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Sexy Feast: Icon Grill Will Stimulate You, Whether Naughty or Nice

It’s truly the most icon Grill time of the year. Always a feast for the eyes with its quirky colors and loads of lamps and knickknacks (Seattle Weekly‘s Gavin Borchert gave icon Grill a “Best Clutter” nod last year, calling it “the burlesque-queen love child…
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After a Kitchen Nightmares Makeover, Prohibition Gastropub Dances Into a New Era

The nightmare that was the Prohibition Grille is over. The Everett eatery just invited Fox’s Kitchen Nightmares in to do their makeover magic, and with tough-love guidance from Gordon Ramsay, it has emerged as Prohibition Gastropub. You’ll have to watch later in the season to…
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Sexy Feast SkyCity and Sex in Space (Needle)

Take a seat in the SkyCity revolving restaurant near the top of the Space Needle, and you’ll get a full revolution with sweeping views of Seattle in just 47 minutes. That’s if you’re lucky. With the lowest-priced entrée coming in at nearly forty dollars, most…
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POP Kitchen + Bar Is All Right (and a Bag of Chips)

I’ve already spent more days at the Seattle Center this summer than in my previous twelve years of living in the Emerald City. The new Chihuly Garden and Glass is well worth a visit, the Experience Music Project remains entertaining, and there’s always the Space…
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Sexy Feast: POP Kitchen + Bar Chips in with Condom Tips

Collections Café and the Armory food court (where you’ll find Skillet‘s latest incarnation) are two of the newer food venues at the Seattle Center, but let’s not forget about POP Kitchen + Bar at the Experience Music Project. Connected to Wolfgang Puck Catering, this museum…
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Skillet Celebrates a Counter, a Cookbook, and a Can-Do Attitude

Last week, Skillet Nation extended its reach with its opening of Skillet Counter in the Seattle Center Armory. In doing so, one of Seattle’s saddest food courts has become a good dining destination. And with Chihuly Garden and Glass just across the way (where Collections…
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Lots to Love at Little LloydMartin

Frequently fearful of food disappointment in my own neighborhood, I finally made a long-overdue visit to Queen Anne’s LloydMartin. I had a hunch, though, that I’d like this one, as I’d enjoyed chef Sam Crannell’s meat-centric menu at the short-lived 5 Corner Market in Ballard.…
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Sexy Feast: The Price of Pleasure at Brave Horse Tavern

Brave Horse Tavern is a boisterous place. It’s full of Amazon employees trying to interact face-to-face, rather than online, though most conversations are teeming with tech talk. At the shuffleboard area, I’m surprised that the players aren’t sliding smartphones down the tables. When you walk…
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Sexy Feast: Getting to the Meat of the Matter at Skillet Diner

While the previous Sexy Feast (in which I, somewhat prophetically, talked about covering up the weiner) celebrated the boom of food carts and trucks in Seattle, sometimes you just want to eat that food in a chair at a table. That’s now possible with the…
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A Meaty and Much-Liked Meal at 5 Corner Market Bar & Kitchen

When I’m not on assignment and can choose a restaurant of my own, I face the same question as everyone else: Where, oh where, to go out to eat? Here in Seattle, those who know me know I gravitate toward Asian cuisine, which is also…
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