It's Official

Steak 'n Shake Will Open May 25

The wait is finally over for a Seattle first.

05/20/2016 By Darren Davis

Opening Dispatch

The New Third Place Books and Its Restaurant, Raconteur, Open This Weekend

Literature, cocktails, tacos, and waffles—all under one beautiful barrel-vaulted roof.

05/18/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Sam Choy's Poke to the Max Goes Brick and Mortar in Hillman City

The Hawaiian chef brings poke and beer under the same roof.

05/09/2016 By Emma Engelfried

Caffeination

The La Marzocco Showroom and Cafe Is Now Open, and It's a Big Deal

If everything goes as planned, this could set a new high-bar for collaboration between coffee shop and coffee roaster.

04/18/2016 By Darren Davis

Huzzah

Little Uncle's Sit-Down Restaurant Opens Today

It won't be called Big Uncle, but there will be noodles and cocktails...with rice dishes a half block down the street.

03/04/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

2 High-Profile Restaurants Opened This Weekend

Gracia and Sansei are here.

02/22/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Mamnoon Street Just Opened, Say Hello to Shawarma and Cocktails

The Mamnoon owners are two for two in restaurants on Sixth Ave.

02/15/2016 By Rosin Saez

Cats & Coffee

Seattle Meowtropolitan Opens in Wallingford

And wow...this room is decked out.

12/16/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Optimism Brewing Company Opens at Union and Broadway

Tech entrepreneurs turned brewers bring their passion project (and a great beer-drinking space) to the heart of Capitol Hill.

12/04/2015 By Greg Young

Opening Dispatch

Shiro's Sushi Kashiba Opens in Pike Place Market

The sushi legend made his quiet debut the week of Thanksgiving.

11/30/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Bottlehouse Owners Open All-Day Cafe Mr. West Downtown

Espresso, lunch, snacks, and so much good wine.

11/16/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Renee Erickson's General Porpoise Doughnuts Has Arrived

"Sparkling wine will also be available, of course."

11/10/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

JarrBar Opens Tuesday in Pike Place Market

A former storage closet sees new life as a hospitable Spanish-styled bar.

11/09/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Expansion Mode

Big Mario's Opens Today in Lower Queen Anne

Get ready, this pizzeria plans to pop up all over Seattle.

11/06/2015 By Agazit Afeworki

Opening Dispatch

Yes, Meat and Bread Has Finally Arrived

The Canadian sandwich phenom sets up shop on Capitol Hill.

04/13/2015 By Rosin Saez

Opening Dispatch

Stout Opens Tomorrow on Capitol Hill

With "just" 20 carefully curated taps.

01/29/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Opening Dispatch

Casco Antiguo Opens in Pioneer Square

Tacos and tequila await.

01/14/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Opening Dispatch

Beer and Sandwich Shop Mammoth Is Just About to Open

Warm sandwiches, cold beer—it can’t get much better

12/17/2014 By Rosin Saez

Opening Dispatch

Stateside Brings French Vietnamese to Pike Street

A chef with an impressive pedigree. A dining room that feels subtropical.

11/25/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Tom Douglas's Cantina Leña Is Juuuust About Ready to Open

Meat cooked in a fiery pit, plus handmade tortillas.

11/25/2014 By Allecia Vermillion