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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Seattle
Food
Feel
Price
8.5
7.5
$35
We’re seriously surprised at how good this Tom Douglas pizzeria is

Serious Pie looks like an upscale brewpub, which we think is exactly what it should look like. The oblong pies in question, which are as serious as a heart attack (sorry, we couldn’t resist), are baked in a stone oven that’s fired by applewood. The crust is chewier and more reminiscent of rustic bread than what you’ll find at other Italian-style pizza places around town, but it’s also crispier, with less char. All in all, this is a very toothsome… [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]