Best Restaurants

February 1, 2013 4:00 PM
January 17, 2013 9:43 PM
From no-hitters to new highways, pocket libraries to boutiques on wheels, 2012 brought a slate of changes to Seattle. The city is bristling...
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December 1, 2012 7:00 PM
Best Northwest CuisinePoppyIt’s hard to believe that it’s been four years since Jerry Traunfeld opened his post-Herbfarm project,...
Ballard restaurant and oyster bar Walrus and the Carpenter
November 9, 2012 7:45 PM
Last year, I took the idea of having three days in Seattle to do nothing but eat, eat and eat some more, and I used that as a guide post...
November 1, 2012 3:59 PM
What may strike you about the restaurants we included in the November Best New Restaurants issue (on newsstands now) is just how...
November 1, 2012 6:36 AM
“Something for everyone” is ideal at small-town diners. In tiny towns with few options, restaurants need to please as many people as...
October 31, 2012 11:39 PM
Seattle is home to such an array of delicious food that choosing a place to eat can be more than a little overwhelming. It’s about to...
October 31, 2012 11:33 PM
Barbecue Done RightBarbecue has long been branded as a summer food, but we think it tastes just as good on a chilly November evening, with...
October 31, 2012 11:31 PM
The ritual is the same, 365 days a year. Rain or shine, at 4:45 p.m., the faithful, the curious, the famous and even the jaded make their...
October 22, 2012 9:44 PM
In every issue of our magazine, you’ll find pages devoted to the very best places in Seattle for eating and drinking. But once a year, we...
April 8, 2012 7:32 PM
If you took a culinary snapshot of 2012, what would it taste like? Beyond the strong locavore focus and the eager seasonality of menus,...
April 8, 2012 7:27 PM
A puny dish of sodden calamari, a sad plate of flabby, lukewarm wings, a can of Pabst Blue Ribbon—it’s the dreaded not-so-happy hour,...
seattle magazine's food establishment list
April 8, 2012 6:58 PM
Who keeps Seattle’s food engines running? Who has the power, the respect and the influence to set trends, challenge the status quo and...
April 8, 2012 6:54 PM
Bryn LumsdenRob Roy, BelltownWith a calm manner that isn’t shaken (even if a group of 15 shows up suddenly), and a literary charm that...
April 8, 2012 6:46 PM
Best Sweet/DessertThe silken ice creams from Parfait (parfait-icecream.com) are made from scratch (unlike many other ice creams in town,...