Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Jason Stratton's Departure and a Self-Serve Bar

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met's food team.

11/01/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

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

Seattle Met Magazine

Slide Show: Country Brunch

On Sunday, May 1, the second annual Country Brunch welcomed over 400 guests for a brunch bonanza and bloody mary smackdown.

05/02/2016

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

Pour

Seattle’s Newest Restaurants Embrace the Food-Friendly Cocktail

At two high-profile new restaurants, veteran bartenders pour drinks that don’t fight with the food.

09/23/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

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