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


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


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


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


The Top 100 Washington Wines of 2016

It's a tremendous time to be a Washington wine drinker.

09/20/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan


27 Perfect Day Trips from Seattle

Explore the wonderful, nearby corners of the Pacific Northwest. Seattle will be here when you get back.

09/15/2016 By Allison Williams

Caffeinate Yourself

12 Great Neighborhood Coffee Shops

Because the best coffee shop is the one closest to you.

08/23/2016 By Darren Davis and Allecia Vermillion

Caffienated Compendium

Coffee: The New Guide to a Seattle Obsession

From laptop-filled neighborhood cafes and craft coffee bars to boutique microroasters and homegrown caffeine empires, here’s a road map to Seattle’s modern-day coffee culture.

08/23/2016 By Darren Davis and Allecia Vermillion

Insider's Guide

Washington's Best Beaches

21 vacations on the sand, plus a bushwacking trip to the hard-to-reach beaches, badass Makah surfers, and whats up with the state’s weird sea stars and severed feet.

07/15/2016 By Allison Williams

Best of the City

Top Doctors 2016

Our 11th annual list of the best health practitioners in the Seattle area feature 911 doctors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and more in 100 specialties.

07/04/2016 By Ariana Dawes

Best Chefs

Seattle's Next Hot Chefs 2016

These five men and women are the future of Seattle dining. A future full of locavore tacos, Edomae sushi, and swaggering vegetable dishes.

05/23/2016 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion