Eat & Drink

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Little Oddfellows Reopens Inside Elliott Bay Book Company

Linda Derschang's cafe, tucked away in Seattle's favorite independent book store, is back with coffee and pastries.

05/27/2022 By Sophia Urabe

Chef's Day Off

Recipe: Taichi Kitamura’s Okonomiyaki

This Japanese savory pancake is easy to make ahead and freeze, and can be garnished with everything from tonkatsu sauce to mayo and bonito flakes.

05/26/2022 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Brooke Fitts

BEER GEAR

Have Your Beer and Wear It, Too

Standard Brewing, Lucky Envelope, and Great Notion pick to-go beer and brewery merch just for dad.

05/23/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Seattle Dining Guide

Perfect Patios for Sunny Days

Seattle's best restaurant and bar patios for a sunny day, from Bangrak Market in Belltown to Linda's Tavern and Monsoon in Capitol Hill.

05/23/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Fruit Forward

The Complete Guide to Pacific Northwest Berries

How we eat and harvest our local fruits, from strawberries to huckleberries and everything sweet in between. Plus: The best fields to pick berries.

05/19/2022 By Allison Williams Photography by Carlton Canary

Seattle Dining Guide

The Best Italian Food in Seattle

From red sauce to ravioli, tasting menus to Tuscan cuisine, these are some of the best restaurants in Seattle for Italian food.

05/18/2022 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

Review

When Tomo Broke the Internet

The new tasting menu restaurant from the former Canlis chef defies description and draws a crowd.

05/16/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

South by Northwest

Renee Erickson's Opening a New Bar

Portland chef Cameron Addy inspires a South-meets-Northwest dive bar at the former location of Kiki Ramen.

05/12/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Above All

A Summer-Ready Guide to Rooftop Patios

From the Mountaineering Club in the U District to South Lake Union's Mbar, our growing number of rooftop patios let you spend the summer on high.

05/11/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Everything

For Whom the Bagel Tolls

Some say these are the best bagels in Seattle. But owner Roan Hartzog leaves behind a changed landscape of local carbs, even as he moves on to Oregon.

05/10/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Expansion Mode

Susu Dessert Bar Spins Off a Bothell Bakery

The croissants and kouign-amann will head north, so this gem in Chinatown–International District can become a late-night dessert bar.

05/10/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Field Notes

Bloom Plants a Meatless, No-Dairy, Gluten-Free Flag in Denny Triangle

A new restaurant in the Denny Triangle, Bloom, honors dietary restrictions with build-your-own takeout lunch.

05/09/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Shift Change

New Owners at Mike Easton's Il Nido

Cameron Williams and Katie Gallego take over the restaurant inside the historic Alki Homestead, as Easton heads to Waitsburg to focus on Bar Bacetto.

05/03/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

XLB Dining Guide

The Best Soup Dumplings in Seattle

Local Chinese food restaurants, from Din Tai Fung to Ping's Dumpling House, serve takeout xiao long bao, and even make frozen soup dumplings for the home.

04/27/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Ticket Alert

Shota Nakajima Announces Two Dinners with Michael Voltaggio

Two big names from the Bravo show will collaborate on a dinner combining Japanese and Northwest elements June 2 and 3 in Woodinville.

04/25/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Mother Lode

Mother's Day Brunches in Seattle

Where to make brunch reservations in Seattle for Mother's Day, from Joule in Wallingford to Di Fiora in First Hill.

04/22/2022 By Ann Karneus

Changeups

Brendan McGill's New Restaurant Takes a Big, Oceanic Swing

The former Hitchcock will embrace cured seafood, crudo, wood-fired halibut, and seasonal vegetables.

04/20/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Expansion Mode

Detroit-Style Pizza Phenom Moto Plans a Second Location

The former Boat Street Cafe address in Belltown will now produce deep-dish pies as a spinoff of West Seattle's Moto Pizza.

04/19/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Field Notes

One of the Town's Best Steak Houses Isn't a Steak House at All

The Ballard shop's weeknight wine bar is really a supreme beef-eating experience, which showcases cuts from Japanese Wagyu to a London broil.

04/12/2022 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

GIFT GUIDE

20 Tempting Gifts for the Food and Drink Obsessed

Here's what to get for people who love food: a Sur la Table air fryer, the coolest cocktail glasses, and merch from local Seattle brands.

04/12/2022 By Zoe Sayler