Reviews

August 8, 2011 11:38 PM
Dr. Dre, Warren G, Jay-Z: The soundtrack keeps it bumpin’ at Marination Station, the tiny Capitol Hill Korean-Hawaiian takeout spot from...
August 8, 2011 11:28 PM
It surprises me to say it, but I do believe we may have the old Tom Douglas back. Ignore the so-so start that Douglas’ South Lake Union...
July 22, 2011 5:54 PM
With soaring 30-foot ceilings and booths that sit along an expanse of windows, Black Bottle Postern wouldn’t seem half as edgy if it weren’...
July 22, 2011 5:50 PM
South Lake Union is a neighborhood that barely existed five years ago, and so we’ve watched as the essentials have been checked off...
July 22, 2011 5:46 PM
I’ve been waiting since deep, dark winter, when Uneeda Burger opened, to plant myself on its sunset-facing patio on a warm summer night....
June 26, 2011 10:09 PM
I’ve never been to Montreal, so I can’t tell you whether Eltana’s Montreal-style bagels are the real deal. But even if they’re not, these...
June 26, 2011 10:07 PM
They’ve stacked the decks at this Carillon Point newcomer, which opened last December. Owned by Ted Furst, who, together with Peter Lewis,...
June 22, 2011 3:06 PM
Maria Hines’ Northwest cuisine–focused Tilth was only the second Oregon Tilth–certified organic restaurant in the country when it opened in...
June 10, 2011 8:28 PM
Part of the fun of the Conservatory is the bait-and-switch of eating modern, gutsy food—in Madison Park. In this swish small village by the...
May 22, 2011 5:34 AM
Sometimes, it’s easy to fall into “other city” envy. What’s not to like about Portland’s utopian indie scene, Vancouver’s dim sum and...
Fuji Bakery
May 22, 2011 5:21 AM
My colleague Lorna Yee sent me an e-mail raving about Fuji Bakery in Bellevue, but before I could cross the bridge for a treat, word hit...
May 22, 2011 5:19 AM
In a city with its fair share of sensational bakeries, 6-month old Le Rêve on Queen Anne Hill fits right in. Let’s start with the kouign...
May 16, 2011 5:03 PM
We’ve all eaten at a hole-in-the-wall where, if it weren’t for food so good we crave it in our dreams, we wouldn’t set foot in the place....
May 16, 2011 4:57 PM
Almost a year ago, Jacob Wiegner left Spanish-romantic Olivar on Capitol Hill to open his own place in a revolving-door storefront at the...
Art of the Table
April 20, 2011 5:04 PM
Recently, I had my first meal at this four year old hidden dinner club, and my goodness, it was earthy, interesting and delicious. The...