The Upside of In-Between

A Reluctant Love Letter to Brunch

Learning to love the most American of meals.

12/23/2019 By Jessica Voelker

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

Taste Trend

Plant-Based Proteins Are Getting Real and Seattle Is Here for It

From the Impossible Burger to a local startup’s “chicken” nuggets, vegan meat substitutes are serious business.

09/24/2019 By Jessica Voelker

Here to Satay

Dahlia Lounge and Wild Ginger Both Turn 30 This Year

How two Seattle dining institutions have evolved—and what made them ahead of their time.

08/20/2019 By Jessica Voelker

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UW Scientist Justin Penn Is More Than a Doomsayer

"To intentionally misquote John Lennon, 'Extinction is over! If you want it.’"

03/26/2019 By Jessica Voelker

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Kevin Ninh Is a Spirit Guide for Kids Struggling with Identity

"To be flawless isn’t the absence of flaws. It’s having those flaws, but not listening to society’s social norms and standards."

02/26/2019 By Jessica Voelker

In Transit

Lisa Herbold Still Hates the Streetcar

The $285.8 million price tag and $65.3 million shortfall could be her best chance to kill the project.

02/06/2019 By Hayat Norimine

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David Mikkelson Sorts Fact from Fiction with Snopes.com

“News is kind of like housework. It’s not a finite task. It’s not something you finish.”

12/18/2018 By Jessica Voelker

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For Trans Kids, MacArthur ‘Genius’ Kristina Olson Is a Longtime Listener

“I want to know what’s true in the world.”

11/20/2018 By Jessica Voelker

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Robert Hand Is Washington State’s 2019 Teacher of the Year

Not bad for a guy who almost didn’t go to college.

10/05/2018 By Jessica Voelker

Newsmakers

Perfect Party October 2018

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

09/11/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson

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Death Becomes Jeff Jorgenson

The funeral director looks death in the face—and suggests we do the same.

09/11/2018 By Jessica Voelker

The Sporting Life

Pigskin and Politics

When the season starts this month, the Seahawks will be a different, possibly less vocal team. Can we still love them?

08/14/2018 By Tricia Romano

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Cheryl Ingram Brings Diversity Training to the Modern Workplace

“You definitely have an issue with your culture if everybody in it looks like you.”

08/14/2018 By Jessica Voelker

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Reverend Rick Reynolds Hits the Streets

The executive director of Operation Nightwatch tirelessly tackles Seattle homelessness, one box of pizza at a time.

07/17/2018 By Jessica Voelker

Shade Index

Not-So-Top Docs

Signs your doctor might not be great.

07/17/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Last Week in Politics

Top 10 Stories: ICE Lawsuit, Western State Hospital, and Seattle's Streetcar

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

07/02/2018 By Grace Madigan

That's Amore

DeLaurenti: A Love Letter

A short appreciation for a long-lived Pike Place institution.

06/19/2018 By Jessica Voelker

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Angela Garbes Is Like a Mother

Pregnant with her first child, she found the guides on modern pregnancy to be woefully lacking. So she wrote her own.

06/19/2018 By Jessica Voelker

What's Cooler Than Being Cool? Ice Cream!

The Flavorful Goings-On in Seattle Ice Cream Shops

It's June. We're in obligatory ice cream eating season. So here's what you need to know about this month's latest flavors at happenings at Salt and Straw, Ce...

06/12/2018 By Rosin Saez