Food News & Events

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

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

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

Ticket Alert

Brady Williams Announces a Tomo Dinner Series with His Chef Pals

The culinary event stars Brady Ishiwata Williams and collabs with his chef friends, including Carlo Mirarchi of Roberta's and Blanca.

04/11/2022 By Sophie Grossman

Egg Hunt

Where to Easter Brunch in Seattle: Takeout or Dine In

Where to find dine-in or takeout specials for Easter brunch and dinners in and near Seattle, from Eden Hill in Queen Anne to Elliott's Oyster House.

04/05/2022 By Ann Karneus

Ox + Panda = Frog 

Money Frog Brings Grown-Up Energy to the Former Vios Space

The new Pan-Asian joint, from the owners behinds Taurus Ox and Hangry Panda, soft opened last week in Capitol Hill with cocktails and fried frog legs.

04/01/2022 By Ann Karneus

Concession Cuisine

Here's What We'll Be Eating at Mariners Games This Year

Among others, poke and avocado toast are gracing the Mariners stadium this year—this isn't your average baseball concessions stand.

03/31/2022 By Ann Karneus

Sauce Talk

Meet the Central District’s New Hometown Hot Sauce

Hot Jawn founder Joe Norris graces Seattle with his locally made condiment, which hovers somewhere between buffalo sauce and Sriracha.

03/18/2022 By Ann Karneus

Cheers for the Memories

Hale’s Ales Pours Its Last Pint in April

The historic brewpub and taproom in Fremont will be closing permanently, on April 9, after 39 years in business. Moisture Fest will mark its last hurrah.

03/17/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Awards & Accolades

These Are Seattle's James Beard Award Nominees for 2022

The local chefs and restaurants who made the cut include The Walrus and the Carpenter and Rachel Yang and Seif Chirchi of Joule.

03/16/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Lark 3.0

After Two Long Years, Lark Returns

A new set menu is ready for special occasions, parties, and semiprivate mezzanine dining at one of the Pacific Northwest's best restaurants

03/08/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Unmarked Doors

Tsukushinbo Will Close to Make Way for Two New Japantown Successors

The Caccam family will continue a 28-year legacy with a new sushi counter, a bar, and lots of onigiri, along with the restaurant's beloved curry.

03/08/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Bun-Based Collabs

And So Begins Lil Woody's Burger Month

J. Kenji López-Alt, Preeti Agarwal of Meesha, Archipelago chef Aaron Verzosa, and the Corson Building chef Emily Crawford Dann offer burger creations.

03/01/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Awards & Accolades

Behold Seattle's James Beard Award Semifinalists for 2022

The local chefs and restaurants up for James Beard awards this year, with nominees including Rachel Yang of Joule, Kristi Brown of Communion, and Tomo.

02/23/2022 By Angela Cabotaje