A Guide to Six New Bars in Pioneer Square

These newcomers are technically bars. So why can’t we stop talking about the food?

10/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson Illustrations by Melissa Martin

Opening Dispatch

Quality Athletics Opens (Officially) Today in Pioneer Square

Just your typical sports bar with a rooftop garden, grilled squid, and housemade Fireball.

09/12/2014 By Nidhi Chaudhry


First Look: Quality Athletics Opens in Pioneer Square

With outdoor fire pits, a slushy machine, and 15 massive flat screens.


Critic's Notebook

What Matt Dillon Really Thinks of Pioneer Square

So. Many. Restaurants.

09/02/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Restaurant Review

The London Plane: Pretty and Potent

Matt Dillon’s new lunch-and-brunch space may be a masterpiece of delicacy—but its food swaggers.

09/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Coming Soon (Very Soon)

Mike Easton's Pizzeria Gabbiano Opens Next Week

The chef behind Il Corvo brings pizza by the kilo to Pioneer Square.

08/07/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Coming in Pioneer Square: Girin

Featuring a very scenic meat locker

06/26/2014 By Allison Williams

Wedding Wednesday

West Seattle's Fleurt to Open in Pioneer Square

Does Seattle's newest old neighborhood have room for two luscious and gorgeous flower shops? London Plane is about to get a mate.

06/04/2014 By Laura Cassidy

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Pioneer Square Edition

Five bars with after-work specials in Seattle’s oldest-yet-newest neighborhood. (One has wine by the liter.)

05/21/2014 By Sara Hendrickson


PubliCalendar: Community Ideas Wanted

Today's picks for civic nerds.

05/16/2014 By Ezra Parter


PubliCalendar: God, Plants, and Microhousing

Today's picks for civic nerds

05/15/2014 By Ezra Parter


PubliCalendar: The Last Budget Workshop

Today's picks for civic nerds

05/14/2014 By Ezra Parter

Market Forces

What's New (to Eat) at Seattle Farmers Markets This Year

Moroccan flatbreads, Afghan cuisine, salmon chowder, savory hand pies, and lots of food trucks.

05/09/2014 By Caroline Ferguson


PubliCalendar: Spike Lee, Neighborhood Summit, and a Greenway Pop-up

Today's picks for civic nerds.

04/04/2014 By Genie Leslie


PubliCalendar: Pioneer Square, Sustainability, and Ignite! Seattle

Today's picks for civic nerds.

02/11/2014 By Genie Leslie


PubliCalendar: Sawant Q&A and Pioneer Square Then and Now

Today's picks for civic nerds.

02/10/2014 By Genie Leslie

She's It

Style Tag: Tariqa Waters

The Martyr Sauce artist on Pioneer Square, Grace Jones, and a sort of artful 'Married ... with Children' lifestyle.

02/06/2014 By Laura Cassidy Photography by Kirby Calvin


Rivet and Sway's New Chelsea Hall Collection

The Seattle-based women-only frames shop launches a new style-focused collection and reveals its first foray into sunglasses.


Critic's Notebook

The Most Important Thing About Pioneer Square Dining

Check this out before you go anywhere near the place.

01/13/2014 By Kathryn Robinson