Card Drive

The Pay Forward Project Is a Gift to Local Restaurants

A new website allows diners to divert their week's would-be entertainment budget into gift cards.

03/31/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Quarantine Cuisine

How to Go Beyond Steamed Rice

If you're to be stuck at home with a lot of one ingredient, there is none more profoundly versatile.

03/30/2020 By Stefan Milne

FIND DINING

The City Built a New Map for Seattle Restaurants Offering Takeout or Delivery

The tool from Jenny Durkan’s office includes bars, cafes, and breweries.

03/30/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Survival Mode

After Mastering Takeout, More Seattle Restaurants Voluntarily Close

Even after Inslee lets restaurants continue cooking, some question whether they should.

03/27/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

LOCALS ONLY

New Delivery Hub Catch22 Brings Power Back to Local Restaurants

Piroshky Piroshky owner Olga Sagan is staging a third-party delivery coup.

03/26/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Essay

Coronavirus and the Struggle to Live Virtually

From streaming concerts to breaking quarantines, we're reckoning with our inability to encounter people in the real world.

03/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quarantine Cuisine

3 Very Easy Recipes for Non-Cooks

Mushrooms over rice, a roasted carrot salad, upgraded toast—you can do it.

03/20/2020 By Stefan Milne

OUT OF WORK

As Seattle Restaurants Restructure, Many Industry Workers Worry

Servers, prep cooks, and others are struggling as COVID-19 forces restaurants to trim staff or shutter altogether.

03/20/2020 By Sam Luikens

Aisle Awareness

Grocery Store Elderly Hours Have Reached Seattle

After debuting elsewhere, special senior access arrives here first at Albertsons, Safeway, Uwajimaya, and Whole Foods Market.

03/18/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Outbreak Outing

Seattle Restaurant Support Is a Supper Club for a Time of Crisis

A Seattleite started a Facebook group on Monday to meet at local restaurants and “inundate them with love and tips.”

03/13/2020 By Stefan Milne

FOOD PROOF

Hungry? Here's Where to Order Takeout and Delivery in Seattle Right Now

Our latest picks for restaurants offering to-go food in Seattle during the coronavirus pandemic.

03/12/2020 By Seattle Met Staff, Sam Luikens, and Adam H. Callaghan

INHOSPITABLE HOSPITALITY

What Tom Douglas's Restaurant Closures Mean for the City

Douglas will close all but one of his 13 restaurants for the next eight to 12 weeks, a coronavirus survival plan.

03/12/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Noodle News

How Coronavirus Hurts a Local Chinese Restaurant

Xi'an Noodles is just one example of how reduced contact and misconceptions have led to revenue losses.

03/11/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Legume Love

Here’s What to Make with All the Beans You Bought, Seattle

Because there's only so much chili you can eat.

03/10/2020 By Stefan Milne

SPECIAL DELIVERY

Postmates and DoorDash Are Offering No-Contact Delivery

Self-quarantining during the coronavirus outbreak? Just don't want to put on pants? This service is for you.

03/09/2020 By Zoe Sayler

TIME TO KETCHUP

Hood Famous Bakeshop's Women's History Month Tribute Is Tough to Beat

Filipina food scientist María Orosa e Ylagan inspired these ketchup bottle cookies with a history lesson baked in.

03/06/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Coronavirus Cancels Taste Washington, But Also, Chicken

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met’s food team.

03/06/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Hard Winter

As Seattle Reduces Contact, Restaurants Are Hurting

Chinese restaurants took the first coronavirus business hits. Now, others' sales are starting to drop.

03/06/2020 By Stefan Milne

LUNCH RUSH

Seattle’s Best Lunch Spots

20 of our favorite spots for a midday meal that doesn’t involve paper wrappers or a to-go bag.

03/03/2020 Edited by Nicole Pasia

Menu Mourning

Say Goodbye to Costco’s Food Court Burger

Organic beef patty, we hardly knew ye.

03/03/2020 By Nicole Martinson