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.

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

Review

At Archipelago, No Menu Is an Island

Filipino flavors and the Pacific Northwest intersect in Hillman City.

03/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Taste Trend

Dinner in Seattle, Reinvented

For some intrepid chefs, leaning into the bottom line yields a menu that’s even better.

03/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

CRITIC’S PICKS

What We're Eating Now April 2019

This month's favorites: savory Chinese crepes, matcha parfaits, and dumplings by the dozen.

03/26/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Oeno Files

Raise a Glass to Seattle’s Best Wine Bars

At these 14 watering holes, poppin’ bottles is most definitely encouraged.

03/12/2019 Edited by Jaime Archer

Women's Wellness

The Future of Healthcare Is Female

Ten reasons to be optimistic about women’s health in Washington state.

02/26/2019 By Madeline Ostrander Photography by Amber Fouts

Plastic Classicism

Plastic Meets Instagram at Anthony White’s Exhibition

The Greg Kucera Gallery show finds the young artist in elated conversation with art history.

12/18/2018 By Stefan Milne

Elements of Style

7 Items to Help You Bundle Up for Winter

Colder temps don’t have to mean zipping yourself into a glorified sleeping bag with sleeves.

12/18/2018 By Rosin Saez