First Helping

The Plate Fund Gives Seattle Restaurant Workers $500 in Cash Relief

Because those newly enhanced unemployment benefits haven't kicked in just yet.

04/06/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Traditions, Adapted

Where to Get Easter and Passover Meals for Takeout

Special holiday menus...cloistered edition.

04/06/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Liquid Assets

Seattle Restaurants Need These Takeout Cocktail Kits As Much as Customers Do

The state made DIY cocktail kits legal for the duration of quarantine. Clearly they're filling a need.

04/03/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

SLICE SUPPORT

Pagliacci Offers Support in the Form of Free Treats

When restaurants shifted to takeout and delivery mode, the pizza chain was better equipped than most. So they're paying it forward.

04/02/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Low, Slow, and Socially Distanced

Jack's BBQ Debuts a Takeout Popup in Bellevue

The town's biggest name in smoked meat establishes a presence on the Eastside.

04/01/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Card Drive

The Pay Forward Project Is a Gift to Local Restaurants

A new website allows diners to divert their week's would-be entertainment budget into gift cards.

03/31/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

FIND DINING

The City Built a New Map for Seattle Restaurants Offering Takeout or Delivery

The tool from Jenny Durkan’s office includes bars, cafes, and breweries.

03/30/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Survival Mode

After Mastering Takeout, More Seattle Restaurants Voluntarily Close

Even after Inslee lets restaurants continue cooking, some question whether they should.

03/27/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

LOCALS ONLY

New Delivery Hub Catch22 Brings Power Back to Local Restaurants

Piroshky Piroshky owner Olga Sagan is staging a third-party delivery coup.

03/26/2020 By Zoe Sayler

OUT OF WORK

As Seattle Restaurants Restructure, Many Industry Workers Worry

Servers, prep cooks, and others are struggling as COVID-19 forces restaurants to trim staff or shutter altogether.

03/20/2020 By Sam Luikens

Aisle Awareness

Grocery Store Elderly Hours Have Reached Seattle

After debuting elsewhere, special senior access arrives here first at Albertsons, Safeway, Uwajimaya, and Whole Foods Market.

03/18/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

FOOD PROOF

These Seattle Restaurants Are Offering Takeout and Delivery Deals

Here are some of the local spots offering specials right now.

03/12/2020 By Seattle Met Staff and Sam Luikens

INHOSPITABLE HOSPITALITY

What Tom Douglas's Restaurant Closures Mean for the City

Douglas will close all but one of his 13 restaurants for the next eight to 12 weeks, a coronavirus survival plan.

03/12/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Noodle News

How Coronavirus Hurts a Local Chinese Restaurant

Xi'an Noodles is just one example of how reduced contact and misconceptions have led to revenue losses.

03/11/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

SPECIAL DELIVERY

Postmates and DoorDash Are Offering No-Contact Delivery

Self-quarantining during the coronavirus outbreak? Just don't want to put on pants? This service is for you.

03/09/2020 By Zoe Sayler

TIME TO KETCHUP

Hood Famous Bakeshop's Women's History Month Tribute Is Tough to Beat

Filipina food scientist María Orosa e Ylagan inspired these ketchup bottle cookies with a history lesson baked in.

03/06/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Coronavirus Cancels Taste Washington, But Also, Chicken

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met’s food team.

03/06/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Menu Mourning

Say Goodbye to Costco’s Food Court Burger

Organic beef patty, we hardly knew ye.

03/03/2020 By Nicole Martinson

LEMON UP

The Girl Scouts Are Throwing a Parade for a Brand New Lemon Cookie

The parade for the new Lemon-Up cookie starts Friday at noon.

02/28/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Phnom Penh Noodle House Returns, Bearyaki Begins

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met’s food team.

02/28/2020 By Allecia Vermillion