The Food & Drink section brings you news about the Seattle restaurant and bar scene such as openings, closings, news about chefs and advice on where to go for a great meal or happy hour in Seattle, the Eastside or Snohomish County.
Server got your order wrong? Maybe it's because the restaurant was too noisy. And no, it's not just you. In recent years, Seattle restaurants have gotten louder. Our writer tries to explain why that is, and to offer solutions to ensure that you can hear your dining companion at dinner.