Reviews

July 18, 2012 11:36 PM
Congratulations: You’ve survived the punk rock era of food. In the decade just past, we saw the demise of the entrée; instead, we’ve pieced...
June 20, 2012 10:49 PM
Be yourself: It’s the advice we all hear repeated throughout our lives, when we’re school-age kids doing our best to fit in (or at least...
June 15, 2012 11:08 PM
Light, bright and cheerful, Ballard’s The Fat Hen (across the street from Delancey) is a gem of a find with a honeycomb-tile backsplash,...
June 15, 2012 10:57 PM
Ten minutes into my first dinner at Mezcaleria, the Queen Anne sister restaurant to Ballard’s excellent La Carta de Oaxaca, I could no...
May 23, 2012 10:46 PM
I know I wasn’t the only one in town who felt a little wistful upon hearing the news that Mark and Marjorie Chang Fuller were converting...
May 23, 2012 10:35 PM
David Sanford has the best intentions. At his communal dining space in Ballard, where one seating is offered each night (reservations and a...
May 23, 2012 10:29 PM
If you grew up, as I did, in suburban America, you likely ate at a place similar to the Chinese restaurant of my youth, the Golden Wok....
April 20, 2012 12:59 AM
With a half-dozen stylish boîtes under their belts—Po Dog, serving luxe hot dogs in the $7 range; Grim’s, a bar; and The Social, a...
April 20, 2012 12:55 AM
In the tidy, snug dining room where Madison Park Café lived for 30 years, Café Parco now thrives (all those displaced Sostanza fans needed...
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April 20, 2012 12:50 AM
At chef Tak Kurachi’s bright U:Don noodle shop in the University District, you’ll wind your way through the clean, spare restaurant, grab a...
April 6, 2012 10:01 PM
The little space that began as a doughnut shop, then became Matt Dillon’s legendary Sitka & Spruce (which has since moved to the...
April 6, 2012 9:57 PM
The early word? Phenomenal. Soaring reviews appeared in The Seattle Times and The Stranger a short couple of months after Altura opened in...
February 18, 2012 2:01 AM
It’s a shame what you'd miss if you never left your own neighborhood, never took a turn down an unexplored street or planted yourself in...
February 18, 2012 1:57 AM
There ought to be a word for sushi that has little to do with Japanese food (maybe newshi?). That way, sushi snobs like me—who care about...
February 18, 2012 1:51 AM
Campagne closed a year ago to reopen as Marché last fall, with only middling success. On the bright side: The expanded bar is quite a good...