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

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Paseo Opens on Capitol Hill

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

02/27/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

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After the Fall: The Tunnel Creek Avalanche, Five Years Later

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

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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

Ultimate Hawaii Guide

The Seattleite’s Guide to Oahu

What to do on the urban, surf-crazy, history-up-close island.

12/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Getaway Guide

The Seattleite’s Ultimate Guide to Hawaii

Come explore Hawaii’s four main islands with us, each with its own distinct vibe, perfect for Pacific Northwesterners.

12/19/2016 By Allison Williams and Ethan Chung

ARGH

Marx Foods Will Close Its Storefront in December

Big changes for one of Seattle's most legit purveyors of uncommon and artisan foods. Silver lining: There's always wholesale and online retail.

11/30/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

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Quiet: A Soldier’s Fight for the Most Silent Place in America

The military’s plan to send newer, more disruptive jet planes over the Hoh and Quinault rain forest region has unraveled not only townspeople throughout the Olympic Peninsula, but the veterans who thought they’d found a refuge.

11/16/2016 By Madeline Ostrander

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Paseo and Li'l Woody's Have New Locations In the Works

The former Pike Street Fish Fry pivots to Caribbean roast sandwiches; Amazonia braces for Fig and the Pig burgers and Good Mornin' Woodys.

09/26/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

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Shiro Across the Sea

Fifty years ago, a young Japanese chef landed in Seattle and taught us the ways of Edomae sushi. Now with his third restaurant, Shiro Kashiba is doing it again.

09/19/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

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Katie Rose on Top of the World

Twenty years after the loss of her father in the fatal 1996 Everest expedition, Katie Rose Fischer-Price traveled back to the land that claimed him—and found herself in the midst of an even greater catastrophe.

04/25/2016 By Kade Krichko

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Vendemmia's Brian Clevenger Will Open Raccolto in West Seattle

Eight pastas, made in house each day.

03/28/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

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Un Bien Will Open a Second Location in the Former Home of Paseo Ballard

A complicated tale with a happy ending—more sandwiches.

02/25/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Rainy Season

49 Things Every Seattleite Must Do This Winter

Where to skate, soak, drink, dine, and, yes, swim all season long.

12/05/2015 By Seattle Met Staff

Editor's Note

Nog Bless Us, Everyone

A paean to egg nog.

12/02/2015 By James Ross Gardner

Critic's Notebook

A Whole New Type of Restaurant Emerges in Seattle

And why it’s happening now.

11/05/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

The Restaurant Issue

2015: The Year That Wouldn't Quit

No list of remarkable new restaurants would be complete without…

11/04/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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Vendemmia's Brian Clevenger Will Open East Anchor Seafood Next Door in Madrona

Oh, and Vendemmia is getting a private dining room and a massive rooftop garden.

11/04/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

The Restaurant Issue

Memorable Meals in Bars

It’s been years since Seattle’s bars have been just for drinking. But not until 2015 have so many made the critical crossover to genuinely memorable eating, with small plates evoking real places and real cultures.

10/30/2015 By Kathryn Robinson