Fruit Forward

The Complete Guide to Pacific Northwest Berries

How we eat and harvest our local fruits, from strawberries to huckleberries and everything sweet in between. Plus: The best fields to pick berries.

05/19/2022 By Allison Williams Photography by Carlton Canary

U VILLAGE, PEOPLE

Behind the Scenes at University Village

New stores like Reformation and Everlane bring attention to Seattle's outdoor shopping center, but U Village's local businesses put it on the map.

02/16/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Spring Chicken

Shota Nakajima Will Open Banzai Teriyaki in Cle Elum

The Top Chef favorite heads east with char-grilled chicken and a giant rooftop patio.

02/08/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

WE DECANT

We Needed This: Viski Serves Up Crafty Barware

The Seattle-based glassware and bar tools brand makes cocktail shakers, glasses, and decanters designed with home use in mind.

01/21/2022 By Zoe Sayler

U VILLAGE UNIVERSITY

A Timeline of Store Openings at University Village

From Village Lanes to Apple's pre-iPhone location to recent U Village openings like Reformation and Backcountry.

01/20/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Power Players

100 of the Most Influential People in Seattle

Our full list of politicians, chefs, scientists, athletes, housing advocates, and other local leaders who made the cut in 2021.

12/09/2021 By Angela Cabotaje, Benjamin Cassidy, Sophie Grossman, Zoe Sayler, Allecia Vermillion, and Allison Williams

Power Players

The Most Influential People in Seattle Politics

Pramila Jayapal, Girmay Zahilay, and Jay Inslee are among the local leaders who have shaped Washington State most profoundly.

12/09/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Power Players

8 of the Most Influential People in Seattle Fashion

The mind behind Nordstrom's Pop-In shops, the keeper of Seattle fashion history, and other style mavens who give our city an underappreciated look.

12/09/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Power Players

The Most Influential People in Seattle Arts

From Brandi Carlile to Don Mee Choi and Marco Collins, this city is shaped by many an author, artist, musician, and record producer.

12/09/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Power Players

The Most Influential Scientists, Doctors, and Environmentalists in Seattle

Seattle doctors, health care researchers, and climate change policymakers shaping our world.

12/08/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Feature

Coming Down from the 46th Floor

Twenty years ago, Annabel Quintero fled the World Trade Center’s burning North Tower on September 11 alone. This is her survival story.

09/09/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy Photography by Carlton Canary

Quote Unquote

Class of 2021 Graduate Ellie Snyder Came of Age in Covid

The newly minted Garfield High School alum came of age in a strange era.

08/31/2021 By Allison Williams

Life’s a Beach

A Guide to a Very Seattle Beach Day

The best backdrops, reads, and drinks for all your lounging needs.

07/02/2021 By Angela Cabotaje, Stefan Milne, and Allecia Vermillion Photography by Carlton Canary

Shopping List

A Guide to Seattle’s Best Butcher Shops and Meat Markets

Tucked away in Pike Place Market, or existing purely online, these local purveyors make buying a steak a personalized experience.

06/29/2021 By Sophie Grossman, Annette Maxon, and Allecia Vermillion

Local Letters

A Big Seattle Reading List

The books you should read from Washingtonians past and present.

05/20/2021 By Stefan Milne and Seattle Met Staff

CLOUDED JUDGMENT

Local Rain Gear for the Umbrella-Curious Seattleite

Full coverage is best, but rain hats protect your hair and your dignity.

04/07/2021 By Zoe Sayler Photography by Carlton Canary

Feature

How Seattle Volunteers Boosted the World’s Coronavirus Vaccine Hopes

Early in the pandemic, they received the first shots of any coronavirus vaccine. Nobody knew what would happen next.

11/09/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy Photography by Carlton Canary

Hopped Up

Seattle's Best Breweries

From Reuben's in Ballard to Future Primitive in South Seattle, local beer abides.

08/20/2020 By Seattle Met Staff Photography by Amber Fouts

Dining Guide

A Field Guide to Seattle Bagels

Griping about our city’s bagel scene is officially passe.

08/13/2020 By Adam H. Callaghan and Allecia Vermillion Photography by Carlton Canary

Editor’s Note

Dinner and a Pandemic: Saluting Adaptation in an Irrepressible Seattle

Traditional restaurant odes may be on pause—but our July/August issue is an ode to the city.

08/04/2020 By Allecia Vermillion