WHERE THE BUFFALO ROAM

Discover the New American West

Planning a trip to an American West that's greener, broader, more diverse, and more fun than ever.

02/26/2020 By Allison Williams

Top Stories

FEATURE

Neon Signs Are Glowing Strong in Seattle

In a world of LEDs, Western Neon illuminates this Seattle legacy for the next generation.

03/02/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

100% THAT BIBIMBAP

Seattle’s Best New Korean Food

Break out the banchan and celebrate our region’s various takes on a vivid food culture.

02/25/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

ARTS PREVIEW

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This Spring

Nikki Glaser talks sex, Spectrum Dance Theater tackles race and climate change, and Bill Nye erupts onto the scene.

02/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

BABY TALK

The Small Human Festival Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

The new theater festival is predicated on the idea that babies might dig abstract art just as much as adults.

02/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

ARTS PREVIEW

The Top Things to Do in Seattle This Spring

Nikki Glaser talks sex, Spectrum Dance Theater tackles race and climate change, and Bill Nye erupts onto the scene.

02/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

PAST, PRESENT, FUSION

Kassa Overall Brings His New Album Home at the Triple Door

In I Think I'm Good, experimental jazz and rap brilliantly collide.

02/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

FEEDING THE TROLL

'Lydia and the Troll' Invents an Origin Myth for the Fremont Statue

Playwright Justin Huertas centers marginalized characters in his fantastical stories of Seattle's history.

02/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

Local Letters

Rick Barot Explores the Colonial Past and Present

The Tacoma-based poet’s new collection, 'The Galleons,' delves into the histories of his own family and of Spanish conquest.

02/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

Snap Judgment

Does Spring Belong to the Sounders or Mariners?

Three locals analyze which team will be Seattle sports fans’ obsession this season.

02/25/2020 By Nicole Pasia

Eat & Drink

LUNCH RUSH

Seattle’s Best Lunch Spots

20 of our favorite spots for a midday meal that doesn’t involve paper wrappers or a to-go bag.

03/03/2020 Edited by Nicole Pasia

Eat Here Now

What We're Eating Now: March 2020

Maki from a sushi master, New York and Chicago–style pizza, and pretty much anything at Eight Row.

03/02/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

100% THAT BIBIMBAP

Seattle’s Best New Korean Food

Break out the banchan and celebrate our region’s various takes on a vivid food culture.

02/25/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

MODERN MEAT

Seattle's Korean Cuisine Gets an Update

Chef Heong Soon Park is all about current dining trends…the ones happening in Korea.

02/25/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

REVIEW

Carrello Is How Nathan Lockwood Rolls

The Altura chef’s latest restaurant dispenses Italian drinking snacks on a fleet of carts. He definitely doesn’t stop there.

02/25/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

SOUP MILESTONES

The Pho Bac Boat Sails On

A Little Saigon landmark returns, with spicy noodle soup.

02/25/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Meat Monuments

Daniel’s Broiler Bets Big on Downtown

What happens when a 40-year institution takes on Seattle’s hotel boom.

02/25/2020 By Providence Cicero

Editor's Note

EDITOR'S NOTE

Honey, We Shrunk the Magazine

Notice anything new about the latest Seattle Met issue?

02/25/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Home & Real Estate

HABITAT

How Two Design Pros Created a Nursery Baby Can Grow Into

This Beacon Hill office-turned-nursery kept mom's taste in mind while leaving plenty of room for her daughter's.

02/25/2020 By Karin Vandraiss

News & City Life

PERFECT PARTY

The Most Interesting People In Seattle This Month

If we could throw a perfect party, we'd invite these folks.

03/02/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

FEATURE

Neon Signs Are Glowing Strong in Seattle

In a world of LEDs, Western Neon illuminates this Seattle legacy for the next generation.

03/02/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

FIRST PERSON, LAST WORD

As Seattle Grew, I Grew Up

The same blocks I walked in my feral 20s have new stories to tell.

