Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 2–4

A celebration of local drag talent, brunched-up barbecue, and the sax-slinging Kirk Whalum.

08/02/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Dining for a Cause

Food Industry Do-Gooders Gather Again to Raise Funds for RAICES

Chefs, bartenders, and DJs converge at the Dynasty Room on August 5 to support immigrant family reunification.

08/01/2019 By Rosin Saez

Blessed Unions

Li'l Woody's Bestows a Whole Month of Desserts on Seattle

Four promising pastry chefs. Four culinary confections. A month of sugary sweets.

07/31/2019 By Lily Hansen

Critic's Picks

The Best Restaurants in West Seattle Right Now

From Alki to Admiral, restaurants as beloved as the waterfront.

07/29/2019 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Anna Coumou

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 29–August 1

An exhibition honors a Seattle civil rights leader, an author turns Obama and Biden into crime-solving sleuths, and an Appalachian folk band plays the Crocod...

07/29/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

SHIFTS & SHAKEUPS

This Week in Restaurant News: Beer-Fueled Expansions and Broadway Rebirths

Six dining developments on our radar this week.

07/26/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do July 26–28

Othello throws a hip-hop heavy block party, the Shambles breaks down butchery basics, and Gay City showcases femme magic.

07/26/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Opening Dispatch

Mr. West Unveils Its New U Village Location

Tucked between Piatti and the new home to Bamboo Sushi, Mr. West 2.0 brings brunch and booze to the mall.

07/25/2019 By Sam Jones

Snap Judgment

Should You Chug That CBD Latte?

Cannabidiol, a nonintoxicating cousin of THC derived from hemp, has taken off as the next wellness trend despite legal murkiness.

07/23/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Kitchen Diaries

How Seattle's Rising Star Chefs Dream Up Dishes

A peek behind the swinging kitchen door reveals what makes this year's batch of Next Hot Chefs so excellent: their unyielding passion for making good food.

07/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

News Feed

Seattle Restaurant News August 2019

This month: a fine dining chef's smash burgers, a real-life chocolate factory, and a hot pot boom that won't quit.

07/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

CRITIC’S PICKS

What We’re Eating Now August 2019

This month’s favorites: light-as-air shaved ice, lively Middle Eastern street food, and a Nordic riff on Seattle’s signature hot dog.

07/23/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

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

Review

Dacha Diner Channels Fond Food Memories—and Seasons Them Perfectly

It's not exactly a diner, nor really a Jewish deli. Still, it's one of the most winning new restaurants in town.

07/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

’Cue Compendium

Savor Summer at These Seattle Barbecue Joints

Summer is prime time for meat cooked low and slow. These 12 spots promise brisket, ribs, and even the occasional burrito.

07/23/2019 Edited by Jaime Archer

Rising Stars

Seattle's Next Hot Chefs 2019

Five ascendant chefs. One fierce and talent-filled dining scene.

07/23/2019 By Rosin Saez and Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Top Pot Cofounder Spins Off a New Doughnut Shop on Capitol Hill

Arriving in August, Half and Half Doughnut Co. will replace the former Sun Liquor Distillery Bottle Shop on East Pike.

07/23/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Drinks, Ahoy

Sail Over to These Nautical Seattle Restaurants and Bars

No surprise, our water-bound region has a host of maritime spots where you can anchor for a bite—or a beer.

07/22/2019 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Anna Coumou

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 22–25

Contemporary Native writers take the spotlight, Hari Kondabolu tests new material, and a play set in the International District lands in Pioneer Square.

07/22/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Stowell Makes Big Plans and Smith Changes Hands

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

07/19/2019 By Courtney Cummings