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location + hours


 

 

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#dinnerpartyeverynight 3 to 10pm

HAPPY HOUR daily 3 to 6pm • full menu available at 5pm • Bar open late Friday + Saturday

806 east roy street • seattle, wa 98102 • 206 324-0599

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eat + drink


eat + drink


menu by chef zac reynolds combining the seasonality of our region

with bold flavors from the world's pantry.

 

snacks

beer battered nori dumplings | kimchi | tahini sauce   6

banchan with shrimp chips | potato salad | wakame salad | shiitake pickles | daily stuff   12

chicken liver mousse | house made rye bread | sweet & sour cabbage | gribeness   8

 

small plates

fava bean and barley salad | fresh farmers cheese | black sesame cracker | carrot vinaigrette   12

coconut poached chicken salad | red coleslaw | fried shallots and peanuts   12

sautéed brassicas | twice cooked bacon | black garlic molasses   15

crab seasoning fried chicken | chinese celery | peanuts | pickled daikon   14

kasu roasted cauliflower | anchovy and mint aioli | pistachio | fresh herbs 12

crispy fried mushrooms | shiitake gravy | shiso herb   10

salt cod and scallop pancake | clam and scallop escabeche | pickled carrots 16

mackerel bbq with sushi rice | radish pickle | horseradish   15

 

larger plates

king oyster mushroom sautéed with fermented black bean | braised swiss chard | pea gnocchi   18

braised brisket with hominy | in the style of bibimbap | pickles | fried egg | nori   21

wok fried rainbow trout | beluga lentils | sautéed radish | green curry salt   22

bamboo rice congee | sautéed spring asparagus and onion top | kasu roasted onion | omelet   20

zubuton steak | robuchon mashed potatoes | sautéed carrots | beef jus   32

sizzling barley with spot prawns | cooked in clay bowl | bacon lardon | spring peas | pea shoots   25

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our people + mission


our people + mission


Zac Reynolds

CHEF, OWNER

Zac has been cooking most of his adult life, starting in some "crappy" restaurants, then attending a ("crappy") culinary school to get serious. Building on these foundations, Zac matured as a cook first at Nomi in Chicago, then cooking in private homes, and further in some of Seattle's restaurants' kitchens, with seasonal detours to chef and intern on Northwest farms. Experiences like taking care of a goat herd and working in a market garden allowed Zac to honestly evaluate what organic, local and seasonal mean. 

But it was the atmosphere of the boozy dinner parties in his home that Zac longed to recreate as he dreamt of his future-restaurant-to-be:

"Where cooks are servers, where guests are welcome in the kitchen, where anyone who wants to participate is invited, and where we all have a lot of fun."

NILE KLEIN

BARTENDER + MANAGER, OWNER

From absorbing the finer points of hospitality in his family run restaurant at a young age, then starting his own career in Japan where service is an art form no less precise than ballet, and finally heightening his cocktailing senses behind the bars of some of Seattle's thriving hotspots, Nile brings refined principles of service to COOK | WEAVER: 

"There is an opportunity to learn from everyone, everyone desires acknowledgement and respect, and no one should be treated as less than your equal."

Nile and Zac met in true modern fashion: on Craigslist, where a chef with a little money and a lot of vision was seeking a front of house manager (with a little money and a lot vision). Nile's passion, warm smile and calming presence were exactly what Zac hoped to find, and the beginnings of COOK | WEAVER were born. 

Our mission is simple: 

Be special, yet approachable. Bold, while maintaining balance. Tantalize your taste buds. But most importantly, be the friendly place you call your own, and be delighted to bring those you love.