Rumi’s Kitchen

Image: Chicken with Albaloo (cherry) Rice. Last Updated: August 2021 Current Status: Open for Dine-in, Take-out and Delivery.  Indoor and outdoor seating. Overview: In a shiny new space on a side street by the convention center, Rumi’s Kitchen serves food in the Persian tradition.  Meats (ground, cubed, sliced, lamb, beef, chicken) or fish with rice […]

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Baan Siam

Summary Page for Baan Siam. The new Thai spot from the team behind Baan Thai.

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Alta Strada

Last Updated: 5/21/2020 Current Status: With its focus on Italian comfort food like pasta and pizza, it was already menu-ready for this moment.  They have expanded the patio and re-opened for sit-down service. It is also open for take-out and delivery – combined with neighboring restaurant Nama.  Wine, drinks and other alcohol options available. They […]

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Kinship

Image: Dorade Last Updated: 6/5/2021 Current Status: Kinship is back to dine-in only, though they still have a dead link for ordering online.  Reservations via Tock. Gift Cards Before Times Review: Last Visited: January 2020 Last year, the actress Charlize Theron had called out men for being too intimidated to ask her out.  So, in […]

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Nicoletta Italian Kitchen Added to 17° CxNW Recommended Restaurant List

Image: Meatball sampler and Pizza Bianca slices (in lieu of bread service) at Nicoletta Italian Kitchen Last Updated: 7/5/2021 Current Status: Open Weds – Sunday, they are doing dine-in, take-out and delivery. First Visit: April 2019 Nicoletta is constructed from a combination of very good Italian cooking and marketing analysis.  It is a product of a […]

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San Lorenzo

Picture: Agnolotti di Ortica (stinging nettle, goat cheese agnolotti, asparagus, morel mushrooms, spring onion) Last Updated:6/13/2020 Current Status:  San Lorenzo has been creative to keep the lights on.  Starting June 22 they will return to sit-down service, reservations on Resy.  The cute spot in Shaw is also doing take-out and delivery.  They have a few […]

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El Rinconcito Café Added to Recommended Restaurant List

Photo:  Pupusa and Tamal de Pollo Last Updated: 6/13/2020 Current Status:  They are doing take-out only.  Order here. Before Times Review: El Rinconcito Café – Today we add a legend to the list.  The small spot (handful of tables and small bar) has been serving locals for years, but word is getting out.  Along with […]

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Unconventional Diner

Photo: Wine Glass at Unconventional Diner Last Updated: July 2021 Current Status:  They are open for sit-down dining. Take-out and delivery continues. Before Times Review: Last Visited: April 2019 The space is large and the food is indulgent.  The word “Diner” in the name is not just a cute evocation.  The cooking is elevated with […]

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