'Cue Answered

Boy, Does Seattle Need Barbecue Right Now

The city’s best spots for low and slow smoked comfort.

09/03/2020 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff Photography by Amber Fouts

Oeno files

5 Unusually Good Washington Wines for Under $20

Slower restaurant wine sales mean that excellent, ridiculously well-priced wines are cropping up in retail.

09/02/2020 By Sean P. Sullivan

Food News

The Week in Five Bites, from Visiting Bread at Joule to Tako Truk's Resurrection

A crop of rad outdoor dining setups arrive just in time for late summer.

08/31/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Summer of Alfresco

Check Out These New Seattle Street Patios

Makeshift though they might be, the pandemic-induced outdoor dining spaces keep getting bigger—and better.

08/28/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Brain Freeze

Welcome to the Late Summer of the Adult Otter Pop

No, not adult like “racy content.” Adult like filled with tequila.

08/27/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

#HellaRice

Herschell Taghap’s Kimchi Buta Yaki Udon Procures Comfort from the Freezer

Pork belly, noodles, and kimchi make memorable weeknight dinners happen.

08/24/2020 By Herschell Taghap Photography by Herschell Taghap

Hopped Up

These Great Seattle Breweries Remain Open—and Worth a Try

Whether brewers turn to canning or, in one case, ale in a box, local beer abides.

08/20/2020 By Seattle Met Staff Photography by Amber Fouts

Food News

The Week in Five Bites, from Pizza News to Fantastical Fremont Biscuits

A new owner for Via Trib, and a new location for Bounty Kitchen.

08/17/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Serve yourself

The Taps Are Ready at Rapport, Seattle's First Self-Serve Bar

Grab your growlers and head on over.

08/14/2020 By Annette Maxon

Dining Guide

A Field Guide to Seattle Bagels

Griping about our city’s bagel scene is officially passe.

08/13/2020 By Adam H. Callaghan and Allecia Vermillion Photography by Carlton Canary

Food News

The Week in Five Bites, from Legit Bagels to Boozy Otter Pops

Rubinstein Bagels divulges its brick-and-mortar shop, and Salare reopens with takeout, Jamaican fare, and even kids meals.

08/10/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

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