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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
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]