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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Seattle
Food
Feel
Price
8.0
8.0
$50
Another Prohibition Era–obsessed cocktail bar, but one with great nibbles, too

Tavern Law is up to its ears in its own B.S. This is the kind of place where there’s a long-winded explanation for every detail and drink, where dapper dudes in vests and ties serve up Old Fashioneds, Sidecars, and Rob Roys.

The interior is dark and attractively done up in a modern yet stately library motif, save for the incongruous and irritating presence of a TV over the bar. There’s a “secret” upstairs, which can either be reserved in advance… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
Seattle
Food
Feel
Price
8.5
6.5
$15
Beautiful falafels cooked and served by beautiful men

The local stroller brigade is obsessed with the young, strapping dark-haired men who run Mr. Gyros—and for good reason. The guys at this little Greenwood-area falafel joint are always ready with a charming smile and a quick quip with their regulars—and they cook up some delicious, inexpensive grub, too.

Seating is very limited—only a couple counter spots, and two sidewalk tables—and it’s pretty dark and dim inside: the orangey-red walls (complete with Mr. Gyro T-shirts displayed for sale) contrast with the yellow… [More]