In and Out

Farewell to Old Ballard Liquor Co and Hello to Skål

Raise a glass—or, better, an ale horn—to Ballard's shuttered aquavit oasis, but also to a Viking-inspired beer hall opening this spring.

12:34pm By Haley Gray

Happy Birthday To You

Newcomer Icebox Makes Ice Cream Cake for Grown-Ups

Made with Molly Moon's ice cream, this Insta-worthy ice cream cake comes in classic flavors, layered with nostalgia and a little food science.

7:30am By Anne Dennon

Fun with Listicles

15 Places to Get Your Mediterranean Fix in Seattle

Where to find falafel hot from the fryer, life-changing meatballs, lamb kebabs, and organic Sicilian fare.

02/18/2019 By Nosh Pit Staff

Barstool Dispatch

5 Pioneer Square Happy Hours to See You Through Winter

Start dethawing at these cozy bars in (arguably) Seattle's most characteristic district.

02/15/2019 By Anne Dennon

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Beth's Cafe Property Listed, Sweet Bumpas Shuttered

Six dining developments on our radar this week.

02/15/2019 By Jaime Archer

Midday Matters

Can Mr. Saigon Win Over the Lunch Crowd?

A familiar name in the Chinatown–International District wants to make banh mi a downtown lunchtime essential.

02/14/2019 By Haley Gray

Dreaming of Noodles

Portland’s Gado Gado Pops Up at the Whale Wins This Weekend

Gado Gado, an “Indonesian soul food” restaurant that’s become a standout in Portland’s crowded restaurant scene, will make a Seattle cameo this Sunday.

02/14/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner February 13–19

The week in which: Melissa Miranda celebrates the Year of the Pig, Indi Chocolate teaches us all about truffles, and Monsoon turns the big two-oh.

02/13/2019 By Haley Gray

Hard Winter

Seattle's Snowstorm Really Messed with Small Businesses

Three local business owners weigh in on the “brutal” side effects of our winter wonderland.

02/13/2019 By Stefan Milne

The Leftovers

Sara Dickerman’s New Cookbook Combats Food Waste

"Secrets of Great Second Meals" gives readers roadmaps for what to do with last night's chicken.

02/12/2019 By Stefan Milne

Coffee Break

Fran's Is the Best-Kept Coffee Secret at University Village

Mall-goers looking for a Starbucks alternative don’t have to wait for Mr. West to open—just head to Fran’s Chocolates.

02/12/2019 By Anne Dennon

Sweet Treats

7 Local Chocolate Bars to Satisfy Any Sweet Tooth

These Seattle chocolatiers craft one-of-a-kind bars.

02/11/2019 By Jaime Archer

Broth Beat

Barbecue Smith's Cowboy Ramen Nights Return

A barbecue pork–blessed, Texas-inspired twist on everybody's favorite soup of umami abundance.

02/08/2019 By Rosin Saez

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: A Michelin-Starred Chef for Bellevue, a Beach House for Harry's

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

02/08/2019 By Jaime Archer

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner February 6–12

The week in which: We learn to make molé, appreciate fine chocolate, and get our food waste under control.

02/06/2019 By Haley Gray

Lunch In Session

15 Places to Grab a Bite During Jury Duty

Porchetta sandwiches, transcendent pasta, and Middle Eastern grain bowls—all less than a 10-minute walk from the courthouse.

02/04/2019 By Nosh Pit Staff

Lover's Package

A Very Good and Very Seattle Valentine's Day Guide

Upgrade your Netflix and chill plans with cooking classes, cozy getaways, and a Robyn dance party.

02/04/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Mike Easton Looks to Spring, Ben Paris Returns (Kinda)

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

02/01/2019 By Jaime Archer

Feel the Love

Where to Dine Out on Valentine's Day in Seattle

Endless orders of oysters on the half shell, indulgent desserts, and wicked wine pairings.

01/31/2019 By Gwen Hughes

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner January 30–February 5

The week in which: A festivus convenes for Belgian beer, "totchos" are a thing, and burgers become romantic date fare.

01/30/2019 By Haley Gray