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 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

Beer News

Nanobrewery NW Peaks Pouring In Area Bars

It’s getting (somewhat) easier to sample this brewery sans growler.

11/07/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Food And Drink Events

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner

Beer and chocolate, beer in general, a cavalcade of oysters, and heralding our local distillers.

11/07/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle Restaurant Openings

Full Tilt’s Ballard Location Opens Today

Prepare to revel in beer floats and pinball.

11/04/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle Cocktail Week

Musings on Our Very First Seattle Cocktail Week

Next year the event will return bigger, better, and more organized.

11/04/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle Restaurant Openings

First Look: Blind Pig Bistro

Charles Walpole transforms a storied restaurant address.

11/03/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle Restaurant Re-Openings

Cafe de Lion Opens Its Doors Once Again

The Queen Anne pastry boutique returns November 11.

11/02/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Bar News Roundup

Two Newly Announced Bar Projects (Including a Brouwer’s Sibling)

Twilight Exit, Brouwer’s Cafe owners plotting new drinking establishments.

11/02/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Healthy Drinking

On Tap at Oddfellows: Kombucha

Farmers market favorite CommuniTea is available indoors.

11/02/2011 By Allecia Vermillion

Food On TV

Top Chef is Back Tonight with Four Local Contenders

But how many will go on to compete this season?

11/02/2011 By Allecia Vermillion