Shift Change

Here's How Canlis Should Audition Its New Chef

Jason Franey's replacement will need both culinary and codebreaking skills. And probably a cowboy outfit.

10/27/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Seconds

Sprout Salads and Beach House open second locations, while Urban Family Brewing reopens as Magnolia's first tap room.

10/24/2014 By Kristen Farnam

Shift Change

There Are Two New Faces Behind the Bar at Zig Zag

Well, well...this is exciting.

10/23/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Shift Change

Meet the New Hotshot Squad at Shiro's

The team already has a name, and it isn't Shiro's Seven. But it should be.

10/03/2014 By Darren Davis

Shift Change

Longtime Zig Zag Bartender Ben Perri Surfaces at Babirusa

Meanwhile, next door, Blind Pig Bistro will serve nothing but tasting menus on weekends.

09/30/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: All Over the Map

The Green Leaf owners do fusion in Leschi, modernist street food is headed to Capitol Hill, and Big Chickie is days away.

09/05/2014 By Kristen Farnam

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

Shift Change

Zig Zag Has a New Chef and an Entirely New Menu

Tyler Moritz is in the kitchen, along with way more seasonal ingredients.

07/23/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week In Restaurant News: Lost and Found

There's no more Shiro at Shiro's! But Wayne Johnson has surfaced with plans for a jazz bistro.

06/20/2014 By Ezra Parter

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week In Restaurant News: Taps, T-Doug, and Tacos

San Francisco's Toronado is coming to town and Tom Douglas is making plans for a cantina. Plus, a new chef for Book Bindery.

05/30/2014 By Ezra Parter

Revamps

And the New Chef at Book Bindery Is...

The restaurant closes for good June 28, reopening later this summer with a new name and this guy at the helm.

05/29/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

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: Familiar Faces, Different Places

Ethan Stowell adds a place in Ballard, Cormac Mahoney joins Canterbury Ale and Eats, and Sara and Bruce Naftaly plan a cafe and bakery in Capitol Hill.

05/16/2014 By Ezra Parter

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week In Restaurant News: Neighborhood Watering Holes

Revolver spins records and pours drinks in Capitol Hill, Babirusa offers libations and food from Blind Pig Bistro in Eastlake, and Oliver's Twist plans a second location in Magnolia.

05/09/2014 By Ezra Parter

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week In Restaurant News: Big and Small

A giant bar in Bellevue, a tiny ice cream shop on Capitol Hill, and the small pollo stand known as Big Chickie.

05/02/2014 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

Shift Change

The Saint's New Chef Is Sitka and Spruce Taco Master Álvaro Candela

Which means you can eat his tacos seven days a week.

03/31/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Shift Change

A New Gig for One of Our Favorite Chefs of 2013

James Sherrill is revamping the menu at Re:public.

11/13/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Shift Change

Meet Aragona's Pastry Chef Clare Gordon

"In Portland, people don't order dessert as much."

10/18/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Culture Club

Pioneer Square Pantry: Seattle By Way of Japan

Seattle's hyperlocal food culture finds a new audience overseas thanks to this popup project.

02/20/2013 By Christopher Werner