Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 22–25

Contemporary Native writers take the spotlight, Hari Kondabolu tests new material, and a play set in the International District lands in Pioneer Square.

07/22/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Stowell Makes Big Plans and Smith Changes Hands

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

07/19/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do July 19–21

Hyper-local funk fusion, a one-woman show on plastic surgery, and 10 courses of summery goodness.

07/19/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Work Hard, Play Hard

Local Essentials: An Intern's Guide to Seattle

Skip the Space Needle and live like a Seattleite with this roundup of our favorite off-the-clock spots.

07/18/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Ticket Alert

This Viet-Cajun Summertime Party Wants to Feed You

Seafood boils. Pho. Karaoke in a boat. Crawfish King and Pho Bac are collaborating on a popup on July 20.

07/17/2019 By Rosin Saez

Mind Blown

Jerry Traunfeld Just Sold Poppy to the Owners of Altura

One of the Northwest's landmark restaurants will end its run—and be reinvented by another topflight Seattle chef.

07/15/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Fun With Listicles

Where to Find Seattle's Top Middle Eastern Eats

Whether Turkish, Lebanese, or Arabic fare, you needn't leave the city to experience one of the world's richest flavor regions.

07/15/2019 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 15–18

Two takes on the Bay Area (one historical, one musical), a drag remake of 'The Golden Girls,' and a benefit show at Neumos.

07/15/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Pre-Flight Fancy

Just Landed: A New Alaska Airlines Lounge at Sea-Tac

Craft beer. A mom-ready nursing mezzanine. Fried chicken. Star Trek vibes.

07/12/2019 By Anna Coumou

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Brunch at Sawyer and a Curtain Call at Tango

Six dining developments on our radar this week.

07/12/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do July 12–14

A blues chanteuse, Costa Rica's best coffee beans, and a West African quintet that marries tradition and funk.

07/12/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Vive la France

11 Seattle Restaurants to Storm This Bastille Day

Drink Frenchified wines and eat crispy frog legs—for la révolution!

07/11/2019 By Anna Coumou and Courtney Cummings

Steakation (All I Ever Wanted)

Cowabunga Brings Meat and Music to Portland This Weekend

Did you know Seattle Met's annual three-day food bender has a doppelganger to the south?

07/11/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Bar Stool Dispatch

Erik Hakkinen's New Bar Roquette Is Open and It Is Lovely

The Belltown bar brings hardcore French vibes and French spirits, too.

07/11/2019 By Rosin Saez

Sadness

Little Uncle Is Going Up for Sale

It's not closing just yet, but the end of khao soi gai is nigh.

07/08/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Picks

The Best Restaurants in Georgetown Right Now

Eccentric, post-industrial, and home to everything from Nashville hot chicken to towering cakes.

07/08/2019 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 8–11

An antiques enthusiast talks Prohibition in the PNW, Addo transforms into a fish and chips dive, and SAM celebrates summer at the Olympic Sculpture Park.

07/08/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do July 5–7

A cabaret worthy of the underworld, a classic-to-contemporary Czech film festival, and a Mary Berry–approved cooking class.

07/05/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Caffeine Nation

Former Slate Coffee Baristas Want to Change Their Industry for Good

In June, six baristas walked out to protest a “toxic work environment.” Now what?

07/05/2019 By Lily Hansen

Summer Events

Seattle's Biggest Street Food Festival Happens This Weekend

On July 6 and 7, four blocks of South Lake Union will host food trucks and booths, local craft vendors, and live music.

07/03/2019 By Rosin Saez