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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Stumbling Goat Bistro Restaurant Review: Stumbling Goat Bistro is a fixture on Phinney Ridge's main thoroughfare. Its dark-ish dining room is softened by thin curtains blocking street noise. The menu, however, is brighter, featuring seasonally inspired American favorites prepared with locally sourced ingredients. Chef Joshua Theilen, formerly executive sous chef at Trellis restaurant at Kirkland's Heathman Hotel, mans the kitchen. His menu, although limited, is broad in creativity. Examples include a corn and chanterelle bisque topped with truffle oil, duck liver terrine, oxtail tagliatelle, pan-roasted chicken, and wild Alaska king salmon. Ricotta-filled blintzes and a mocha ice cream sandwich may be among the sweet finales. The thoughtful wine list focuses on Northwest varietals with several California labels in the mix.