Culture Fix

What to Do After Work August 19–22

A Ballard butcher shop sneak peek, a behind-the-scenes look at 1960s drag pageants, and the story of a 20th century female sculptor.

08/19/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Ludi's Closes Early and Flatstick Heads to Bellingham

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

08/16/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 16–18

A punked-out roller rink, a block party fit for mythology aficionados, and a mountain town film festival.

08/16/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Cubic Changeups

Cubes Baking Company Changes Dessert Direction

...and its name, too. The Wallingford bakeshop—soon-to-be Tres Lechería—will trade its signature cube-shaped pastries for the titular old-fashioned Mexican t...

08/15/2019 By Lily Hansen

#CowabungaSEA

Seattle Met Magazine’s Cowabunga Announces an All-Star Lineup of Chefs

The four-day food festival returns September 27–29.

08/13/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Ticket Alert

Cherry Bombe Will Bring Its Day-Long Food Conference to Seattle in November

The biannual publication comes to Seattle for its first-ever Jubilee event with soon-to-be-announced speakers, chefs, and other important women in food and d...

08/13/2019 By Rosin Saez

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work August 12–15

A trumpeter adds spoken word to jazz classics, a cartoonist draws 23 Seattle neighborhoods, and boozy popsicles takeover a rooftop bar.

08/12/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: We Totally Want to Join Brandi Carlile's Wine Club

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

08/09/2019 By Sam Jones

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 9–11

A film about exotico wrestling, free tacos, and a National S'mores Day celebration.

08/09/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Opening Dispatch

Old 76 Brings a Simple, Familial Burger Concept to Mercer Island

The Homegrown owners opened the restaurant in an old gas station.

08/08/2019 By Stefan Milne

Treat Beat

You Need This Giant Cookie Cake in Your Life

At Lowrider Baking Company, the homey dessert reaches new heights.

08/08/2019 By Jaime Archer

Opening Dispatch

Former Seattle Sounder Fredy Montero Opens Santo Coffee Co.

The shop, a block south of Roosevelt High School, will focus on very fresh Colombian beans.

08/07/2019 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

Jack's BBQ Is Throwing a Meaty Music Fest on August 10

The inaugural Low and Slow Festival is a taste of how the South parties.

08/06/2019 By Rosin Saez

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work August 5–8

An ex-Mormon makes bedroom music, restaurants celebrate RBG, and SIFF screens a documentary for feline fanatics.

08/05/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Coming Soon

New Bar La Dive Brings Natural Wine and Frozen Drinks to Pike/Pine

Bring on the frojolais; this place sounds fun as hell.

08/02/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Butchers and Brunch in Ballard

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

08/02/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 2–4

A celebration of local drag talent, brunched-up barbecue, and the sax-slinging Kirk Whalum.

08/02/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Dining for a Cause

Food Industry Do-Gooders Gather Again to Raise Funds for RAICES

Chefs, bartenders, and DJs converge at the Dynasty Room on August 5 to support immigrant family reunification.

08/01/2019 By Rosin Saez

Blessed Unions

Li'l Woody's Bestows a Whole Month of Desserts on Seattle

Four promising pastry chefs. Four culinary confections. A month of sugary sweets.

07/31/2019 By Lily Hansen

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 29–August 1

An exhibition honors a Seattle civil rights leader, an author turns Obama and Biden into crime-solving sleuths, and an Appalachian folk band plays the Crocod...

07/29/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol