Honoring Culture

Off the Rez Cafe Brings Indigenous Cuisine Closer to Its Roots

With a new permanent venue inside the new Burke Museum, Seattle’s first Native food truck shines a light on the communities that continue to shape our state.

11/25/2019 By Nicole Pasia

Quote Unquote

The Seahawks Dancers Have a Whole New Groove

“If you’re nervous about something, that just means that in your heart, you care about it.”

10/22/2019 By Allison Williams

Feature

A Life Extruded: Mike Easton and the Alki Homestead’s Path to Il Nido

When the chef reshaped his career he couldn't have known he'd share his destiny with a century-old log cabin and dining icon rising from literal ashes.

10/22/2019 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Kyle Johnson

LET US PROPOSE A TOAST

November's Perfect Party: A Skydiving Centenarian and Public Transit Warrior

Plus, the pro baller, history-making politician, and viral songwriter who round out the month’s most distinguished locals and visitors.

10/22/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Quote Unquote

Archie McPhee Founder Mark Pahlow Takes Kidding Around Very Seriously

“What’s the right level of absurdity and contrariness that might make this work?”

09/24/2019 By Allison Williams

Let Us Propose a Toast

October’s Perfect Party: A Salmon Savior and Nickelodeon Slime Royalty

Plus, the accomplished composer, programmer, and viral video guru who round out the month’s most distinguished locals and visitors.

09/24/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

To the Edge

Michael Savage Is Pushing Local Wine in Wild, Accessible Directions

The winemaker has a growing reputation for audacity, but you can still grab a bottle for $20 at the store.

09/24/2019 By Sean P. Sullivan

Nevertheless, She Persisted

Presidential Candidate Elizabeth Warren Is Coming to Seattle. We Have Questions.

The Massachusetts senator will host a town hall event on August 25 at Seattle Center.

08/22/2019 By Lily Hansen

Quote Unquote

Seattle Public Schools Nutrition Director Aaron Smith Is Rewriting the Menu

“To walk into that cafeteria and be greeted with a smile…that could make a world of a difference.”

08/20/2019 By Allison Williams

Newsmakers

Perfect Party September 2019

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

08/20/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Party Practitioners

Sizzle the Clown Makes Joy Take Shape

These balloon creations give “twisted fantasies” a wholesome new meaning.

08/20/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Party Practitioners

Caterer Extraordinaire Lisa Dupar Can Make That Happen

Elaborate themes? Far-flung family recipes? It takes more than that to faze the region’s longtime catering pro.

08/20/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Party Practitioners

Steve Cox Sculpts a Career in Party Ice

The national champion with a chainsaw specializes in cocktail ice, daring sculptures, and lots of luges.

08/20/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Lit Life

Meet Hugo House's New Poet-in-Residence

Laura Da' talks writing in Seattle.

08/20/2019 By Stefan Milne

Feature

In the Straits: An Inmate Turned Millionaire Turned Lone Survivor

He was a convicted felon who found a niche in Seattle’s construction boom. Then a fatal boating accident came for Michael Powers’s fairy-tale ending.

08/19/2019 By James Ross Gardner

Our Queen

Seattle Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe Just Scored Her First Book Deal

The World Cup champion and Reign FC midfielder is writing not one, but two books.

07/26/2019 By Lily Hansen

Rising Stars

Seattle's Next Hot Chefs 2019

Five ascendant chefs. One fierce and talent-filled dining scene.

07/23/2019 By Rosin Saez and Allecia Vermillion

Quote Unquote

Film Director Lynn Shelton Will Always Pick Seattle Over Hollywood

"I love Seattle so much. I much prefer the green here, the gray, the skies, the clouds, the water, a new vista. Seattle sort of ruined me for anywhere else."

07/23/2019 By Allison Williams

NEWSMAKERS

Perfect Party August 2019

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

07/23/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Reign On

10 Things We Love About Megan Rapinoe

There are more than 10 reasons we adore the World Cup champ and Reign FC midfielder, but we'll try to contain ourselves.

07/08/2019 By Anna Coumou