You've Been Soft Served

The Tropical Magic of Dole Whip Inside a Tom Douglas Food Hall

As of this summer, Assembly Hall is dishing up the famous pineapple soft serve—somewhat of a rarity in these parts. I went to find out what the fuss was about.

08/27/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Back to School

Seattle Chefs Tell Us Their Lunch Box Memories

Hippie lunches, grandma's homemade dessert, and the art of the bento.

08/23/2018 By Grace Madigan

Freshly Baked News

South Seattle College's Bakery and Pastry Program Remains in Limbo

Local chefs like Tom Douglas and William Leaman have voiced their support for the program which is threatened by budget cuts and low enrollment numbers.

08/16/2018 By Grace Madigan

Meatless Matters

The Impossible Burger Makes Its Meatless Debut in Seattle

David Chang and Bill Gates like it. So does Tom Douglas, apparently.

11/03/2017 By Nosh Pit Staff

Critic's Notebook

Who Is Downtown Seattle’s New Diner?

Seattle’s high-tech boom is not just changing who we are—it’s changing how we eat.

03/06/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Inspiration Abroad

Italy Has a Unique Sway Over American Chefs

Here, three of our most prominent restaurateurs talk about how our favorite boot-shaped peninsula influenced their cooking.

01/26/2017 By Rosin Saez

Expansion Mode

Looks Like Tom Douglas Will Open a Restaurant at Chambers Bay

Seattle's best-known restaurateur makes his first move outside the city.

10/18/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Collabs

Salt and Straw Announces Another Seattle Popup

It's happening tomorrow, it involves Tom Douglas, and it's sure to be packed.

09/22/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Collabs

Tom Douglas + Salt and Straw = Triple Coconut Cream Pie Ice Cream

This most Seattle of ice creams requires a trip to Portland.

09/06/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

The Diner’s Dilemma When Tip Is Included

With more restaurants tucking the gratuity into the bill, what to do when the service is lacking?

01/19/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Tom Douglas

Slide Show: Lawn Party & Croquet Tournament

On August 9th, Tom Douglas presented the 4th Annual Dahlia Lounge Lawn Party & Croquet Tournament at South Lake Union Discovery Center Park.

08/10/2015

Plants & Peacocks

Tom Douglas's Latest, the Carlile Room, Is Now Open

It's not a steak house; it's a plant house. With a DJ booth and stuffed peacocks and lots of cheese.

07/07/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

Here's the Thing About the Nachos at Cantina Leña

So bad....yet so very, very good

06/18/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

T-Doug’s Cantina Casual

The flavors are big. The nachos are bigger.

05/22/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Seattle By Way of Hawaii and New Jersey

A well-known Hawaiian chef comes to town, Delancey announces a New Jersey–style sibling, and Ethan Stowell names his upcoming Four Seasons restaurant.

05/15/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Semilocal Vodka and Sea Creatures' Surcharge

A micro distillery opens in Ballard, a Spanish chef and luxury hotel to converge in 2017, and Renee Erickson's nautical-themed eateries opt for a surcharge.

04/24/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Coming Soon

Tom Douglas Will Open the Carlile Room Across from the Paramount

Wine, cheese, rotisserie rib roast, and lots of love for Brandi Carlile

03/04/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Big Openings

We're now contemplating a move to Ravenna.

01/30/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Shifts & Shakeups

The Past Few Weeks in Restaurant News: Queen Tea

To paraphrase a recently closed coffee shop, Shifts and Shakeups does not require explanation, only documentation.

01/09/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Clusters

T-Doug's Cantina Leña Might Reopen February 1

Same location, new kitchen equipment.

01/05/2015 By Allecia Vermillion