Later, tons of new restaurants. But first—because everybody loves a funeral!—here's what's newly no longer with us:
VESSEL downtown: After multiple rumors of closing, the Seattle cocktail-revival original is officially dead—Vessel was the first place in town where each drink on the menu bore a date, a place of origin, and a composer. Here's a review from the time machine, back when fancy ice cubes were still a novelty.
THE BEACON PUB on Beacon Hill: Supposedly moving, but still, another great dive bites the dust.