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

Shade Index

Your Seattle Thanksgiving in 7 Courses

Eat, drink, and be weary.

10/22/2019 By Mac Hubbard

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

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work October 21–24

Confessional funk songs, a haunted dinner, and nature-inspired poetry.

10/21/2019 By Nicole Pasia and Courtney Cummings

SHIFTS & SHAKEUPS

This Week in Restaurant News: Doughnut Debuts and Tacos in Interbay

Five dining developments on our radar.

10/18/2019 By Rosin Saez and Jaime Archer

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do October 18–20

Glass art, a hippie meet-up, and music inspired by Stephen King.

10/18/2019 By Ryan Phelan and Courtney Cummings

Bottoms Up for Mother Earth

Drink the Change Brings Together Climate Action and Cocktails

Starting October 21, a slew of Seattle spots sling libations for a good cause—planet Earth.

10/16/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Day Tripper

To the Woods—It’s Wild Mushroom Season

Want to try foraging for fungi? Now’s the time to do it.

10/16/2019 By Stefan Milne

Dark Arts

The Best Halloween Events in Seattle

You guessed it—everything’s haunted.

10/15/2019 By Nicole Pasia and Ryan Phelan