Best of the City

Seattle's James Beard–Winning Restaurants

On May 1, the James Beard Foundation will announce the latest winners of America’s most prestigious culinary awards. Until then, you can dine your way through our region’s past honorees.

03/22/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Expansion Mode

Hokkaido Ramen Santouka Heads to U Village

Specifically a primo spot in the heart of the shopping center.

03/22/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: March 22–28

The week in which: East Anchor shucks birthday oysters, Seven Beef does Korean for a night, and proud Washington winos abound.

03/22/2017 By Rosin Saez

Oeno Files

Tips, Tricks, and Recommendations for Taste Washington 2017

This year's can't-miss wines, plus some valuable survival skills.

03/21/2017 By Sean P. Sullivan

Around Town

What We're Eating Now: April 2017

This month’s favorites: superlative barbecue, pineapple soft serve, and Japanese curry by way of LA.

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion and Kathryn Robinson

Taco Dispatch

Jack's BBQ Launches Brunch Next Month

Why, yes—the brunch menu *does* include breakfast tacos.

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

Are Women Better Chefs Than Men?

Seattle chefs (bravely) address this question, right here.

03/20/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Fun With Listicles

9 Dang-Good Doughnuts Around Seattle

Right this way to glossy-glazed and freshly fried goods...

03/20/2017 By Rosin Saez Photography by Lauren Kelly

Pasta and Progeny

Rione XIII Gives Parents (and Kids) a Monthly Night Out

Ethan and Angela Stowell's monthly tradition means a mid-week break for the family.

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

What To Do With a Kid

Kid-Friendly Restaurants (That Don't Feel Like Kid-Friendly Restaurants)

Plus: A few things we think would make Seattle parents' lives a little easier.

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Trend

Thackeray Knows How to Please a Crowd

The Wallingford newcomer is just the latest evidence that Heavy Restaurant Group knows how people actually want to eat.

03/20/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Bodegas Without Borders

Uwajimaya’s Kai Market, 365 by Whole Foods, and the State of Seattle Grocery Stores

These new market spin-offs are a window into how the city actually eats.

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Review

New Luck Toy Insists It's a Bar, but the Food's the Charm

Ma‘ono chef Mark Fuller is the guy behind the menu of updated honey pecan prawns, barbecued pork, and the best General Tso’s chicken to ever come in contact with disposable chopsticks.

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts and Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Poke in Ballard and Beer in Belltown

Plus, changes at Vestal.

03/17/2017 By Rosin Saez

Changeups

A New Direction for Josh Henderson's Vestal

The South Lake Union restaurant will become a more casual cafe.

03/16/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

Service Included vs. Tipping at Circadia

A national conversation goes local.

03/16/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Awards & Accolades

And Now for Seattle's 2017 James Beard Finalists

Congratulations to these final contenders...

03/15/2017 By Rosin Saez

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: March 15–21

The week in which: French food and Washington wines converge at L'Oursin, Trove hosts a meaty popup dinner, and Marine Hardware turns 1.

03/15/2017 By Rosin Saez

Opening Dispatch

No Vacancy Poke Is Opening Today Inside Hotel Albatross

Poke makes its way to Ballard.

03/15/2017 By Rosin Saez

Drinking Holidays

Where to Find Good Craic This St. Patrick's Day

These bars, restaurants, and bakeries have their own way of celebrating Ireland's patron saint.

03/14/2017 By Jack Kelly