Restaurant Insider Blog - SeattleMag.com http://www.seattlemag.com/blogs/%252Fculture/comment/reply/33956 en Here Are the Top 5 Things I Ate This Week http://www.seattlemag.com/article/here-are-top-5-things-i-ate-week <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A week of eating summed up in 5 snapshots </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/smore-sardine-hash.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=80447">smore-sardine-hash.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Above: Ice cream; anchovy on toast; veggie hash Below: escargot; corn ice cream; potato skins </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>It was a long and enjoyable week of eating. Not only did I have some <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/heres-where-im-taking-my-parents-eat-when-they-come-visit-seattle" target="_blank">out of town guests</a> to entertain, but as summer winds down, there’s been an increased hankering for comfort food. Here are some of the highlights of my last 7 days of feeding:&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://instagram.com/juliendperry" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Julien Perry / Instagram</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/charming-brunch-options-wandering-goose">Charming Brunch Options at Wandering Goose </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/dining/bars-and-brew-pubs/bar-ferd-nand-brings-mellow-airy-vibe-capitol-hill">Bar Ferd’nand Brings a Mellow, Airy Vibe to Capitol HIll</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/hitchcock-best-new-restaurant-2011">Hitchcock: Best New Restaurant 2011</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/here-are-top-5-things-i-ate-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43513 at http://www.seattlemag.com Family Meal of the Week: Klassy Burgers With Kraft Singles at Matt's in the Market http://www.seattlemag.com/article/family-meal-week-klassy-burgers-kraft-singles-matts-market <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/pike-place-market">Pike Place Market</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/photo1_2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=36281">photo1.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Matt&#039;s kitchen became a short-order grill for an afternoon. </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>There are meals in almost every restaurant serving off-menu items that you would never be lucky enough to eat unless you worked in the restaurant. They’re called family meals and they're served before or after service to feed those who work tirelessly to bring good food to your table —&nbsp;staff members who rarely get a chance to eat during their busy shift.</em></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://instagram.com/juliendperry" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Julien Perry / Instagram</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/family-meal-week-joule">Family Meal of the Week: Joule</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/family-meal-week-stoneburner">Family Meal of the Week: Stoneburner</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/unparalleled-cobb-salad-matts-market">The Unparalleled Cobb Salad at Matt&#039;s In The Market</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/family-meal-week-klassy-burgers-kraft-singles-matts-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Family Meal Of The Week Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43495 at http://www.seattlemag.com Coyle's Bakeshop to Open Permanent Home in Greenwood This Winter http://www.seattlemag.com/article/coyles-bakeshop-open-permanent-home-greenwood-winter <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/greenwoodphinney-ridge">Greenwood/Phinney Ridge</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/coyle.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=62795">coyle.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>After operating her wildly successful baking and pastry pop-up at <strong><a href="https://www.booklarder.com/" target="_blank">Book Larder</a></strong> for more than a year, Rachael Coyle has found a permanent home.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/CoylesBakeshop" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Coyle&#039;s Bakeshop / Facebook</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/bakery-pop-round-coyles-bakeshop-marcellas-pastries-satay">Bakery Pop-Up Round-Up: Coyle&#039;s Bakeshop, Marcella&#039;s Pastries at Satay</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/coyles-bakeshop-pastry-pop-debuts-book-larder-may">Coyle&#039;s Bakeshop, a Pastry Pop-up, Debuts at Book Larder in May </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blogs/restaurant-insider/book-larder-food-lovers-destination-open-now-fremont">The Book Larder, a Food-Lover&#039;s Destination, Open Now in Fremont</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/coyles-bakeshop-open-permanent-home-greenwood-winter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43485 at http://www.seattlemag.com Aragona to Flip Switch, Become Italian Restaurant Vespolina Sept. 8 http://www.seattlemag.com/article/aragona-flip-switch-become-italian-restaurant-vespolina-sept-8 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/downtown">Downtown</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/aragona.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=77557">aragona.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The news came by way of press release late yesterday afternoon: <strong><a href="http://aragonaseattle.com/" target="_blank">Aragona</a></strong>, the Spanish restaurant Jason Stratton (<strong><a href="http://www.spinasse.com/" target="_blank">Spinasse</a></strong>, <strong><a href="http://artusibar.com/" target="_blank">Artusi</a></strong>) opened downtown last December, is coming to an end.