Handoffs

Lionhead's New Owners Are Putting Their Own Spin on the Capitol Hill Restaurant

Jerry Traunfeld has passed the culinary torch—which is likely a whisk or an actual flame torch—to chef Garrett Doherty and Benjamin Chew.

10/25/2019 By Rosin Saez

Opening Dispatch

Carrello Opens Today and Its Carts Will Wheel Food Directly to Your Table

The team behind Altura has set up its new Italian restaurant on Capitol Hill in the former Poppy space.

10/03/2019 By Rosin Saez

News Feed

Seattle Restaurant News September 2019

This month: North Broadway shakeups, sustainable sushi, and a meaty Cowabunga returns.

08/20/2019 By Rosin Saez

Mind Blown

Jerry Traunfeld Just Sold Poppy to the Owners of Altura

One of the Northwest's landmark restaurants will end its run—and be reinvented by another topflight Seattle chef.

07/15/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

East Meets Northwest

Seattle’s Biggest Names in Asian Food

Six chefs discuss challenges, expectations, and why the word ​_authentic_​ can be misleading.

01/29/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

Who’s the Best Seattle Chef This Year?

(And why’d he switch things up so dramatically?)  

10/29/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

The Restaurant Issue

Jerry Traunfeld Is the 2015 Seattle Chef of the Year

At his Szechuan restaurant, Lionhead, Traunfeld’s greatest achievement is taking Traunfeld out of the food.

10/28/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Shifts and Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Under the Szechuan Influence

Jerry Traunfeld opens a Szechuan restaurant, Washington gains its first cooperative brewery, and La Bodega changes things up.

08/07/2015 By Christina Tiberio

Exciting Arrivals

Jerry Traunfeld Opens Lionhead on Broadway

The chef's new restaurant offers Szechuan flavors...and no tipping.

08/03/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

So Sous Me

Poppy Chef de Cuisine Joe Ritchie

He may be a Northwest native, but farm-to-table cuisine is not in this chef’s future.

04/26/2012 By Jessie Wesley

Popups

Poppy Debuts Masala Monday May 7

Jerry Traunfeld is cooking classic Indian dishes for one night only. But if you like it, he’ll do it again.

04/25/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Veronika Groth

The popular lady behind the bar at Poppy says sip your tequila, and never underestimate the pairing potential of whiskey and sushi.

06/30/2011

Feature

10 Best Restaurants 2009

The Top 10 best restaurants in Seattle.

09/21/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Capitol Hill Masterpiece

Stunning Dinner at Poppy

Where small plates actually harmonize

07/29/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

This Just In!

James Beard Nominees Announced This Morning

Some May Surprise You

02/13/2009 By Kathryn Robinson