Restaurants in Seattle
Cuisine in the Seattle area is famous for fresh seafood, local farm produce,
and other Northwest specialties. The area's cultural diversity has produced a wide variety of ethnic restaurants.
There are more than 2,200 restaurants in Greater Seattle.
Tom Douglas Expands Seattle Restaurant Empire.
Nationally renowned chef Tom Douglas has opened his newest restaurant and bar, Lola, at Fourth
and Virginia Streets in Seattle's Belltown neighborhood in June 2004.
Lola, named after the grandmother of Douglas' wife, Jackie Cross, will feature local ingredients
prepared in the Greek way with plenty of charcoal-grilled, lemon-splashed entrees, small plates and
appetizers and an optional family style menu.
The 100-seat restaurant's executive chef will be Mark Vanmulkan.
Lola will be located in the brand new Hotel Andra but has an independent street entrance on Fourth
Avenue, directly across from Douglas' first restaurant, Dahlia Lounge.
Capitol Hill's Lark
Johnathan Sundstrom Opens Lark
Capitol Hill's Lark restaurant is the newest creation of Chef Johnathan Sundstrom,
who is stepping out on his own after a long local career and national acclaim at
Seattle's Dahlia Lounge and Earth & Ocean.
Named as one of America's best new chefs in 2001 by Food & Wine, Sundstrom has created
a cozy, 50-seat, neighborhood bistro with an extensive menu that changes weekly.
Restaurant on Seattle's Waterfront