Reviews

October 17, 2011 4:23 PM
Most of us don’t need the census numbers to know that the largest concentration of Jewish households in the state is on Mercer Island. The...
September 16, 2011 4:11 PM
In a window-wrapped corner space next to the recently expanded Spinasse (which now has a new, open pasta-making station, but retains its...
September 16, 2011 4:03 PM
When I moved to New York City a decade ago, I couldn’t believe how bad they had it. Oh sure, they’ve got Mario Batali, Daniel Boulud and so...
September 16, 2011 4:03 PM
You’ve gotta figure that a guy who builds his business out of an Airstream trailer has a sense of humor and a lightness of heart, and Josh...
September 16, 2011 4:03 PM
It used to be that a visit to Zippy’s involved squeezing into a cramped space or waiting outside in the mini-mart parking lot for your...
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...