After eight years on East Olive Way, this Capitol Hill favorite is picking up shop in favor of more space for frequenting foodies.
Dinette is truly a homegrown endeavor, evolving from infamous monthly supper parties held in owner and Chef Melissa Nyffeler’s small apartment. The gatherings allowed Nyffeler to experiment with culinary creations (with friends and loved ones serving as eager taste-testers), but before long, Nyffeler was feeding the entire Capitol Hill community. However, the popular restaurant could use a few more tables and has officially outgrown its current kitchen, (more…)
Nothing says Thursday night like enjoying some fine spirits with friends in preparation for T.G.I.F. This Thursday, December 5, represents a very special This Day in History, since the date 80 years ago marks the official end of Prohibition in 1933. Grab your bowler-hat wearing pals and catch some holiday-planning reprieve at a few Seattle spots channeling the speakeasy vibe this year. (more…)
Capitol Hill’s Ba Bar, not to be confused with Babar, cooks up traditional Southeast Asian street food for breakfast, lunch and dinner, an extensive list of creatively assembled cocktails, and might I mention, pastries. Open from 7am to 4am on Friday-Saturday and 7am-2am every other day of the week, Ba Bar serves as a restaurant/bar/bakery fusion. (more…)
Capitol Hill’s Manhattan (formerly Manhattan Drugs) bears resemblance to how I’d imagine a member of the royal family’s dining room to appear. I had to stay topical, you know? Did you hear about the royal baby? In all seriousness, though, it’s beautiful. They also happen to have a stellar and what seems to be ever-happening happy hour. (more…)
I’ll have you know that it’s taking an extraordinary amount of self control not to strike the caps lock key and write this entire post in as big of letters as possible. Only obnoxiously large font could truly convey my feelings on this subject. I am thrilled about Capitol Cider‘s arrival and I’ve already begun plotting my return. (more…)
Authentic Northeast Italian cuisine.
In this edition of Food Porn, we feature La Spiga, featuring Northeast Italian cuisine from the Emilia-Romagna region. Chef and co-owner Sabrina Tinsley makes handmade pastas and flatbreads daily. La Spiga is now offering satisfying, yet affordable lunch and an impressive happy hour menu. (more…)
Von Trapp’s is the Bavarian brain child of Deming Maclise and James Weimann, the guys responsible for Bastille and Poquitos. Apparently they recognized that it is impossible to go wrong with a place that provides bier, brats, and bocce in abundance. (more…)