Allecia Vermillion has spent a decade at Seattle Met, arriving as food and drink editor, and expanding her role over the years. She served as the magazine’s editor in chief until moving into a newly created executive editor role in 2021.

She spearheads Seattle Met’s food and drink coverage and oversees home design content. Allecia’s writing has earned her multiple journalism awards and two James Beard Award nominations over the years. A native of Portland, Oregon, Allecia began her writing life as a newspaper reporter in the Chicago suburbs before making a grateful return to the Pacific Northwest. She has an English degree from Washington University (no, the one in St. Louis) and a masters in journalism from Northwestern University. She lives in Seattle with her husband and two children.

Seattle Restaurant Openings

More Details on Bitterroot BBQ, Opening in Early December

Barbecue, bourbon, and beer coming to Ballard…and will be available until the wee hours.

11/21/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Booze News

Whiskey Whereabouts, a Rocking New Bar, and More

Bringing you up to speed on beer, wine, and spirit matters.

11/21/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Shift Change

A New Chef at Bako

Broadway newcomer now has Monsoon East and Ba Bar vet Chris Michel in the kitchen.

11/18/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle on TV

Check, Please! Cometh: Seattle Gets Its Own Restaurant Review Show

The popular PBS show will debut on KCTS March 8.

11/18/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Seasonal Booze

Vito’s Resurrects the Tom and Jerry

Sample this hot drink of decades past between Thanksgiving and the new year.

11/17/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

On the Menu

Revel Introduces Wintertime Hot Pot

Warm weather grilled meats make way for hot, spicy broth.

11/17/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Openings

Bluebird’s Fremont Ice Cream Shop Opens Friday

Local microcreamery rolls out a third location for its sweet wares.

11/16/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle Restaurant Openings

Lebanese Restaurant Cafe Munir Coming to Ballard

Szmania’s and Serafina vet focuses on his native cuisine.

11/16/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Imbibing Agenda

DIY Spirits, Spring Hill’s Updated Happy Hour, and Beaujolais

Here’s where you should be drinking (and learning about drinking) in and around Seattle.

11/15/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle Restaurant Revamps

South Lake Union McCormick and Schmick’s Reopening as Harborside

Ray’s Boathouse chef Peter Birk is in the kitchen.

11/15/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Openings

Popular Popup Little Uncle Finds a Permanent Home

The Enterprise Formerly Known as Shophouse planning takeout window at former Baguette address.

11/14/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Article

Monday Night Fried Chicken Returns to Spring Hill

Let the gluttony resume December 5.

11/14/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Openings

Hitchcock Opens a Sibling Deli and Charcuterie

On November 18, Bainbridgers get a new place for local lunch, retail, and cured meat.

11/11/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Distillery Watch

Woodinville Whiskey Co. Releases Its First Aged Spirits

Set your alarm on November 19 if you want a bottle (or two).

11/11/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Beer Matters

Brave Horse Tavern Launches Beer Club

Two-dollar beers and events aplenty: all yours for a mere $10.

11/10/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Expansion Mode

Via Tribunali’s Long-Awaited Portland Outpost Opens Next Week

A Seattle standard heads south.

11/09/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Carnivorous Celebrations

Skillet’s Latest Farmstead Meatsmith Event Is Happening at Hilliard’s

Learn ‘the anatomy of thrift’ with a butchering demo and a tasty pig-centric meal.

11/08/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

(West) Seattle Beer News

Another West Seattle–Only Beer Launches Tomorrow

Big Al brews up a Belgian-style brown ale that you won’t find in Ballard or Capitol Hill.

11/08/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Popups

Trophy Cupcakes Setting Up (Temporary) Shop in Pacific Place

Get your cupcake fix downtown through the end of the year.

11/08/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle Restaurant Openings

First Look: A la Mode Pies Opens Thursday

Online pie delivery service gets a permanent home on Phinney. Take a look inside before the doors open.

11/07/2011 By Allecia Vermillion