Cover Story

The Great Seattle Restaurant Rush of 2019

The thrill of discovery. A surge of great new spots.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez and Allecia Vermillion

Top Stories

Feature

A Life Extruded: Mike Easton and the Alki Homestead’s Path to Il Nido

When the chef reshaped his career he couldn't have known he'd share his destiny with a century-old log cabin and dining icon rising from literal ashes.

10/22/2019 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Kyle Johnson

Gifts in Living Color

Shop the Rainbow: A Vibrant Seattle Gift Guide

85 present-worthy and multi-hued books, gadgets, and gizmos.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez Photography by Tori Dickson

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Monthly Planner

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This November

The Godmother of Rock and Roll gets a musical, the Henry makes the invisible seen, and a sitar goes electric.

10/22/2019 By Stefan Milne

Toil and Trouble

Lindy West's The Witches Are Coming Grapples with the Tumultuous Present

The Seattleite's second book of essays takes on dark topics, but leavens them with wit and hope.

10/22/2019 By Stefan Milne

Eat & Drink

Drinking Buddies

These Big-Name Seattle Chefs Opened Bars Next to Their OG Restaurants

New watering holes from three local chefs were born of convenience, but deliver their own distinct experience.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez

Same Salumi, Different Day

It's a New Era at These Beloved Seattle Food Institutions

Seattle’s recent flurry of restaurant ownership changes includes Mashiko, Salumi, and Piroshky, Piroshky.

10/22/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Counter Points

Seattle's Walk-Up Windows and Counters Are Booming

New spots deliver soup dumplings, bagels, and late-night Lebanese flatbread.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez

Newcomers to Love

Hot New Seattle Restaurants to Check Out

To answer that eternal question: Where should we eat tonight?

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez and Allecia Vermillion

The Chain Train

5 Chain Restaurants We Wholeheartedly Welcome to Seattle

These new arrivals aren’t local—not even close. That doesn’t make them any less buzzy.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez

Cover Story

The Great Seattle Restaurant Rush of 2019

The thrill of discovery. A surge of great new spots.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez and Allecia Vermillion

Side Bar

Greenwood Gets Lucky with Draft Punk Beer Bar

The space is spartan, but the beer is good.

10/22/2019 By Stefan Milne

Pics or It Didn’t Happen

In the Era of Instagram, a Seattle Restaurant Bets on Conversation

The Thompson Hotel’s new restaurant concept uses prompt cards to help guests “connect.”

10/22/2019 By Jessica Voelker

Hit List

These Are Seattle's Best New Restaurants of 2019

This was a year of variety, from Filipino tasting menus to the pizza doppelganger that's Georgia's national dish.

10/22/2019 By Allecia Vermillion and Rosin Saez

Awards & Accolades

Homer Is Seattle Met's 2019 Restaurant of the Year

In a warm Beacon Hill dining room, Logan Cox makes the unfamiliar craveable, and the familiar feel like something new entirely.

10/07/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Oeno Files

Raise a Glass to Seattle’s Best Wine Bars

At these 14 watering holes, poppin’ bottles is most definitely encouraged.

03/12/2019 Edited by Jaime Archer

Editor's Note

Counter Act

A Seattle Lunch Spot Destined for Greatness

In the erratic alchemy of a restaurant’s success or failure, sometimes the best route is the gloriously specific one.

10/22/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Health & Wellness

SAD in Seattle

Washington May Adopt Daylight Saving Time Permanently. Will It Make Us Sadder?

For those with seasonal affective disorder, the change could have harmful repercussions on their health.

10/22/2019 By Lily Hansen

News & City Life

Explainer

A Seattle Voter's Guide to the November 2019 General Election

Before you drop your vote in the mail by November 5, here's a quick look at your ballot.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez

Officers Down

The Shooting of Seattle Police Officer Timothy Brenton, 10 Years Later

After a spate of assassinations a decade ago, the public rallied around the police. Where’d the love go?

10/22/2019 By James Ross Gardner

LET US PROPOSE A TOAST

November's Perfect Party: A Skydiving Centenarian and Public Transit Warrior

Plus, the pro baller, history-making politician, and viral songwriter who round out the month’s most distinguished locals and visitors.

10/22/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Feature

A Life Extruded: Mike Easton and the Alki Homestead’s Path to Il Nido

When the chef reshaped his career he couldn't have known he'd share his destiny with a century-old log cabin and dining icon rising from literal ashes.

10/22/2019 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Kyle Johnson

Snap Judgment

Does Seattle Need Its Own Dating App?

The city notorious for icy demeanors might need some extra help in the relationship department.

10/22/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Quote Unquote

The Seahawks Dancers Have a Whole New Groove

“If you’re nervous about something, that just means that in your heart, you care about it.”

10/22/2019 By Allison Williams

Shade Index

Your Seattle Thanksgiving in 7 Courses

Eat, drink, and be weary.

10/22/2019 By Mac Hubbard

Style & Shopping

Behind the Scenes

The Hardest, Best Part of Our Gift Guide

How art director Jane Sherman accessorized across the rainbow.

10/22/2019 By Jane Sherman

Gifts in Living Color

Shop the Rainbow: A Vibrant Seattle Gift Guide

85 present-worthy and multi-hued books, gadgets, and gizmos.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez Photography by Tori Dickson

Travel & Outdoors

The Joy Next Door

With Waterfront Whimsy, Tacoma Is So Much More Than a Mini Seattle

Slides for adults, swimming with sharks. When did our neighbor get so cool?

10/22/2019 By Allison Williams