Good Morning, Let’s Eat

The Best Seattle Brunches Aren't Basic

45 memorable (and boozy) ways to start your day.

By Rosin Saez and Allecia Vermillion

Top Stories

Feature

God Save the Punks: Mars Hill, Tooth and Nail, and Seattle’s Christian Alternative

How Seattle music helped turn an oxymoron into big business.

12/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Peripatetic POTUS

Great(ish) Moments in Seattle Presidential Visits

Over the last 140 years, visits from our nation’s leader have prompted bee stings, wartime intrigue, and even the occasional jog around Green Lake.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion Illustrations by Tom Dougherty

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Monthly Planner

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This February

The Asian Art Museum returns, a jazz legend gets operatic, and Tim and Eric demand your attendance.

01/31/2020 By Stefan Milne

Feature

God Save the Punks: Mars Hill, Tooth and Nail, and Seattle’s Christian Alternative

How Seattle music helped turn an oxymoron into big business.

12/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

The Sporting Life

Seattle, Are You Ready for Some Extreme Football?

A resurrected league hopes to excite during the Seahawks’ off-season doldrums.

12/23/2019 By Tricia Romano

Monthly Planner

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This January

A neo-soul upstart plays the Showbox, Cinderella's (ballet) slippers fit, and EJ Koh debuts her magical epistolary memoir.

12/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Expecting Mom

The Museum of Museums Playfully Ponders Its Own Existence

First Hill’s new space overflows with exhibitions that question how we want to see art now.

12/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Eat & Drink

Let's Dish

31 Restaurants Reimagining Seattle Brunch

A dish-by-dish guide to the only weekend meal that really matters.

12/23/2019 By Rosin Saez and Allecia Vermillion

Don't Call It a Greasy Spoon

Our Favorite Seattle Diners, from Formica to Fancy

A great diner can be affably battered or thoughtfully designed. So long as they don’t screw up your eggs.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Soup's On

Dear Seattle: Have Soup for Breakfast

A hot, brothy start to the day is a cross-cultural morning tradition.

12/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

A Buffet Travelogue

The Story Behind Joule's Globe-Trotting Brunch Buffet

The Fremont restaurant augments your entree with a new cuisine every month.

12/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

BEHIND THE SCENES

Too Much on Your Plate

How this year's brunch package came to life.

12/23/2019 By Jane Sherman

Bottoms Up

9 Reasons to Day Drink at Ben Paris

Cocktails for every type of morning imbiber.

12/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

Heat Check

Seattle Hot Sauces: 4 Fiery Favorites

Local condiments that add a kick to everything.

12/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

The Upside of In-Between

A Reluctant Love Letter to Brunch

Learning to love the most American of meals.

12/23/2019 By Jessica Voelker

What We're Eating Now

At Roquette, Bugles Were Made for Caviar

Our picks for the new year also include sustainable sushi and transcendent Roman-style pizza.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Review

Vashon Island Is on the Ruby Brink of a Meat Revolution

“It’s just as important to not eat meat as it is to eat meat.”

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Side Bar

Underbelly Is Subterranean Fun

The Pioneer Square wine bar is wonderfully low-key.

12/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Recommendations

Celebrate Seattle’s Black-Owned Restaurants

15 favorites that enliven our food scene with ancient grains, jerk chicken, and French bistro classics.

12/23/2019 Edited by Nicole Pasia

Shade Index

7 Very Seattle Brunch Specials

Our hungover compliments to the chef.

12/23/2019 By Mac Hubbard

Mo’ Mimosas, Mo’ Advil

A Boozy Guide to Seattle's Bottomless or Otherwise Wildly Discounted Mimosas

Seven places where champagne and juice flow in extra-large—or even endless—quantities.

06/29/2018 By Jaime Archer and Landon Groves

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

POTUS Among Us

For a highly orchestrated event mostly built around a rarefied white guy, presidential visits have (or, uh, had?) an uncommon power to unify.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Health & Wellness

Explainer

Washington's Battle Against E-Cigarettes

With vaping and e-cigarette use on the rise, our region looks to cool the heat.

12/23/2019 By Ryan Phelan

Flowing Solo

A New Seattle Yoga Studio for Solitude

Lower Queen Anne's Sanctuary reimagines group exercise classes for a party of one.

12/23/2019 By Kelly Skahan and Rosin Saez

Home & Real Estate

Habitat

A Laurelhurst Tudor, Transformed

A move to Seattle prompted this Eastside family to trade modern Scandi for a not-so-traditional Tudor.

12/23/2019 By Karin Vandraiss

News & City Life

LET US PROPOSE A TOAST

A Perfect Party with a Star Soccer Coach and a Teenaged Climate Activist

Plus, the Pulitzer winner, museum trailblazer, and patient turned medical director who round out the month’s most distinguished locals and visitors.

12/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

POTUS to the People

First Relatives Who Lived Local

Presidential kin who called Seattle home.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

The Other Warren G

Seattle Cancels Warren G. Harding

Our relationship with the scandal-plagued president? It’s complicated.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

The Buck Stops Here

Did Harry Really Give ’Em Hell in Bremerton?

Longtimers in Kitsap County swear the president’s rallying cry originated here. Scholars say otherwise.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

"Holy Cats!"

All the Presidents' Stopovers (in Seattle)

What happens when POTUS comes calling.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Peripatetic POTUS

Great(ish) Moments in Seattle Presidential Visits

Over the last 140 years, visits from our nation’s leader have prompted bee stings, wartime intrigue, and even the occasional jog around Green Lake.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion Illustrations by Tom Dougherty

Snap Judgment

What Should Be on the 2020 Washington State Legislative Agenda?

As lawmakers convene on January 13 to kick off the 2020 session, three Washingtonians opine on what they’d like to see.

12/23/2019 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Last Mile Malaise

The Hidden Cost and Human Toll of Amazon

The working conditions and litigation behind that box’s journey to your porch.

12/23/2019 By Levi Pulkkinen

Quote Unquote

Paleobiologist and Burke Curator Greg Wilson Digs the Past

“I wasn’t one of those kids who at three or four knew all the dinosaurs.” 

12/23/2019 By James Ross Gardner

Global WA

Ukrainians in Washington Feel Stuck in the Middle

How hearings in DC impact the more than 50,000 Ukrainians living in the state.

12/12/2019 By James Ross Gardner

Travel & Outdoors

Exit Strategies

It's Easier Than Ever to Get the Heck Out of Seattle

We've got a new airport, better roads, and greener ferries on the way.

12/23/2019 By Allison Williams