Oeno Files

5 White Washington Rhone-Variety Wines to Drink This August

Roussanne, marsanne, grenache blanc, and viognier are on the rise locally.

08/07/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan

Picnic Perfect

5 Picnic Kits for a Socially Distant Summer

Pick up provisions at one of these neighborhood fixtures before heading off in search of an enviable and socially distant picnic spot.

08/06/2020 By Annette Maxon

Crustacean Crush

Local Tide Brings Crab Rolls and Shrimp Toast to Fremont

A Pike Place Market popup finds stylish new digs.

08/05/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Field Notes

West Seattle's Grillbird Revisits Seattle’s Teriyaki Traditions

A former Pizza Hut enters a stylish future built on char-grilled chicken.

08/05/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Resilient Seattle

How a Group of Chef Buddies Joined Forces to Feed Seattle’s Food Insecure

Chef Melissa Miranda says Seattle Community Kitchen Collective will dish up free meals as part of the new normal.

08/04/2020 Edited by Allecia Vermillion By Melissa Miranda

Food News

The Week in Five Bites August 3–9

The Whale Wins debuts its new persona, and two of Seattle's best restaurants set up a temporary Pike Place Market patio.

08/03/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

DINNER UNBOXING

Level Up Your Quarantine Cooking with a Virtual Class from Local Chefs

Where Ya At Matt's chef Matthew Lewis makes cooking restaurant-quality meals look easy (and you can, too).

07/31/2020 By Sophia Gates

Market Forces

There's Never Been a Better Time for Locals to Support Pike Place

The demolished tourism industry means a quieter-than-average summer for this local landmark.

07/30/2020 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

Dairy Doings

Homer's Fried Chicken Sandwich Spin-Off, Milk Drunk, Opens on Beacon Hill

If you're going to open a bar in the middle of a pandemic, you might as well furnish it with fried chicken sandwiches, soft serve, and crazy fun cocktails.

07/30/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Carby Switchups

Marcus Lalario Brings Mezzanotte (and Pasta) to Georgetown

The former Bar Ciudad space trades rotisserie for rigatoni.

07/29/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Arrrrrgh You Serious

Canlis Stages a Secret, Salty Scavenger Hunt

The restaurant's outdoor crab shack comes with a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside a voicemail.

07/24/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Later Dater

Inslee Makes Indoor Dining a Family Affair

But don’t fret, single people: Cafe streets are on the way.

07/23/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Bring on the Pizza

Seattle Popups Bloom Amidst Uncertainty

Enterprising chefs meet this weird moment with brunch, elegant vegetables, or just a big sack of burgers.

07/23/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

WELL PICKED

Summer's Still On at These Washington U-Pick Berry Farms

Stock up on local produce the old-fashioned way.

07/17/2020 By Annette Maxon

Vanilla? Not so much.

Seattle’s Best Ice Cream

A complete list, from chocolate to chocolate fudge…to Mexican chocolate, to dairy-free chocolate date.

07/16/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Plant-Based Plans

An Omnivore’s Guide to Eating Less Meat

Chefs and climate advocates dish on why you might and how you can reduce.

07/14/2020 By Stefan Milne Illustrations by Jordan Kay

Seattle Dining Guide

Seattle’s Essential Burgers

Of-the-moment smashes, classic doubles, international influences—burgers sustain us through good times and through uncertainty. They’re pretty portable, too.

07/10/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Plant One On Me

Frankie and Jo's Arrives at U Village

After a brief delay, the plant-based ice cream phenom makes its third location official.

07/09/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Quarantine Cuisine

How to Cure Your Own Salmon

Because why the hell not?

07/09/2020 By Stefan Milne