Chefs and Restaurants

How a Family Legacy Is Created Without the Family

Naomi Tomky

For more than 15 years, Sarah Penn charmed neighbors and curated wines to match the French farmhouse feel of Seattle neighborhood bistro Pair, with her then-husband at the stove cooking rabbit rillettes and roasted lamb. Now, she pours chardonnay from the Valle de Guadalupe, designs mezcal tamarind sours, and continues to define hospitality for Pancita, a ground-breaking Mexican spot recently named one of Seattle’s 25 best restaurants by The New York...