Shifts & Shakeups

This Week In Restaurant News: (Mostly) New and Shiny

Cafe Nordo finally settles down, Von Trapp's gets renamed, and you can now get your Hilliard's beer with biscuits, for brunch.

08/15/2014 By Kristen Farnam

Coming Soon

Nate's Wings and Waffles Is Headed to Rainier Beach

The former site of Fat's Wings and Waffles is now named for the NBA's Nate Robinson.

08/04/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Literary Ventures

Hemingway-themed gastropub Bottle and Bull is coming to Kirkland, Thoreau-named wine pop-up Walden takes over Little Uncle's space in Pioneer Square, and more.

07/25/2014 By Ezra Parter


Monsoon Reopens Bigger, Better, and with a Bar

Oh and with proper cocktail happy hour. And "more amari than any other Asian restaurant in the world."

07/22/2014 By Allecia Vermillion and Nidhi Chaudhry

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week In Restaurant News: Cupcake Maneuvers

Frost Doughnuts is reborn as a dessert lounge, while Cupcake Royale bids farewell to its Bellevue chalet.

05/23/2014 By Ezra Parter

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week In Restaurant News: Oysters, Burgers, and Beer

Taylor Shellfish Oyster Bar opens in the Expo Building, South Delridge gets a Dick's-like burger walkup, and beer flows on Bainbridge Island.

04/25/2014 By Ezra Parter

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Handoffs

Calamity Jane's makes way for a Flying Squirrel, Shaun McCrain steps down at Book Bindery.

04/18/2014 By Ezra Parter

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Expansions, Cocktails, and Fried Chicken

Plus Murray Stenson has a surprising new gig downtown.

04/11/2014 By Ezra Parter


New Owners and a New Chapter for the Admiral Benbow

The neighborhood landmark is becoming a "legit West Seattle music venue" with equally legit craft cocktails.

04/09/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Expansion Mode

Frost Doughnuts Expands Into a "Dessert Lounge"

The doughnut titans will put their Frostian spin on cupcakes, soft-serve frozen custard, and housemade toppings.

03/14/2014 By Allecia Vermillion


Pioneer Square's Dome Burger Becomes BRGR Bar

A prime Occidental Ave address gets a burger upgrade—and some Korean flair.

03/10/2014 By Allecia Vermillion


Dot's Delicatessen Reopens as Dot's Charcuterie and Bistro

A favorite butcher and sandwich shop moves more firmly into restaurant territory.

02/26/2014 By Allecia Vermillion


The Boom Noodle Team Is Opening Kaisho in Bellevue

"We’re definitely taking the essence of an izakaya, not the catalog."

10/17/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Serious Bar

Serious Pie and Serious Biscuit Expand in South Lake Union

Tom Douglas's house of pizza and biscuits will add a streetside dining room, complete with bar.

10/09/2013 By Allecia Vermillion


Monsoon Expands...and Adds a Proper Cocktail Bar

Wow, 19th Avenue is becoming quite the hotspot.

10/04/2013 By Allecia Vermillion


Meet the Grog, a Bar Opening Behind Ballard Annex Oyster House

The restaurant's back bar gets its own seafaring, spice-driven identity.

10/01/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Burger Expansions

A New Location—and Name—for 8oz. Burger Bar

The great Capitol Hill burger outpost is expanding to Ballard. And it's not a chain, thankyouverymuch.

09/24/2013 By Allecia Vermillion


Duck Island Ale House Adds Food (and Skee Ball!)

We appreciate any remodel that involves fried chicken and Skee Ball. But don't worry, you can still order in from Beth's.

08/15/2013 By Allecia Vermillion


An Unexpected New Direction for Flying Fish

A new owner will bring more Chinese influence to the menu. But Chris Keff is still in the kitchen to make it happen.

07/17/2013 By Allecia Vermillion


Fuji Bakery Reopens on March 23

The artful bakery is back in Bellevue and the International District. But the new location is still in progress.

03/19/2013 By Allecia Vermillion