Central District Neighborhood Guide

Where to Eat (and Drink) in the Central District

A variety that reflects the neighborhood’s history.

8:30am By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff Photography by Amber Fouts

culinary coordinates

This New Interactive Map Helps You Find Local Food in Washington

The Washington Food and Farm Finder includes gifts, groceries, and everything in between.

8:00am By Erin Wong

There in a Jif

Musang Is Seattle Met's Restaurant of the Year

Melissa Miranda’s stunning Filipino food is only part of the equation.

11/30/2020 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

Opening Dispatch

Communion to Open in the Central District

Kristi Brown and Damon Bomar bring meaningful cocktails and cuisine to the Liberty Bank Building.

11/25/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

#hellarice

Herschell Taghap’s Thanksgiving Week Clam Chowder Recipe

Making stuffing this week? The prep list for this classic soup has a surprising amount of crossover.

11/23/2020 By Herschell Taghap Photography by Herschell Taghap

Feature

Seattle's Rocky Yeh Helped Craft America's Cocktail Landscape

He never technically tended bar. But before his death last year, the exuberant local left an indelible mark.

11/20/2020 By Allecia Vermillion Illustrations by Dozfy

In Your Feed

Seattle Restaurant Support Reminds Us, Facebook Has an Upside

How founder Jill Gallagher built Seattle's real talk resource for pandemic dining.

11/19/2020 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

Feature

Will Northwest Seaweed Farming Finally Take Off?

The potential is vast—for the environment, for nutrition, for Indigenous food sovereignty.

11/16/2020 By Stefan Milne

Field Notes

Under the Influence of Milk Drunk's Fried Chicken Sandwich

The sandwich intended as a footnote now rules the sidewalk on Beacon Avenue.

11/12/2020 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

Seattle Dining Guide

Seattle's Best Pizza: From Thin Crust to Deep-Dish

Plus plenty in between.

11/04/2020 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

Ballots and Boxes

4 Canlis-Approved Boxed Wines to Get You Through November

Canlis wine director Nelson Daquip picks a few unpretentious favorites: "I was surprised by the quality of what's out there."

11/03/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Patty Permanence

Hitchcock on Bainbridge Island Will Become Burgerhaus

Smash burgers and "bougie burgers" laden with beer cheese set up permanent (probably) shop in the home of Brendan McGill's flagship restaurant.

11/03/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Oeno Files

5 Washington Red Wines to Drink This Fall

The state makes plenty of whites and rosés, but at heart, this is red wine country.

10/30/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan

#HellaRice

Herschell Taghap’s “Good Impression” Kare Kare

A version of the classic stew delicious enough to bring to the friends who you call family.

10/30/2020 By Herschell Taghap Photography by Herschell Taghap

Field Notes

Phnom Penh Noodle House Makes a Graceful Return

Even in sleek new quarters, the 30-year institution in Chinatown–International District feels familiar in all the right ways.

10/29/2020 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

Department of Silver Linings

3 Can't-Miss Menus That Wouldn't Exist without the Pandemic

A cocktail destination redefines itself, spectacular chicken wings land in a legendary address, and a legit butter burger gets even better.

10/28/2020 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

Opening Dispatch

El Gaucho Readies Its New Flagship, a Stable Turned Steak House

The restaurant will soon reopen in a historic building on Western, a special occasion destination designed for our post-Covid good life.

10/28/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

BYO Blanket

Seattle Restaurants (and Bars) with Covered, Heated, and Tented Patios

A neighborhood-by-neighborhood guide to our alfresco fall and winter, from Ballard to Bellevue.

10/27/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Oeno Files

Luke Is Making Stunning Wines from Washington’s Wahluke Slope

Want the best value in local red wines right now? Check out these bottles.

10/23/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan

Let's Tock Turkey

These Seattle Restaurants Offer Takeout Thanksgiving Dinner

Big gatherings might be dicey, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't stuff yourself with mashed potatoes and pie.

10/23/2020 By Allecia Vermillion and Erin Wong