The Year In Dining

Seattle's Best New Restaurants of 2018

Some of the year's new arrivals are supremely ambitious, others unabashedly low-key.

10/23/2018 By Rosin Saez and Allecia Vermillion

Cover Story

The Complete Revised Guide to Pike Place Market

Haven’t been in a while? The market remains ever a Seattle fixture, and yet there’s so much more to explore…

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne, Rosin Saez, Allecia Vermillion, and Allison Williams

Cover Story

The Insider’s Guide to Pacific Northwest Hiking

Welcome to the age of next-level gear, dog rescue squads, and campsites with hot tubs—and a new list of do’s and don’ts. Dig in to our guide to the brave new world of playing outside.

05/22/2018 By Allison Williams

Best of the City

A Handy 5 Step Plan for Exploring Seattle's Local Beer Scene

A beer lover's guide to the local landscape.

04/30/2018 By Allecia Vermillion, Rosin Saez, and Stefan Milne

Best of the City

Cheap Eats 2018: 30 Dishes For Morning, Noon, and Night

Costs keep rising, bills are due, and oh my god do you really have to pay parking meters until 10pm now? Here are the city's best places where a relatively small outlay* can carry you through the day.

04/25/2018 By Allecia Vermillion and Rosin Saez

Best of the City

7 Gyms and Fitness Classes That Are Worth the Sweat

From the athlete to the fitness novice, there’s a way to stay healthy for everyone.

04/24/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Best of the City

19 of Seattle's Best Brunch Spots Right Now

From benedicts to pho, our top picks for weekend fortification.

03/27/2018 By Nosh Pit Staff

The Present Is Female

The 50 Most Influential Women in Seattle

These are the women shaping Seattle, the region, and beyond.

01/31/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Travel

9 Incredible Long Weekend Getaways

Ditch Friday. Call in sick Monday. Pack your bags for sunshine, funky hotels, city skiing, or winter surf.

12/20/2017 By Allison Williams

Best of Seattle Met

Seattle Met's 6 Most-Read Stories of 2017

From avalanches to growing up Muslim in rural Washington to the surprising origins of a mall-food mainstay, these were our most popular long-form articles of 2017.

12/19/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

History

100 Years of Seattle Activism

The surprising history of Seattle’s century-long fight for human rights.

11/21/2017 By Madeline Ostrander and Valerie Schloredt

Best of the City

Seattle's 100 Best Little Shops

A road map to Seattle’s retail scene: the old, the new, the hip, and the hidden.

10/22/2017 By Rosin Saez and Darren Davis

Oeno Files

The Best of Washington Wine 2017

A wine-drenched weekend away in Walla Walla. Our annual list of the 100 best wines in the state. There are so many ways to raise a glass and celebrate our proximity to incredible cabernet, syrah, chardonnay, and more.

09/13/2017 By Sean P. Sullivan and Allison Williams With Allecia Vermillion

Where to Eat Now

Seattle's Best New Restaurants 2017: Our City's Pivotal Dining Moment

The food scene may change as fast as our skyline, but that just means there’s more to explore.

08/18/2017 By Allecia Vermillion and Rosin Saez

Northwest Travel

15 Amazing Northwest Cabin Destinations

Bungalows, chalets, yurts...escape the Seattle bustle for a few nights to these cozy getaways.

05/15/2017 By Allison Williams

Pets

The Seattle Pet-Owner's Guide

From play places to cat cafes to pet psychics, here’s everything an animal lover needs to know.

04/17/2017 By Allison Williams

Best of the City

What to Do with a Kid: The Ultimate Guide for Seattlelites of All Ages

Got offspring? Know someone who does? We can help.

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Pot 101

The New Guide to Cannabis

The shops, strains, and personalities behind Seattle’s burgeoning industry.

02/20/2017 By Darren Davis

Best of the City

Seattle’s Best Italian Food

It's about way more than pasta.

01/26/2017 By Allecia Vermillion With Rosin Saez

Best of the City

Seattle’s 100 Best Restaurants

These are the most vivid, gracious, straight-up incredible destinations in town.

10/10/2016 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion