Manhattan Drugs Is a Steak House Hybrid for Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill restaurant Manhattan Drugs brings the steak house to a whole new demographic.

04/25/2012 By Kathryn Robinson


LloydMartin Brings Sophisticated Noshes to Queen Anne

Anyone who thinks only Capitol Hill gets all the cool new restaurants hasn’t been to LloydMartin on Queen Anne.

03/23/2012 By Kathryn Robinson


Terra Plata Features Chef Tamara Murphy’s Greatest Hits

Capitol Hill restaurant Terra Plata gives us a great chef’s greatest hits.

03/06/2012 By Kathryn Robinson


Mezcaleria Oaxaca Opens on Queen Anne

The little sister of La Carta de Oaxaca opens on Queen Anne Avenue with a few new things.

01/25/2012 By Kathryn Robinson


Altura’s Heavenly Italian Restaurant on Capitol Hill

Altura, Capitol Hill’s new Italian restaurant, serves meals touched by an angel.

01/25/2012 By Kathryn Robinson


Artusi’s Italian Mashup

Italian aperitifs are central to the identity of Capitol Hill bar Artusi but don’t short the culinary program.

12/23/2011 By Kathryn Robinson


Red Mill Totem House Wows Ballard

Red Mill’s new Ballard restaurant marks the burger chainlet’s first foray into fish-and-chips.

12/23/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Restaurant Review

Copperleaf Brings Fine Northwest Dining to SeaTac

At SeaTac restaurant Copperleaf, farm-to-table cooking is more than just a marketing shtick.

12/23/2011 By Kathryn Robinson


Restaurant RN74 Feels Kinda French

With RN74, big-name restaurateur Michael Mina brings his concepts to downtown Seattle.

11/22/2011 By Kathryn Robinson


Ba Bar’s Love Song to Saigon Street Food

Surprise, surprise: At Ba Bar, the Monsoon folks bring traditional Vietnamese fare to Capitol Hill.

09/21/2011 By Kathryn Robinson


Skillet Goes All Bricks, Mortar, and Bacon Jam

Skillet, the Airstream trailer that kicked off our food truck obsession opens permanently on Capitol Hill with Skillet Diner.

08/19/2011 By Kathryn Robinson


Almost Home

From Melinda Sontgerath, owner of Vashon Island’s Hardware Store, comes University Village restaurant 50 North, where the food is homey, nutritious, and really, really good. The neighbors love it.

05/20/2011 By Kathryn Robinson


Destination Dinner House

At Cormac Mahoney’s new restaurant, Madison Park Conservatory, flavors collide in the best possible way.

03/14/2011 By Kathryn Robinson


A Meaty Love Song

Matt Janke’s downtown restaurant Lecosho is a porkophile’s paradise—and much more.

02/16/2011 By Kathryn Robinson


Din Tai Fung Article on Crosscut Criticised for Stereotypes

"Like McDonald’s, a Chinese restaurant can be relied upon to deliver the same food no matter where you eat it." Hmm.

02/11/2011 By Jessica Voelker


Building a Better Burger

The latest in the happy boomlet of Pioneer Square luncheries, BuiltBurger is a tidy, minimalist burger joint with a laudable schtick: fixins ground up inside the meat.

01/12/2011 By Kathryn Robinson


Greatness Visible

Queen Anne restaurant The Book Bindery soars with meat, potatoes, and je ne sais quoi.

12/15/2010 By Kathryn Robinson


Beauty at the Beast

Old World finery takes a magical culinary tour at Capitol Hill restaurant La Bête.

11/15/2010 By Kathryn Robinson


Required Reading: Seattle Met’s Best Restaurants

A comprehensive take on where to eat right now.

10/25/2010 By Christopher Werner

Dept. of Reinventions

Mamma Melina Goes Upscale

But are the new digs an improvement?

10/20/2010 By Kathryn Robinson