Opening Dispatch

Eric Donnelly's Bar Sur Mer Opens in July

Eric Donnelly's 21+ tapas bar will serve small plates of seafood, cocktails, and Spanish wine from a space behind FlintCreek Cattle Co in Greenwood.

06/29/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Write On

Little Oddfellows Reopens Inside Elliott Bay Book Company

Linda Derschang's cafe, tucked away in Seattle's favorite independent book store, is back with coffee and pastries.

05/27/2022 By Sophia Urabe

Expansion Mode

Susu Dessert Bar Spins Off a Bothell Bakery

The croissants and kouign-amann will head north, so this gem in Chinatown–International District can become a late-night dessert bar.

05/10/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Field Notes

Bloom Plants a Meatless, No-Dairy, Gluten-Free Flag in Denny Triangle

A new restaurant in the Denny Triangle, Bloom, honors dietary restrictions with build-your-own takeout lunch.

05/09/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Ox + Panda = Frog 

Money Frog Brings Grown-Up Energy to the Former Vios Space

The new Pan-Asian joint, from the owners behinds Taurus Ox and Hangry Panda, soft opened last week in Capitol Hill with cocktails and fried frog legs.

04/01/2022 By Ann Karneus

Opening Dispatch

The New Chuck's Hop Shop Is Here...and It Has Bagels

Third Place Books now offers beer, bagels, and kosher fare alongside those books. Also featured: espresso, cold brew, and avocado toast.

01/24/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

9 Seattle Restaurant and Bar Openings for the New Year

Bring on the xiao long bao and queso and Peruvian fare. Plus some specific details on takeout, because the world.

01/12/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

November Is for New Bars, Fried Chicken, and One Fancy New Grocer

Meet five cool spots that just opened in Seattle.

11/19/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Ba Bar Opens Vegan Walk-Up, Ba Bar Green, in South Lake Union

The takeout window goes beyond Vietnamese fare with plant-based dishes from across Southeast Asia.

11/12/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

The Wandering Goose Flies South

November Seattle restaurant news, including Eden Hill Provisions' transformation into a burger place, and fried chicken in Capitol Hill and Phinney Ridge.

11/04/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Kricket Club, Meesha's Upscale Sibling, Opens in Ravenna

The former Salare space now embraces Indian street food and royal recipes alike.

10/12/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Some Great Bars and Restaurants Opened Over the Weekend

Shubert Ho's Market at SAM, Phocific Standard Time, soft serve shop Indigo Cow, and Bourbon Steak opened their doors in Seattle this October.

10/04/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle Dining Guide

Seattle’s Best New Restaurants (and Bars)

Wondering where to eat in Seattle? Check out these 19 newcomers serving pasta, Japanese barbecue, even the occasional vegan crunch wrap.

09/24/2021 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

Big Cheese

Oaky's Tex-Mex Arrives on a Wave of Queso

The Jackson Street restaurant also serves tacos, burritos, churros with dipping chocolate, and an impressive cocktail list.

09/23/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

At Long Last

It's a Big Week for Local Restaurant Reopenings

Essex, Bar Taglio, New Luck Toy, Hood Famous Cafe and Bar, and Cafe Hitchcock get back in the game.

09/22/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Coastal Croissants

Canlis Alums Bring Two New Projects to Seabrook

Rising Tide Tavern and Vista Bakeshop (and Cookie's Country Chicken) create a critical mass of new restaurants on Washington's coast.

08/17/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Eastern Expansions

Maximillian Petty Takes Over Walla Walla's Historic Whitehouse-Crawford Restaurant

The Eden Hill chef will open The Kinglet at Whitehouse-Crawford later this year.

07/06/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Dough Nouveau

Ben's Bread Will Bring Its Loaves and Cookies to Phinney Ridge

Maybe even the occasional pizza.

07/02/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

4 Great New Bars and Restaurants Open(ed) This Week

Pizza! Banh mi! Enchantment (and cocktails) under the sea!

06/24/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Doughnut Watch

Zuri's Donutz Brings Imaginative Old Fashioneds to Ballard This Summer

Sure it's just a weekend popup...for now.

05/17/2021 By Allecia Vermillion