</p> <p>In an unexpected turn of events, it will close after dinner service September 6, morph into an Italian restaurant, and reopen as <strong>Vespolina</strong> on Monday, September 8.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> JONATHAN VANDERWEIT </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/aragona-s-moment-d-cor">Aragona’s Of-the-Moment Décor</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/new-downtown-seattle-restaurant-aragona-charms-spanish-food-and-sophisticated-decor">New Downtown Seattle Restaurant Aragona Charms with Spanish Food and Sophisticated Decor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/aragona-flip-switch-become-italian-restaurant-vespolina-sept-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43480 at http://www.seattlemag.com Why Chan’s Heong Soon Park Wants to Ditch the 'Korean' Label on His Restaurants http://www.seattlemag.com/article/why-chan-s-heong-soon-park-wants-ditch-korean-label-his-restaurants <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/fremont">Fremont</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/traykitchen2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=56700">traykitchen2.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A rendering of Tray Kitchen </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>On Tuesday, I had two emails in my inbox: One announcing Eric Banh’s <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/monsoon-ba-bar-siblings-are-planning-open-vietnamese-steakhouse-fall">upcoming Vietnamese steakhouse</a> opening this fall and another announcing chef Heong Soon Park’s dim sum-style <strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/traykitchenseattle" target="_blank">Tray Kitchen</a></strong> opening around the same time.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/chan-strives-approachable-korean-food">Cha:n Strives for Approachable Korean Food</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/best-korean-restaurants-seattle">The Best Korean Restaurants in Seattle </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/ba-bars-eric-banh-why-hes-hard-boss-and-how-he-knew-germany-would-win-world-cup">Ba Bar&#039;s Eric Banh on Why He&#039;s a Hard Boss and How He Knew Germany Would Win World Cup</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/why-chan-s-heong-soon-park-wants-ditch-korean-label-his-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:30:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43474 at http://www.seattlemag.com Monsoon, Ba Bar Siblings Are Planning to Open a Vietnamese Steakhouse This Fall http://www.seattlemag.com/article/monsoon-ba-bar-siblings-are-planning-open-vietnamese-steakhouse-fall <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/capitol-hillfirst-hill">Capitol Hill/First Hill</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/banh.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=50832">banh.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Eric and Sophie Banh. </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>And they don’t stop.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://lookatlao.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Geoffrey Smith / Look At Lao </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/ba-bars-eric-banh-why-hes-hard-boss-and-how-he-knew-germany-would-win-world-cup">Ba Bar&#039;s Eric Banh on Why He&#039;s a Hard Boss and How He Knew Germany Would Win World Cup</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/ba-bar-so-much">Ba Bar: So Much to Like</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/brandon-kirksey-talks-about-his-new-role-executive-chef-girin">Brandon Kirksey Talks About His New Role as Executive Chef of Girin</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/monsoon-ba-bar-siblings-are-planning-open-vietnamese-steakhouse-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43451 at http://www.seattlemag.com A Massive Beer Hall is Coming to Queen Anne to 'Show Von Trapp’s How It’s Done' http://www.seattlemag.com/article/massive-beer-hall-coming-queen-anne-show-von-trapp-s-how-it-s-done <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/queen-anne">Queen Anne</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/qa-beerhall.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=55451">qa-beerhall.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Top: Pilsener Haus in Brookly; Bottom: the QA beer hall space before and after. </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Initially, developer Scott Shapiro envisioned a space on lower Queen Anne to match his Capitol Hill project, Melrose Market—a bunch of artisans and restaurants under one roof.</p> <p>But after a year of trying to find qualified and interested vendors, it’s been revealed that a single occupant has snatched up the entire 7,000-square-foot space.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/bocce-meets-bavaria-von-trapps">Bocce Meets Bavaria at Von Trapp&#039;s</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/agave-cocina-and-taylor-shellfish-opening-possibly-month-lower-queen-anne">Agave Cocina and Taylor Shellfish Opening (Possibly) This Month In Lower Queen Anne</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/beer-northwest">Beer in the Northwest</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/massive-beer-hall-coming-queen-anne-show-von-trapp-s-how-it-s-done" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43437 at http://www.seattlemag.com Here's a Recipe for One of Brimmer & Heeltap's Family Meals http://www.seattlemag.com/article/heres-recipe-one-brimmer-heeltaps-family-meals <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/photo69.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=59241">photo69.