Julien Perry

Jerry Traunfeld’s much-hyped new Capitol Hill restaurant, Poppy, finally opens to the

Jerry Traunfeld's much-hyped new Capitol Hill restaurant, Poppy, finally opens to the public (fanfare-free) tonight. I can't tell: Is this a place that will satisfy… Continue reading

The Sunset Hill pizzeria on the corner of 65th and 32nd is

The Sunset Hill pizzeria on the corner of 65th and 32nd is nearly complete.I stopped by this afternoon and talked to one of the architects… Continue reading

Duck leg confit photo by Cody Reaves”Leaving Sip.” That’s all it said

Duck leg confit photo by Cody Reaves"Leaving Sip." That's all it said in the subject line of an email I received from chef Cody Reaves… Continue reading

It’s hard to beat a view like this on a sunny Seattle

It's hard to beat a view like this on a sunny Seattle afternoon. It's what drew me to Magnolia yesterday even though my plans were… Continue reading

Anita’s, the new crepe place on Leary Way next to Dish, is

Anita's, the new crepe place on Leary Way next to Dish, is on track for its September 15th opening date. Some of the interior touches… Continue reading

Do you like grilled meats and veggies on sticks? Do you wish

Do you like grilled meats and veggies on sticks? Do you wish you had an enclosed curbside deck to sit on when the weather sucks?… Continue reading

I just got home from Sparks, NV. I didn’t know there was

I just got home from Sparks, NV. I didn't know there was a Sparks, NV either until I received an invitation last month to judge… Continue reading

Rumor has it that a big-name chef is this close to signing

Rumor has it that a big-name chef is this close to signing a lease on the former Marazul space (2125 Terry Ave.). The folks at… Continue reading

We’ll have to wait another couple of months before we get to

We'll have to wait another couple of months before we get to taste the newest incarnation from the pair behind Pair. Owner Sarah Penn tells… Continue reading

After seeing this ad on Craigslist I did some digging and found

After seeing this ad on Craigslist I did some digging and found out the acclaimed pastry chef at TASTE resigned.Elise Fineberg recently got home sick… Continue reading

Kent says it’s the most unique chocolate in the world.Listen to why

Kent says it's the most unique chocolate in the world.Listen to why… Continue reading

What used to be Susan’s 5100 Bistro is now a restaurant with

What used to be Susan's 5100 Bistro is now a restaurant with a heck of a lot more spice. Carlos Kainz and his wife Julie… Continue reading

The owner of Buckley’s is moving into the Marjorie space on Blanchard

The owner of Buckley's is moving into the Marjorie space on Blanchard and 2nd (owner Donna Moodie lost her lease on the space and is… Continue reading

Funny story. I was talking to Holly Smith, chef/owner of Cafe Juanita,

Funny story. I was talking to Holly Smith, chef/owner of Cafe Juanita, yesterday about her new role as consultant for SAVOR — the facility management… Continue reading

What: Kalua pig with cabbage and the potsticker combo with teriyaki chicken.Where:

What: Kalua pig with cabbage and the potsticker combo with teriyaki chicken.Where: Hawaii BBQ Restaurant, 5016 University Way N.E., 522-7740, UNIVERSITY DISTRICT.When: Monday evening.My friend… Continue reading

After shutting down this past March, the classic Greenwood watering hole regulars

After shutting down this past March, the classic Greenwood watering hole regulars lovingly refer to as "The Pig" is scheduled to re-open tomorrow.Vuong Loc, the… Continue reading

This is a glazed Top Pot doughnut:These are a few of the

This is a glazed Top Pot doughnut:These are a few of the six contestants who were chosen to compete in Top Pot's second annual doughnut-eating… Continue reading

Bin vivant, the new “vinocentric” restaurant inside the Woodmark Hotel in Kirkland

Bin vivant, the new "vinocentric" restaurant inside the Woodmark Hotel in Kirkland that I wrote about last month, is finally open!I got a sneak peak… Continue reading

Artisan sausage maker Pino Rogano, whose cured meats are on the menus

Artisan sausage maker Pino Rogano, whose cured meats are on the menus at Matt's in the Market and Lampreia (to name just a few restaurants)… Continue reading

The folks behind Herban Feast catering (and the yummy vegetarian galettes at

The folks behind Herban Feast catering (and the yummy vegetarian galettes at the West Seattle Farmers Market) are opening a new restaurant in West Seattle… Continue reading