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

Barstool Dispatch

East Trading Co. Is a Fun Addition to Capitol Hill's Bar Scene

Owner I-Miun Liu and beverage director Michael Chu are hot off opening Dynasty Room in Chinatown–International District; the power duo's latest opens on East...

08/30/2018 By Rosin Saez

Opening Dispatch

Hear Ye, Hear Ye: Sawyer Opens in Ballard

Mitch Mayers brings oxtail nachos, rotisserie porchetta, and fancy choco tacos.

08/01/2018 By Cassie Sawyer

Opening Dispatch

Super Bueno Opens Today on Stone Way

Ethan and Angela Stowell have been busy—first a downtown Italian haunt, now a supremely casual family friendly taco hangout.

05/21/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Ethan and Angela Stowell's Cortina Opens Downtown

It's the restaurateurs' biggest place yet, with the menu (and bar) to prove it.

05/16/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Sam Crannell Is Back At It with South Town Pie in South Park

After the closure of his Queen Anne gem, LloydMartin, the chef resurfaces amongst 18-inch thin-crust pizzas.

05/08/2018 By Cassie Sawyer