Keeping Up With the Scandinavians

Freya and Skål Keep Ballard’s Nordic Roots Alive

Two new establishments—a beer hall and a cafe—exalt Ballard’s Northern European heritage.

08/14/2018 By Rosin Saez

Cup Monster

Starbucks Has a Garbage Problem

Starbucks distributes six billion cups a year. Many end up in landfills. Protesters are pissed. What’s a coffee giant to do?

08/14/2018 By Stefan Milne

Shade Index

7 More Reasons Why Dining by Ferry Rules

Who knew taking public transit to dinner could be so magical?

08/14/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Pizza Piety

World Pizza Introduces a Reusable Pizza Box

Cardboard boxes are a staple in the pizza tradition but they usually end up in the trash. The International District's World Pizza is hoping to change that.

08/13/2018 By Grace Madigan

S'mores Galore

5 Sweet Spots for National S'mores Day

It's getting toasty in here.

08/10/2018 By Christina Ausley

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Patio Highs and Pizza Lows

And Le Petit Cochon announces their imminent closure come October.

08/10/2018 By Cassie Sawyer

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner August 8–14

The week in which: Civility and Unrest hosts a most boozy bartender competition, it's dessert month at Li'l Woody's, and Mbar's rooftop ice cream social help...

08/08/2018 By Grace Madigan

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Cheap Pours and Outdoor Dining

Plus, Sandpoint's Magnuson Cafe and Brewery is open, with beer from Mollusk Brewing.

08/03/2018 By Cassie Sawyer

NOOOOOOOOO

Le Petit Cochon Will Close Its Doors

Get piggy wit' it...just this one last time. The Fremont restaurant shutters in mid-October.

08/02/2018 By Rosin Saez

Opening Dispatch

Hear Ye, Hear Ye: Sawyer Opens in Ballard

Mitch Mayers brings oxtail nachos, rotisserie porchetta, and fancy choco tacos.

08/01/2018 By Cassie Sawyer

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner August 1–7

Get your hops on at Lucky Envelope Brewing, head to Montana bar for a bagel popup, and try some St. Louis barbecue at Delancey.

08/01/2018 By Grace Madigan

Bake Sales

Christina Tosi's Milk Bar Pops Up at Canlis

Bring on the cereal milk soft serve and compost cookies.

07/31/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Beer & Brats

Rhein Haus Is Opening a New Location in Leavenworth

The Seattle beer hall is getting a fourth home in central Washington's lederhosen-wearing, beer-crazy Bavarian village.

07/30/2018 By Landon Groves

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Tiki Drinks for the Win

Plus, Flatstick Pub opens this weekend in South Lake Union (beers! mini golf! pizza!).

07/27/2018 By Cassie Sawyer

Shift Change

Rumba Hires Its First Dedicated Chef

Jed Lutge is now helming the rum-filled lounge on Pike.

07/25/2018 By Rosin Saez

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner July 25–31

The week in which: Hot Stove Society hosts Game of Chefs, the Dairy Farmers of Washington are throwing one big ice cream party, and 'tis the season for an ic...

07/25/2018 By Grace Madigan

Fun With Listicles

13 Boozy Slushies to Suit Your Mood

Frozen drinks conjure up images of palm trees and balmy weather, but our city has its own boozy slushy scene once the temperature starts to rise. Here’s where to find them.

07/24/2018 By Jaime Archer

Awards & Accolades

This is Huge: Navy Strength Awarded Best New American Cocktail Bar

The Belltown tiki gem was recognized at Tales of the Cocktails in New Orleans this past weekend, as were Rumba, Zig Zag Cafe, and Heartwood Provisions.

07/23/2018 By Rosin Saez

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Breweries, Bakeries, and Blogs

Plus, Linda Derschang says goodbye to one restaurant and hello to another.

07/20/2018 By Cassie Sawyer

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner July 18–24

The week in which: Baby goats take over Reuben's Brews, Bastille shows its French pride via the Tour de France and wine, and General Porpoise boasts doughnut...

07/18/2018 By Grace Madigan