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

Feature

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

Getaways

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

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

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

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

Take It Outside

17 of Seattle's Best Patios

Because it’s never too early to start thinking about alfresco dining.

05/10/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Camping 101

The Ultimate Guide to Pacific Northwest Camping

We broke down the camping trip into six easy steps, so nothing—not the fancy gear, the scary wildlife, or the fear of boredom—will keep you from the great outdoors.

04/22/2016 By Allison Williams

Best of the City

Seattle's Best Neighborhood Bars

Your guide to the 53 greatest dives, hideaways, lounges, and beer dens in the city.

04/03/2016 By Allecia Vermillion and Darren Davis

Anniversary Issue

10 Years That Changed a City

A year-by-year glance at the one of the most important decades in Seattle history.

03/04/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

Never Sweat Alone

10 of Seattle's Best Fitness Communities

From Crossfit to Krav Maga, we report on 10 different ways working out can boost your social life.

02/02/2016 By Allison Williams

Best Restaurants

The Best New Asian Restaurants in Seattle

The 20 dishes that define the region's Asian dining boom.

01/29/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Get Out

52 Great Weekends

Travel for every weekend of 2016: hotels, festivals, adventures, retreats, and staycations.

12/30/2015 By Allison Williams

Rainy Season

49 Things Every Seattleite Must Do This Winter

Where to skate, soak, drink, dine, and, yes, swim all season long.

12/05/2015 By Seattle Met Staff

The Restaurant Issue

Seattle's Best New Restaurants of 2015

Dramatic rooms and dishes that reimagine Asian traditions, southerly latitudes, and our own Northwest cuisine—these are the restaurants behind the most prodigious dining year in recent memory.

10/28/2015 By Kathryn Robinson With Allecia Vermillion

Our Beautiful State

35 Mountain Adventures

Look up. We’re surrounded by the most dramatic mountains in the world. They’re home to glaciers and goats, meadows and ghost towns—some even erupt. It doesn’t take much to get high out here, but we can’t promise you’ll want to come back down.

05/01/2015 By Allison Williams

Real Estate

The 10 Best Neighborhoods in Seattle

The current state of the city’s (sometimes crazy) housing market.

04/24/2015 By Darren Davis

Feature

The New Guide to Washington Beer

What's new, what's next, and why lager doesn’t really suck.

04/15/2015 Photography by Erik Skaar By Allecia Vermillion Illustrations by Mike Holm