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The 7 Inevitable Seattle Restaurant Recommendations

These are Seattle’s standards, from greasy midnight burgers to the city’s lone restaurant with a dress code. You’ll hear these restaurant names a lot. But should you actually dine there?

08/20/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Feature

The Brief, Extraordinary Life of Cody Spafford

Cody Spafford found both solace and redemption in the kitchen of Seattle’s most celebrated restaurant. What turned a promising chef into a bank robber?

03/10/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: December 11-17

This week: Christmas cabaret + spiked fruit cake + a figgy-pudding-eating contest = another week full of holiday festivities.

12/10/2013 By Meredith Barrett

Article

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

Best Restaurants

Seattle Best Restaurants 2011

The 25 best restaurants in Seattle right now.

10/27/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

Best Bars 2011: 10 Top Seattle Bars Right Now

The 10 Seattle bars—superbly staffed, welcoming to all—that we think you need to visit right now.

02/21/2011

Article

Best Bars 2011: Women Behind Bars

Once an old boys’ club, craft ­cocktailing today is the domain of saucy dames like the seven top ­bartenders featured here.

02/21/2011

Slideshow

Best Bars 2011: Women Behind Bars

Once an old boys’ club, craft ­cocktailing today is the domain of saucy dames like the seven top ­bartenders featured here.

11/21/2010

Introducing

A Match Made in Ballard

With their new restaurants, Staple and Fancy Mercantile and The Walrus and the Carpenter, Ethan Stowell and Renee Erickson aren’t collaborating so much as symbiotically thriving in the historic Kolstrand building on Ballard Avenue.

09/14/2010 By Kathryn Robinson