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

Hopped Up

The New Guide to Washington Beer

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

05/21/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Feature

Seattle's Best Places to Work

We snuck into the best offices in Seattle to find where the daily grind is actually a treat.

05/21/2015 By Seattle Met Staff

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

Seattle's Best Brunches

It might be the only good decision you’ll make all weekend. Here’s where to eat.

04/09/2015 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

Feature

Seattle’s Best Places to Work

We snuck into the best offices in Seattle to find where the daily grind is actually a treat.

03/16/2015 By Allison Williams

Feature

Seattle's Best Brunches

It might be the only good decision you’ll make all weekend: here’s where to eat.

02/16/2015 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

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