This Might Be New York’s Most Adventurous Restaurant

One does not often go searching for Michelin stars under the industrial ribs of an overpass, but Aska (askanyc.com)—Brooklyn’s New Nordic gem hidden along a lugubrious stretch of concrete beneath the Williamsburg Bridge—demands pilgrimage. Opened in July, the Michelin two-star restaurant is a reincarnation of sorts. Swedish-born chef Fredrik Berselius’s (above) first iteration (also named … More This Might Be New York’s Most Adventurous Restaurant

The Most Anticipated Portland Restaurants Opening This Spring

Spring 2017 is looking pretty promising for Portland diners, and the most noteworthy news might just be how many newcomers are headed toward the city—Alto Bajo, Can Font, Jackrabbit, and Schilling Cider House are all preparing to import into town how they do things in the kitchen and behind the bar. That said, there are … More The Most Anticipated Portland Restaurants Opening This Spring

The World’s Most Expensive Taco Is a $25,000 Delight

It’s Taco Tuesday, but don’t settle for a discounted dish of tawdry tortillas and their questionable contents when you can now have the world’s most expensive taco at the Grand Velas Las Cabos, located along Mexico’s Baja Peninsula. Priced at $25,000 for two, the costly comestible is served at Frida, the resort’s fine-dining enclave specializing … More The World’s Most Expensive Taco Is a $25,000 Delight

Seattle’s Latest Hot Poke Place Opened in Belltown

Poke was easily the Seattle trend of 2016, hence an entire local Eater Awards category dedicated to the genre last year; the way things are going, the Hawaiian raw-fish salad could take 2017, too, as every neighborhood appears poised to score at least one dedicated poke place. The latest purveyor, FOB Poke Bar (short for … More Seattle’s Latest Hot Poke Place Opened in Belltown

Hotel Sorrento’s New Brunch Promises Jazz and Bottomless Mimosas

Brunch is pretty common in Seattle; on any given Saturday or Sunday, you can stumble across a vast number of solid midday meals between roughly 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and dig into eggs, bacon, pancakes, and the like. But brunch with a live jazz band playing is a rare phenomenon, with only a few … More Hotel Sorrento’s New Brunch Promises Jazz and Bottomless Mimosas

Prepare for ‘Chemistry-Inspired’ Cocktails in West Seattle

Last August, Eater covered two West Seattle projects in development from F2T Hospitality, made up of local chefs Christopher Jensen, Bryan Ogden, and Larkin Young. The first of the projects, a “chemistry-inspired” cocktail bar and lounge called Alchemy, has its sights set on a March opening, and a partially-completed website has a few photos and … More Prepare for ‘Chemistry-Inspired’ Cocktails in West Seattle

Preview Junebaby, Opening Soon in Ravenna

While Salare chef/owner and James Beard Award-semifinalist Edouardo Jordan puts the finishing touches on his much-anticipated second restaurant, Junebaby, he’s throwing what sounds like one hell of a preview party on March 4 at 6 p.m. Jordan hasn’t set an opening date for Junebaby, but look for the official opening soon after the party. Jordan … More Preview Junebaby, Opening Soon in Ravenna

Seattle’s 2017 James Beard Award Semifinalists Are Here

This month, the James Beard Foundation released its list of semifinalists for 2017’s prestigious Restaurant and Chef Awards, more commonly referred to as the James Beard Awards. Nearly two dozen chefs, restaurants, and industry professionals from Seattle and Washington were given nods, though it’s important to remember that this long list is just phase one … More Seattle’s 2017 James Beard Award Semifinalists Are Here

Hotly Anticipated Nomad.PDX Opens for Business

The refined modernist restaurant starts accepting walk-ins and reservations. Have the nomads finally put down roots? On February 9, chef-owners Ryan Fox and Ali Matteis will officially open the doors to the first brick-and-mortar incarnation of their much-touted modernist restaurant, Nomad.PDX, PoMo reports. Nomad.PDX is currently accepting reservations by phone for its prix fixe tasting menus … More Hotly Anticipated Nomad.PDX Opens for Business