Eat & Drink

SEATTLE DINING GUIDE

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.

02/07/2022 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

Opening Dispatch

Madrona's New Bakery Is All about Cookies

The online bakery business goes brick-and-mortar with s'mores, funfetti, and classic chocolate chip, perfect for special occasions or an afternoon treat.

02/04/2022 By Ann Karneus

Ticket Alert

Lumen’s Giant Outdoor Field to Table Dinner Series Is Back

The Seahawks stadium will once again moonlight as a massive open-air dining room, featuring Communion's Kristi Brown and Musang's Melissa Miranda.

02/03/2022 By Ann Karneus

Manual of Chicago Style

The Best Deep-Dish Pizza in Town

Chicago style, Detroit style, even tributes to Sicily, Rome, and New Jersey. Available for delivery, on a patio, or even by the slice.

02/01/2022 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

Dinner IRL

Wanna Celebrate Valentine's Day on a Patio?

Want to celebrate February 14th on a heated and covered patio? At brunch? Here are some special menus from Eden Hill, Carrello, and more.

01/26/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Heat, At Home

Takeout Valentine's Day Is a Thing Yet Again

Takeaway tasting menu dinners and DIY pizza kits to help you celebrate February 14 with a romantic dinner at home yet again. Sexy sweatpants not included.

01/26/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Seattle Dining Guide

Best New Restaurants: Takeout Edition

Smokeshow steak dinners, vegan Lao dishes, Filipino-style fried chicken, and some of Seattle's best seafood, now at the SAM.

01/25/2022 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

Seattle on TV

The New Top Chef Season Includes a Contestant from Seattle

The Canlis and Noma alum is the lone Northwest chef this season, following in the footsteps of Top Chef Portland contestant Shota Nakajima.

01/24/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

The New Chuck's Hop Shop Is Here...and It Has Bagels

Third Place Books now offers beer, bagels, and kosher fare alongside those books. Also featured: espresso, cold brew, and avocado toast.

01/24/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Fungible Fungi

Wunderground Cafe Wants to Make Mushroom Coffee Mainstream

The new coffee shop in Capitol Hill, from Cupcake Royale founder Jody Hall, boosts its beans with wellness mushrooms like reishi and lion's mane.

01/20/2022 By Stefan Milne

Awards & Accolades

Meet Washington’s 2022 Good Food Award Winners

These annual specialty food and drink awards spotlight some of our state's best locally–made snacks, from Theo Chocolate to San Juan Island Sea Salt.

01/18/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Opening Dispatch

9 Seattle Restaurant and Bar Openings for the New Year

Bring on the xiao long bao and queso and Peruvian fare. Plus some specific details on takeout, because the world.

01/12/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Another Weird Year in Review

The Best Things I Ate This Year

2021 was a very good year…for crab pizza, catfish and grits from Communion, smoked porterhouse from Bourbon Steak, and many a carb-y delight.

12/31/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Sadness

Seattle Restaurants We Lost in 2021

Opus Co. in Phinney Ridge, Aviv Shawarma Bar in South Lake Union, Fremont standby Vif, Columbia City's El Sombrero–we bid them all farewell this year.

12/28/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Fattening Up

The Secret Ingredient in Roquette’s Latest Cocktail: A Dick’s Milkshake

Fat washing is a technique that can be used to infuse cocktails and spirits with the flavors of pho, milkshakes, nutella—the possibilities are endless.

12/23/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Frites Farewell

Cafe Presse Announces Its Final Few Months

One of Seattle's loveliest hangouts is planning to close permanently in the new year.

12/20/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Meat Mourning

Get to the Shambles While You Can

Get to this under-heralded haven of meat and beer before the restaurant shutters for good in December 2021.

12/15/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Sound Decisions

The Best Seafood in Seattle

Where to find the oysters, the crab rolls, and the sustainably sourced delicacies that define our waterbound town.

12/14/2021 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

Opening Dispatch

Jack’s BBQ Spinoff Jackalope Arrives in Columbia City

Its namesake may be mythical , but the impending Tex-Mex restaurant from one of Seattle's best barbecue joints is very much a real thing.

12/09/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Power Players

10 of the Most Influential People in Seattle Food and Drink

Shota Nakajima, Mark and Brian Canlis–the chefs, wine pros, and powerhouse cookbook authors who shape Seattle's bar and restaurant landscape.

12/09/2021 By Allecia Vermillion