Cortina, a new Italian dining concept from restaurateur Ethan Stowell, has opened with an elegant, urban design in downtown Seattle. Crafted by locally based Heliotrope Architects, abundant natural light as well as a 64-foot-long white oak bar—the longest in the city—anchors the space. Totaling 8,000 square feet, Cortina evokes a classic European c...

Prime 1024, a major steakhouse that also will serve Italian fare, is slated to open on Saturday in Roslyn. The opulent establishment takes over the former site of Barto on Northern Boulevard, Nassau's main artery for devotees of red meat. "We will be open every day for dinner," said owner Christos Spyropoulos, who also is a partner in Limani in Ros...

Salumi is a Seattle institution, a beloved cured meat producer and sandwich shop in Seattle’s Pioneer Square neighborhood with a perpetual line down the block. It was opened by chef Mario Batali’s dad, Armandino Batali, 20 years ago. And his grandfather opened Seattle’s first Italian grocery in the same neighborhood more than 100 years ago. But the...

Saturday, December 1, 2018. 3:00 PM 5:00 PM Caffe Musica (14300 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle) presents visual artist Katherine Wright - Saturday, December 1st 3-5pm, free admission. Please join us for this meet-the-artist event. Enjoy the gorgeous watercolors by this very talented artist which depict scenes from Puglia, Italy. Happy-hour refreshments w...

Wondering where to find the best pasta shops near you? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top pasta shops in Seattle, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for pasta shops. 1. Il Corvo Pasta. First up is Il Corvo Pasta, situated at 217 James St. With 4.5 star...

Lime,  the well-funded startup known for its fleet of brightly colored dockless bicycles and electric scooters, has a new way for its customers to get around: cars. Beginning this week, Lime users in Seattle will be able to reserve a “LimePod,” a Lime-branded 2018 Fiat 500, within the Lime mobile app. There will be 50 cars available to start as par...

Max Borghi was born to play football. Anybody might jump to that conclusion watching Washington State’s true freshman move up and down the field with a leather ball tucked between his arms. Already this season, Borghi’s thundering runs have netted the Cougars six touchdowns on the ground, while his soft hands have been responsible for another three...

Mario Segale, the namesake for Nintendo’s Mario character and a successful American real estate developer, passed away on October 27, Kotaku has learned. Segale was surrounded by his family in Tukwila, Washington. He was 84. Segale developed office buildings and malls in Washington state and, in 1998, sold his construction services company to an Ir...

Seattle’s Pike Place Market is a must-see tourist sight and one of the oldest continuously operated public farmers market in the nation. Its roots go back to 1907 when a handful of farmers, many of whom were Italian, trucked their produce into town and began selling it off their wagons and carts. They sold out within hours. Within a week, there wer...

Renegade by MonteScarlatto opened today in downtown Spokane. The Red Mountain winery now occupies the storefront previously held by Patit Creek Cellars. The space has been completely renovated. The new color scheme is white, red and black. Decor is contemporary. The chairs and bar stools, made of clear acrylic, are see-through. “They’re called ghos...