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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Seattle
Food
Feel
Price
7.5
8.5
$65
A fine, if somewhat mercurial, old-school “fine” French experience

Chez Shea has a wonderful location above Pike Place Market, with peek-a-boo views of the Sound. It also has some pretty good French food.

Much of Chez Shea’s appeal is in the way the mood is set. This is one of the most romantic restaurants in Seattle, especially at sunset. At the same time, the bar is a classy, peaceful place to have a cocktail and unwind after a tedious workday. If you prefer to unwind with wine, the list here… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
Seattle
Food
Feel
Price
9.0
5.0
$15
The pork at this tin shack is the best thing between slices of bread in Seattle

Shove a huge pile of expertly grilled pork, thick-cut caramelized onions, jalapeños, and cilantro into a Macrina Bakery baguette slathered in garlicky mayo, and you’ve got the five-napkin enterprise that is Paseo’s signature sandwich.

Most people order the original beast or Paseo’s slight twist on a typical Cuban sandwich, but the menu includes everything from garlicky seared scallops or tofu to the “Onion Obsession,” which is simply those melt-in-the-mouth caramelized onions with some tapenade and cilantro on a baguette. And… [More]