Shanik and Awe

The hotly anticipated sister to Vancouver’s Vij’s brings South Lake Union something all its own.

04/17/2013 By Kathryn Robinson


Alaskan Spot Prawns at Ray’s Boathouse

Chef Wayne Johnson talks us through one of his new seafood creations.

04/17/2013 By Allecia Vermillion


Dinner’s a Picnic at the Whale Wins

Renee Erickson’s breezy stage set in Fremont serves rich French flavors on smallish plates.

03/20/2013 By Kathryn Robinson


4649’s Chan-Chan Yaki

Two Sapporo natives serve up a classic Hokkaido fisherman’s plate.

02/20/2013 By Allecia Vermillion


Seriously Syrian Dining

For such a shiny Capitol Hill hot spot, Mamnoon has an old soul.

02/20/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Seattle's Top Seafood

Seattle Fish House Giants

Ivar’s and Anthony’s set the standard for seafood chain restaurants.

01/23/2013 By Kathryn Robinson


Culinary Smackdown

All right, once and for all: Does Portland or Seattle have the better dining scene? For goodness sake don’t ask Karen Brooks.

12/19/2012 By Kathryn Robinson


Restaurant Bea’s Reboot

Under a new chef, Bea works to please local diners.

12/19/2012 By Kathryn Robinson


The Tale of the Wandering Goose

A skinny little restaurant is stuffed with personal history and Southern charms.

12/19/2012 By Kathryn Robinson


Breakfast at Marination Ma Kai

Breakfast sliders and a sunrise burrito are part of the morning menu at the new Alki Beach outpost.

11/28/2012 By Allecia Vermillion


Two Euro Classics in the South End

A taste of Tuscany in Rainier Beach; a promise of Paris in Mount Baker.

11/28/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

67 Ways to Stay Sane

The 5 Most Decadent Appetizers in Seattle

Rich, gooey, colossally decadent: These five appetizers scream, “Welcome to comfort food season!” Counting down…

11/14/2012 By Kathryn Robinson


Service in Seattle Restaurants

A professional diner’s list of 10 issues every restaurant should get right.

10/29/2012 By Kathryn Robinson


Best Restaurants 2012

For our annual guide to the top dining in Seattle, we bring you both innovators and classics with strong culinary vision and deep reverence for seasons, local ingredients, and a sense of place—in short, the very best places to eat right now.

10/29/2012 By Kathryn Robinson


Seattle Restaurant of the Year 2012: Altura

Platefuls of miracles arise from rustic Italian fare.

10/29/2012 By Kathryn Robinson


Met Poll: Dining Trends

What dining trend are you ready to eliminate?


Good Deals

5 Signs It's Seattle Restaurant Week

More than 150 restaurants offer a three-course $28 menu this week and next. Here's what to expect.

10/16/2012 By Allecia Vermillion


Vij’s Sibling Shanik Comes to South Lake Union

Seattle has long clamored for its own version of the storied Indian restaurant in Vancouver. Now Meeru Dhalwala, the woman who runs its kitchen, is here.

10/10/2012 By Allecia Vermillion


Iberico de Bellota Arrives in Seattle

The acorn diet turns Spain’s black-footed pigs into a rare delicacy.

09/19/2012 By Allecia Vermillion