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>There are meals in almost every restaurant serving off-menu items that you would never be lucky enough to eat unless you worked in the restaurant. They’re called family meals and they're served before or after service to feed those who work tirelessly to bring good food to your table —&nbsp;staff members who rarely get a chance to eat during their busy shift.</em></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://instagram.com/juliendperry" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/family-meal-week-stoneburner">Family Meal of the Week: Stoneburner</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/ballards-brimmer-heeltap-serves-new-american-food-twist">Ballard&#039;s Brimmer &amp; Heeltap Serves Up New American Food with a Twist</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/family-meal-week-joule">Family Meal of the Week: Joule</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/heres-recipe-one-brimmer-heeltaps-family-meals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Family Meal Of The Week Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:30:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43422 at http://www.seattlemag.com Road tripping to Bainbridge Island: Where I Ate http://www.seattlemag.com/article/road-tripping-bainbridge-island-where-i-ate <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/best-restaurants/photo67.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=43826">photo67.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Just my type. </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>I did something on Sunday that I need to do more often: get out of town.</p> <p>I grabbed a friend and ferried over to Bainbridge Island yesterday morning (barely a line!) to just decompress.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-img-cred-link"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Image Credit (linkable):&nbsp;</div> <a href="http://instagram.com/juliendperry" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/hitchcock-best-new-restaurant-2011">Hitchcock: Best New Restaurant 2011</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/best-ice-cream-places-seattle">The Best Ice Cream Places in Seattle</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/road-tripping-bainbridge-island-where-i-ate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Best Restaurants Restaurant Insider Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43384 at http://www.seattlemag.com Family Meal of the Week: Stoneburner http://www.seattlemag.com/article/family-meal-week-stoneburner <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/ballard">Ballard</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/stoneburner.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=93769">stoneburner.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-caption"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &quot;I hope you&#039;re hungry.&quot; - Jason Stoneburner </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>There are meals in almost every restaurant serving off-menu items that you would never be lucky enough to eat unless you worked in the restaurant. They’re called family meals and they're served before or after service to feed those who work tirelessly to bring good food to your table —&nbsp;staff members who rarely get a chance to eat during their busy shift.</em></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/family-meal-week-joule">Family Meal of the Week: Joule</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/family-meal-week-spur">Family Meal of the Week: Spur</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/ballards-stoneburner-shows-promise">Ballard&#039;s Stoneburner Shows Promise</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/family-meal-week-stoneburner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Family Meal Of The Week Wed, 06 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43351 at http://www.seattlemag.com Here's Where I'm Taking My Parents to Eat When They Come Visit Seattle http://www.seattlemag.com/article/heres-where-im-taking-my-parents-eat-when-they-come-visit-seattle <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/folks-collage.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=80980">folks-collage.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>My folks are coming to Seattle for a visit in a couple of weeks and I’m already making a list of where I want to take them—specifically, newer spots they haven’t been since the last time they were here almost a year ago.</p> <p>The parents have been coming to visit me in Seattle for more than 20 years, so this isn’t their first rodeo, letting me drag them around to different food and booze parlors. I think they actually enjoy it. A few years ago they moved from Olympia to a somewhat remote part of Arizona, where really great food is not always easy to come by.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/family-meal-week-joule">Family Meal of the Week: Joule</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/it-s-always-happy-hour-canlis-lounge">It’s Always “Happy Hour” in the Canlis Lounge</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/meaty-menu-madronas-red-cow">A Meaty Menu at Madrona&#039;s Red Cow</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/heres-where-im-taking-my-parents-eat-when-they-come-visit-seattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Mon, 04 Aug 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43312 at http://www.seattlemag.com Family Meal of the Week: Wild Ginger http://www.seattlemag.com/article/family-meal-week-wild-ginger <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/downtown">Downtown</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/photo2_0.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=49989">photo2.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>There are meals in almost every restaurant serving off-menu items that you would never be lucky enough to eat unless you worked in the restaurant. They’re called family meals and they're served before or after service to feed those who work tirelessly to bring good food to your table —&nbsp;staff members who rarely get a chance to eat during their busy shift.