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Best Restaurants

Seattle Best Restaurants 2011

The 25 best restaurants in Seattle right now.

10/27/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Top Stories

Article

77 Elements of a Practical and Stylish Seattle Life

A Seattle shopping guide for a practical and stylish life.

10/14/2011 By Laura Cassidy With Carey Rose, Caitlin Creel, Heather Fink, and Allie Oosta

Feature

Diary of a Deadly Year

In 2010, Yakima County experienced more murders than at any other time in its 145-year history, the highest homicide rate in the state, and one of the highest in the nation. What gives?

10/14/2011 By James Ross Gardner

Best Restaurants 2011

Best Restaurants 2011: The Restaurant Inspector Comes Calling

The dirty secrets of a restaurant inspector.

10/27/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Best Restaurants 2011

Best Restaurants 2011: Chefs Bite Back

Seattle chefs and restaurateurs sound off on food trends, their competition, and their customers.

10/27/2011 By Carey Rose

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Arts & Culture

Article

Northwest Bookshelf: Beneath Cold Seas

Beneath Cold Seas by photographer David Hall is a visual feast of Pacific Northwest sea life served with a science lesson on the side.

10/14/2011 By Brian Colella

Article

Postgame Riots

It’s been more than 30 years since Seattle celebrated a major sports championship, so could all that pent-up frustration lead to storefront-smashing jubilation?

10/14/2011 By Matthew Halverson

Article

The Perfect Party

This month’s party guest: Lara Hamilton, J. P. Patches, Tom Brokaw, Shwetak Patel, Mateo Messina, and Nick Licata.

10/14/2011

Article

Hip-Hop Artist Common Might Have Been a Seattleite

Hip-hop artist Common, writing about his father in the new memoir One Day It’ll All Make Sense.

10/14/2011

Article

Dispatches from Seattlemet.com

The best of Seattlemet.com blogs: Nosh Pit, Sauced, Wear What When, and Culture Fiend.

10/14/2011 By Christopher Werner

Article

7 Reasons Why Seattle Is Funny

Comics reveal the funniest things about Seattle.

10/14/2011 By Laura Dannen

Article

Puzzle Palooza Featuring Groovik’s Cube

Pacific Science Center installs Groovik’s Cube, a 26-foot-high, LED-lit, playable Rubik’s Cube by art collective GroovLabs.

10/14/2011 By Laura Dannen

Eat & Drink

Best Restaurants 2011

Best Restaurants 2011: Chefs Bite Back

Seattle chefs and restaurateurs sound off on food trends, their competition, and their customers.

10/27/2011 By Carey Rose

Best Restaurants 2011

Best Restaurants 2011: The Restaurant Inspector Comes Calling

The dirty secrets of a restaurant inspector.

10/27/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Best Restaurants

Seattle Best Restaurants 2011

The 25 best restaurants in Seattle right now.

10/27/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Article

The Restaurant Critic, Unmasked

The critic, unmasked.

10/14/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Editor's Note

Health & Wellness

Article

The Curious Case of Seattle’s Vaccine Anxiety

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports Washington State has the highest vaccination opt-out rate in the nation. And the opt-outs are notably pervasive in some of Seattle’s most affluent and well-educated communities.

10/21/2011 By James Ross Gardner

Article

Seattle Bouldering Project Sets the Route

Seattle Bouldering Project in the Central District is a new breed of rock climbing gym.

10/14/2011 By Allison Williams

Home & Real Estate

Article

Three Ways to Store Your Wine Collection

Ways to store your growing wine collection.

10/14/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Inbox

Article

Letters to Seattle Met

10/14/2011

News & City Life

Article

Human Trafficking in Seattle

A by-the-numbers report of human trafficking in King County.

10/14/2011

Article

Seattle Company Gives Angry Birds a Boost

Angry Birds get a boost from Seattle company Medio.

10/14/2011 By Stephanie Rubesh

Article

Seattle City Council Faces Big Fiscal Challenges

The newly minted Seattle City Council will face an economic crisis like no one could have imagined just a few years ago.

10/14/2011 By Johnathon Fitzpatrick

Article

Classmates.com Flunks Out of Business School

Think you only paid for a one-year membership to Classmates.com? Check your bank statement.

10/14/2011 By Matthew Halverson

Feature

Diary of a Deadly Year

In 2010, Yakima County experienced more murders than at any other time in its 145-year history, the highest homicide rate in the state, and one of the highest in the nation. What gives?

10/14/2011 By James Ross Gardner

Article

Bikers and Drivers: Let’s Share the Road

Blake Trask saddles up as the new statewide policy director for the Bicycle Alliance of Washington.

10/14/2011 By Matthew Halverson

Style & Shopping

Article

How to Grow an Amazing Mustache

Grow an award-winning ’stache for "Movember" with these tips from Keith Haubrich, Freestyle Moustache World Champion in 2007, 2009, and 2011.

10/14/2011 By Allie Oosta

Article

77 Elements of a Practical and Stylish Seattle Life

A Seattle shopping guide for a practical and stylish life.

10/14/2011 By Laura Cassidy With Carey Rose, Caitlin Creel, Heather Fink, and Allie Oosta

Travel & Outdoors

Weekend Pass

Montana Luxury Ranches

Luxury Montana resorts the Ranch at Rock Creek and Paws Up offer real ranch dressing.

10/14/2011 By Allison Williams