February 2013
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Where to find the most flavorful, sustainable fish in Seafood City, USA.
Features
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Seattle loves its dogs. But one group of breeds—lethal to some, adored by others—divides us.
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207 of the best veterinarians in the Seattle Metropolitan area.
An oceanful of good reasons to enjoy Northwest seafood.
East-West fusion sparkles in a Fremont do-over.
A wholesaler opens an emporium of exotic and rare salts, sauces, sweets, and meats.
A small league of coffee shops has developed a new model for serving some of the best coffee in the world; and one Fremont cafe is doing it bigger—and better—than anyone else.
Why pastry chefs aren’t high on pot as an ingredient.
Tracing a steelhead on its journey to the plate from the sea.
How to bring home the best possible salmon, oysters, and other local seafood.
Where to find the most flavorful, sustainable fish in Seafood City, USA.
Ivar’s and Anthony’s set the standard for seafood chain restaurants.
A primer on the establishments dedicated to Seattle’s heroes on a half shell.
Technically these aren’t oyster bars, but they are sure bets for a good shuck.
Three seafood restaurants worth the drive.
From an oyster picnic to a geoduck festival, seven occasions not to miss.
Seafood experts demonstrate how to shuck, bone, and crack your favorite fish.
The author namechecks locals in How Literature Saved My Life.
Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.
He played a spider in a Microsoft video. Really.
An annotated look inside the West Seattle garage where the magic happens.
A Q&A with Billy Dee Williams, who will appear at Emerald City Comicon.
With Seattle author Isaac Marion’s book Warm Bodies, about a zombie who falls in love with a living girl, hitting theaters this February, we offer this dating advice for the undead.
The celebrated Seattle artist shows new figurative ceramics at James Harris Gallery.
New play These Streets spotlights the songs and stories of Seattle’s hard-rocking women of the ’90s.
Is it 2013 or 1988? Patti Smith, Soundgarden, Mudhoney, and the Sonics rock Seattle this month.
Our favorite local goodies, gear, and gadgets.
The cofounder of LadyCoders wants to even the playing field for female programmers.
Seattle loves its dogs. But one group of breeds—lethal to some, adored by others—divides us.
She slapped the pizza purveyor with a lawsuit for sending unwanted text messages.
The mobile app is part ride-share program and part conservationist compromise with our car-based culture.
As Valve Software’s cofounder is inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences hall of fame, we look back at how he changed the way everyone consumes media.
One of the year’s biggest beer festivals offers a break from heavy-handed hoppery.
Bold, artful lighting for the home.
But when it comes to teens and alcohol and sex, how meddlesome do the villagers have to be?
207 of the best veterinarians in the Seattle Metropolitan area.
Seattle Met readers share favorite photos of their prized pets.