After more than a decade, chef John Sundstrom is back to opening restaurants, and he’s going big!
Not only is he moving his quaint little Capitol Hill restaurant Lark to bigger digs, he’s launching two new projects — all under the same roof.
Fortunately for the Capitol Hill contingent, he’s staying close to home, heading to the Central Agency Building next to IHOP at 952 E. Seneca St.
The team behind Local 360 is opening another restaurant in Belltown this summer called Bell + Whete (“wheat”). It’s going into the ground floor of the 206 Bell Apartments, near the corner of 2nd and Bell, sometime this summer (July is the goal). And today, after weeks of teasing, they’ve finally let the cat out of the bag on who their new chef is going to be.
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It's been a busy month of drinking. First, Cinco de Mayo, followed quickly by Seattle Beer Week (which is really 11 days). The heady festivities end Sunday, May 18. Here are 5 ways you can still celebrate, whether you just want a cheap pint or a smorgasbord of bacon to wash it all down with. If you miss out on beer week, you'll have to wait until the next alcohol-fueled holiday: summer.
At long last, Ethan Stowell’s new fish and chips joint, Chippy’s, is open for business on Ballard Avenue.
It’s located directly next door to his other restaurant, Staple & Fancy, in the former Dutch Bike Co. space inside the Kolstrand Building (also home to Walrus and the Carpenter and Barnacle).
Is this Sriracha’s jump the shark moment or a genius PR stunt?
On May 22, Safeco Field is hosting Salute to Sriracha Night during the M’s vs. Houston Astros game.
For $25, fans of the condiment can score a Main Level seat, a Mariners Sriracha t-shirt and a voucher for one Sriracha-centric dish: a Sriracha cream-cheese hot dog, Sriracha garlic fries or a Sriracha milkshake.
A little over two months ago (March 4), Eastlake Teriyaki closed down to make way for a new bar called Babirusa. It’s the newest project from owners Charles Walpole and Rene Gutierrez, who also operate Blind Pig Bistro next door. Tomorrow, it officially opens.
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Keeping track of restaurant news can be a daunting task. Here's a round-up from the past week to help you manage.
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Even for non-beer geeks like myself, there is something very intriguing about the word "firkin." And now that I know what it actually means, and why it's such a cool new addition to Safeco Field, I need to share.
The folks behind Willows Inn, including James Beard Award winner Blaine Wetzel, have brought in former Google executive chef (and emmer & rye owner) Seth Caswell to lead their new Lummi Island restaurant,
The highly anticipated 2014 James Beard Awards ceremony was last night, and Blaine Wetzel from the Willows Inn on Lummi Island walked away with a medalion for Rising Star Chef. He tied with Jimmy Bannos Jr. of Chicago’s Purple Pig.
After announcing their plans to open a “farm to neighborhood” restaurant in Ballard last September, the team behind Brunswick & Hunt has announced an opening date: Thursday, May 22. Doors open at 4 p.m.
Whether you’re just looking to unwind with a few margaritas tonight, or simply want a handful of tacos for lunch, here are five ways to celebrate the Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo, which is today if you couldn’t tell by the blazing fiesta-like sun outside.