FRUIT OF THE BOOM

The Long-Awaited Cosmic Crisp Could Reshape Washington’s Apple Industry

Why this one apple’s debut is a big deal.

11/26/2019 By Allison Williams

Brew News

The Rightfully Hyped Great Notion Brewing from Portland Plots a Ballard Location

With award-winning hazy IPAs in tow.

11/22/2019 By Rosin Saez

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Westward Goes Dark and Jason Stratton Goes Portland (Kinda)

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met’s food team.

11/22/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Ready Your Chambongs: La Dive Opens on Capitol Hill

Pike/Pine's newest bar delivers natural wine, frojolais, and bubbles in a bong (oh, and the food menu looks great).

11/22/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Deli Dispatch

At Long Last Schmaltzy’s Delicatessen Opens Today

After two years of prep, weeks of construction delays, and many latke sandwiches, the team behind the Napkin Friends food truck debuts its restaurant spin-off.

11/21/2019 By Nicole Pasia

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: NY- and Chicago-Style Pizza in the OG Red Robin

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met’s food team.

11/15/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Hungry Like A...

Ethan Stowell Will Bring How to Cook a Wolf to Madison Park

His second-eldest restaurant in Queen Anne gets a sibling in another leafy neighborhood across town.

11/15/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Sadness

Ballard's Allergen-Mindful, Low-Key Healthy Restaurant Lucky Santo Closes in December

The Whole 30, keto- and paleo-compliant eatery will shutter less than a year after it opened.

11/13/2019 By Annika Lindburg

YESSSSS

Rachel's Ginger Beer Opens at the Spheres

Snappy ginger beer. Cocktails. And some of the best fiery fried chicken in town.

11/11/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: In Defense of Tom Douglas and Some Truly Gonzo Corn Dogs

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met’s food team.

11/08/2019 By Allecia Vermillion and Annika Lindburg

Gone Too Soon

East Trading Company Closes on Capitol Hill

The artfully designed Pike/Pine bar lasted a little over a year.

11/06/2019 Edited by Annika Lindburg

Croissant Dispatch

Cafe Flora Plans a Spin-Off Bakehouse on Beacon Hill

The Flora Bakehouse will bring coffee and pastries aplenty to the area near Grover Cleveland High School.

11/05/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Philanthropic Dining

Seattle Chefs Join Forces to Raise Money for Immigrant Rights

The second annual Chefs+togetherSeattle event comes to over 80 local restaurants—Little Neon Taco, Cortina, Bar Hitchcock—on November 14.

11/05/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Jason Stratton's Departure and a Self-Serve Bar

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met's food team.

11/01/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Bar Stool Dispatch

Korochka Tavern in Lake City Has Shuttered

But it’s not the end for the cozy Russian bar.

10/28/2019 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work October 28–31

A war-torn love story, a YouTube star's new cookbook, and a Halloween party at Linda's.

10/28/2019 By Nicole Pasia and Courtney Cummings

Handoffs

Lionhead's New Owners Are Putting Their Own Spin on the Capitol Hill Restaurant

Jerry Traunfeld has passed the culinary torch—which is likely a whisk or an actual flame torch—to chef Garrett Doherty and Benjamin Chew.

10/25/2019 By Rosin Saez

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Maximalist Sandwiches and Hood Famous Cocktails

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met's food team.

10/25/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do October 25–27

A roller rink disco night, Canadian comedy in the U District, and fall in Fauntleroy.

10/25/2019 By Ryan Phelan and Courtney Cummings

Same Salumi, Different Day

It's a New Era at These Beloved Seattle Food Institutions

Seattle’s recent flurry of restaurant ownership changes includes Mashiko, Salumi, and Piroshky, Piroshky.

10/22/2019 By Allecia Vermillion