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Amazon Celebrates 20 Years

Twenty years ago this July, Amazon sold its first book from Jeff Bezos’s garage. Since then it’s gotten slightly bigger. How well do you know Seattle’s e-tail behemoth that will one day swallow the world?

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 07/13/2015

How We Got Here

Making MOD: How Scott and Ally Svenson Remade Pizza

Burritos don’t have the fast casual market cornered.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 07/06/2015

Environment

Dole, Chiquita Sued by Seattle Nonprofit

How a Seattle attorney took on some of the biggest banana producers—and alleged water polluters—in the world.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 07/06/2015

Open Letter

Dear Matt Inman:

  • Published 07/06/2015

Explainer

The Waterfront Returns from Seawall Sequester

The downtown piers reopen for business as the city’s actually successful project nears its end.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 07/01/2015

Power Lines

John Roderick Takes the Political Stage

The Seattle musician and former Long Winters front man makes his bid for a seat in city council.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/01/2015

Mudroom

Perfect Party: July 2015

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

  • By Seattle Met Staff
  • Published 07/01/2015

Quote Unquote

Heather Gobet Is Ready to Lower the Boom

The president of Western Display Fireworks preps for Seafair’s Fourth of July Celebration.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 07/01/2015

Back Fence

Does Anyone Love Seafair?

One Seattle native’s quest to love her city’s summer festival again.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 07/01/2015

Seattle Restaurants

Feature

The A to Z Food Lover's Guide to Seattle

An alphabetical guide to our region’s incredible bounty of food, drink, and more

  • By Kathryn Robinson, Allecia Vermillion, Darren Davis, Natalie Lew, and Aoife Reilly
  • Published 07/09/2015

Food Lovers Guide to Seattle

Love (Or: Celebrating Chefs Who Celebrate Farmers)

The best restaurant meals are a collaboration between chef and farmer.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 07/09/2015

Food Lovers Guide to Seattle

Washington-Made Pantry Items

Our ideal pantry—stocked entirely with local goods—looks a little something like this.

  • By Seattle Met Staff
  • Published 07/09/2015

Food Lovers Guide to Seattle

A Guide to the Geekier Coffee Brewing Methods

And where to find the good stuff in Seattle.

  • By Darren Davis
  • Published 07/09/2015

Food Lovers Guide to Seattle

Five of Our Favorite Seattle-Made Meats

And the butchers who produce them.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 07/09/2015

Food Lovers Guide to Seattle

Fellowship (Or: It Takes a Village to Make a Pizza)

Why, exactly, do Seattle chefs nurture their future competition?

  • By Molly Wizenberg
  • Published 07/09/2015

Review

Gnocchi Bar: Cheap, Terrific, Perfectly Sauced

Capitol Hill's pasta dumpling shop goes from popup to brick-and-mortar.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 07/07/2015

Review

Shaken and Speared

A gorgeous hotel fish house and cocktail bar hit downtown Seattle.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 07/01/2015

Grain Man

Stephen Jones and WSU’s Bread Lab Are Designing a Whole Wheat Tortilla for Chipotle

And, while they’re at it, bringing whole grains to the masses.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 07/01/2015

Travel & Outdoors