Cookbook Review

Vegetarian Chinese Soul Food Presents an Easy, Compelling Route to Plant-Based Cooking

Local writer Hsiao-Ching Chou’s new cookbook is an exercise in exceptional approachability.

01/19/2021 By Stefan Milne

Storied City

Seattle's Blue Moon Tavern and the Fight for Historical Buildings

The University District dive, featured in a new PBS show, turns 87 this year. Can it persist as a piece of living history?

01/15/2021 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

What to Do in Seattle This Week

An updating list of the events—safely in person and online—that we're excited about.

01/15/2021 By Seattle Met Staff and Carli Ricker

Reading the Comments

Bean Dad, Ken Jennings, and the Limits of Blaming a Platform

The 'Jeopardy!' star and his podcast cohost, John Roderick, found themselves at the center of a Twitter whirlwind this weekend.

01/05/2021 By Stefan Milne

On View

Artist Roger Shimomura Talks '100 Little White Lies'

The former Seattleite is showing 100 small paintings at Greg Kucera Gallery this month.

01/04/2021 By Stefan Milne

Hey Watch This

A Big Seattle Movie Guide: What to Watch and What to Skip

Old, new, major, minor—here’s our city, and sometimes our state, on the screen.

12/30/2020 By Stefan Milne and Seattle Met Staff

Auld Lang Sigh

Some Final 2020 Things to Do This New Year’s Eve in Seattle

No, you will not be “partying,” but have you considered crocheting a white flag of surrender?

12/29/2020 By Stefan Milne

2020 Capsules

How ACT Theatre’s Scrooge Actor Moved from Stage to Sound Booth

For actor Jeff Steitzer, this year has mixed the new with the familiar.

12/24/2020 By Carli Ricker

Ear Buds

10 Seattle Podcasts to Keep You Company This Winter

Plus three national podcasts with local episodes.

12/23/2020 By Stefan Milne

Love is a Battlefield

A Seattle Romance Brings the Bodice-Ripping Revolution to Netflix

Local author Julia Quinn gets a splashy adaptation from Shonda Rhimes on Christmas Day—and, finally, the respect her genre deserves.

12/21/2020 By Allison Williams

Season's Giving

Seattle Met's Staff Picks a Few of Our Favorite Nonprofits

If you're looking for organizations to end this mess of a year, here are a few we like.

12/18/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Ecology Omen

How Does Frank Herbert's Dune Reflect the Northwest?

The book’s huge influence can make you forget its local legacy.

12/16/2020 By Stefan Milne

Snow Tracks

14 Very Seattle Holiday Songs and Albums

From Bing Crosby's 1945 classic to a new Tomo Nakayama track.

12/15/2020 By Stefan Milne

Buy the Book

A Guide to Seattle’s Independent Bookstores

Where to buy literature in a City of Literature.

12/11/2020 By Stefan Milne

Imposter Syndrome

How Among Us Became an Unlikely Mirror for 2020

In the year of QAnon and rampant disinformation, the video game from a Redmond studio went viral, reflected our weird year, and succumbed to subterfuge itself.

12/09/2020 By Stefan Milne

2020 Taken By Storm

Breanna Stewart Is a Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year

The Storm superstar is one of five activist-minded athletes to receive the magazine's annual honor.

12/08/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Winter Flicker

Where to See Holiday Lights In and Near Seattle

From classical glimmer to an illuminated velociraptor.

12/04/2020 By Carli Ricker

Book Review

Ijeoma Oluo's Mediocre Unpacks White Male Supremacy

The writer’s follow-up to 'So You Want to Talk About Race' weaves troubled history into current events.

11/30/2020 By Stefan Milne

Review

HBO’s The Mystery of D.B. Cooper Succumbs to America's Hijacker Obsession

In 1971, Cooper jumped from a plane, likely over Washington, with $200,000 and has never been found—but people keep trying.

11/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quote Unquote

Irene Dubois Takes Drag to an Otherworldly Level

“Drag is a cathartic release of joy."

11/25/2020 By Allison Williams