Reviews

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...
March 17, 2011 12:27 AM
It’s been a tumultuous couple of years at The Harvest Vine in Madison Valley. There was a major shakeup behind the scenes of the iconic...
Independent Pizza
February 8, 2011 12:15 AM
Madison Park, long marooned at the farthest reaches of E Madison Street with just ice cream, burgers and pub food to stave off its...
hamachi crudo at the book bindery
February 8, 2011 12:08 AM
As a psychology major in college, I studied expectations. How both low and high expectations can turn into self-fulfilling prophecies. Part...
Wok Cooking Nathan Myhrvold
February 4, 2011 7:58 PM
Critics seem helplessly drawn to hyperbole when it comes to reviewing Nathan Myhrvold’s new encyclopedia of cooking, Modernist Cuisine: The...
Cantinetta
January 31, 2011 6:42 PM
Sometimes, going out to eat is all about the food. But usually, there’s more to it. At the original Cantinetta in Wallingford, there is...
January 31, 2011 6:37 PM
It’s probably not fair, but everyone is going to compare Lecosho to Matt’s in the Market. Matt Janke opened Matt’s in 1996, when there was...
January 21, 2011 10:11 PM
If you ever found your way into Chez Gaudy—down the shadowy hallway and through the small rooms decorated in college-rental fashion—you won...
January 21, 2011 10:00 PM
In big cities like ours, there are a lot of “pretty good” restaurants. It takes something to really shine, to be great. Union, Ethan...
La Spiga lasagne
January 13, 2011 5:22 PM
Bubbling molten cheese layered between wide noodles and homemade sauce—lasagna warms us with a little extra love during chilly times. Here...
January 1, 2011 12:33 AM
The food obsessed never tire of the hunt for the area’s best (and most obscure) ethnic eats, be it tongue tacos, geoduck crudo or panchan....
Fish 'n Chips, Brouwers
December 23, 2010 12:36 AM
Deep-fried VeggiesYes, we’re making the argument that fruits and veggies—even those batter dipped and fried—still count toward your...