Feature

A Life Extruded: Mike Easton and the Alki Homestead’s Path to Il Nido

When the chef reshaped his career he couldn't have known he'd share his destiny with a century-old log cabin and dining icon rising from literal ashes.

10/22/2019 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Kyle Johnson

Greasy Gems

The Best Seattle Restaurants to Fend Off a Hangover

Behold, our favorite grease-driven indulgences.

09/24/2019 Edited by Jaime Archer

Bottoms Up

5 Signature Seattle Cocktails to Know and Love

A round of drinks that displays the breadth of our town's rich cocktail culture.

09/20/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Feature

In the Straits: An Inmate Turned Millionaire Turned Lone Survivor

He was a convicted felon who found a niche in Seattle’s construction boom. Then a fatal boating accident came for Michael Powers’s fairy-tale ending.

08/19/2019 By James Ross Gardner

Whaaaaaaaaat

Rachel's Ginger Beer Announces Forthcoming Location by the Spheres

Yep, that fizzy drink with a cult following is opening up shop at Seventh and Lenora, right smack dab in the middle of Amazonia, across from its iconic glass...

05/09/2019 By Rosin Saez

Coming (Very) Soon

Edouardo Jordan's Lucinda Grain Bar Opens December 8

With uncommon grains and cocktails thereof.

11/28/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Fun With Listicles

15 Cozy Seattle Restaurants for a Chilly Day

Sticky cinnamon rolls, sunny cocktails, traditional Italian dishes, and intimate spaces to keep the cold weather at bay.

11/06/2018 By Nosh Pit Staff

Out to Lunch

22 Supreme Seattle Lunch Spots

From poke bowls to oversized sandwiches, these restaurants, delis, and diners are here to fulfill your lunchtime needs.

10/01/2018 By Nosh Pit Staff

Get on the Bus

#VanLife in Real Life

From retro Vanagons to the high-end Mercedes Metris, roadside detours just got a lot more comfortable.

09/11/2018 By Allison Williams

Cover Story

15 Picture-Perfect Road Trips

Even when it’s not what you expect, Pacific Northwest highways lead to vacation perfection.

09/11/2018 Edited by Allison Williams By Stefan Milne, Hayat Norimine, and Allecia Vermillion

Pasta Priorities

Brian Clevenger's GH Pasta Co. to Debut in the Denny Regrade

Lay out the linguine and pour on the parmesan, because the Denny Regrade is about to be blessed with a lunchtime pasta power hour.

08/29/2018 By Christina Ausley Edited by Rosin Saez

Farmer Chef

The Evolution of Matt Dillon

Some chefs adapt to Seattle’s boom times with additional restaurants. Our town’s biggest iconoclast became his own supply chain.

07/17/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Quote Unquote

Ken Jennings and John Roderick Are Preserving History for After the Apocalypse

By way of their podcast, Omnibus.

03/27/2018 By Jessica Voelker

Best of Seattle Met

Seattle Met's 6 Most-Read Stories of 2017

From avalanches to growing up Muslim in rural Washington to the surprising origins of a mall-food mainstay, these were our most popular long-form articles of 2017.

12/19/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Feature

Scents from a Mall: The Sticky, Untold Story of Cinnabon

Three decades after its creation in Seattle, the cinnamon roll purveyor maintains a novel sway over our appetites and, thanks to a certain flamboyant, corrupt attorney, some unexpected TV fame.

10/23/2017 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Kyle Johnson

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: April 2017

Alec Baldwin brings his memoir to town, Sera Cahoone and the Maldives celebrate new albums, and Seattle Symphony musically explores Andy Warhol.

03/21/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Expansion Mode

Paseo Opens on Capitol Hill

Caribbean roast, meet the hungry crowds of Pike/Pine.

02/27/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Feature

After the Fall: Remembering the Tunnel Creek Avalanche

The Tunnel Creek avalanche took the lives of three world-class skiers and was immortalized in a Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times story. Five years later, the survivors, friends, and family members reflect on what was lost that day.

02/13/2017 By Eva Holland

Expansion Mode

Rachel's Ginger Beer Expands to U Village

With Monica Dimas's Sunset Fried Chicken Sandwiches.

01/09/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

The Seattleite’s Guide to Kauai

What to do on the outdoorsy, green, out-of-the-way island

12/20/2016 By Allison Williams