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Tiffany Gwin Lights Up Wallingford at Harold's Lighting

She has bright new ideas for the business her family's been in since the Great Depression.

06/04/2021 By Zoe Sayler Photography by Kyle Johnson

THE CARBS ISSUE

Wallingford's Secret Congee Gives Comfort Food a Clandestine New Look

Hold the chili crisp—this takeout operation treats rice porridge as a canvas for invention.

03/18/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Enclaves

Wallingford Has a Reinvention Streak

The neighborhood abounds with landmarks that used to be other things.

02/19/2021 By Stefan Milne

Wallingford Neighborhood Guide

16 of Wallingford’s Best and Funkiest Shops

This North Seattle neighborhood has it all, from sock shops and rubber chickens to rare plant purveyors and chic boutiques.

02/19/2021 By Zoe Sayler and Seattle Met Staff

WALLINGFORD NEIGHBORHOOD GUIDE

Where to Eat in Wallingford

This part of town doesn’t get nearly enough credit for all its great food.

02/19/2021 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

Cubic Changeups

Cubes Baking Company Changes Dessert Direction

...and its name, too. The Wallingford bakeshop—soon-to-be Tres Lechería—will trade its signature cube-shaped pastries for the titular old-fashioned Mexican t...

08/15/2019 By Lily Hansen

Coming Soon

Sibling Wine Bar Claret Opens Next to Thackeray in April

The soon-to-be wine bar will share walls with the Wallingford kitchen and bar on Stone Way.

03/29/2018 By Rosin Saez

The Newness

A Flood of Japanese Restaurants Recently Opened—Including These 6 Spots

None of which are sushi bars.

03/06/2018 By Rosin Saez

Review

The Pastries Are On Point at Cubes Baking Company

It may seem gimmicky—everything here is square?—but a bite from one of these angular treats is a visual and flavorful delight.

12/19/2017 By Rosin Saez

Pastry Dispatch

Wallingford, Say Hello to Cubes Baking Company

Landing right next door to 45th Poke Stop and Shop, find baked goods in the form of, yes, cubes and squares. It opens today.

05/23/2017 By Rosin Saez

Dessert Dispatch

Seattle Pops Will Open a Wallingford Shop This Summer

The popsicle purveyor expands from a farmers market stall to a brick-and-mortar spot on 45th Street.

03/29/2017 By Rosin Saez

Bar Stool Dispatch

Watering Holes: Bar Charlie Lands Safely on Stone Way

How Wallingford's seaplane bar balances its theme while keeping things casual.

03/28/2017 By Darren Davis

Review

Harvest Beat Is Seattle’s New Vegan Standard-Bearer

The stunning talents of the team from Sutra are in evidence in its larger reincarnation up the street.

04/22/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Chicken, Waffles, and Einkorn

Salare adds brunch, the Central District adds chicken and waffles, and three neighborhood spots close abruptly.

09/11/2015 By Greg Young

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

Restaurants

Bodrum Bistro's Turkish Delights

Wallingford hosts a classic old-country cafe.

06/02/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Coming Soon

Russell's Bar Is Coming to Wallingford

Beer, wine, cocktails...and pot pies.

03/12/2014 By Malcolm Griffes

Opening Soon

The Octopus Bar Invades Wallingford

And it may be the most nautical Seattle bar ever.

01/14/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Deconstruction

Kamo Seiro at Miyabi 45th

Artful handmade soba noodles meet duck. But only female duck.

09/03/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Feature

Best Places to Live 2011

An insider’s guide to Seattle’s best neighborhoods—from Burien to Vashon to Laurelhurst—now and in the future.

03/15/2011 By Matthew Halverson