First Helping

The Plate Fund Gives Seattle Restaurant Workers $500 in Cash Relief

Because those newly enhanced unemployment benefits haven't kicked in just yet.

6:35pm By Benjamin Cassidy

Traditions, Adapted

Where to Get Easter and Passover Meals for Takeout

Special holiday menus...cloistered edition.

9:08am By Allecia Vermillion

Liquid Assets

Seattle Restaurants Need These Takeout Cocktail Kits As Much as Customers Do

The state made DIY cocktail kits legal for the duration of quarantine. Clearly they're filling a need.

04/03/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Quarantine Cuisine

How to Revive Your Takeout Leftovers

Old fries, curry, a burger—they can be saved. Just step away from the microwave.

04/03/2020 By Stefan Milne

SLICE SUPPORT

Pagliacci Offers Support in the Form of Free Treats

When restaurants shifted to takeout and delivery mode, the pizza chain was better equipped than most. So they're paying it forward.

04/02/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Vital Victuals

Here Are Lists (and a Map!) of Farmers Market Alternatives

Vendors have pivoted to CSA, delivery, pickup. These lists show you where to find what.

04/02/2020 By Stefan Milne

Low, Slow, and Socially Distanced

Jack's BBQ Debuts a Takeout Popup in Bellevue

The town's biggest name in smoked meat establishes a presence on the Eastside.

04/01/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Card Drive

The Pay Forward Project Is a Gift to Local Restaurants

A new website allows diners to divert their week's would-be entertainment budget into gift cards.

03/31/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Quarantine Cuisine

How to Go Beyond Steamed Rice

If you're to be stuck at home with a lot of one ingredient, there is none more profoundly versatile.

03/30/2020 By Stefan Milne

FIND DINING

The City Built a New Map for Seattle Restaurants Offering Takeout or Delivery

The tool from Jenny Durkan’s office includes bars, cafes, and breweries.

03/30/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Survival Mode

After Mastering Takeout, More Seattle Restaurants Voluntarily Close

Even after Inslee lets restaurants continue cooking, some question whether they should.

03/27/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

LOCALS ONLY

New Delivery Hub Catch22 Brings Power Back to Local Restaurants

Piroshky Piroshky owner Olga Sagan is staging a third-party delivery coup.

03/26/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Essay

Coronavirus and the Struggle to Live Virtually

From streaming concerts to breaking quarantines, we're reckoning with our inability to encounter people in the real world.

03/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine Cuisine

3 Very Easy Recipes for Non-Cooks

Mushrooms over rice, a roasted carrot salad, upgraded toast—you can do it.

03/20/2020 By Stefan Milne

OUT OF WORK

As Seattle Restaurants Restructure, Many Industry Workers Worry

Servers, prep cooks, and others are struggling as COVID-19 forces restaurants to trim staff or shutter altogether.

03/20/2020 By Sam Luikens

Aisle Awareness

Grocery Store Elderly Hours Have Reached Seattle

After debuting elsewhere, special senior access arrives here first at Albertsons, Safeway, Uwajimaya, and Whole Foods Market.

03/18/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Outbreak Outing

Seattle Restaurant Support Is a Supper Club for a Time of Crisis

A Seattleite started a Facebook group on Monday to meet at local restaurants and “inundate them with love and tips.”

03/13/2020 By Stefan Milne

FOOD PROOF

These Seattle Restaurants Are Offering Takeout and Delivery Deals

Here are some of the local spots offering specials right now.

03/12/2020 By Seattle Met Staff and Sam Luikens

INHOSPITABLE HOSPITALITY

What Tom Douglas's Restaurant Closures Mean for the City

Douglas will close all but one of his 13 restaurants for the next eight to 12 weeks, a coronavirus survival plan.

03/12/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Noodle News

How Coronavirus Hurts a Local Chinese Restaurant

Xi'an Noodles is just one example of how reduced contact and misconceptions have led to revenue losses.

03/11/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege