Opening Dispatch

Bruce Naftaly's Marmite Is Softly Open in Chophouse Row

There's no better time of year to welcome a restaurant focused on warming soups and restorative broth.

12/27/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Beer and Hot Pots

Bell and Whete will be reborn as a brewpub; the former Culture Club address will be reborn as a house of Thai-style hot pots. And big changes in store for Sazerac.

12/22/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: December 21–27

The week in which: Anchovies and Olives does a feast of fishes and Mr. West wins brunch with festive waffles and cereal milk cappuccinos.

12/21/2016 By Rosin Saez

Restaurant Revelry

New Year's Eve Dinner in Seattle: 2016 Edition

Some special menus around town, organized by price.

12/20/2016 By Seattle Met Staff


In Defense of Bone Broth

Strip away the goofy monikers and it’s pretty easy to embrace broth by the cup.

12/20/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Around Town

What We’re Eating Now: January 2017

Senegal’s fish stew, a proper Maine lobster roll, and an unexpectedly bright coffee beer.

12/20/2016 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

The Poke Phenomenon

Seattle is crazy for the fish dish, but one version is best.

12/20/2016 By Ethan Chung

Festive Foods

Chef Mutsuko Soma Greets 2017 with Toshikoshi Soba Noodles

The chef's handmade soba noodles are a New Year's Eve tradition in Japan.

12/19/2016 By Jane Kidder


10 (Local) Stocking Stuffers for Food Lovers

‘Tis the sesason to spread the joy of salsas, sauces, and other locally made condiments.

12/16/2016 By Rosin Saez

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Southern Sandwiches; Day-to-Night Mediterranean

Plus, farewell to an Eastlake favorite.

12/16/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Ice Cream Dispatch

Now Open: Central District Ice Cream Company

Home of creative ice cream sandwiches and candy by the pound.

12/15/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Festive Foods

L’Oursin Toasts the New Year with a French Réveillon

The Central District newcomer translates France's tradition of champagne and luxury foods to the Northwest.

12/14/2016 By Jane Kidder

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: December 14–20

The week in which: Charles Smith throws a holiday bash at his eponymous Georgetown winery while Santa makes stops at Linda's Tavern and Chuck's Hop Shop.

12/14/2016 By Rosin Saez

Pizza Dispatch

Southpaw, John Sundstrom's House of Pizza, Is Open

One of the town's most esteemed chefs puts his own spin on the best food in the universe. All superlatives justified.

12/12/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Festive Foods

Napkin Friends Is a Latke Virtuoso

The rest of the year, this food truck makes panini with potato pancakes instead of bread. But come Hanukkah, things get a little more traditional.

12/09/2016 By Jane Kidder

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Halal Guys and Pizza Milestones

Plus, a new juice bar and SLU sausage sadness.

12/09/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Seasonal Sustenance

Holiday Dining 2016: Christmas Eve (and Christmas) Dinner in Seattle

'Tis the season to make a reservation.

12/08/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

Festive Foods

The Swedish Club Welcomes Winter with a Smorgasbord

In the Swedish tradition, the table will be piled high with food—the kind a Scandinavian grandmother might make.

12/07/2016 By Jane Kidder

Opening Dispatch

Now Open in the Bar Sajor Space: Copal

That wood-fired kitchen is now home to Latin American flavors (and the chef from the former Taco Gringos).

12/07/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: December 7–13

The week in which: Tini Bigs celebrates one last anniversary bash, Kraken Congee is home to a Cambodian-Filipino popup, and Juicebox hosts a cauldron dinner under a full, December moon.

12/07/2016 By Rosin Saez