Best of the City

The 25 Best Cocktails in Seattle

Here are the stories of the city’s best drinks, from classic and pre-Prohibition to tiki and mescal—and the bibulous talent behind them.

11/30/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Restaurants

Seattle's Best New Restaurants 2014

From buoyant fusion to transcendent bar food, Seattle Met presents 10 newcomers that defined the year in food.

11/03/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

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.

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

Best of the City

Best City Trails

25 best places to run, walk, skate, hike, and bike, plus Seattle-born gear, and a yearlong calendar of trails to try outside the city limits.

04/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Feature

Pets and Vets 2014

Meet the winners of Seattle Met’s Pet Star Search Contest, plus 205 top veterinarians and 25 animal shelters in the greater Seattle area.

01/24/2014

Best of the City

Hidden Seattle

What you see isn’t what you get in this town. Some of the city’s best sights and eats aren’t easy to find, and some of the coolest jobs are done by people you’ll never meet. But that’s okay—we did all the digging.

01/02/2014 By Seattle Met Staff

Article

Seattle's Best Restaurants

It’s been a tasty year in Seattle restaurants. Here’s where it tasted best.

11/01/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

Top Doctors and Nurses 2013

715 practitioners in 75 specialties made this year’s list of top doctors and nurse practitioners in the Seattle metro area.

07/12/2013 By Karen Taylor Quinn

Article

Best Bars 2013

40 Seattle bars where the adventurous food is as sophisticated as the artisanal cocktails

03/27/2013 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

Article

Where to Eat Now: In a Bar!

40 Seattle bars where the adventurous food is as sophisticated as the artisanal cocktails

03/27/2013 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

Best of the City

Seattle’s Best Seafood

Where to find the most flavorful, sustainable fish in Seafood City, USA.

01/23/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

25 Best Places to Work

These are the top 25 workplaces in Seattle, and they’ve got the foosball tables, unlimited vacation time, and bonuses to prove it. Check out the results of our regional survey.

12/19/2012 By Allison Williams

Article

Pet Star Search 2012

Upload your favorite picture of your prized pet and she may land a starring role in our pages. Runners up will be celebrated in an online slide show.

10/30/2012

Article

Best Restaurants 2012

For our annual guide to the top dining in Seattle, we bring you both innovators and classics with strong culinary vision and deep reverence for seasons, local ingredients, and a sense of place—in short, the very best places to eat right now.

10/29/2012 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

High Schools

78 Public and 50 Private Schools Graded

07/25/2012 With Kathryn Robinson, Clancey Denis, and Hilary Meyerson By Matthew Halverson

Best of the City

Seattle’s Best Restaurants for Cheap Eats

Dives, diners, delis, pop-ups, greasy spoons, holes-in-the-wall—and a few thrilling finds we guarantee you’ve never heard of.

07/25/2012 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

Best of the City

Best Breakfast Spots

We still love waffles, omelets, and pancakes. But at Seattle’s best breakfast spots, just look at what’s joining the classic canon.

07/25/2012 By Kathryn Robinson, Christopher Werner, and Allecia Vermillion With Allie Oosta, Brian Colella, and Emily Dhatt

Best of the City

Best Asian Restaurants: Northwest By Far East

The Insider’s Guide to Asian Food in Seattle

07/25/2012 By Kathryn Robinson With Eric Scigliano, Jessica Voelker, Christopher Werner, and Laura Dannen

Best of the City

Seattle’s Best Food Trucks 2012

The mobile revolution has begun. We’ve tracked the big hitters, scouted the best bites, and corralled some 45 curbside cooks to bring you a road map to the street food explosion.

07/25/2012 By Christopher Werner

Take a Hike

Seattle’s Best City Parks

The 10 best outdoor spaces 
in Seattle (and beyond).

06/11/2012 By Lawrence W. Cheek