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.

Elements of Style

Prairie Underground Outfits the Outsiders

Resistance is a part of this company's very fibers.

11/20/2017 By Rosin Saez

Fun With Listicles

The Best Things Since Sliced Bread: A Dozen of Seattle's Superlative Sandwich Shops

Gloriously messy, expertly piled layers and where to find them.

10/31/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

100 Best Shops

6 of Seattle's Best Pot Shops

Seattle’s legal marijuana industry offers a little something for seasoned tokers and timid first-timers alike.

10/23/2017 By Darren Davis

100 Best Shops

13 Great Places to Shop for Outdoor Gear (That Aren't REI)

These retailers of rugged wares get you geared up for any adventure on the trail, waves, or, sure, pavement.

10/23/2017 By Rosin Saez and Darren Davis

100 Best Shops

Golden Age Collectibles Might Be The Oldest Comic Store in the World

At 19, Rod Dyke bought a comic book store in Pike Place Market. Today, it’s thought to be the oldest in business.

10/23/2017 By Darren Davis

100 Best Shops

6 Only-in-Seattle Stores for Gags and Gifts

In need of an extremely creepy horse mask? Or maybe it’s an imported tea set you seek. These Seattle stores carry the neat and the novelty.

10/23/2017 By Darren Davis and Rosin Saez

100 Best Shops

Meet Seattle's New Crop of Plant Stores

5 shops to help you breathe a little life into your home or office.

10/23/2017 By Darren Davis

100 Best Shops

Meet Aude Tabet, Design Director at Filson

The Paris native had stints at Marc Jacobs and Coach before landing landing in the PNW.

10/23/2017 By Rosin Saez

100 Best Shops

4 of Our Favorite Kids Clothing Shops

Whether they’re already mini mavens of style or—no shame—still put their shirts on backward, here are a few places for youthful fashion finds.

10/23/2017 By Rosin Saez

100 Best Shops

5 Local Toy Stores for Kids and Adults Alike

Toys for both children and inner children. Simple pleasures don’t require a special occasion.

10/23/2017 By Darren Davis

100 Great Little Shops

The 28 Best Clothing Stores and Boutiques in Seattle Right Now

Rain shells. Plaid shirts. Sandals with socks. Seattle has a reputation for being fashionably aloof. But peek into these shopping destinations where style—be it funky or functional—is unmistakably on point.

10/23/2017 By Rosin Saez

100 Great little Shops

Seattle's 10 Best Shops for Home and Design Goods

Pared down and minimal or rustic Pacific Northwest, these dens of decor help make homes feel, well, sweet. And stylish, too.

10/23/2017 By Rosin Saez

Best Restaurants 2017

From Poke to Pizza, These Are The Best Things We Ate This Year

11 dishes for your dining out to-do list.

08/18/2017 By Allecia Vermillion and Rosin Saez Photography by Sara Marie D’Eugenio

Best Restaurants

Best Restaurants 2017: Mean Sandwich

It isn’t fancy—just a few booths, a big walkup counter, and seating that wraps around the ample front windows. But…those sandwiches.

08/18/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Restaurants

Best Restaurants 2017: Marmite

In a most unexpected next chapter, Bruce Naftaly gives Capitol Hill a relaxed evolution of Le Gourmand.

08/18/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Restaurants

Best Restaurants 2017: Art of the Table

For 10 years, Art of the Table was inside a cozy, squat building covered in weathered, gray wood shingles, with tie-dye colors framing the windows. This year, it grew up.

08/18/2017 By Rosin Saez

Drumroll Please

And Seattle Met's 2017 Restaurant of the Year Is...

...the whole package. Great food, superb service, and a beautiful room.

08/11/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Awards and Accolades

The 2017 Restaurant of the Year Is...

In a moment where casual, familiar dining prevails, one chef transforms bison, boar shoulder, and venison into polished plates, served with easygoing grace. All this and a devastatingly stylish dining room? No wonder our restaurant of the year is…

08/11/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Spectacular Views and Seafood Abound at Tankard and Tun

Pike Brewing's new market restaurant opened this week just above its beer-filled pub.

07/07/2017 By Rosin Saez

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: More Coffee and More Beer

Plus, Georgetown's Six Strawberries closes up shop.

05/19/2017 By Rosin Saez