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Seattle’s Best French Fries

Here are 15 of our favorite places to experience the glory that is French-fried potatoes.

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How to Cross the Street

It’s not quite as pedestrian as you think.

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Pioneer Square Roots

Il Corvo Pasta and Bar Sajor bring Euro distinction to Seattle’s oldest ’hood.

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Grilling the Butchers

We asked local butchers—what do you like to put on the ­barbecue?

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Candidate Cash Flow

A guide to who's getting and spending in the Seattle mayor's race.

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The New Sound of Seattle

From lyrical hip-hop to garage R&B, these three acts have what it takes to deliver our distinctly Seattle sound to the world.

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News Feed: July

Dining news dispatches from around the city

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Let Them Eat Plants

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Eat, Drink, and Vote for Mayor

May is awards season in the magazine world, and this year Seattle Met earned some stunning recognition.

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Backyard Escape

Erin and Bob Christie got the beach house of their dreams when they built one in their Magnolia backyard.

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Microhousing Debate Roils On, Everyone Loves It’s Judy Time, Copper River Salmon Come and Nook Biscuits Go

Letters to Seattle Met

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Summer Picks from Stylish Officemates

Co-op office mates from Pioneer Square point to their summer favorites.

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SPD Takes Steps to Diversify

But the need for change to the department’s culture will start beneath the skin.

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Lynnwood and Luke Donald’s Cow

How a local man helped a professional golfer bring home his prize Miyazaki Wagyu beef.

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Washington Brewers Battle Tax

Washington’s laid-back beer industry finds its political voice with a rally in Olympia.

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Perfect Party

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

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Inside Seattle Cancer Care Alliance’s $150 Million Proton Therapy Center

The cutting-edge treatment facility opened this spring and promises a more precise approach to zapping cancer cells.

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Should You Attend Everfree NW?

The three-day convention for Seattleites who love the cartoon My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic starts July 5. We’ll help you decide if you should go.

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How to Fund the Fourth of July

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Must-Haves for a Weekend in the Woods

Our favorite local goodies, gear, and gadgets

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Patriot Act

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The Pot Czar Is Worried About You

Can Mark Kleiman thwart the rise of Big Cannabis?

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Demetrious Johnson Isn’t as Little as He Looks

The UFC’s flyweight champion of the world may only be five-foot-three, but he’s a giant in the octagon.

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Anne Smith, Northwest Style Expert

A conversation with Filson creative manager and shop owner Anne Smith.

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Walla Walla Beyond Wine

Venture into the fruit stands, restaurants, and farms serving the real gems of the Eastern Washington harvest.

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The Top Things to See or Do in July

See: Sir Paul McCartney at Safeco Field. Hear: Star Wars in iambic pentameter.

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A Primer on the Seattle Mayor’s Race

A primer on the candidates, the issues, and the personalities vying to run the city. Pay attention: There will be a quiz.

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Meats of Summer: Burgers, Brats, and BBQ

Burgers and hot dogs we love, a lesson in regional barbecue styles, and a road map for sausage lovers.

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Seattle Hot Dog Decider

You need a hot dog. We can help.

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Pookey’s Prime Ribs at the Barbeque Pit

A dude named Pookey is giving Seattle a barbecue culture.

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The Brisket King of Seattle

Jack Timmons went to barbecue camp. Jack Timmons learned to make crazy good brisket.

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One Nation, Under Barbecue

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Seattle Summer Events Guide 2013

Outdoor concerts, movies, festivals, feasts, parties, you name it for every day—and night—of summer, from Fourth of July to Labor Day.

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Pour: Washington vs. Oregon Wine