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Best of the City

Seattle’s 100 Best Restaurants

These are the most vivid, gracious, straight-up incredible destinations in town.

10/10/2016 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

Top Stories

Best Restaurants 2016

Seattle Met’s Restaurant of the Year: Bateau

Renee Erickson’s latest is also her greatest—for reasons you can taste but may not always see.

10/13/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Feature

The Other Sister

As many as 700,000 adults in the U.S. with a disability like autism live with parents or another family member who is 60 or older. What happens when those caregivers are gone? One sibling confronts her past and likely future.

10/19/2016 By Ciara O'Rourke

Photo Essay

The City Is a Canvas: Seattle's New Public Art Makeover

As Seattle grows, artists and teenagers keep its colorful spirit alive, one painted mural at a time.

10/20/2016 Photography by Will Austin By Seth Sommerfeld

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: November 2016

Figure out what’s the deal with Jerry Seinfeld at the Paramount, finally see Soundgarden–Pearl Jam supergroup Temple of the Dog play live, and watch Seattle Rep stage a modern royal satire.

10/25/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Sound Off

Make Batman Fun Again

The case for reshooting ‘Justice League’ with a livelier (and locally connected) Batman.

10/21/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Photo Essay

The City Is a Canvas: Seattle's New Public Art Makeover

As Seattle grows, artists and teenagers keep its colorful spirit alive, one painted mural at a time.

10/20/2016 Photography by Will Austin By Seth Sommerfeld

Open Letter

An Open Letter to Hope Solo

Keep doing you, girl.

10/20/2016

Quote Unquote

“I’m a Workaholic and Obsessive, Which I’m Sure Will Shorten My Life”

Joel McHale, author of Thanks for the Money, doesn’t know when to stop.

10/17/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Best of the City

Best of the City

Seattle’s 100 Best Restaurants

These are the most vivid, gracious, straight-up incredible destinations in town.

10/10/2016 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

Eat & Drink

Around Town

What We're Eating Now: November 2016

This month’s favorites: DIY meat platters, unforgettable croissants, and a massive lineup of desserts.

10/20/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

Review

There Is Nothing Subtle About Dumplings of Fury

And the lines outside this new dumpling shop is a sign of things to come for West Seattle.

10/18/2016 By Darren Davis

Best Restaurants 2016

Best New Restaurants of 2016: Upper Bar Ferdinand

Matt Dillon demonstrates clever restraint in this gorgeous ode to Northwest abundance.

10/17/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Best Restaurants 2016

Best New Restaurants of 2016: Eden Hill

Chef Maximillian Petty returned home from Austin to open a house of romance and crispy pig head candy bars atop Queen Anne.

10/17/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Best Restaurants 2016

Best New Restaurants of 2016: Sushi Kashiba

Seattle’s sushi legend returns triumphant with this Pike Place Market gem.

10/17/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Best Restaurants 2016

Best New Restaurants of 2016: Marine Hardware

Ethan Stowell turned his former fish-and-chips bar into an ode to the tasting menu.

10/17/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Best Restaurants 2016

Best New Restaurants of 2016: Copine

Shaun McCrain brings short menus and beautiful, precise dishes to his new French restaurant in North Ballard.

10/17/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Best Restaurants 2016

Best New Restaurants of 2016: Peloton

Flowing-garden café fare hides inside this Central District bicycle shop.

10/17/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Best Restaurants 2016

Best New Restaurants of 2016: Xi’an Noodles

Owner Lily Wu brings a northwest China specialty to the Pacific Northwest.

10/17/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Best of the City

Seattle's 100 Very Best Restaurants

Truth is, Seattle has easily twice this number of genuinely extraordinary restaurants. But here, including this year’s new standouts, are the most vivid, gracious, straight-up incredible destinations in town.

10/17/2016 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

Best Restaurants 2016

Seattle Met’s Restaurant of the Year: Bateau

Renee Erickson’s latest is also her greatest—for reasons you can taste but may not always see.

10/13/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

Is Seattle the Greatest Food City in America?

“The 100 Best Restaurants” is Seattle Met’s most ambitious measure of the city’s food scene we’ve ever published.

10/12/2016 By James Ross Gardner

Health & Wellness

Back Fence

Married, But Sleeping in Separate Beds

Can sleeping apart do anything but ruin a marriage?

10/17/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Home & Real Estate

Habitat

A Passive Home with a Knockout View in Madrona

How the home of a pioneering Microsoft programmer–turned–climate advocate could lead the way in energy efficiency.

10/25/2016 By Darren Davis

News & City Life

Snap Judgment

Are Safe Use Heroin Sites a Good Idea?

King County’s Heroin and Prescription Opiate Addiction Task Force has recommended testing two medically supervised sites where people can safely inject and smoke drugs. Validation of hard drug use or necessary step to combat an epidemic?

10/21/2016 By Stefan Milne

How I Got Here

“Companies Told People to Wear Oil on Their Bodies While Doing Yoga”

How would you like to only need to wash your gym clothes once a month? Ably apparel (and its impressive Kickstarter campaign) mean that could soon become a reality.

10/21/2016 By Darren Davis

Questions Answered

Kiersten Grove Is Steering Seattle’s Transportation Future

Over the next 25 years, 116 miles of rapid transit could transform our transportation system and our city.

10/21/2016 By Josh Feit

Trust Exercise

The Psychological Effects of Online Hoaxes Might Actually Be Beneficial

The truth is out there…maybe?

10/20/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Feature

The Other Sister

As many as 700,000 adults in the U.S. with a disability like autism live with parents or another family member who is 60 or older. What happens when those caregivers are gone? One sibling confronts her past and likely future.

10/19/2016 By Ciara O'Rourke

Dense and Sensibility

Queen Anne Residents Are Challenging the City's Plan to Make Seattle Denser

Is this the single-family neighborhood movement’s last stand?

10/18/2016 By Josh Feit

Style & Shopping

Modest Proposals

Seattle’s Muslim Community Is Transforming Both Muslim and Mainstream Style

“What is ironic is that the current trends in mainstream style are borrowing from Muslim fashion.”

10/18/2016 By Colleen Williams

Travel & Outdoors

Get Out

Northwest Travel Dispatch, Winter 2016

Where, why, and how to take a winter break.

10/21/2016 By Allison Williams