Critic's Notebook

Seattle’s Most Colorful Restaurants

We’ve got plenty of neutrals, tons of industrial, and—thank you, Renee Erickson—every shade of white. Which restaurants bring the color?

04/27/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

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Wow, That’s a Huge…!

Seattle restaurants with enormous decor.

09/22/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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Seattle Restaurants with Trees

Real ones, faux ones…pretty ones.

09/08/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

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What’s the Hottest Look in Seattle Restaurants Right Now?

(Hint: Make that the coolest.)

03/31/2014 By Kathryn Robinson


Name the Reclaimed Item in These Seattle Restaurants

Salvaged building materials are to Seattle restaurant walls as seasonal produce is to Seattle menus—like the wooden angel rescued from a French chapel during World War II that hovers over Altura, or the tentacled chandelier spreading over the oyster bar.

01/02/2014 By Allecia Vermillion