Opening Dispatch

Old 76 Brings a Simple, Familial Burger Concept to Mercer Island

The Homegrown owners opened the restaurant in an old gas station.

08/08/2019 By Stefan Milne

Opening Dispatch

Former Seattle Sounder Fredy Montero Opens Santo Coffee Co.

The shop, a block south of Roosevelt High School, will focus on very fresh Colombian beans.

08/07/2019 By Stefan Milne

Opening Dispatch

Mr. West Unveils Its New U Village Location

Tucked between Piatti and the new home to Bamboo Sushi, Mr. West 2.0 brings brunch and booze to the mall.

07/25/2019 By Sam Jones

Opening Dispatch

Top Pot Cofounder Spins Off a New Doughnut Shop on Capitol Hill

Arriving in August, Half and Half Doughnut Co. will replace the former Sun Liquor Distillery Bottle Shop on East Pike.

07/23/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Opening Dispatch

Mike Easton's Il Nido Is Here

The chef behind Il Corvo turned a West Seattle landmark into a destination for handmade pasta, and perhaps a drink or two.

05/20/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Wallingford's Beloved Poke Shop Expands to South Lake Union

Poke is dead. Long live poke!

04/18/2019 By Rosin Saez

Opening Dispatch

Meet El Xolo, Nacho Borracho’s New Taco Window

The spot, headed by former London Plane chef Ricardo Valdez, replaces Neon Taco.

03/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Opening Dispatch

Thompson Seattle Announces the Replacement for Scout

The hotel's new restaurant is called Conversation and focuses on facilitating just that.

03/19/2019 By Stefan Milne

Barstool Dispatch

Why Yes, There Is a New Rooftop Bar in the U District

Mountaineering Club provides the tipple you'd have at the summit—except you get to ride an elevator to the top.

03/13/2019 By Anne Dennon

Opening Dispatch

Homemade Mexican Fare Is Coming to SLU

La Palmera opens its third location in the heart of Amazonia. Brace thyself for street tacos on fresh-made tortillas and margaritas.

03/05/2019 By Anne Dennon

Opening Dispatch

Yalla Will Bring Middle Eastern Wraps to the Tortas Condesa Space

Taylor Cheney will serve sumptuous meats, favorite mezzes, and housemade hot sauces to Capitol Hill's drinking crowd.

02/22/2019 By Haley Gray

Opening Dispatch

Wood-Fired Bistro Samara Will Open on Sunset Hill

A veteran of several Portland restaurant institutions will ply the neighborhood with dishes like charred onigiri with dungeness crab.

01/17/2019 By Anne Dennon

Brew News

Fulcrum Coffee Is Open at 6th and Bell Street

The SoDo roaster now has a proper cafe downtown where deep-flavored espresso floweth.

01/15/2019 By Rosin Saez

Opening Dispatch

Dacha Diner's Eastern European Restaurant Is Open on Capitol Hill

Find it in the former Saint space on Olive Way.

01/02/2019 By Rosin Saez

Opening Dispatch

New Pioneer Square Restaurant Fills the Former Radici Space

The name? D&E, which stands for "drink and eats." The crew? A whole mess of talent from Rider, Ciudad, Bar Sajor, Cortina, and Local 360.

12/10/2018 By Rosin Saez

Hop On the Grain Train

Edouardo Jordan's New Bar, Lucinda, Is an Ode to Glorious Grain

...both in your bowl and in your tumbler. It opens December 8 in—where else?—Ravenna, next to his award-winning JuneBaby and just blocks from Salare.

12/07/2018 By Rosin Saez

Opening Dispatch

Salumi's New Digs Are Officially Open

It's bigger. It's brighter. But the porchetta remains the same.

12/03/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Archipelago’s Progressive Filipino American Cuisine Debuts December 1

The spirit of the Philippines fashioned through Pacific Northwest ingredients.

11/29/2018 By Rosin Saez

Opening Dispatch

Pioneer Square Bar Bad Bishop Debuts October 24

Two JarrBar alumni decamped from Pike Place Market for a place of their own with playful bar food and sharp cocktails.

10/09/2018 By Cassie Sawyer

OMFG Yes

Restaurant Homer Is Open

Former Sitka and Spruce chef Logan Cox and his wife Sara Knowles (interior designer, soft serve server, all-around badass) have finally opened their Beacon H...

09/20/2018 By Rosin Saez