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

Dear Ludi's

Love Letters to Ludi's, the Filipino Diner Closing This Week

Chefs-slash-loyal-fans of the downtown diner that's set to shutter on August 31 say farewell to the garlic fried rice breakfast combos. For now.

08/26/2019 By Rosin Saez

Sad

Untimely Death to False Pizza: Sizzle Pie Closes on Capitol Hill

The Portland-born import on East Union Street will shutter its pizza joint and adjoining bar at the end of August.

08/21/2019 By Rosin Saez

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Ludi's Closes Early and Flatstick Heads to Bellingham

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

08/16/2019 By Courtney Cummings

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

Sadness

Rachel Yang and Seif Chirchi Are Closing Trove

The former "culinary fourplex" on Capitol Hill serves its final meat tower at the end of June.

06/20/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Poulet Galore 2.0 and Hot Pot Conveyor Belts

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

05/31/2019 By Sam Jones

Year in Review

It's Been a Year: Seattle Restaurants That Closed in 2018

October was particularly brutal.

12/21/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Closed for Business

Well, the Return of Babirusa Was Short-Lived

After about six months, the Belltown restaurant will close on September 27.

09/07/2018 By Rosin Saez

NOOOOOOOOO

Le Petit Cochon Will Close Its Doors

Get piggy wit' it...just this one last time. The Fremont restaurant shutters in mid-October.

08/02/2018 By Rosin Saez

Critic's Notebook

The Pink Door Closed for "Magical" Remodel

To reopen just in time for spring.

01/03/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

A La Bonne Franquette to Close

You still have 10 days to savor the French food of Chef Hamed.

10/26/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Ponti to Close July 2

Say farewell to the steady fishhouse with the brilliant location.

06/13/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Yes, a Lot of Legendary Seattle Restaurants Are Closing. But Don’t Grieve Yet.

Resurrection is the new closure.

05/16/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Anthony’s Shilshole Is Closing

And what it tells us about Seattle.

03/14/2016 By Kathryn Robinson