Culture Fix

What to Do for Lunar New Year in Seattle

From lion dances to craft brew to shaolin kung fu.

02/12/2021 By Erin Wong

Ticket Alert

Edouardo Jordan's Soul of Seattle Feels Bigger, But More Personal This Year

Like so many other events, the now-annual celebration of Black chefs went virtual in 2021.

02/10/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Surreality TV

Seattle's Shota Nakajima Will Compete on the Next Top Chef

The chef behind Adana and Taku surfaces on the cooking show's new Portland season.

02/08/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Oeno Files

The 2021 Version of Taste Washington Trades Events for Exploration

This year's chill format allows for a broader range of restaurants and winemakers.

02/08/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

SEATTLE DINING GUIDE

A Guide to Seattle's Black-Owned Restaurants

Act with your dollars (and fight despair with fried chicken, French bistro fare, or housemade ice cream).

02/08/2021 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

Oeno Files

5 Wines from Exciting New Washington Vintners

From a longtime Spanish winery’s local chardonnay to a $25 Red Mountain cab.

02/03/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

#HellaRice

Recipe: Herschell Taghap’s Sawsawan Sauce Is a Sour Punch in the Face

Filipino cuisine balances sour and savory, often with critical assist from a dipping sauce known as Sawsawan. It’s also deceptively simple to make.

01/28/2021 By Herschell Taghap Photography by Herschell Taghap

TAKE ME OUT

These Seattle Restaurants Serve Valentine’s Day Dinner To-Go (and Outdoors)

Get a room. And eat copious amounts of pasta in it.

01/22/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Our Ice Cream Future

New Local Ice Cream Line Kryse Makes Small Batches of Big Flavors

Owner Kryse Panis Martin's creations should look familiar to fans of the former Central District Ice Cream Company.

01/21/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Cinnamon Roll Dispatch

Cafe Flora's New Sibling, the Flora Bakehouse, Opens Saturday

Seattle's vegetarian landmark brings coffee, and an all-day pastry program, to the underserved slope where Beacon Hill meets Georgetown.

01/19/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Cookbook Review

Vegetarian Chinese Soul Food Presents an Easy, Compelling Route to Plant-Based Cooking

Local writer Hsiao-Ching Chou’s new cookbook is an exercise in exceptional approachability.

01/19/2021 By Stefan Milne

Storied City

Seattle's Blue Moon Tavern and the Fight for Historical Buildings

The University District dive, featured in a new PBS show, turns 87 this year. Can it persist as a piece of living history?

01/15/2021 By Stefan Milne

Eating Our Feelings

Celebrate with Inauguration Day Takeout from These Seattle Restaurants

From five-course tasting menus to breakfast sandwiches, to Pie-den Kam-ala Mode.

01/15/2021 By Karen Reyes

Big News

Canlis Chef Brady Williams Says Farewell to the Restaurant in February

Now to ponder what comes next, for an immensely talented chef, but also the singular role he leaves behind.

01/12/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Spice Waala’s New Indian Street Food Outpost Opens in Ballard

A second location for kathi rolls with a side of altruism.

01/08/2021 By Erin Wong

Oeno Files

5 Great Washington Wines for $18 and Under

Yes, you can get a rad $14 muscat-based white.

01/06/2021 By Sean P. Sullivan

Hole Foods

Behold, the Best Doughnuts in Seattle

Sprinkled, glazed, and occasionally topped with bacon: These are the city’s most impressive practitioners of fried dough.

12/31/2020 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

#HellaRice

Herschell Taghap’s Simple Saba Shio Recipe

Bring the Japanese neighborhood bar vibes home with the PNW’s other oily fish.

12/31/2020 By Herschell Taghap Photography by Herschell Taghap

Everything

At Last, Rubinstein Bagels Opens a Proper Shop

Hold onto your bagel chips...one of the town's most legit purveyors of bagelry now has a cafe at Sixth and Lenora.

12/29/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Weird Year in Review

The 7 Best Things I Ate in My Car This Year

Bring on the mozzarella sticks revival.

12/28/2020 By Allecia Vermillion