In the Seattle Times, Providence Cicero reviews Tavern Law, calls it the "thinking drinker's watering hole." In the Dining Deals column, Mary Ann Gwinn freezes her bippy (to use my grandmother's phrase) but enjoys the barbecue at the tented-over, open-air Brickyard Bar-B-Q in West Seattle.
At Seattle Metropolitan, Kathryn Robinson reviews Bastille in Ballard, where she concludes that the food is uneven, with occasional high notes. She also comes up with the week's best line. Regarding the noise level there: "Poor Charles Aznavour and his posse can barely croon a note in edgewise."Bethany Jean Clement at the Stranger reviews Citizen, the creperie and wine bar near Seattle Center, and calls it a "minor miracle."
In the blogs, Food Fascination is reminded why Palace Kitchen is so great; the Tofu Hunter tries out the vegetarian fare at Ballet in Capitol Hill; and Rachel's Photo Diary eats the burger of the month at Shadowland in West Seattle.