Opening Dispatch

The New Chuck's Hop Shop Is Here...and It Has Bagels

Third Place Books now offers beer, bagels, and kosher fare alongside those books. Also featured: espresso, cold brew, and avocado toast.

10:32am By Allecia Vermillion

Awards & Accolades

Meet Washington’s 2022 Good Food Award Winners

These annual specialty food and drink awards spotlight some of our state's best locally–made snacks, from Theo Chocolate to San Juan Island Sea Salt.

01/18/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Opening Dispatch

9 Seattle Restaurant and Bar Openings for the New Year

Bring on the xiao long bao and queso and Peruvian fare. Plus some specific details on takeout, because the world.

01/12/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Sadness

Seattle Restaurants We Lost in 2021

Opus Co. in Phinney Ridge, Aviv Shawarma Bar in South Lake Union, Fremont standby Vif, Columbia City's El Sombrero–we bid them all farewell this year.

12/28/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Frites Farewell

Cafe Presse Announces Its Final Few Months

One of Seattle's loveliest hangouts is planning to close permanently in the new year.

12/20/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Meat Mourning

Get to the Shambles While You Can

Get to this under-heralded haven of meat and beer before the restaurant shutters for good in December 2021.

12/15/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Jack’s BBQ Spinoff Jackalope Arrives in Columbia City

Its namesake may be mythical , but the impending Tex-Mex restaurant from one of Seattle's best barbecue joints is very much a real thing.

12/09/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Deep Dish Dynamo

West of Chicago Pizza Co. Graduates from Takeout to Full-On Restaurant

West of Chicago Pizza Co.'s dining room in West Seattle will also offer thin crust tavern-style pies, Italian beef sandwiches, and in-house delivery.

12/03/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

November Is for New Bars, Fried Chicken, and One Fancy New Grocer

Meet five cool spots that just opened in Seattle.

11/19/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Latkes and Lights

Where to Order Food for Hanukkah

From full-on brisket dinner spreads to sufganiyot, even gluten-free latkes by the dozen.

11/16/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Opening Dispatch

Ba Bar Opens Vegan Walk-Up, Ba Bar Green, in South Lake Union

The takeout window goes beyond Vietnamese fare with plant-based dishes from across Southeast Asia.

11/12/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

The Wandering Goose Flies South

November Seattle restaurant news, including Eden Hill Provisions' transformation into a burger place, and fried chicken in Capitol Hill and Phinney Ridge.

11/04/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

To the Max

Queen Anne's New Burger Shop Should Look Awfully Familiar

The Queen Anne restaurant that exemplified our pandemic burger obsession makes its new identity permanent.

11/03/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Beer, Books, and Bagels

Zylberschtein’s Brings Bagels, All-Day Kosher Dining to Seward Park

Coming to the restaurant space inside Third Place Books: an all-day kosher menu from bagels to bar snacks.

11/01/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

It's All Gravy

Seattle Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner (or Brunch... Lunch, Even)

Where to eat out for Thanksgiving dinner, when you just don't feel like cooking a twenty-pound bird.

11/01/2021 By Malia Alexander

Let's Tock Turkey

These Seattle Restaurants Offer Takeout Thanksgiving Dinner

Not into grunt work (or indoor dining)? You can still treat yourself with Thanksgiving food to-go.

11/01/2021 By Lucas Kaplan

Expansion Mode

BopBox's Deli Sibling, Made in House, Opens in Fremont

Georgetown's favorite fast-casual Korean spot spins off a takeout-friendly deli and cafe full of bibimbap, japchae, and bentos.

10/28/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Talent Scouts

How Fair Isle Brewing Became a Popup Proving Ground

From Melissa Miranda's Musangtino's to Rough Draft Burger Shop—it's all happening at Fair Isle.

10/20/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Ticket Alert

Shota Nakajima Brings Restaurant Wars Creation Kokoson to Seattle

For two nights only, the Latin-Asian kaiseki creation of four Top Chef contestants will be a real thing here in town.

10/19/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Brunch Alert

Communion Adds Brunch and Late-Night Happy Hour

Friday night at Kristi Brown's soul food outpost means cocktails; Sunday mornings are for corn bread french toast (but also more cocktails).

10/18/2021 By Allecia Vermillion