Nancy Leson talks to Graham Baba Architects, the gentlemen who designed the Walrus and the Carpenter in Ballard, the T-Doug trio Brave Horse Tavern/Cuoco/Ting Momo in South Lake Union, Eltana on Capitol Hill, Revel in Fremont, Skillet Diner on Capitol Hill, and more.

The unasked question: Do all these places look and feel kind of the same, and are we sick of it?