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Critic's Notebook

What Is Northwest Cuisine, Anyway?

The answer at last.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 02/01/2016

Eastern Exposure

The Influence of Asian Cuisines on Seattle Chefs Can't Be Overstated

The singularities of Asian cuisine—the umami, the funk, the fermentation—have become the vernacular of Seattle dining.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 01/29/2016

The Restaurant Issue

Jerry Traunfeld Is the 2015 Seattle Chef of the Year

At his Szechuan restaurant, Lionhead, Traunfeld’s greatest achievement is taking Traunfeld out of the food.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 10/28/2015

30 Perfect Day Trips

Old & Important

Bask in greenery, fight old battles, and set sail at a naval shipyard

  • Published 05/05/2015

Critic's Picks

Downtown Restaurants to Stop While You Shop

Because all that holiday shopping makes you hungry.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 12/01/2014

Critic's Picks

10 Classic Seattle Restaurants

10 enduring greats that should never fall off the radar.

  • By Seattle Met Staff
  • Published 11/03/2014

Get Out of Town

30 Perfect Day Trips

Get out of town with a culinary adventure at Cama Beach State Park, a scenic drive along the shores of Lake Cle Elum, one very unusual form of skydiving at iFly Seattle, or 26 more getaways within 90 minutes or less of Seattle.

  • By Matt Pitchford, Abby Tracy, Carey Rose, Lisa Han, and Allison Williams
  • Published 09/25/2014

Critic's Picks

Seasonal Restaurants for Harvest Time

September is the month to dine at these microseasonal gems.

  • Published 09/01/2014

Insider Guide to the San Juans

San Juan Island: What to Do and Where to Eat

The most populated island in the San Juans archipelago is home to the bustling town of Friday Harbor, fine dining, and midnight kayak rides. There's a heavy dose of culture on this hub, but don't stress—it's nothing like the big city.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 08/01/2014

Critic's Notebook

A Critic’s Guide to Seattle Restaurant Week 2014

How are you going to pick which restaurant deal to go for?

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 04/07/2014

Serious Bar

Serious Pie and Serious Biscuit Expand in South Lake Union

Tom Douglas's house of pizza and biscuits will add a streetside dining room, complete with bar.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 10/09/2013

Road Trips

Three Food Events Absolutely Worth a Drive

Mark your calendars, keep an eye on ticket sales, and make plans to head north...or south this summer.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 03/27/2013

Critic's Notebook

Scott Carsberg Dishes on Bisato

In his own words, Seattle’s inscrutable culinary genius reveals his favorite chefs, his own best dishes, the question he asks every prospective waiter…and why the finest cooks in his kitchen were women.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 10/15/2012

Closings

Bisato Will Close October 14

Scott Carsberg won a James Beard award on this corner in Belltown; next month the irascible chef bows out after 19 years.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 09/24/2012

30 Perfect Day Trips

Weird & Wonderful

Uncover UFOs, visit a (possibly haunted?) cemetery, and slither with snakes at the serpentarium

  • Published 09/21/2011

30 Perfect Day Trips

Out & About

Go indoor skydiving, take a scenic drive through Cle Elum, and witness Washington's flaming geyser

  • Published 09/21/2011

30 Perfect Day Trips

Learn & Do

Tour the Boeing factory, pick your own apples, and learn how to race your own car

  • Published 09/21/2011

30 Perfect Day Trips

Food & Drink

Go crabbing, brew your own beer, and dine out at a Medieval village

  • Published 09/21/2011

Article

Traditional Yakitori Sauce

Recipe by Harold Fields, of Umami Kushi

  • Published 06/24/2011

Article

Umami Kushi Serves Up Traditional-Style Yakitori Sauce

When it comes to skewered meats, Seattle yakitori chef Harold Fields (he runs Seattle-based catering company Umami Kushi) sticks to tradition.

  • By Jess Thomson
  • Published 06/23/2011
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