culinary coordinates

This New Interactive Map Helps You Find Local Food in Washington

The Washington Food and Farm Finder includes gifts, groceries, and everything in between.

8:00am By Erin Wong

Picnic Perfect

5 Picnic Kits for a Socially Distant Summer

Pick up provisions at one of these neighborhood fixtures before heading off in search of an enviable and socially distant picnic spot.

08/06/2020 By Annette Maxon

WELL PICKED

Summer's Still On at These Washington U-Pick Berry Farms

Stock up on local produce the old-fashioned way.

07/17/2020 By Annette Maxon

Shopping List

Seattle’s Best Butcher Shops and Meat Markets

Tucked away in Pike Place Market, or existing purely online, these local purveyors make buying a steak a personalized experience.

07/01/2020 By Annette Maxon

Essential Business

Seattle Farmers Markets Are Slowly Returning

Here's what's open and when, including the return of the Capitol Hill Farmers Market this Sunday.

06/26/2020 By Sophia Gates

DON'T CHECK OUT

Seattle's Frontline Workers Push for Protections as Grocery Profits Soar

Grocery stores have done remarkably well during the pandemic, but workers—including some at PCC—still feel vulnerable.

06/12/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Essential Buisness

The Ballard and University District Farmers Markets Reopen This Weekend

After more than a month of closure, the city is allowing the two markets to resume operation—with a set of strict safety protocols.

04/15/2020 By Stefan Milne

Vital Victuals

Here Are Lists (and a Map!) of Farmers Market Alternatives

Vendors have pivoted to CSA, delivery, pickup. These lists show you where to find what.

04/02/2020 By Stefan Milne

Heat Check

Seattle Hot Sauces: 4 Fiery Favorites

Local condiments that add a kick to everything.

12/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

You're Welcome

Local Markets Where You Can Buy Last-Minute Party Necessities

Because you totally left it until, oh, mere hours before and you need to bring something to that get together.

12/16/2019 By Seattle Met Staff With Annika Lindburg

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

Market Move

Seattle’s Largest Night Market Is Back for Winter—with a New Indoor Venue

This winter brings local food vendors, craft beers and cocktails, and live music. (Rain boots not required.)

10/09/2019 By Nicole Pasia

PNW Pantry

St. Jude Tuna Revitalizes a Lunch Staple

The local company’s troll-caught albacore is on a Good Food Award streak.

07/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Neighborhood in Flux

Little Saigon Is at a Literal and Figurative Crossroads

New housing developments are bringing a flood of residents to the neighborhood.

02/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Deli Matters

Brendan McGill Says Farewell to Hitchcock Deli Georgetown

Georgetown's craft sandwich shop gets a new owner, and new life as a deli and market.

01/15/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Shutter Report

Indie Kitchen Shop in U Village Is Closing

After 42 years Mrs. Cook's will hang up her apron in January. (Meanwhile, this former shopgirl pens a goodbye note.)

11/14/2018 By Rosin Saez

Grocery Games

A Pike Place Market Shopping Crawl

Yes, locals do buy stuff here.

09/21/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Super Market Sweep

How to Do Pike Place in 30 Minutes or Less

Got out-of-town visitors? We've got the guide to showing them the sites.

06/19/2018 By Allison Williams Illustrations by Mike Holm

Day Into Night

Around the Clock at Pike Place Market

From dawn to well after dusk, the market has its own particular rhythm.

06/19/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Get Smart

A Pike Place Market Primer

Have a question about the market, but you've lived in Seattle too long to ask? There's a Q&A list for that.

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne