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First Look: Essex in Seattle, WA

Among the many tasks at hand when opening a new bar, Essex owner Brandon Pettit added a rare one: he started right away working on the house-made Fernet-like beverage. Pettit is the chef and owner of famed pizzeria Delancey next door; Essex is the new cocktail bar he recently opened with his wife and business partner, Molly Wizenberg. We took a first look at the cocktails and some of the handcrafted ingredients that will go into them. More

Delancey: Seattle's Great Pizza Hope

When it rains, it pours. Soon after getting a quick rundown on Seattle's new Delancey pizzeria, we received the following field report from Natalie Broulette (aka The Soho). Have at it! —The Mgmt. [Photographs: Natalie Broulette] Words by Natalie Broulette | As an adopted New Yorker who moved to Seattle a little more than two years ago, I've learned that great pizza in Seattle is about as hard to come by as bad pizza in New York. I know Northwesterners are sick and tired of East Coasters coming in and knocking their cuisine, and I don't mean to say there... More

Dear Slice: 'I Made It to Delancey Last Night'

OK, so I actually got this email on Thursday, so I guess our friend here made it to Delancey last Wednesday, but who's counting? A few days doesn't change the sentiment. For those of you who don't know, Delancey is the Seattle pizzeria newly opened by Brandon Pettit, husband of überpopular food blogger Molly Wizenberg (Orangette). Needless to say, its arrival, beautifully documented on Wizenberg's site, has been highly anticipated by food bloggers and food-blog readers. Here's some intel for you. --The Mgmt. [Photograph: Orangette] Adam,I got to Delancey last night to try out Brandon and Molly's new restaurant. The... More

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