The Old Sage Closes on Capitol Hill

Brian McCracken and Dana Tough's 12th Ave house of meat and malts served its last round on Friday night.

06/20/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Old Sage’s Juanarias Lopez

It takes a village. Of bartenders.

03/17/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Critic’s Notebook

Best Dishes of 2013 Countdown #8: The Old Sage

Roasted and Raw Gourds

12/20/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: November 20-26

This week: Uncork the Beaujolais Nouveau, grow out that 'stache for a bash at Pyramid, and enjoy the talents of John Gorham at Dahlia Lounge.

11/19/2013 By Meredith Barrett

Critic's Notebook

The New Restaurant That’s Not What You’re Expecting

The Old Sage masters the fine art of seeming like one thing but being another.

09/09/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups: Week of July 29

Cupcakes at Husky Stadium, a grilled cheese food truck leaves Seattle, and a busy week of openings.

08/02/2013 By Shelly Le

Meats and Malts

Five Reasons to Get Excited About the Old Sage

Bonus reason no. 6—it's finally opening on Wednesday!

07/29/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups

This week: Shanik finally opens, Bakery Nouveau is coming to Capitol Hill, and new spots from Maria Hines and the McCracken-Tough team.

11/30/2012 By Sabina Cao


McCracken and Tough's Next Project: The Old Sage

The guys behind Spur, Tavern Law, and the Coterie Room say their forthcoming smoked meat parlor is "our version of rustic." Just don't expect barbecue.

11/28/2012 By Allecia Vermillion