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

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

Smash Hits

Seattle Smash Burgers to Devour ASAP

Burgers? Always a good idea.

09/30/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Greasy Gems

The Best Seattle Restaurants to Fend Off a Hangover

Behold, our favorite grease-driven indulgences.

09/24/2019 Edited by Jaime Archer

Fun with Listicles

Insta-Worthy Backdrops: 8 Seattle Restaurants with Rad Wallpaper

Aka your guide to the prettiest eateries in town.

09/23/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Critic's Picks

The Best Restaurants in Pioneer Square Right Now

Seattle's historic district lays claim to long-lived institutions and newcomers alike.

09/16/2019 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Courtney Cummings

Critic's Picks

Seattle's 100 Best Restaurants Right Now

From the finest of dining to worthwhile holes in the wall, and all points in-between.

09/10/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

CRITIC’S PICKS

The Best Restaurants on First Hill Right Now

Pizza, fried chicken, tacos—don't overlook the dining spots hiding out in this jumble of hospitals and historic mansions.

09/09/2019 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Courtney Cummings

Treat Tour

A Sweet Capitol Hill Dessert Crawl

A bar crawl on the Hill? Please. Forgo the hangover and opt instead for a sugar rush.

08/20/2019 By Rosin Saez

Good-Time Titans

Seattle's Crazy Party Central Is...Canlis?

How the fine dining restaurant puts together such epic parties.

08/20/2019 By Allecia Vermillion