Cover Story

The Complete Revised Guide to Pike Place Market

Haven’t been in a while? The market remains ever a Seattle fixture, and yet there’s so much more to explore…

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne, Rosin Saez, Allecia Vermillion, and Allison Williams

Top Stories

Travel, Eh?

25 Reasons to Visit British Columbia Right Now

There’s so much you didn’t know about Canada.

06/19/2018 By Allison Williams Illustrations by Ryan Snook

Born This Way

Conversion Therapy Survivors Still Have Wounds to Heal

Licensed therapists can no longer practice conversion therapy on minors. But new legislation can't erase the anguish of those who lived through the experience.

06/19/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Summer Sounds

13 Marquee Concerts for July

Your guide to the pop, shoegaze, and country groups coming to Seattle this month.

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

Monthly Planner

15 July Events You Can't Miss

A guide to getting your arts and culture fix this month.

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

Top Five

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle in July 2018

The Roots play at Woodland Park, dragons take over the ID, and two of the Three Amigos bring a variety show.

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

Into the Misty

Father John Misty’s Biting Relationship with Seattle Folk

Since he left the Fleet Foxes, Josh Tillman has skewered and furthered the folk scene that shaped him.

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

Explainer

Let the Special Olympic Games Begin!

Tens of thousands of athletes, coaches, volunteers, and spectators from around the globe will descend on Seattle for the 50th annual sporting event in July.

06/19/2018 By Rosin Saez

Best of the City

What to Drink

A Pike Place Market Nightcap

Three late-night pours to send you on your way.

06/19/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Where to Eat

14 Classic Restaurants at Pike Place Market

Fancy and decidedly otherwise, these destinations stand the test of time.

06/19/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Beer, Views, and Elbow Room

10 Reasons to Love MarketFront

The long-awaited new wing adds much, and yet the spirit remains the same.

06/19/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Shop Around

Down-Under Wonders at Pike Place

The lower labyrinth of shops lining the market’s back corridors holds a myriad of odds and ends—the quirkier the better.

06/19/2018 By Rosin Saez Photography by Amber Fouts

Shop Around

Cool Market Finds at Pike Place

The array of neat stuff on sale here is staggering; here, a few favorites from some new-school vendors.

06/19/2018 By Rosin Saez Photography by Amber Fouts

Where to Eat

Meet the Newcomers at Pike Place Market

When an institution’s 111 years old, you define new in terms of decades. These more recent arrivals reaffirm our love of the market.

06/19/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Meat Mishap

Market Forces and Meaty Sandwiches

How a porchetta sandwich exposed the delicate balance of keeping the market authentic—yet relevant.

06/19/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

That's Amore

DeLaurenti: A Love Letter

A short appreciation for a long-lived Pike Place institution.

06/19/2018 By Jessica Voelker

Get Smart

A Pike Place Market Primer

Have a question about the market, but you've lived in Seattle too long to ask? There's a Q&A list for that.

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

Where to Hang

5 Pike Place Patios for a (Hopefully) Sunny Afternoon

At the market, alfresco dining too often means a stroll with street food in hand; take a seat at one of the many outdoor spaces.

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

Super Market Sweep

How to Do Pike Place in 30 Minutes or Less

Got out-of-town visitors? We've got the guide to showing them the sites.

06/19/2018 By Allison Williams Illustrations by Mike Holm

Day Into Night

Around the Clock at Pike Place Market

From dawn to well after dusk, the market has its own particular rhythm.

06/19/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Cover Story

The Complete Revised Guide to Pike Place Market

Haven’t been in a while? The market remains ever a Seattle fixture, and yet there’s so much more to explore…

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne, Rosin Saez, Allecia Vermillion, and Allison Williams

Eat & Drink

Recommendations

27 Patios for Prime Outdoor Dining

This time of year, the city’s best tables come bathed in sunlight.

06/19/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Review

Soup's On Point at Pho Bac Sup Shop

The family behind Seattle’s first pho shop recasts the city’s relationship with one of its signature dishes.

06/19/2018 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Chona Kasinger

Critic's Picks

What We're Eating Now: July 2018

This month’s favorites: impeccable dumplings, endless rosé, and a cubano sandwich stuffed in a waffle iron.

06/19/2018 By Allecia Vermillion, Rosin Saez, and Sean P. Sullivan

Domo Arigato, Mr. Robata

Robots Now Work at a Capitol Hill Restaurant

Junkichi Robata Izakaya is the second Seattle restaurant to employ AI-powered Sota robots.

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

Pike Place Market is Seattle's Best Idea

But it almost wasn't.

06/19/2018 By James Ross Gardner

Home & Real Estate

Habitat

How to Design a Backyard Kitchen

Trying to go beyond the grill? Here’s what you need and what you don’t.

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

News & City Life

Your Best Shot

Reader's Lens: July 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!)

06/19/2018

Born This Way

Conversion Therapy Survivors Still Have Wounds to Heal

Licensed therapists can no longer practice conversion therapy on minors. But new legislation can't erase the anguish of those who lived through the experience.

06/19/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Quote Unquote

Angela Garbes is Like a Mother

Pregnant with her first child, she found the guides on modern pregnancy to be woefully lacking. So she wrote her own.

06/19/2018 By Jessica Voelker

Snap Judgment

Is Amazon Good for Seattle?

As the retail giant’s influence rises, so does the question.

06/19/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Dino Deja Vu

Could This Be Dino Rossi's Last Chance?

The Sammamish politician is running for Congress. And the Republican party is holding out hope that this time, he pulls a win.

06/19/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Famous Faces

Perfect Party: July 2018

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

06/19/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson

Civil Society

The Battle Over the Burke-Gilman Trail

Decades of fighting, lawsuits, and an altercation on the Ballard waterfront: How one little path divides a neighborhood.

06/19/2018 By Allison Williams

Travel & Outdoors

Travel, Eh?

25 Reasons to Visit British Columbia Right Now

There’s so much you didn’t know about Canada.

06/19/2018 By Allison Williams Illustrations by Ryan Snook

Shade Index

Oh Canada, We're Not That Jealous of You

Sure, it’s fun to visit. But here’s why we’ll always come home.

06/19/2018 By Seattle Met Staff