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

Review

Gluten-Free Done Right

It’s easier than ever to eat gluten free in Seattle. Eating well is another matter entirely.

01/05/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Wait, What?

Tom Douglas’s Startup Incubator

Tom Douglas’s Lion’s Den is Like TV’s ‘Shark Tank,’ only better.

01/05/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Are You Ready for This?

Could there BE any more openings?

12/05/2014 By Kristen Farnam

Expansion Mode

Serious Pie's Capitol Hill Location Opens Today

Yukon gold potato pizza...with a side of fancy coffee.

12/05/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

What to Give the Connoisseur Who Has Everything

Just in time for gifting season: Three culinary experiences to educate the curious gourmand.

12/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Chefs in Flight

Tom Douglas Is Making Meals for Alaska Airlines

First up: brisket chili on a baked potato.

11/26/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Tom Douglas's Cantina Leña Is Juuuust About Ready to Open

Meat cooked in a fiery pit, plus handmade tortillas.

11/25/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

The Restaurants That Changed Seattle

In honor of Dahlia Lounge’s 25th birthday over the weekend, the critic names the game-changers.

11/17/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Milestones

Tom Douglas's Dahlia Lounge Is 25 Years Old

And the celebration includes this special menu of greatest hits...but only until November 30.

11/10/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Last Chance for Park(ing) Day Registration

Today's picks for civic nerds

08/29/2014 By Kristen Farnam

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: SDOT Talks Bike Safety

Today's picks for civic nerds

08/20/2014 By Kristen Farnam