brings Square Pizza to the Spheres

The Italian menu inside one of Seattle's most stunning dining rooms substitutes Roman-style pizza for traditional pasta dishes.

04/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Sweet & Sour News

Passing the Torch: Chef Maria Hines Will Sell Agrodolce

Current executive chef Thomas Litrenta will take the reins at the Italian restaurant in Fremont .

03/11/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Review

The Meat Goes on at the New Salumi

How new owners and a new space recast Seattle’s mainstay Italian deli.

02/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Pizza. Pasta. Paradise.

18 Life-Giving Seattle Italian Restaurants

From homey snap pea carbonara to wood-fired pizza, is there a better cure for a dark and dreary November than Italian food?

11/19/2018 By Nosh Pit Staff

Dining Guide

15 Seattle Restaurants to Check Off Your List Right Away

In a town full of great meals, some restaurants feel particularly essential to Seattle’s food scene.

09/21/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner September 5–11

The week in which: Italian Americans throw a festa in Georgetown, Trove turns four years old, and Resistencia Coffee hosts a Cambodian popup.

09/05/2018 By Grace Madigan

Pasta Priorities

Brian Clevenger's GH Pasta Co. to Debut in the Denny Regrade

Lay out the linguine and pour on the parmesan, because the Denny Regrade is about to be blessed with a lunchtime pasta power hour.

08/29/2018 By Christina Ausley Edited by Rosin Saez

Review

Ethan Stowell Goes Big with Cortina and Super Bueno

Opened barely a week apart, these stylish new spots are two very different evolutions for one very prominent restaurateur.

08/14/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: September 20–26

The week in which: Jack’s serves up barbecue to help out Texans, Fremont channels Deutschland, and Italy takes over Seattle Center.

09/20/2017 By Jaime Archer

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