02/25/2020 By Angela Garbes

QUOTE UNQUOTE

Steve Pool's Forecast: Nothing But Blue Skies

"People only hear what they want to hear. 'It's gonna snow?!'"

02/25/2020 By Allison Williams

EXPLAINER

How a 3-Second Head Start Could Save Pedestrian Lives

Seattle's giving pedestrians extra lead time in certain crosswalks in an effort to reduce deaths and injuries across the city.

02/25/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

FAKING BAD

Can a New Think Tank Rescue Us from the Misinformation Age?

The struggle against deepfakes, conspiracy theories, and all your relatives’ bad memes is real.

02/25/2020 By James Ross Gardner

LEGISLATIVE PALATE

Complimentary Wine in Your Airbnb Is... Illegal?

Pretty much. But a local short-term rental operator is pushing to change that.

02/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

PRIMARY CARE

Washington Dems Ditched the Caucus. Will That Make Our Votes Count?

By switching to an earlier, mail-in voting system, the state’s Democratic leaders hope Washington becomes a primary season destination.

02/21/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Style & Shopping

TASTEFULLY TORRENTIAL

The Seattle Guide to Dressing for Spring Rain

Seattle’s style conundrum: Dressing for post-winter rains without resorting to a hardshell.

02/25/2020 By Kelly Skahan

Travel & Outdoors

ACE-HIGH SOCIALITE

6 Famous Figures on Buffalo Bill's Contact List

An army scout turned consummate showman, Cody knew practically everyone worth knowing in the West.

02/26/2020 By Allison Williams

WHERE THE BUFFALO ROAM

Discover the New American West

Planning a trip to an American West that's greener, broader, more diverse, and more fun than ever.

02/26/2020 By Allison Williams

REMOTE ACCESS

Eastern Oregon’s Minam River Lodge Is Way Out There

Looking for a truly remote getaway? This place doesn't even have Wi-Fi.

02/26/2020 By Allison Williams

BRANDED BY BASQUES

How the Basques Found a Home in Nevada

Elko, Nevada's culture and culinary scene bear the clear mark of the European ethnic group.

02/26/2020 By Allison Williams

POET LARIAT

The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering Showcases the Spirit of the West

In Elko, Nevada, the creative and crafty side of the Old West thrives.

02/26/2020 By Allison Williams

LIGHTS, CAMERAS, COWBOYS

3 Western Movie Backdrops That Stun Off-Screen

Check out the sets of City Slickers, Planet of the Apes, and, uh, Back to the Future III.

02/26/2020 By Allison Williams

DESERTED

An Old Hollywood Set Is Becoming a Real Destination

Hollywood’s classic Western heroes built the mock village of Pioneertown in the California desert. Half a century later it’s been reborn.

02/26/2020 By Allison Williams

LAND BEFORE HOT TUBS

3 Montana Warm Springs Making Hot Tubs Look Bad

Montana’s best natural warm springs link leisure to landscape.

02/26/2020 By Allison Williams

A HORSE IS A HORSE

These Montana Dude Ranches Redefine 'Roughing It'

The dude ranch vacation has moved beyond city slickers cornpone to white-glove luxury.

02/26/2020 By Allison Williams

BORN-AGAIN BOOTS

Montana’s Canty Boots Updates the Classic Cowboy Style

These boots were made for reworking.

02/26/2020 By Allison Williams

Sustainable Slopes

Ski Sustainably on These Utah Slopes

In the face of climate change, Utah’s famed snow playgrounds are getting serious about green initiatives.

02/26/2020 By Allison Williams

COME TO THE DARK SIDE

Huntsville, Utah, Is All About Night Life

One Utah town is going beyond the green of environmentalism, straight to pitch black.

02/26/2020 By Allison Williams

WHERE THE BUFFALO ROAM

Discover the New American West

Planning a trip to an American West that's greener, broader, more diverse, and more fun than ever.

02/26/2020 By Allison Williams

WESTERN EXPANSION

Tiny Cody, Wyoming, Invented the Wild West

Buffalo Bill built the town, and it's since erected a museum to new views...five times over.

02/26/2020 By Allison Williams