Critic’s Notebook

Seattle, Where the Best Outdoor Dining Happens Indoors

The restaurant trend of the year is the patio with four walls and a roof. We thought you might like a list, it being June and all.

06/04/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

How to Look Like a Seattle Restaurant

Opening a Seattle area restaurant? Check out our handy design template!

02/06/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Restaurants with Cushions

If your tushy could talk, where would it beg you to take it for dinner?

01/23/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

Best Restaurants

Seattle Best Restaurants 2011

The 25 best restaurants in Seattle right now.

10/27/2011 By Kathryn Robinson


The #3 New Dish of 2010: Hamachi Crudo at the Book Bindery

So many dishes to celebrate at this Fremont bar-raiser, but this one is certainly the most beautiful.

12/29/2010 By Jessica Voelker


Greatness Visible

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

12/15/2010 By Kathryn Robinson


What constitutes a restaurant review?

Plus: a sneak peek of the Book Bindery.

10/07/2010 By Jessica Voelker


The Book Bindery to Open Sans Greenhouse

After holding up permits, plans for that space are put on hold.

09/17/2010 By Christopher Werner


Why the Delays for the Book Bindery Opening?

The DPD is being particularly picky with this one.

07/29/2010 By Christopher Werner


Patric Gabre-Kidan to Head New Fremont Restaurant

Ethan Stowell’s former business partner collabs with longtime friend and accomplished chef Shaun McCrain.

06/09/2010 By Christopher Werner

Restaurant Shuffle

Ethan Stowell’s Erstwhile Business Partner Moves On

What’s Patric Gabre-Kidan up to these days? He is consulting on a new Fremont resto and helping out Linda Derschang at Smith.

03/25/2010 By Jessica Voelker