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Local Food

The Food Lovers Guide 2016

Amazing food is all around us. Here’s how to get your hands on it.

06/22/2016 By Allecia Vermillion With Caroline Ferguson, Allison Williams, Kyle Kuhn, and Kathryn Robinson

Top Stories

Photo Essay

This Is Boom City

A day in the life of Tulalip Indian Reservation’s fireworks marketplace.

06/20/2016 Photography by Andrew Waits By James Ross Gardner

Feature

Seattle Summer Arts Guide 2016

Make the most of the season with these tasty cultural pairings.

06/23/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Concerts

Ranking Adele's Most Epically Sad Lyrics

Before the Queen of Bummer Pop plays KeyArena, we take a look at her bleakest lyrics—from depressing to very depressing.

06/30/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: July 2016

Wooden O invades our parks with Shakespeare, Seattle Symphony plays more John Luther Adams, and Brand New and Modest Mouse team up.

06/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Feature

Seattle Summer Arts Guide 2016

Make the most of the season with these tasty cultural pairings.

06/23/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Explainer

The End of the Mariners' Nintendo Era

After 26 years Nintendo of America is selling the Mariners. Under CEO Hiroshi Yamauchi the Japanese video game company oversaw some big ups (‘95 Never Forget) and some much bigger downs (basically all of the ‘00s). Let’s look back.

06/21/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Eat & Drink

Food Lovers Guide

Meet 15 Washington Farms Putting Food on Your Plate

From the pastures of Washington to the farmer's market to your favorite dish at the restaurant down the street, here's a closer look at the people making it all happen.

06/23/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Food Lovers Guide

Three New Specialty Grocers

Get excited: New Seasons, H Mart, and Asian Food Center will each have an outpost in Seattle very soon.

06/23/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Food Lovers Guide

BestCatch: The CSA of the Sea

A community-supported fishery is just what it sounds like: a weekly share of fresh local seafood.

06/23/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Food Lovers Guide

Here Are Some Edible Greens and Mushrooms You Can Go Pick

They grow wild from sidewalk cracks to mountainsides. State lands allow recreational picking, though some national parks require permits.

06/23/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Appy Meals

Seattle’s Food App Boom Turns Restaurant Meals into Spontaneous Flings

"If a restaurant meal is romance by candlelight, these apps might be the Netflix and chill of dining."

06/23/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Food Lovers Guide

Il Corvo Pasta Studio: The Egg and Flour Atelier

At Il Corvo’s new retail spin-off, Mike Easton makes his pasta intentions known.

06/23/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Food Lovers Guide

Chefs Who Fish (But Don't Eat What They Catch)

The city’s best seafood chefs are crazy about fishing—just not for dinner.

06/23/2016 By Allison Williams

Food Lovers Guide

Our Favorite New Locally Made Pantry Items

These seven made-in-Washington newcomers impart flavor by the smear, dollop, and handful.

06/23/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Food Lovers Guide

Seattle's Small-Scale Slaughter Problem

This city loves its sustainably grown local meat, but Puget Sound has very few facilities willing to slaughter animals from small farms. Mobile slaughtering may be the imperfect solution.

06/23/2016 By Caroline Ferguson

Local Food

The Food Lovers Guide 2016

Amazing food is all around us. Here’s how to get your hands on it.

06/22/2016 By Allecia Vermillion With Caroline Ferguson, Allison Williams, Kyle Kuhn, and Kathryn Robinson

Slightly Larger Uncle

Little Uncle Finds Its Happy Medium in Capitol Hill

The obsessively beloved Thai joint's new locale is worth a visit.

06/20/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

Saint Helens Cafe: Hot on the Burke-Gilman Trail

Seattle's busiest restauranteur plants this sunny French bistro on Seattle’s signature bike path.

06/20/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Pour

Beer in a Can: Seattle's Summer Drink of Choice

This humble receptacle has quietly crossed over from craft novelty to warm-weather drinking staple.

06/13/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

The Thing at the End of Your Fork

Is what you put in your mouth good for you—or just good for some multinational food supplier?

06/21/2016 By James Ross Gardner

Home & Real Estate

Habitat

A Kirkland Home Transforms Into a Pacific Northwest Dream Space

These two Midwest transplants made their dream of an open, airy Northwest home a reality.

06/27/2016 By Darren Davis

News & City Life

Snap Judgment

Should It Be Legal to Pitch a Tent on the Sidewalk?

Seattle is monitoring a new Portland project to address homelessness.

06/22/2016 By Scott Johnson

newsmakers

Perfect Party: July 2016

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and people in the news.

06/22/2016 By Seattle Met Staff

Questions Answered

Gary Groth Is a Hometown Antihero

The Fantagraphics founder explains how he brought his comic book company back from the brink—and why San Diego Comic-Con Sucks.

06/21/2016 By Jessica Voelker

Dead in the Water

Who Is Shooting Seattle's Sea Lions?

For years the bullet-riddled bodies of seals and sea lions have washed up on Washington shores. But who would kill them—and why?

06/21/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Quote Unquote

Soeur Suong Is an American

The road from Cambodian refugee to naturalized citizen was anything but smooth, though.

06/21/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Business

How I Got Here: Remitly's Matt Oppenheimer

“It was astounding to see how far remittances went in people’s lives.”

06/21/2016 By Darren Davis

Photo Essay

This Is Boom City

A day in the life of Tulalip Indian Reservation’s fireworks marketplace.

06/20/2016 Photography by Andrew Waits By James Ross Gardner

Back Fence

Can Gay Marriage Save Marriage?

Gay marriage provides a model we could all stand to emulate.

06/20/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Power Lines

Seattle’s Transgender Activists Want to Transform the DNC

Progressive language from the 1970s is marginalizing today's LGBTQ community. Meet the activists who want a rewrite.

06/17/2016 By Josh Feit

Style & Shopping

Elements of Style

The Hottest Sunglasses for Your Seattle Summer

Keeping the bright at bay never looked so good.

06/21/2016 By Colleen Williams

Travel & Outdoors

Get Out of Town

Northwest Travel Dispatch, Summer 2016

Where, why, and how to take a summer vacation.

06/21/2016 By Allison Williams