Serious Fallout

Tom Douglas Shutters Cuoco and Brave Horse Tavern: What Does It All Mean?

Right now the fate of so many restaurants lies with their landlords—and the deeply unsexy yet critical terms of their leases.

07/07/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Shutdown Popups

Tom Douglas's Serious TakeOut Is Open in Ballard

The restaurateur transformed his company's commissary kitchen into a pizza, sandwich, and drinks dispensary.

04/08/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

INHOSPITABLE HOSPITALITY

What Tom Douglas's Restaurant Closures Mean for the City

Douglas will close all but one of his 13 restaurants for the next eight to 12 weeks, a coronavirus survival plan.

03/12/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: The End-of-Year Reckoning Is Nigh

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met’s food team.

12/06/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: In Defense of Tom Douglas and Some Truly Gonzo Corn Dogs

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met’s food team.

11/08/2019 By Allecia Vermillion and Annika Lindburg

Here to Satay

Dahlia Lounge and Wild Ginger Both Turn 30 This Year

How two Seattle dining institutions have evolved—and what made them ahead of their time.

08/20/2019 By Jessica Voelker

Awards Season

A Seattle-Centric Grammy Guide 2019

Local artists—Brandi Carlile, Seattle Symphony, Alice in Chains—are up for a heap of awards. Here’s where to watch and what to watch for.

02/07/2019 By Stefan Milne

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