Food & Drink

6 new Seattle restaurants you need to try right now

Published On 10/16/2013 Published On 10/16/2013
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1. Restaurant Roux 4201 N Fremont Ave, Seattle, WA 98103 (Fremont)

Helmed by the guy who brought the po boy to Seattle with the Where Ya at Matt? food truck, Restaurant Roux is Matt Lewis' brick-and-mortar extension offering up even more Southern and French Creole eats in Fremont. His New Orleans roots, French culinary training, and Pacific Northwestern location all come together in the form of comforting dishes like buttermilk fried chicken, grilled trout, and ham-brined pork chops. And with names like Red-Footed Baby, Purple Skirt, and Doctor Boggs, even the handful of affordable cocktails carry on this spot's Louisiana spirit.

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2. Aston Manor Social Club and Maison Tavern 2946 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134

This massive nightclub and adjacent password-only speakeasy were inspired by an imaginary playboy descended from the "king of Seattle bootleggers".

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3. Copperworks Distilling Company 1250 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101 (Fremont)

Seattle’s oldest brewers boast a distillery filled giant copper stills. Check 'em out for tours and tastings.

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4. Mkt. 2208 n. 55th st, Seattle, WA 98103 (Wallingford)

Ethan Stowell's place, at which they're serving up barrel-aged cocktails and mains like fried quail and a grilled lamb tongue.

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5. Bar Sue 1407 14th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 (Capitol Hill)

A new Capital Hill bar, describing itself as "Southern style". Gritty doesn't just describe the decor -- southern style eats like shrimp and grits are served for your eatin' pleasure on select game days.

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6. Le Petit Cochon 701 N. 36th Street, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98103 (Fremont)

This pork-laden resto, French for "the little pig", ensures that, after you've dined on their glorious porky-goodness, you'll be anything but little.