Opening Dispatch

Carrello Opens Today and Its Carts Will Wheel Food Directly to Your Table

The team behind Altura has set up its new Italian restaurant on Capitol Hill in the former Poppy space.

10/03/2019 By Rosin Saez

News Feed

Seattle Restaurant News September 2019

This month: North Broadway shakeups, sustainable sushi, and a meaty Cowabunga returns.

08/20/2019 By Rosin Saez

Kitchen Diaries

How Seattle's Rising Star Chefs Dream Up Dishes

A peek behind the swinging kitchen door reveals what makes this year's batch of Next Hot Chefs so excellent: their unyielding passion for making good food.

07/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

Rising Stars

Seattle's Next Hot Chefs 2019

Five ascendant chefs. One fierce and talent-filled dining scene.

07/23/2019 By Rosin Saez and Allecia Vermillion

Mind Blown

Jerry Traunfeld Just Sold Poppy to the Owners of Altura

One of the Northwest's landmark restaurants will end its run—and be reinvented by another topflight Seattle chef.

07/15/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner September 12–18

The week in which: Jerry Traunfeld's Poppy turns 10, Sugar Hill hosts a benefit night market, and a Greek festival returns to Montlake.

09/12/2018 By Rosin Saez and Jaime Archer

The Restaurant Issue

Jerry Traunfeld Is the 2015 Seattle Chef of the Year

At his Szechuan restaurant, Lionhead, Traunfeld’s greatest achievement is taking Traunfeld out of the food.

10/28/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

News Feed

Seattle Restaurant News for February

What diners are talking about this month.

02/09/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

Welcome to the Culinary Epicenter of Seattle

And what it’s like to open a restaurant there. Restaurant Marron’s Eric Sakai dishes.

10/13/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Date Night

Valentine's Day Dinners: First Dates

Forget the box of chocolates—here is what you should be eating on February 14.

01/29/2014 By Malcolm Griffes

Favorite Things

Favorite Things: Joe Ritchie, Chef of Mkt.

"It's sitting in my closet waiting for the lamb slaughter at my sister's farm." Ritchie's excited about his new meat grinder.

11/22/2013 By Malcolm Griffes

Oeno Files

Hey, Poppy's Jason Erickson, What Should I Drink Tonight?

"Delicate floral nose leading to tart cranberry, raspberry and plum."

10/09/2013 By Sara Hendrickson

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Indian Food Edition

Shanik premiered a new happy hour menu last week, but it's not alone.

08/08/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

Food News

Neighborhood Food News

Poppy and Terra Plata shake up their Monday menus, JuiceBox bunks up with La Bête, and a $999.99 Salty's gift card up for grabs.

11/01/2012 By Danielle Zorn

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups

This week: Georgetown gets a 24-hour diner, Matthew Lewis starts a founders club, and Elemental closes its doors.

06/29/2012 By Rachel Walls

Peripatetic Pastry Chefs

Dana Cree Takes New Job in Chicago

The pastry chef that wowed at Poppy has gone on to some pretty impressive kitchens.

06/27/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Shift Change

Veronika Groth Back Behind the Bar at Poppy

She’s still at Artusi but returning to her former stomping grounds several nights a week.

06/07/2012 By Christopher Werner

So Sous Me

Poppy Chef de Cuisine Joe Ritchie

He may be a Northwest native, but farm-to-table cuisine is not in this chef’s future.

04/26/2012 By Jessie Wesley

Popups

Poppy Debuts Masala Monday May 7

Jerry Traunfeld is cooking classic Indian dishes for one night only. But if you like it, he’ll do it again.

04/25/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Restaurants

Seattle Best Restaurants 2011

The 25 best restaurants in Seattle right now.

10/27/2011 By Kathryn Robinson