Best Restaurants 2017

Chef Brian Clevenger Is Having an Unusually Big Year

Here's what the rapid-fire restaurateur has been up to in 2017—and what's next.

08/18/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

JuneBaby Mania

Why Seattle Went Nuts When JuneBaby Opened

An actual line—a long one—of eager diners waited outside Edouardo Jordan's Southern restaurant at 5pm on day one. Here are 5 reasons it lives up to the hype.

08/18/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Restaurants 2017

From Poke to Pizza, These Are The Best Things We Ate This Year

11 dishes for your dining out to-do list.

08/18/2017 By Allecia Vermillion and Rosin Saez Photography by Sara Marie D’Eugenio

Best Restaurants

Best Restaurants 2017: Mean Sandwich

It isn’t fancy—just a few booths, a big walkup counter, and seating that wraps around the ample front windows. But…those sandwiches.

08/18/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Restaurants

Best Restaurants 2017: Marmite

In a most unexpected next chapter, Bruce Naftaly gives Capitol Hill a relaxed evolution of Le Gourmand.

08/18/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

The Safety Dance

Best Restaurants 2017: Adana

In a year of reconcepts, Adana is a lesson in how to loosen up.

08/18/2017 By Rosin Saez

Best Restaurants 2017

Seattle's Best New Bars That Are Secretly Dining Destinations

Remember when Seattle’s bars and restaurants were kind of indistinguishable? These newcomers are proudly, defiantly drink destinations, two from the same pair of local beverage luminaries. And yet we keep coming back for the food.

08/18/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Restaurants 2017

New Views: 2017's Most Scenic Restaurants

Suddenly, superb food and memorable views aren’t mutually exclusive.

08/18/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Awards and Accolades

The 2017 Restaurant of the Year Is...

In a moment where casual, familiar dining prevails, one chef transforms bison, boar shoulder, and venison into polished plates, served with easygoing grace. All this and a devastatingly stylish dining room? No wonder our restaurant of the year is…

08/11/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

This Is Happening

Shake Shack Is Coming to Seattle

Who knew: These beloved burgers, concretes, and crinkle-cut fries have a significant Seattle backstory. And they're finally headed our way.

08/09/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Fun With Listicles

6 Cookies I Have Known and Loved

Some have sprinkles. Others have pork rinds.

08/03/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Scratch Vietnamese Sandwich Shop Lan Hue Opens on Jackson Street

Everything's made in house—from the baguettes to the mayo.

07/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Around Town

What We're Eating Now: August 2017

This month's favorites: soft pretzel cubes, summertime ribs, and a classic club sandwich with a secret weapon.

07/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion and Rosin Saez

Restaurant Review

Review: Copal, the Beautiful, Wood-Fired Taqueria In Bar Sajor's Old Space

It's the year's most savvy switch-up.

07/11/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Fun With Listicles

23 Restaurants with Great Water Views

Tourist meccas, fine dining, and tucked-away cafes—all organized by body of water.

06/29/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Hidden Gems

Best Pike Place Market Dining: Proper Sit-Down Meals

The town’s grand master of sushi and one of the most atmospheric dining rooms in town are both hidden within the maze of the Market.

06/27/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Market Dining

Best Pike Place Market Dining: Quick and Casual

Looking for a snack? Here’s where locals grab lunch. Or eclairs. Or biscuit sandwiches.

06/26/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Around Town

What We're Eating Now: July 2017

This month’s favorites: a taco oasis, thoughtful broccoli, and memorably great bar fries.

06/20/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Sustenance

Here Are 4 New Destinations for Dinner

From Georgetown barbecue to French-Japanese creations in Mount Baker.

06/15/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Cold Stunners

The Best of Seattle Ice Cream 2017

Vanilla? Not so much. Meet Seattle’s colorful new ice cream crop.

06/12/2017 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Olivia Brent