</em></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/family-meal-week-joule">Family Meal of the Week: Joule</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/wild-ginger-chef-jacky-lo-s-recipe-home-style-sambal">Wild Ginger Chef Jacky Lo’s Recipe for Home-style Sambal </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/family-meal-week-spur">Family Meal of the Week: Spur</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/family-meal-week-wild-ginger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Family Meal Of The Week Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43289 at http://www.seattlemag.com 20 Foodie Questions with Julien Perry http://www.seattlemag.com/article/20-foodie-questions-julien-perry <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/lauren-mang-0">Lauren Mang</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-deck"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> OpenTable gets candid with our food and dining editor </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/julien-perry.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=32976">julien-perry.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Our dear food and dining editor <a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/users/julien-perry" target="_blank">Julien Perry </a>was the subject of a culinary Q&amp;A over on OpenTable's blog. (Read the entire post <a href="http://blog.opentable.com/2014/20-culinary-questions-with-seattle-magazine-food-dining-editor-julien-perry/" target="_blank">here</a>.) In it, Perry reveals her fave restaurants and cuisines as well as her pre-foodie past (something we fellow <em>Seattle </em>mag-ers didn't even know): "I used to be a bodybuilder and was on a strict diet for most of the mid '90s.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/rockcreek-chef-eric-donnellys-labor-love">RockCreek Is Chef Eric Donnelly&#039;s Labor of Love </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/calamari-not-your-typical-appetizer">This Calamari is Not Your Typical Appetizer </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/family-meal-week-joule">Family Meal of the Week: Joule</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/20-foodie-questions-julien-perry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:44:14 +0000 lauren.mang 43287 at http://www.seattlemag.com What Will Happen to the Hurricane Cafe After It Closes in January? http://www.seattlemag.com/article/what-will-happen-hurricane-cafe-after-it-closes-january <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/downtown">Downtown</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/photo2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=58489">photo2.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/TheHurricaneCafe" target="_blank">The Hurricane Café</a></strong> is closing after a 20 year run in Seattle. The former <strong>Dog House</strong> has been sold to Amazon. Actually, the entire block it sits on has been sold.</p> <p>“With our lease, there was a demolition clause where they could give us a one-year notice,” says current owner Neil Scott (pictured below), who bought the greasy spoon nearly 13 years ago, making him the third owner.</p> <p>Scott found out back in January that he’d be losing his restaurant.</p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/its-your-last-chance-dots-will-close-after-dinner-service-tonight">It&#039;s Your Last Chance: Dot&#039;s Will Close After Dinner Service Tonight</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/diner-hipsters-lost-lake-cafe">A Diner for Hipsters: Lost Lake Cafe</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/la-b-te-s-new-incarnation-nod-spaghetti-westerns">La Bête’s New Incarnation: A Nod to Spaghetti Westerns?</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/what-will-happen-hurricane-cafe-after-it-closes-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Over A Pint Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43281 at http://www.seattlemag.com Family Meal of the Week: Joule http://www.seattlemag.com/article/family-meal-week-joule <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/profiles/julien-perry">Julien Perry</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-neighborhood"> <div class="field-label">Neighborhood:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/fremont">Fremont</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/sites/seattlemag.advantagelabs.com/files/article/restaurant-insider/photo1_1.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=80061">photo1.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><em>There are meals in almost every restaurant serving off-menu items that you would never be lucky enough to eat unless you worked in the restaurant. They’re called family meals and they're served before or after service to feed those who work tirelessly to bring good food to your table —&nbsp;staff members who rarely get a chance to eat during their busy shift.</em></p> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-article-reference"> <div class="field-label">Article Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/family-meal-week-spur">Family Meal of the Week: Spur</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/article/power-two-joule-and-whale-wins">The Power of Two: Joule and The Whale Wins</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/article/chef-rachel-yang-cooks-persimmons">Chef Rachel Yang Cooks with Persimmons</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.seattlemag.com/article/family-meal-week-joule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Restaurant Insider Restaurants Family Meal Of The Week Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Julien Perry 43272 at http://www.seattlemag.com