Amber Fouts is a Seattle-based freelance commercial and editorial photographer. Her work, featured in Food and Wine, Imbibe, The New York Times, Nylon, and The Wall Street Journal, has been described as spirited, narrative, and genuine. When she’s not chasing light, you can find her gardening or making a mean cocktail.

Open Doors

How Seattle Copes: Marty Hartman of Mary's Place Shelters

How do you stay home when you don't have one? Seattle's family shelter network is on it.

03/23/2020 By Allison Williams

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

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

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

Let's Dish

31 Restaurants Reimagining Seattle Brunch

A dish-by-dish guide to the only weekend meal that really matters.

12/23/2019 By Rosin Saez and Allecia Vermillion

Don't Call It a Greasy Spoon

Our Favorite Seattle Diners, from Formica to Fancy

A great diner can be affably battered or thoughtfully designed. So long as they don’t screw up your eggs.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Bottoms Up

9 Reasons to Day Drink at Ben Paris

Cocktails for every type of morning imbiber.

12/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

What We're Eating Now

At Roquette, Bugles Were Made for Caviar

Our picks for the new year also include sustainable sushi and transcendent Roman-style pizza.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Review

Vashon Island Is on the Ruby Brink of a Meat Revolution

“It’s just as important to not eat meat as it is to eat meat.”

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

WHAT WE'RE EATING NOW

Behold, the Mochi Doughnut

Our picks for December include fiery Sichuan food and some seriously fancy garlic knots.

11/26/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

REVIEW

Maximillian Petty's Cult Cheeseburger Finds a Home at Eden Hill Provisions

The chef's Big Max didn't quite fit the intricate fare at Eden Hill. Now the creation lives in his latest bistro in Queen Anne.

11/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Newcomers to Love

Hot New Seattle Restaurants to Check Out

To answer that eternal question: Where should we eat tonight?

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez and Allecia Vermillion

The Chain Train

5 Chain Restaurants We Wholeheartedly Welcome to Seattle

These new arrivals aren’t local—not even close. That doesn’t make them any less buzzy.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez

Pics or It Didn’t Happen

In the Era of Instagram, a Seattle Restaurant Bets on Conversation

The Thompson Hotel’s new restaurant concept uses prompt cards to help guests “connect.”

10/22/2019 By Jessica Voelker

Hit List

These Are Seattle's Best New Restaurants of 2019

This was a year of variety, from Filipino tasting menus to the pizza doppelganger that's Georgia's national dish.

10/22/2019 By Allecia Vermillion and Rosin Saez

Hamlets 101

A Crash Course in Washington State’s Best-Known Burgs

From general vibes to must-sees, small towns in a nutshell.

09/24/2019 By Allison Williams

Critic's Picks

Seattle's 100 Best Restaurants Right Now

From the finest of dining to worthwhile holes in the wall, and all points in-between.

09/10/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Review

Aerlume Brings Destination Dining to the Waterfront

Two veterans of Seattle’s high-end dining scene join forces at a Pike Place Market–adjacent spot.

05/29/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Picks

What We're Eating Now June 2019

This month's favorites: Korean fried chicken, halal Mexican food, and butter mochi waffles worth braving the brunch crowds.

05/29/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Taste Trend

Lucky Santo Is Clean Eating for People Who Don’t Like the Term “Clean Eating”

Nikki DeGidio’s food is free of gluten and dairy, full of flavor, and poised to be a legit dining movement.

05/29/2019 By Allecia Vermillion