Portland Food Hall Throws Open the Doors on Friday Downtown

“With Pine Street opening ahead of us, we needed to do something different,” says Andres Ochoa The third food hall to set up shop downtown in the past year will opens its doors at 11 a.m. on April 14, at 827 SW 2nd Ave. Located next door to Luc Lac and across the street from … More Portland Food Hall Throws Open the Doors on Friday Downtown

Sonoma’s Newest Restaurant Reinvents Fine Dining

Sonoma County’s hyperconscious new restaurant presents a stunning reinvention of the fine-dining experience. It is admittedly obsessive. Chef Kyle Connaughton—who formerly headed the research and development kitchen for Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck in the United Kingdom and has cooked at restaurants from Spago in Beverly Hills to Michel Bras in Japan—rethought every detail of the … More Sonoma’s Newest Restaurant Reinvents Fine Dining

10 Over-the-Top Easter Eggs That Are Almost Too Beautiful to Eat

Jelly beans are fine, and dyed eggs are cute, but the Easter tradition we love more than any other is a deliciously decadent chocolate egg. And nowhere is this spring treat more delectable than in Paris, where some of the world’s best pastry chefs toil away every year to create the most extravagant and over-the-top … More 10 Over-the-Top Easter Eggs That Are Almost Too Beautiful to Eat

Drift Away at Seattle’s Top Teahouses

Although Seattle, and, indeed, America, appear to run on coffee, many other cultures in the world typically choose tea  — did you know it’s actually the second-most consumed beverage in the world after water? Since one of Seattle’s greatest qualities is its representation of diverse cultures, particularly from tea-loving Asian countries like China and Japan, … More Drift Away at Seattle’s Top Teahouses

Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse Is Coming to Greater Portland

Sharpen your knives: His Airness is about to arrive. The Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse chainlet is opening a restaurant in the forthcoming Ilani Casino in April 2017, according to a press release. It will be located roughly 30 minutes north of Portland in Ridgefield, Washington, and like other Michael Jordan-brand steakhouses, it will maintain a focus … More Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse Is Coming to Greater Portland

Peek Inside Bellevue’s New Community-Oriented Coffee Shop

A new Bellevue cafe puts a twist on the traditional coffee shop model by regularly partnering with and supporting local charities. It’s called Bellden Cafe, and owner Claire Sumadiwirya opened itearlier this month at 10575 Main St. In addition to your typical coffee options, Bellden also offers pastries, sandwiches, salads, acai bowls, and toasts inside … More Peek Inside Bellevue’s New Community-Oriented Coffee Shop

Seattle’s Anticipated Restaurant Openings, Spring 2017

Waiting is the hardest part — but also an extra level of psychological spice on any good dish. So think of this as a flavor-enhancer: Eater’s guide to major openings scheduled to hit Seattle in spring 2017. Here’s what to keep an eye out for, in roughly chronological order of the most recent projected opening … More Seattle’s Anticipated Restaurant Openings, Spring 2017

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