Sodam Chicken USA
This chain based in South Korea specializing in fried chicken recently opened a Seattle outpost offering its specialty with five different sauces, including soy-garlic, spicy Korean barbecue and sweet-and-savory yangnyeom. The menu also includes mandu dumplings, noodles, tteok-bokki rice cakes and more. Prices in the 1,300-square-foot space range from $15.99 to $30.
Sodam’s Gangjeong chicken
Gangjeong chicken is sweet, crispy and coated in honey, and it’s one of the specialties at Sodam.
Sodam Chicken’s Noodles
The restaurant also serves its own version of chewy ramen in a spicy broth.
Will Gordon, former executive chef of Westward restaurant, runs this restaurant focusing on bar food such as wings and nachos, a dressed-up hot dog and a barbecue rib sandwich, as well as a variety of specialty cocktails such as lavender Martini and the Killer Wasp, with mezcal, St. Germain, and lemon.
Tio Baby’s Rib Sando
Tio Baby’s $13 sandwich specialty is made with slow-cooked spare rib, Four Roses barbecue sauce, mustard seed aïoli and coleslaw.
The George offers a modern, brasserie-inspired dining experience in downtown Seattle, with a menu that features fresh seafood, including bouillabaisse (pictured), and dry-aged meats sourced from across the Pacific Northwest, as well as pasta and seasonal vegetables.
The George’s dining room
Located in a historic dining room in the Fairmont Olympic Hotel, the 4,500-square-foot space originally opened in 1924 and has served as a social hub in Seattle for decades.
The George seats 100 and offers bar and lounge seating for 20, as well as a private dining room for 11.
Kamp Social House
Kamp’s owners say the restaurant is a place for people who live life without limits, although the menu also includes a robust selection of spirit-free cocktails, including a zero-proof Espresso Martini and a non-alcoholic whiskey sour. The 2,200-square-foot space seats 83 people, and the covered patio seats and additional 40 people.
Kamp Social House bar
The multicultural menu includes items such as a green plantain shrimp tostada, a confit jerk spice duck leg with ginger carrot purée, and boudin egg rolls. Entrées are priced at $15 to $28
This new 1,300-square-foot bar by Sea Creatures Restaurants, operated by Renee Erickson, Chad Dale, Ira Gerlich, and Jeremy Price is an homage to traditional bars of the Northwest, with a casual vibe, bar food and live sports.
King Leroy’s meat loaf sandwich
The space seats around 30 people inside and another eight outside. Menu items include smoked oysters, jalapeño poppers, chicken wings and a meat loaf sandwich with ketchup bourbon glaze.
Chef and Owner Grayson Pilar Corrales created this Seattle-based restaurant and tapas bar that seats about 90 people, including the patio. The average per-person check is $55, but you can grab a snack and drink for $15.
The restaurant serves Galician-style tapas that Grayson’s grandmother taught her, such as these blistered peppers with bread crisps. It’s named after her aunt, Maria Pilar.