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.

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

Review

At Willmott’s Ghost, Renee Erickson Brings Square Pizza to the Spheres

The Italian menu inside one of Seattle's most stunning dining rooms substitutes Roman-style pizza for traditional pasta dishes.

04/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Taste Trend

Newcomers Bring a Taste of Home to Seattle

Hatch chiles. Hotdish. These neighborhood restaurants satisfy yearnings for other regions' signature dishes.

04/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

CRITIC’S PICKS

What We're Eating Now May 2019

This month's favorites: smash burgers, loaded potatoes, and one impressive lamb Bolognese.

04/23/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Recommendations

17 Places to Score Sublime Hot Sandwiches in Seattle

From lunchtime classics to modern combos, here’s where to get your fill of grilled, pressed, and melted goodness.

03/26/2019 Edited by Jaime Archer