Seattle Restaurant Openings

Cactus South Lake Union Shooting for Mid-November Open

Margaritas and Mexican food are imminent for the Amazon crowd.

11/03/2011 By Christopher Werner

Seattle Restaurant Openings

An Opening Date for Charles Walpole’s Blind Pig Bistro

The former Anchovies and Olives chef launches his own kitchen November 3.

10/28/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle Restaurant Openings

A Chef for Lucky 8

Plus: a peek at the progress of the forthcoming Chinese restaurant on Capitol Hill.

10/27/2011 By Christopher Werner

Seattle Restaurant Openings

An Opening Date for Cal’s Classic American

The new Kent restaurant from former Bastille chef Shannon Galusha starts serving later this month.

10/10/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Seattle Restaurant Openings

Tour Marché, Pike Place Market’s New French Restaurant

Plus: photos of the food.

10/05/2011 By Christopher Werner

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

Seattle Restaurant Openings

First Look: Momiji

Pike/Pine’s newest bar and restaurant opens publicly Wednesday, October 5. Get a sneak peek now.

09/30/2011 By Christopher Werner

Breaking Bar News

Announcing Macleod’s Scottish Pub, a New Ballard Bar Taking Over the Harlow’s Space

The restaurateurs behind Bastille, Poquitos are creating a bar for their friend Allen Macleod. Expect lots of scotch.


Neighborhood Hot Spots

Destination-Worthy Dining on Beacon Avenue

Bar del Corso, Travelers Thali House, and Inay’s Asian Pacific Cuisine make for good eating.

09/28/2011 By Christopher Werner

Critic's Notebook

A Tale of Two Marchés

Two Northwest chefs, two distinct French restaurants, two separate openings—one popular name.

09/12/2011 By Kathryn Robinson


Now Open: Blue Moon Burgers on Capitol Hill

Go to Broadway to get your burger.

08/18/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Seattle Restaurant Openings

Altura Pushes Back Opening Date [Update: Not really]

Meantime, Chef Nathan Lockwood dreams up things to do with heirloom tomatoes.

08/11/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Restaurant Dramz

The Buildout Commences at Terra Plata

This is really happening.

08/03/2011 By Christopher Werner


Slideshow: Inside Li’l Woody’s on Capitol Hill

Seattle’s newest burger biz is a late night, kid-friendly shack on Pine Street.

08/02/2011 By Christopher Werner


New Restaurant Review: Cuoco

The South Lake Union pasta house "lacks a fresh vision."

08/01/2011 By Christopher Werner

Fun with Charts

Breaking Down Tom Douglas’s South Lake Union Empire

The man opened five new joints there this year.

07/29/2011 By Christopher Werner


Slideshow: Inside Experience Music Project’s Pop Kitchen + Bar

Plus photos of the splurge-tastic food.

07/27/2011 By Christopher Werner

Late-Night Eats

Lucky Diner to Stay Open Round the Clock on Weekends

The all-the-time eats begin August 7.

07/22/2011 By Jessica Voelker


More on Momiji, the New Japanese Restaurant from the Owner of Umi, Kushibar

Details on the first Capitol Hill project from Belltown restaurateur Steven Han and partners.

06/30/2011 By Jessica Voelker


Lucky 8: Chinese Delivery Coming to South Capitol Hill

Owner Bracey Rogers reveals plans for his dine-in and to-go operation, set to open at 14th and Union this Fall.

06/14/2011 By Jessica Voelker