Eat & Drink

Another Round

This Year Brought Us a Lot of Great Bars

Bar Sur Mer, Carnelian Bay, and Bar Miriam are among our favorite fun new watering holes.

11/21/2022 By Allecia Vermillion


The London Plane Will Close in December

Matt Dillon opened this restaurant a decade ago. Now it's become something greater than its parts.

11/18/2022 By Allecia Vermillion


Seattle Restaurants (and Bars) with Covered, Heated, and Tented Patios

A neighborhood-by-neighborhood guide to weatherproof outdoor dining, from Ballard to Bellevue.

11/17/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Best New Restaurants

This Long-Awaited Bar in Greenwood Lives Up to Expectations

The small plates and cocktails are "Spanish in spirit."

11/16/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Chef's Day Off

Recipe: Holly Smith's Deceptively Simple Salad

It's easy, it's vegan—it's good enough to wow a dinner party full of omnivores.

11/14/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Best New Restaurants

Most Definitely High on Chicken Supply

The chicken on a stick tastes like magic and goes fast. Not to mention drums, wings, pancit, garlic rice, and oh that butter mochi.

11/09/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Field Notes

Boca Bakes Up Argentina's Deep-Dish Pizza—and Beautiful Pastries

Plus empanadas, medialunas, and other South American pastries.

11/07/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Let’s Tock Turkey

These Seattle Restaurants Offer Takeout Thanksgiving Dinner

Not into grunt work? You can still treat yourself with Thanksgiving food to-go in Seattle and the Eastside.

11/01/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Gravy Brain

Seattle Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner (or Brunch)

Restaurants open for Thanksgiving dinner from Bellevue to Ballard, when you just don't feel like cooking a 20-pound bird.

11/01/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Seattle Dining Guide

The Best Indian Food in Seattle and on the Eastside

Honest Restaurant and Chaat House in Bellevue, Nirmal's in Pioneer Square, and other great restaurants serving Indian food and other South Asian cuisines.

10/27/2022 By Nidhi Chaudhry With Allecia Vermillion


Seattle's First Women's Sports Bar Takes Over Sawyer's Space

Beloved restaurant Sawyer recently closed, but women's sports bar Rough and Tumble's planned opening will write a new chapter for the Old Ballard location.

10/25/2022 By Allecia Vermillion


Can We Ever Go Back to Junebaby and the Willows Inn?

Last year, a pair of newspaper investigations exposed the misbehavior of chefs Blaine Wetzel and Edouardo Jordan. Is it ethical to eat at their restaurants?

10/25/2022 By Allecia Vermillion Illustrations by Doug Chayka

Our Year in Beer

Rodney Hines Is Tapped into Seattle's Beer Scene

Métier owner Rodney Hines wants our breweries to look more like our city.

10/24/2022 By Allecia Vermillion


A New Fried Chicken Identity for the Original Phở Bắc Boat

The Vietnamese garlic chicken rice dish is on the menu with Vietnamese waffles at this iconic Chinatown–International District restaurant.

10/13/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle Dining Guide

The Best New Restaurants of 2022

Wondering where to eat in Seattle? Seafood, sushi, tapas, and Filipino-style fried chicken awaits at spots like MariPili Tapas Bar, Seabird, and Uminori.

10/12/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Fall Wine

Washington Wine Levels Up

A trip to wine country in Walla Walla and Woodinville never looked so good. Here's where to taste, what to do, and where to stay.

10/10/2022 By Sean P. Sullivan, Allecia Vermillion, and Allison Williams Photography by Brooke Fitts and Amber Fouts

Fall Wine

What Happens When Smoke Gets in Your Wine

In this era of Washington wildfires, air quality can impact wine quality, even leading to smoke taint. Will drinkers notice the difference?

10/10/2022 By Sean P. Sullivan

Fall Wine

Woodinville’s Wine Scene Keeps Evolving

Western Washington’s wine country gets a radical face-lift with changes at Chateau Ste. Michelle, Woodin Creek Village, and Schoolhouse No. 23.

10/10/2022 By Sean P. Sullivan

Fall Wine

Walla Walla's Big Food Moment

Restaurants like Kinglet, Passatempo Taverna, and Saffron Mediterranean Grill make this Eastern Washington wine town a full-fledged dining destination.

10/10/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Fall Wine

Where Are Washington's Woman Winemakers?

In Washington, woman-owned wineries and female head winemakers remain relatively scarce. The reasons may not be what you think.

10/07/2022 By Allecia Vermillion