Eat & Drink

Awards & Accolades

These Are Seattle’s James Beard 2023 Nominees

Seattle's finalists this year included Copine, Rob Roy, the family behind Pho Bac, and Aaron Verzosa of Archipelago. Also, the Black Cypress in Pullman is in the mix.

03/29/2023 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle Dining Guide

Brunch Is Back: Here Are 30 Seattle Favorites

Waffles, bloody marys, french toast, and chilaquiles: 30 favorite restaurants for Saturday and Sunday morning.

03/29/2023 By Allecia Vermillion With Allison Williams

Expansion Mode

L'Oursin's Owners Will Open Bar Bayonne Next Door in the Central District

Cured meat and oysters. Small plates. Lots of wine. Kalimotxos on draft.

03/27/2023 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Washington Food Towns

Washington's Most Fertile Region Finally Has a Restaurant Scene to Match

For Yakima spots like Crafted and Tokki-Ya, sourcing from the abundance of local produce is harder than it looks.

03/23/2023 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Our First (Permanent) Milk Bar Location Opens in Bellevue

Cereal milk soft serve and compost cookies, ahoy. The Seattle area's first permanent location of the iconic bakery is here.

03/22/2023 By Allecia Vermillion

Field Notes

The Accidental Pastry Whiz at T55 Patisserie

Some of the Puget Sound's best pastries lie at the end of an unexpected path.

03/20/2023 By Allecia Vermillion

Fresh Chapters

Marcus Lalario and Ben Kirschner Will Take Over the London Plane Space

The Pioneer Square project doesn't yet have a confirmed name. But it does have sneakers, streetwear, and pasta by Jason Stratton.

03/14/2023 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle Dining Guide

The Best Sushi Restaurants in Seattle

From Maneki to Mashiko, Sushi by Scratch to Takai by Kashiba, these spots serve up stunning sashimi, creative rolls, and impeccable nigiri—some via robot.

03/14/2023 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

Seattle Dining Guide

Where to Eat in the University District

Chase those cherry blossoms with pizza, noodles, ice cream, or biscuits.

03/09/2023 By Seattle Met Staff

Seattle Dining Guide

Seattle's Best Ethiopian and Eritrean Restaurants

Habesha favorites, from veggie combos to tibs and coffee.

02/28/2023 By Allecia Vermillion With Agazit Afeworki

Tea Party (Not that Kind)

Where to Have Afternoon Tea in Seattle

From the longtime tradition at the Fairmont Olympic to Seattle's oldest continuously operating teahouse.

02/14/2023 By Allecia Vermillion


Valentine's Day Wines Available for Pickup

The best Champagne, rosé, and red wines to drink on a Valentine's Day date (or to pair with chocolate), as picked by Seattle wine shops.

02/09/2023 By Zoe Sayler

My Favorite Things

Robin Wehl Martin of Hello Robin Shares Her Favorite Seattle Spots

Where do Seattle’s most well-known tastemakers go? We asked. First up: a gourmet cookie maven.

02/03/2023 By Angela Cabotaje


A Guide to Seattle's Black-Owned Restaurants

Show support for our city's talented Black chefs, from the Central District to West Seattle, with fried chicken, porchetta, ice cream, and pie.

02/02/2023 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff


Washington’s Great Taco Time Divide

Loving Taco Time Northwest might be the truest badge of being a Seattle native.

01/31/2023 By Allecia Vermillion Illustrations by Hawk Krall Photography by Chona Kasinger

Field Notes

With Bar Bacetto, Mike Easton Recreates Il Corvo in Waitsburg

Some of the best, long lost pasta in Seattle is now just a four-hour drive away.

01/30/2023 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

Awards and Accolades

These Are Seattle's 2023 James Beard Award Semifinalists

These are the chefs and restaurants up for the nation's biggest culinary honor.

01/25/2023 By Allecia Vermillion

Love = Reservations

Valentine's Day Dinners in Seattle

Whether you want to celebrate on a patio—or with a heart-shaped pizza.

01/23/2023 By Seattle Met Staff

Seattle Dining Guide

Seattle Bagels: A Field Guide

Because a good everything bagel is everything.

01/18/2023 By Allecia Vermillion

Destination: Wine

The Best Wineries to Visit in Woodinville

The epicenter of Western Washington wine overflows with vintners. Here are the ones to try now.

01/11/2023 By Sean P. Sullivan