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The A to Z Food Lover's Guide to Seattle

An alphabetical guide to our region’s incredible bounty of food, drink, and more

07/09/2015 By Allecia Vermillion and Kathryn Robinson With Natalie Lew and Aoife Reilly

Top Stories

Grain Man

Stephen Jones and WSU’s Bread Lab Are Designing a Whole Wheat Tortilla for Chipotle

And, while they’re at it, bringing whole grains to the masses.

07/01/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

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Summer Arts Guidebook 2015

No matter what your personality, there’s a slate of summer events to suit you.

07/01/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Essay

Why Seattle Needs a Civic Poet

As the city announces the first person to take on the role, a reflection on the transformative power of language.

07/06/2015 By Rachel Kessler

Theater

Something Wicked This Way Comes

With the hit Wizard of Oz precursor returning, we speculate which other stories need musical prequels.

07/02/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle July 2015

Outdoor music from the Decemberists and West Seattle Summer Fest, summer nights with Grease, and new nerdy fiction from Ernest Cline.

07/02/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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Summer Arts Guidebook 2015

No matter what your personality, there’s a slate of summer events to suit you.

07/01/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Eat & Drink

Feature

The A to Z Food Lover's Guide to Seattle

An alphabetical guide to our region’s incredible bounty of food, drink, and more

07/09/2015 By Allecia Vermillion and Kathryn Robinson With Natalie Lew and Aoife Reilly

Food Lovers Guide to Seattle

Love (Or: Celebrating Chefs Who Celebrate Farmers)

The best restaurant meals are a collaboration between chef and farmer.

07/09/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Food Lovers Guide to Seattle

Washington-Made Pantry Items

Our ideal pantry—stocked entirely with local goods—looks a little something like this.

07/09/2015 By Seattle Met Staff

Food Lovers Guide to Seattle

A Guide to the Geekier Coffee Brewing Methods

And where to find the good stuff in Seattle.

07/09/2015 By Darren Davis

Food Lovers Guide to Seattle

Five of Our Favorite Seattle-Made Meats

And the butchers who produce them.

07/09/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Food Lovers Guide to Seattle

Fellowship (Or: It Takes a Village to Make a Pizza)

Why, exactly, do Seattle chefs nurture their future competition?

07/09/2015 By Molly Wizenberg

Review

Gnocchi Bar: Cheap, Terrific, Perfectly Sauced

Capitol Hill's pasta dumpling shop goes from popup to brick-and-mortar.

07/07/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

Shaken and Speared

A gorgeous hotel fish house and cocktail bar hit downtown Seattle.

07/01/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Grain Man

Stephen Jones and WSU’s Bread Lab Are Designing a Whole Wheat Tortilla for Chipotle

And, while they’re at it, bringing whole grains to the masses.

07/01/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note

What’s So Funny at Amazon?

The laugh heard around the world.

07/01/2015 By James Ross Gardner

Home & Real Estate

Habitat

A Madison Park Deck Receives a Colorful Makeover

This roof is on fire.

07/01/2015 By Angela Cabotaje

News & City Life

Quiz

Amazon Celebrates 20 Years

Twenty years ago this July, Amazon sold its first book from Jeff Bezos’s garage. Since then it’s gotten slightly bigger. How well do you know Seattle’s e-tail behemoth that will one day swallow the world?

07/13/2015 By Matthew Halverson

How We Got Here

Making MOD: How Scott and Ally Svenson Remade Pizza

Burritos don’t have the fast casual market cornered.

07/06/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Open Letter

Dear Matt Inman:

07/06/2015

Environment

Dole, Chiquita Sued by Seattle Nonprofit

How a Seattle attorney took on some of the biggest banana producers—and alleged water polluters—in the world.

07/06/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Quote Unquote

Heather Gobet Is Ready to Lower the Boom

The president of Western Display Fireworks preps for Seafair’s Fourth of July Celebration.

07/01/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Power Lines

John Roderick Takes the Political Stage

The Seattle musician and former Long Winters front man makes his bid for a seat in city council.

07/01/2015 By Josh Feit

Back Fence

Does Anyone Love Seafair?

One Seattle native’s quest to love her city’s summer festival again.

07/01/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Mudroom

Perfect Party: July 2015

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

07/01/2015 By Seattle Met Staff

Explainer

The Waterfront Returns from Seawall Sequester

The downtown piers reopen for business as the city’s actually successful project nears its end.

07/01/2015 By Allison Williams

Style & Shopping

Elements of Style

Where to Find the Best Men’s Sneakers for Summer

The best seasonal sneakers for dudes about town.

07/01/2015 By Olivia Tinsley

Travel & Outdoors

Weekend Pass

Summer City Getaways: Portland vs. Vancouver

North or south? Vancouver or Portland? If your idea of summer vacation is scorching sidewalks and urban energy, choose your own adventure.

07/06/2015 By Allison Williams