Jaime Archer is a California native who grew up in the Bay Area and studied history at Reed College in Portland before landing at Seattle Met as an editorial intern. After a brief stint as a reporter at The Daily News in Longview, Washington, she rejoined Seattle Met as digital editor, and now oversees its website, newsletters, and social media accounts. She lives in Capitol Hill with her trusty cat Scully.

Seafaring 101

The Bare-Bones Basics to Riding a Ferry

What every passenger should know before embarking.

04/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

Profiles at Sea

Four People You Meet on a Ferry

A few of the folks who keep your boat afloat.

04/23/2019 By Jaime Archer Photography by Lauren Segal

RECOMMENDATIONS

11 Verifiable Vegetarian-Friendly Seattle Restaurants

But you need not be vegetarian to appreciate these eateries that put produce on center stage.

04/23/2019 Edited by Jaime Archer

Morning Matters

11 Spots to Grab Brunch This Easter Sunday

Where to find deviled eggs, grilled lamb, and salmon scrambles to offset all that Easter chocolate.

04/15/2019 By Jaime Archer

Dining Events

Where to Eat and Drink April 3–9

The week in which: Pinterest-worthy cakes come to Book Larder, crunchy tacos are (practically) free, and cheese lovers converge in Belltown.

04/03/2019 By Jaime Archer and Rosin Saez

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

Cookie Craze

Lowrider Baking Company Expands to Central District

Embrace the sugar rush: Emily Allport will open a brick-and-mortar location of her cookie shop this May.

03/13/2019 By Jaime Archer

Dining Events

Where to Eat and Drink March 13–19

The week in which: Lucky Charms takes on magically delicious new forms and Andrea Nguyen shares Vietnamese cooking secrets.

03/13/2019 By Haley Gray and Jaime Archer

Busmageddon?

Your Bus Is About to Get Kicked Out of the Transit Tunnel. Here's How to Deal.

Your downtown bus route is about to change, and other public transit shakeups explained.

03/12/2019 By Haley Gray Edited by Jaime Archer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Beth's Cafe Property Listed, Sweet Bumpas Shuttered

Six dining developments on our radar this week.

02/15/2019 By Jaime Archer

Sweet Treats

7 Local Chocolate Bars to Satisfy Any Sweet Tooth

These Seattle chocolatiers craft one-of-a-kind bars.

02/11/2019 By Jaime Archer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: A Michelin-Starred Chef for Bellevue, a Beach House for Harry's

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

02/08/2019 By Jaime Archer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Mike Easton Looks to Spring, Ben Paris Returns (Kinda)

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

02/01/2019 By Jaime Archer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Reuben's Brews Expands While Other Brewpubs Shutter

Seven dining developments on our radar this (busy) week.

01/25/2019 By Jaime Archer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Jack's Does BBQ in SLU and Deep-Dish Delivers

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

01/18/2019 By Jaime Archer

Explainer

This Road Closure Is About to Wreck Your Commute

January's shutdown of State Route 99 will be the longest in Seattle history.

12/13/2018 By Jaime Archer

Seasonal Sustenance 2018

Where to Load Up on Holiday Treats

Santa isn't the only one in desperate need of cookies. From Danish kringles to classic gingerbread, these 10 spots have the holidays locked down.

12/10/2018 By Jaime Archer

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

9 Pacific Northwest Cookbooks for Food-Loving Friends

It is a truth universally acknowledged that all people love food and, by extension, cookbooks. Bequeath the gift of good eats this season.

12/03/2018 By Jaime Archer

Explainer

How Seattle Grapples with Snow

Our climate may not be prone to blizzards, but mere inches of the white stuff can paralyze Seattle. Here’s what the city does to keep up.

11/20/2018 By Jaime Archer

Election 2018

Carbon Fee Initiative Fails

The I-1631 campaign vows to keep fighting the oil industry after Tuesday night results.

11/06/2018 By Jaime Archer