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Tanakasan, Assembly Juice and Coffee: New Details on Tom Douglas' Assembly Hall at Via6

Via6, future home to Tom Douglas's Assembly Hall

If you thought Tom Douglas' recent restaurant domination of South Lake Union meant the big guy was done with Downtown, think again. Read more »


The Lost Pelican Now Open in Belltown

Craving gumbo and bourbon? All things Louisiana are the draw at the Lost Pelican.

The iconic Belltown corner where Scott Carsberg’s Lampreia lived for two decades (and which later became Bisato) reopened last week as The Lost Pelican. Read more »


Coyle's Bakeshop, a Pastry Pop-up, Debuts at Book Larder in May

Rachael's Bakeshop is coming!

I think it's safe to say: Pop-up restaurants are the new food trucks. Read more »

Epic Ales Finally Opens Gastropod! Celebrates With Whole Roasted Pig This Weekend

Epic Ales officially opens Gastropod this weekend

Cody Morris's Sodo nanobrewery, Epic Ales, is a beer-lovers oasis. Tiny, with just a few stools front and center behind which Morris often stands, tasting folks on beer and talking shop, it's the sort of place you really want to succeed, but still don't want to tell anyone about.

Morris makes clever but always tasty brews, many infused with food and inspired by the seasons. Beets, tea, mushrooms, cinnamon, peppercorns, lemongrass; they've all been put to use. Read more »

Pine Box Debuts Revamped Menu by Star Chef Scott Carsberg

Talk about a match made in heaven.

The Pine Box is the absolutely stellar, somewhat hidden beer haven on Capitol Hill co-owned by Ian Roberts (one of our 2012 Tastemakers). I love the place, but I'm a beer amateur. So I asked my favorite beer fanatic, Washington Beer Blog's Kendall Jones, to weigh in on the place. He told me this: Read more »