Handoffs

Lionhead's New Owners Are Putting Their Own Spin on the Capitol Hill Restaurant

Jerry Traunfeld has passed the culinary torch—which is likely a whisk or an actual flame torch—to chef Garrett Doherty and Benjamin Chew.

10/25/2019 By Rosin Saez

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Maximalist Sandwiches and Hood Famous Cocktails

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met's food team.

10/25/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do October 25–27

A roller rink disco night, Canadian comedy in the U District, and fall in Fauntleroy.

10/25/2019 By Ryan Phelan and Courtney Cummings

Drinking Buddies

These Big-Name Seattle Chefs Opened Bars Next to Their OG Restaurants

New watering holes from three local chefs were born of convenience, but deliver their own distinct experience.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez

Same Salumi, Different Day

It's a New Era at These Beloved Seattle Food Institutions

Seattle’s recent flurry of restaurant ownership changes includes Mashiko, Salumi, and Piroshky, Piroshky.

10/22/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Counter Points

Seattle's Walk-Up Windows and Counters Are Booming

New spots deliver soup dumplings, bagels, and late-night Lebanese flatbread.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez

Newcomers to Love

Hot New Seattle Restaurants to Check Out

To answer that eternal question: Where should we eat tonight?

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez and Allecia Vermillion

The Chain Train

5 Chain Restaurants We Wholeheartedly Welcome to Seattle

These new arrivals aren’t local—not even close. That doesn’t make them any less buzzy.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez

Cover Story

The Great Seattle Restaurant Rush of 2019

The thrill of discovery. A surge of great new spots.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez and Allecia Vermillion

Cover Story

The Great Seattle Restaurant Rush of 2019

The thrill of discovery. A surge of great new spots.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez and Allecia Vermillion

Side Bar

Greenwood Gets Lucky with Draft Punk Beer Bar

The space is spartan, but the beer is good.

10/22/2019 By Stefan Milne

Pics or It Didn’t Happen

In the Era of Instagram, a Seattle Restaurant Bets on Conversation

The Thompson Hotel’s new restaurant concept uses prompt cards to help guests “connect.”

10/22/2019 By Jessica Voelker

Feature

A Life Extruded: Mike Easton and the Alki Homestead’s Path to Il Nido

When the chef reshaped his career he couldn't have known he'd share his destiny with a century-old log cabin and dining icon rising from literal ashes.

10/22/2019 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Kyle Johnson

Shade Index

Your Seattle Thanksgiving in 7 Courses

Eat, drink, and be weary.

10/22/2019 By Mac Hubbard

Hit List

These Are Seattle's Best New Restaurants of 2019

This was a year of variety, from Filipino tasting menus to the pizza doppelganger that's Georgia's national dish.

10/22/2019 By Allecia Vermillion and Rosin Saez

Fun With Listicles

Hard-to-Snag Seats at These Seattle Restaurants Are Well Worth the Wait

From intimate chef's counters to culinary hot spots.

10/21/2019 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work October 21–24

Confessional funk songs, a haunted dinner, and nature-inspired poetry.

10/21/2019 By Nicole Pasia and Courtney Cummings

SHIFTS & SHAKEUPS

This Week in Restaurant News: Doughnut Debuts and Tacos in Interbay

Five dining developments on our radar.

10/18/2019 By Rosin Saez and Jaime Archer

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do October 18–20

Glass art, a hippie meet-up, and music inspired by Stephen King.

10/18/2019 By Ryan Phelan and Courtney Cummings

Bottoms Up for Mother Earth

Drink the Change Brings Together Climate Action and Cocktails

Starting October 21, a slew of Seattle spots sling libations for a good cause—planet Earth.

10/16/2019 By Courtney Cummings