Local Eats

Marcus Samuelsson’s No Passport Required Explores Seattle’s Filipino Food Community

The New York chef hangs out with the people behind Oriental Mart, Hood Famous Bakeshop, Archipelago, and others in the second season’s first episode.

12/11/2019 By Stefan Milne

MINI DINING GUIDE

Where to Recharge After Holiday Shopping at University Village

Shop until you drop. And then eat.

12/09/2019 By Seattle Met With Annika Lindburg

WHAT WE'RE EATING NOW

Behold, the Mochi Doughnut

Our picks for December include fiery Sichuan food and some seriously fancy garlic knots.

11/26/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

TREND

In Seattle, Mall Food Goes Local

Forget the food court. Shopping centers around the region are reinventing themselves as destination dining.

11/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Anniversary Dinner

21 Seattle Restaurants Marking Major Milestones

Favorites that celebrated significant anniversaries in 2019.

11/26/2019 Edited by Jaime Archer

REVIEW

Maximillian Petty's Cult Cheeseburger Finds a Home at Eden Hill Provisions

The chef's Big Max didn't quite fit the intricate fare at Eden Hill. Now the creation lives in his latest bistro in Queen Anne.

11/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Fun with Listicles

9 Seattle Cake-Filled Bakeshops We Love

So, it's National Cake Day. While we don't need a food holiday to tell us to get a treat, here's where to have your cake (and eat it, too).

11/26/2019 Edited by Annika Lindburg By Seattle Met Staff

In Brief

A Look at Our Seattle Restaurant Reviews in 2019 (So Far)

Nduja-spiked "cheesy bread," a bread course of heirloom wheat pandesal, eel wrapped in a tamago ribbon—yeah, you need to get these on your dining bucket list...

11/18/2019 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Annika Lindburg

Fun With Listicles

The Queen Anne Restaurants We're Into Right Now

Including the newly arrived Eden Hill Provisions, chef Maximillian Petty's latest—and more casually leaning—endeavor.

10/28/2019 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Annika Lindburg

Drinking Buddies

These Big-Name Seattle Chefs Opened Bars Next to Their OG Restaurants

New watering holes from three local chefs were born of convenience, but deliver their own distinct experience.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez

Counter Points

Seattle's Walk-Up Windows and Counters Are Booming

New spots deliver soup dumplings, bagels, and late-night Lebanese flatbread.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez

Newcomers to Love

Hot New Seattle Restaurants to Check Out

To answer that eternal question: Where should we eat tonight?

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez and Allecia Vermillion

The Chain Train

5 Chain Restaurants We Wholeheartedly Welcome to Seattle

These new arrivals aren’t local—not even close. That doesn’t make them any less buzzy.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez

Cover Story

The Great Seattle Restaurant Rush of 2019

The thrill of discovery. A surge of great new spots.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez and Allecia Vermillion

Pics or It Didn’t Happen

In the Era of Instagram, a Seattle Restaurant Bets on Conversation

The Thompson Hotel’s new restaurant concept uses prompt cards to help guests “connect.”

10/22/2019 By Jessica Voelker

Feature

A Life Extruded: Mike Easton and the Alki Homestead’s Path to Il Nido

When the chef reshaped his career he couldn't have known he'd share his destiny with a century-old log cabin and dining icon rising from literal ashes.

10/22/2019 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Kyle Johnson

Hit List

These Are Seattle's Best New Restaurants of 2019

This was a year of variety, from Filipino tasting menus to the pizza doppelganger that's Georgia's national dish.

10/22/2019 By Allecia Vermillion and Rosin Saez

Fun With Listicles

Hard-to-Snag Seats at These Seattle Restaurants Are Well Worth the Wait

From intimate chef's counters to culinary hot spots.

10/21/2019 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Courtney Cummings

Cat-ffeine Fix

A Guide to Seattle's Cat Cafe Scene

Whether it’s to adopt or just to get some kitty cuddles, the feline-friendly spots have settled into our coffee landscape.

10/14/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Awards & Accolades

Homer Is Seattle Met's 2019 Restaurant of the Year

In a warm Beacon Hill dining room, Logan Cox makes the unfamiliar craveable, and the familiar feel like something new entirely.

10/07/2019 By Allecia Vermillion