Best of the City

Cheap Eats 2018: 30 Dishes For Morning, Noon, and Night

Costs keep rising, bills are due, and oh my god do you really have to pay parking meters until 10pm now? Here are the city's best places where a relatively small outlay* can carry you through the day.

04/25/2018 By Allecia Vermillion and Rosin Saez

Top Stories

Best of the City

A Handy 5 Step Plan for Exploring Seattle's Local Beer Scene

A beer lover's guide to the local landscape.

04/30/2018 By Allecia Vermillion, Rosin Saez, and Stefan Milne

Feature

The Boat at the Bottom of the Sea

More than a year after a Seattle-based crabber vanished in Alaska's Bering Sea, its final hours remain a mystery. The surviving family of the Destination’s crew—and one intrepid investigator—seek to uncover the secrets the ocean still keeps.

04/09/2018 By Eva Holland

Quote Unquote

A Virginia Tech Shooting Survivor on What It's Like to Be a Witness

Kristina Anderson sustained three gunshot wounds amid the loss of 32 lives—and isn’t about to let you forget.

04/25/2018 By Jessica Voelker

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

The Only Theater in Town

The Paramount's 1928 Opening Bash Brought a Bit of Hollywood to the Pacific Northwest

As the most glamorous venue in Seattle throws its 90th birthday party this month, a look back on the 1928 grand opening celebration that welcomed a little bit of Hollywood to the Pacific Northwest.

04/26/2018 By Darren Davis

Met Picks

The Top Things to See and Do in Seattle: May 2018

Khalid serenades audiences at the WaMu Theater, the Seattle International Film Festival kicks off, and Frye Art Museum explores the origins of impressionism.

04/26/2018 By Darren Davis

Bygone Eras

Why Can't Seattle Quit the '90s?

With the Mariners’ re-signing of 44-year-old Ichiro Suzuki, Seattle again proves its obsession with its glory days.

04/23/2018 By Darren Davis

Best of the City

Best of the City

A Handy 5 Step Plan for Exploring Seattle's Local Beer Scene

A beer lover's guide to the local landscape.

04/30/2018 By Allecia Vermillion, Rosin Saez, and Stefan Milne

Eat & Drink

Guide to Seattle Beer

Women in Beer: Robyn Schumacher and Annie Johnson

Since beer is typically a bastion of dudes, the women who make or even drink it encounter some pretty tired tropes. Recently, over a pint of pilsner, the pair unpacked what it means to brew while female.

04/30/2018 By Rosin Saez

Trend

The Rise of the Bare-Bones Taproom

Bars aren't going anywhere, but the brewery taproom has made a clear shift from novelty to norm.

04/30/2018 By Stefan Milne

Step 5: Bring Snacks

7 Taproom Temples for Fresh, Flowing Beer

Midway between beer bar and bottle shop lie these no-frills watering holes.

04/30/2018 By Rosin Saez and Stefan Milne

Step 4: Have One With Dinner

9 Great Restaurants with Equally Impressive Beer Lists

There’s a world of food-friendly beer out there. Explore it in these local restaurants, which take just as much care with their beer menu as their kitchens.

04/30/2018 By Allecia Vermillion and Rosin Saez

Step 3: Just Pop a Top, Already

10 Local Beers You Should Buy Right Now

More great brews, in bottles an cans, from Seattle and the immediate vicinity.

04/30/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Step 1: Find the Right Brewery

9 Local Breweries for Every Type of Beer Drinker

Whatever your imbibing needs, there’s a local spot that has you covered. Here’s where to go if you want to…

04/30/2018 By Allecia Vermillion, Rosin Saez, and Stefan Milne

Critic's Picks

Roasted, Fried, or Poached: 10 Restaurants That Have Perfected Chicken

If chicken is a restaurant litmus test, these spots are top of the class.

04/26/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Shade Index

The Downside of Cheap Eats

When budget dining comes at a cost.

04/25/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Picks

What We're Eating Now: May 2018

This month’s favorites: fiery chicken wings and cauliflower masquerading as bar food.

04/25/2018 By Nosh Pit Staff

Cheap Eats

Tacos Chukis Is Unstoppable

How one neophyte’s hankering for Mexican street food morphed into four taquerias in seven years.

04/25/2018 By Rosin Saez

Best of the City

Cheap Eats 2018: 30 Dishes For Morning, Noon, and Night

Costs keep rising, bills are due, and oh my god do you really have to pay parking meters until 10pm now? Here are the city's best places where a relatively small outlay* can carry you through the day.

04/25/2018 By Allecia Vermillion and Rosin Saez

Restaurant Review

Review: The Evolution of Joli

Weirdly, it’s the shakeups that put this lovely Ballard dining room on its most solid ground.

04/25/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Health & Wellness

Best of the City

7 Gyms and Fitness Classes That Are Worth the Sweat

From the athlete to the fitness novice, there’s a way to stay healthy for everyone.

04/24/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Home & Real Estate

Habitat

Interior Design: How to Have Fun with Patterns

Achieve that good kind of visual clash in your home by layering shapes, textures, and colors.

04/30/2018 By Darren Davis

News & City Life

Snap Judgment

Do We Need Another Airport?

Sea-Tac, among the nation’s fastest-growing airports, served nearly 47 million passengers last year. This fall, airlines begin offering commercial flights from Paine Field, a retired Air Force base in Everett. Right move?

04/30/2018 By Kaelan Hicks

YOUR BEST SHOT

Reader's Lens: May 2018

Each month we choose a photo from Seattle’s Instagram community to highlight in our print issue and online. (Tag #seattlemet in your posts for a chance to be featured!)

04/29/2018

Quote Unquote

A Virginia Tech Shooting Survivor on What It's Like to Be a Witness

Kristina Anderson sustained three gunshot wounds amid the loss of 32 lives—and isn’t about to let you forget.

04/25/2018 By Jessica Voelker

Down the Hatch, Dudes

Male Oral Contraception Could Soon Be a Thing, According to the UW

A University of Washington endocrinologist says a men's version of The Pill is nigh.

04/23/2018 By Rosin Saez

Explainer

How to Save an Orca Whale

The governor has assembled a task force to address Washington’s killer whale crisis. But saving our shrinking orca population is no small task.

04/20/2018 By Allison Williams

Feature

The Boat at the Bottom of the Sea

More than a year after a Seattle-based crabber vanished in Alaska's Bering Sea, its final hours remain a mystery. The surviving family of the Destination’s crew—and one intrepid investigator—seek to uncover the secrets the ocean still keeps.

04/09/2018 By Eva Holland

Travel & Outdoors

Tiger Mountain High

So You Want to Try Paragliding

Take air with a sport that’s more about hang time than radical dives.

04/24/2018 By Allison Williams