Opening Dispatch

El Gaucho Readies Its New Flagship, a Stable Turned Steak House

The restaurant will soon reopen in a historic building on Western, a special occasion destination designed for our post-Covid good life.

10/28/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

All of the Fancy Toast

Bastille's Permanent Closure Makes Way for Counter-Service Sabine

Los Angeles hotspots like Sqirl and Gjusta inspire the bistro's next chapter.

10/22/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Comfort Food, Ahoy

Seattle’s Best New Restaurants, Unreal Pandemic Edition

Hand-cut udon, crab rolls, scratch mozzarella sticks: At least these past six months came with some stellar food.

10/08/2020 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

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

Yessssss

Shake Shack Is Now Open at University Village

Finally, some good news. Shake Shack's third Seattle-area location is now open for burger business.

09/17/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Swerves

The New Il Nido Opens for Reservations

Mike Easton made his name on casual pasta lunches. Now, he's writing a blueprint for how fine dining might work in the colder era of Covid.

09/10/2020 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

Dairy Doings

Homer's Fried Chicken Sandwich Spin-Off, Milk Drunk, Opens on Beacon Hill

If you're going to open a bar in the middle of a pandemic, you might as well furnish it with fried chicken sandwiches, soft serve, and crazy fun cocktails.

07/30/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Burning Bright

Tyger Tyger, Lionhead's Sichuan Sibling, Opens in Lower Queen Anne

The timing may not be great, but the potential for this fiery new spot seems endless.

06/01/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Queen Anne's Eden Hill Provisions Slings Its First Burger on Friday

It's not just a burger joint (but that burger is absurdly good).

09/19/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Burger Beat

Oh, Snap—Kirkland's Shake Shack Opens This Weekend

On September 7, one of the buzziest burger chains will open another location.

09/03/2019 By Rosin Saez

Bite at the Museum

Off the Rez Cafe Will Open in the New Burke Museum

The Native food truck debuts its first brick-and-mortar in October, offering some of its staples and precolonial dishes.

08/22/2019 By Stefan Milne

News Feed

Seattle Restaurant News August 2019

This month: a fine dining chef's smash burgers, a real-life chocolate factory, and a hot pot boom that won't quit.

07/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

Order Up

The Team Behind Damn the Weather Will Open Champagne Diner in Interbay

Deep-cut Seinfeld references, fancy tuna melts, and legit cocktails will converge upon the former Citizen Six space.

06/28/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Exciting Developments

Maximillian Petty's Queen Anne Restaurant, Eden Hill Provisions, Opens This Summer

Eden Hill Provisions, slated to arrive in late summer, will have wagyu smash burgers, brunch, and outdoor seating.

05/14/2019 By Rosin Saez

Deep Dish

Windy City Pie Is Softly Open on Phinney Ridge

After a few months of carryout business, the town's best deep dish pizza has a dining room (and bar) of its own.

03/28/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Shacked Up

Shake Shack Is Headed to Kirkland

The region's second location will arrive in late summer or early fall.

03/19/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Exciting Times

Beacon Hill Is Getting a Filipino Restaurant Unlike Any Other

Melissa Miranda will flip her prolific Musang popup into a full-fledged brick-and-mortar restaurant this fall.

03/01/2019 By Rosin Saez