Taking a decidedly modern approach to a timeless craft, Chefs Brian McCracken and Dana Tough honor and elevate their carefully sourced ingredients. They have been named in the nation's Top Five Chefs (by Gayot), as Rising Star Chefs and were nominated by the editors of Food & Wine Magazine for The People's Best New Chef awards. The Chef Owners propelled their restaurant Spur onto Food & Wine Magazine's coveted Go List of "the most outstanding, must-visit restaurants in the world" and Conde Nast Traveler's Hot List of the world's best restaurants.
It was one of the Top Nine Best New Restaurants this Summer in Tina Brown's Daily Beast and was named Seattle's Best Restaurant for Cutting Edge Food. Tavern Law, their Prohibition-era inspired cocktail bar, was named by GQ Magazine as one of the Best 25 Bars in America. Tavern Law has been mentioned in Details Magazine, the New York Times, Food & Wine Magazine and Gourmet Magazine. This spring Worth Magazine cited Tavern Law as one of the world's top five secret hot spots.