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Food Lovers Guide

Meet 15 Washington Farms Putting Food on Your Plate

Know your grower! From the fields of rural Washington to your local farmer's market, here's a closer look at the people and families making it all happen.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 06/23/2016

Food Lovers Guide

3 New Specialty Grocers

Get excited: New Seasons, H Mart, and Asian Food Center will each have an outpost in Seattle very soon.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 06/23/2016

Food Lovers Guide

BestCatch: The CSA of the Sea

A community-supported fishery is just what it sounds like: a weekly share of fresh local seafood.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 06/23/2016

Food Lovers Guide

Here Are Some Edible Greens and Mushrooms You Can Go Pick

They grow wild from sidewalk cracks to mountainsides. State lands allow recreational picking, though some national parks require permits.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 06/23/2016

Appy Meals

Seattle’s Food App Boom Turns Restaurant Meals into Spontaneous Flings

"If a restaurant meal is romance by candlelight, these apps might be the Netflix and chill of dining."

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 06/23/2016

Food Lovers Guide

Il Corvo Pasta Studio: The Egg and Flour Atelier

At Il Corvo’s new retail spin-off, Mike Easton makes his pasta intentions known.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 06/23/2016

Food Lovers Guide

Chefs Who Fish (But Don't Eat What They Catch)

The city’s best seafood chefs are crazy about fishing—just not for dinner.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 06/23/2016

Food Lovers Guide

Our Favorite New Locally Made Pantry Items

These seven made-in-Washington newcomers impart flavor by the smear, dollop, and handful.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 06/23/2016

Food Lovers Guide

Seattle's Small-Scale Slaughter Problem

This city loves its sustainably grown local meat, but Puget Sound has very few facilities willing to slaughter animals from small farms. Mobile slaughtering may be the imperfect solution.

  • By Caroline Ferguson
  • Published 06/23/2016

Local Food

The Food Lovers Guide 2016

Amazing food is all around us. Here’s how to get your hands on it.

  • By Kyle Kuhn, Caroline Ferguson, Allecia Vermillion, Allison Williams, and Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 06/22/2016

Slightly Larger Uncle

Little Uncle Finds Its Happy Medium in Capitol Hill

The obsessively beloved Thai joint's new locale is worth a visit.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 06/20/2016

Review

Saint Helens Cafe: Hot on the Burke-Gilman Trail

Seattle's busiest restauranteur plants this sunny French bistro on Seattle’s signature bike path.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 06/20/2016

Pour

Beer in a Can: Seattle's Summer Drink of Choice

This humble receptacle has quietly crossed over from craft novelty to warm-weather drinking staple.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 06/13/2016

News & City Life

Snap Judgment

Should It Be Legal to Pitch a Tent on the Sidewalk?

Seattle is monitoring a new Portland project to address homelessness.

  • By Scott Johnson
  • Published 06/22/2016

newsmakers

Perfect Party: July 2016

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and people in the news.

  • By Seattle Met Staff
  • Published 06/22/2016

Questions Answered

Gary Groth Is a Hometown Antihero

The Fantagraphics explains how he brought his comic book company back from the brink—and why San Diego Comic-Con Sucks.

  • By Jessica Voelker
  • Published 06/21/2016

Dead in the Water

Who Is Shooting Seattle's Sea Lions?

For years the bullet-riddled bodies of seals and sea lions have washed up on Washington shores. But who would kill them—and why?

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 06/21/2016

Quote Unquote

Soeur Suong Is an American

The road from Cambodian refugee to naturalized citizen was anything but smooth, though.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 06/21/2016

Business

How I Got Here: Remitly's Matt Oppenheimer

“It was astounding to see how far remittances went in people’s lives.”

  • By Darren Davis
  • Published 06/21/2016

Photo Essay

This Is Boom City

A day in the life of Tulalip Indian Reservation’s forbidden fireworks marketplace.

  • By Andrew Waits and James Ross Gardner
  • Published 06/20/2016

Back Fence

Can Gay Marriage Save Marriage?

Gay marriage provides a model we could all stand to emulate.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 06/20/2016

Power Lines

Seattle’s Transgender Activists Want to Transform the DNC

Progressive language from the 1970s is marginalizing today's LGBTQ community. Meet the activists who want a rewrite.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 06/17/2016

Style & Shopping

Travel & Outdoors