Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 9–11

A film about exotico wrestling, free tacos, and a National S'mores Day celebration.

08/09/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Opening Dispatch

Old 76 Brings a Simple, Familial Burger Concept to Mercer Island

The Homegrown owners opened the restaurant in an old gas station.

08/08/2019 By Stefan Milne

Treat Beat

You Need This Giant Cookie Cake in Your Life

At Lowrider Baking Company, the homey dessert reaches new heights.

08/08/2019 By Jaime Archer

Opening Dispatch

Former Seattle Sounder Fredy Montero Opens Santo Coffee Co.

The shop, a block south of Roosevelt High School, will focus on very fresh Colombian beans.

08/07/2019 By Stefan Milne

Buzzed for a Bargain

Shop a Little, Sip a Little: Essential U Village Happy Hours

Tipsy retail therapy is a great idea...right?

08/06/2019 By Sam Jones

Ticket Alert

Jack's BBQ Is Throwing a Meaty Music Fest on August 10

The inaugural Low and Slow Festival is a taste of how the South parties.

08/06/2019 By Rosin Saez

Summer Swirls

Escape the Heat: Where to Find Dole Whip Around Seattle

Between scratch soft serve and boozy slushies, there are more iterations of the elusive Disney treat than you might think.

08/05/2019 By Anna Coumou

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work August 5–8

An ex-Mormon makes bedroom music, restaurants celebrate RBG, and SIFF screens a documentary for feline fanatics.

08/05/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Coming Soon

New Bar La Dive Brings Natural Wine and Frozen Drinks to Pike/Pine

Bring on the frojolais; this place sounds fun as hell.

08/02/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Butchers and Brunch in Ballard

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

08/02/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 2–4

A celebration of local drag talent, brunched-up barbecue, and the sax-slinging Kirk Whalum.

08/02/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Dining for a Cause

Food Industry Do-Gooders Gather Again to Raise Funds for RAICES

Chefs, bartenders, and DJs converge at the Dynasty Room on August 5 to support immigrant family reunification.

08/01/2019 By Rosin Saez

Blessed Unions

Li'l Woody's Bestows a Whole Month of Desserts on Seattle

Four promising pastry chefs. Four culinary confections. A month of sugary sweets.

07/31/2019 By Lily Hansen

Critic's Picks

The Best Restaurants in West Seattle Right Now

From Alki to Admiral, restaurants as beloved as the waterfront.

07/29/2019 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Anna Coumou

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 29–August 1

An exhibition honors a Seattle civil rights leader, an author turns Obama and Biden into crime-solving sleuths, and an Appalachian folk band plays the Crocod...

07/29/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

SHIFTS & SHAKEUPS

This Week in Restaurant News: Beer-Fueled Expansions and Broadway Rebirths

Six dining developments on our radar this week.

07/26/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do July 26–28

Othello throws a hip-hop heavy block party, the Shambles breaks down butchery basics, and Gay City showcases femme magic.

07/26/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Opening Dispatch

Mr. West Unveils Its New U Village Location

Tucked between Piatti and the new home to Bamboo Sushi, Mr. West 2.0 brings brunch and booze to the mall.

07/25/2019 By Sam Jones

Kitchen Diaries

How Seattle's Rising Star Chefs Dream Up Dishes

A peek behind the swinging kitchen door reveals what makes this year's batch of Next Hot Chefs so excellent: their unyielding passion for making good food.

07/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

News Feed

Seattle Restaurant News August 2019

This month: a fine dining chef's smash burgers, a real-life chocolate factory, and a hot pot boom that won't quit.

07/23/2019 By Rosin Saez