Best Restaurants 2013

Best Restaurants 2013  

In this issue:

Arts & Culture

Tech Talk

Microsoft’s Xbox 180

How the company pulled off an uncharacteristic reversal after alienating hardcore gamers with weirdly restrictive features on its new gaming console.

11/01/2013 By Sam Machkovech


Perfect Party

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

11/01/2013 By Allison Williams


Bryce Phillips Has Gone From Moguls to Mogul

This winter the founder and CEO of snow-sports retailer Evo will open a first-of-its-kind mixed-use development on Snoqualmie Pass.

11/01/2013 By Heather Hansman

Passing Through

Radiolab’s Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich Are Ready for the End of the World

And their new live show, Apocalyptical, might just prep you for it too.

11/01/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

On the Town

Lovely As a Tree

Shimmering Tree takes advantage of TAM’s dimensions to explore natural spatiality.

11/01/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

On the Town

Hot Holiday Tickets

Get a head start on yuletide planning with these Christmas classics and unusual festive alternatives.

11/01/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Eat & Drink

Booze News

Sun Liquor Takes to the Skies

The Capitol Hill distillery recently started bottling for Alaska Airlines. Here’s how to make the most of the beverage cart and drink local 30,000 feet up.

11/01/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Drink Deconstructed

Monsoon Seattle’s Bloody Alternative with Pho Broth Sangrita

A leftover batch of pho broth inspires a meaty take on the bloody Mary.

11/01/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Food and Drink

News Feed November 2013

Dining news dispatches from around the city.

11/01/2013 By Allecia Vermillion


Seattle's Best Restaurants

It’s been a tasty year in Seattle restaurants. Here’s where it tasted best.

11/01/2013 By Kathryn Robinson


Restaurant of the Year 2013: Mamnoon

Mamnoon brings down-to-earth values, genuine exoticism, and extraordinary harmonies of Middle Eastern fare.

10/25/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Restaurant Review

RockCreek Rocks

The Fremont fish house swims well beyond salmon and halibut.

10/15/2013 By Kathryn Robinson


News & City Life


Marijuana, Seed to Sale

Between November 18 and December 18, the Washington State Liquor Control Board will accept license applications for marijuana producers, processors, and retailers. Here’s how pot will get from the grow-op to the pipe bowl.

11/01/2013 By James Ross Gardner

Quote Unquote

C. R. Douglas Has Loved Politics Forever

Q13’s ace political reporter was quite the well-informed grade schooler. Like, he could name all nine Supreme Court justices by age 10.

11/01/2013 By Matthew Halverson

Power Lines

A Race for the Future of Seattle

Lucky us. Both Mike McGinn and Ed Murray are well qualified to be the next mayor. Now if only we could decide whom to vote for.

11/01/2013 By Erica C. Barnett and Josh Feit

The Big Idea

Porch Takes On Angie’s List

The Seattle-based startup looks to knock other review sites off their home remodeling pedestals.

11/01/2013 By Angela Cabotaje

Back Story

UW Researcher Richard Palmiter Helped Set the Table for the GMO Debate

As Washingtonians prepare to vote on a controversial labeling initiative, the man who engineered a genetic revolution reflects.

11/01/2013 By Matthew Halverson

Back Fence

Giving to Panhandlers

Are you helping who you think you’re helping?

11/01/2013 By Kathryn Robinson


Books Over Troubled Waters

Since 1966, Renton’s main library has stood over the Cedar River. But when the city threatened to close it, Renton’s residents mounted a civic uprising that involved Tim Eyman, threats of a lawsuit, and the start of two political careers.

11/01/2013 By Matthew Halverson


Light a Fire Awards 2013

Seattle Met announces winners of its second annual celebration of individuals and organizations in the nonprofit community.

10/25/2013 By Seattle Met Staff

Style & Shopping

Style Counsel

Harris Reed, Fashion’s Future

A conversation with up-and-coming fashion insider Harris Reed.

11/01/2013 By Laura Cassidy


Holiday Style Guide

Gift ideas, holiday entertaining tips, and wish lists for the season

11/01/2013 By Laura Cassidy With Julia Kernerman and Molly Warinsky