Critic's Notebook

Eatin’ Good in the Neigh-bar-hood

Restaurants that feed the bar next door.

03/04/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Seattle Restaurant Openings

Revamped Highliner Pub & Grill Opens in Fishermen’s Terminal

Think high-quality seafood and plenty of beers on tap.

10/27/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Pub Grub

Soft Pretzel Update: Pike Pub Joins the Pack

Also, a list of places where you can get a soft pretzel with your drinks tonight.



Fan of New Belgium’s Fat Tire Ale?

Then you’ll be wanting to try a dry-hopped cask version.


Duck pizza?

Watch Bowl Championship Series Football Game at Tutta Bella

Auburn + Oregon Ducks + Neapolitan Margherita pizza + beer that’s actually good = what to do next Monday night.

01/05/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Better Boozing 2011

Better Boozing: Cask ‘N’ Comfort Mondays at the Hopvine

Once you go cask you’ll never go back.

01/03/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Books & Talks

4 Q’s for Billy Collins

The former U.S. poet laureate wouldn’t mind owning a frame shop. Or working at an airport.

11/23/2010 By Olivia Margoshes


The Market Arms’ Opening Is Imminent

Owner of the new Ballard pub hopes to start serving by this weekend or early next week.



Rat and Raven Owners Buy Goldie’s on 45th

Expect a more upscale version of the Wallingford sports bar by June 1.


Five On It

Happy Hour: French Fry Edition

Five happy hours where you should order the fries.


Sports and Drinking: Together Forever

Super Bowl Sunday in Seattle

Where to go to watch the game.


Cheap Eats

Unsung Pub Grub: Onion Rings at Old Town Alehouse

A neighborhoood pub on Ballard Ave is quietly serving the most righteous rings in town.

01/11/2010 By Jessica Voelker