What a fun place! First impression is that it resembles Revel decor wise, but that’s a compliment in every way. I even noticed some artwork from Electric Coffin (good work guys!). I went with four girlfriends (two of which had been before) and we ordered like crazy. It’s hard to say no when they come to your table with a tray full of delicious looking plates that all seem to be calling your name. There’s a menu with a la carte dishes in addition to the cart items if you please and boy did we! Everything was cooked to perfection, tasted so fresh, and all had a unique burst of flavor. I’m excited to go back and try different things. I’d say this is definitely one to put on your list of places to try.
In the former Restaurant Zoe space, The Coterie Room is a breath of fresh air. I love everything about it. From the white subway tiled open kitchen to the distressed wood floors and lone yet stunning chandelier, everything is perfectly balanced here including the food. Chef Brian McCracken (a fellow Seattle Prep alum alongside my husband) has outdone himself yet again! A nominee by Food & Wine for ‘People’s Best New Chef’ he’s proving that he’s deserving of the attention.
Our meal was outstanding from start to finish. I would order everything I had again in a heartbeat. My fish was a special of the night so chances are it won’t be on the menu next time but it was outstanding. I am now a huge fan of Turbot…a fish I didn’t know much about before this dinner. And my husband’s duck leg confit was seriously the best duck confit I’ve ever had…absolutely amazing!!!
The only thing I wish I had done differently is order the “six pack of beer for the kitchen crew” for a mere $10…totally worth it. Having worked in a kitchen myself I can tell you the first thing you do once your shift is done and the kitchen is clean is crack open a cold one by the walk in and dish about the night’s events. It’s the perfect cap to the evening…and then you wake up the next morning and it’s a brand new day. Next time!