Reviews

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...
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....