Everything

For Whom the Bagel Tolls

Some say these are the best bagels in Seattle. But owner Roan Hartzog leaves behind a changed landscape of local carbs, even as he moves on to Oregon.

05/10/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Remembrance

The Legacy of Cafe Pettirosso

The Capitol Hill restaurant, owned by the sisters behind Bang Bang Cafe and Bang Bang Kitchen, was a local favorite for nearly thirty years.

02/18/2022 By Ann Karneus

Sadness

Seattle Restaurants We Lost in 2021

Opus Co. in Phinney Ridge, Aviv Shawarma Bar in South Lake Union, Fremont standby Vif, Columbia City's El Sombrero–we bid them all farewell this year.

12/28/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Frites Farewell

Cafe Presse Announces Its Final Few Months

One of Seattle's loveliest hangouts is planning to close permanently in the new year.

12/20/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Meat Mourning

Get to the Shambles While You Can

Get to this under-heralded haven of meat and beer before the restaurant shutters for good in December 2021.

12/15/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Epochs

A Farewell to Thierry Rautureau's Luc

The Chef in the Hat closed his Madison Park bistro, Luc, and will not reopen Loulay, downtown.

08/30/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Eras

Maria Hines Will Close Tilth This Month

The term "pioneering" gets overused. But never when talking about Maria Hines's organic restaurant.

10/22/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Food News

The Week in Five Bites, from a New Hello Robin to a Dick's Takeover

Plus, a new identity for Ethan Stowell's Staple and Fancy.

09/21/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Food News

The Week in Five Bites, from Pizza News to Fantastical Fremont Biscuits

A new owner for Via Trib, and a new location for Bounty Kitchen.

08/17/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Food News

The Week in Five Bites, from Legit Bagels to Boozy Otter Pops

Rubinstein Bagels divulges its brick-and-mortar shop, and Salare reopens with takeout, Jamaican fare, and even kids meals.

08/10/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Food News

The Week in Five Bites August 3–9

The Whale Wins debuts its new persona, and two of Seattle's best restaurants set up a temporary Pike Place Market patio.

08/03/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

SMOKE OUT

Central Smoke Says a Quick Farewell to the Central District

On Friday, the Central District said goodbye to a whole lot of smoke.

01/13/2020 By Zoe Sayler

FAN CLUB

Second Two Doors Down Location to Replace Meg's in Pioneer Square

Sports fans, keep your fingers crossed: Erin Nestor's second Two Doors Down location may be open in time for Mariners season.

01/09/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Biz-ness

Ethan Stowell Will Close Three of His Restaurants

Farewell to mom tacos. Hello to Tavolàta.

12/04/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Sadness

Ballard's Allergen-Mindful, Low-Key Healthy Restaurant Lucky Santo Closes in December

The Whole 30, keto- and paleo-compliant eatery will shutter less than a year after it opened.

11/13/2019 By Annika Lindburg

Gone Too Soon

East Trading Company Closes on Capitol Hill

The artfully designed Pike/Pine bar lasted a little over a year.

11/06/2019 Edited by Annika Lindburg

Counter Act

A Seattle Lunch Spot Destined for Greatness

In the erratic alchemy of a restaurant’s success or failure, sometimes the best route is the gloriously specific one.

10/22/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Bummer, Sort Of

Eric Rivera's Addo 206 Counter Closes Inside Batch 206 Distillery

Bye bye burgers, roast pork bowls, and big-as-your-torso chicharrones.

10/08/2019 By Rosin Saez

It's a Lot

Little Uncle Shuttered Over the Weekend

One of the city's best restaurants bids a quiet farewell.

09/30/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Emotions

Matt Dillon Is Closing Sitka and Spruce

“At this mesmerizing juncture of our world, continuing Sitka’s relationship in Seattle does not make me a better father, partner, activist, employer, or frie...

09/25/2019 By Allecia Vermillion