Shifts & Shakeups
Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met's food team.
Jerry Traunfeld has passed the culinary torch—which is likely a whisk or an actual flame torch—to chef Garrett Doherty and Benjamin Chew.
Seattle Met Magazine
On Sunday, May 1, the second annual Country Brunch welcomed over 400 guests for a brunch bonanza and bloody mary smackdown.
(And why’d he switch things up so dramatically?)
The Restaurant Issue
At his Szechuan restaurant, Lionhead, Traunfeld’s greatest achievement is taking Traunfeld out of the food.
At two high-profile new restaurants, veteran bartenders pour drinks that don’t fight with the food.
Shifts and Shakeups
Jerry Traunfeld opens a Szechuan restaurant, Washington gains its first cooperative brewery, and La Bodega changes things up.
The chef's new restaurant offers Szechuan flavors...and no tipping.