Best of the City

Seattle's James Beard–Winning Restaurants

On May 1, the James Beard Foundation will announce the latest winners of America’s most prestigious culinary awards. Until then, you can dine your way through our region’s past honorees.

03/22/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

What To Do With a Kid

Kid-Friendly Restaurants (That Don't Feel Like Kid-Friendly Restaurants)

Plus: A few things we think would make Seattle parents' lives a little easier.

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

By The Numbers

Who We Are: The Poll

Seattle Met’s first-ever poll of Seattleites reveals the good (we’re really happy at work) and the not so good (we spend a lot on housing).

02/23/2017 By Matthew Halverson

Eat Here Now

7 Taquerias We Love

These places aren’t fancy—but man, those tacos.

02/20/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Pizza, Partnerships, and Bai Tong in the City

And the last night of Art of the Table as we know it.

02/03/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

Jason Wilson and El Gaucho to Partner

Can you say “match-made-in-heaven”?

02/02/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Inspiration Abroad

Italy Has a Unique Sway Over American Chefs

Here, three of our most prominent restaurateurs talk about how our favorite boot-shaped peninsula influenced their cooking.

01/26/2017 By Rosin Saez

Transition Times

Oy—2 More Restaurant Closures

Changes downtown, changes at U Village.

01/09/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

My Favorite Restaurant Dishes of 2016

The 10 most unforgettable creations of the year. Holy crap, I love my job.

12/29/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Food & Drink Events

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: December 28–January 3

The week in which: you can dig into Frenchified barbecue at Uncle Mike's BBQ and dip into Lake Union before an on-deck barbecue at Westward.

12/28/2016 By Rosin Saez

Slurrrrp!

13 of Our Favorite Oyster Bars

There’s no better time of year for Seattle’s beloved briny bivalve.

11/22/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

25 Superb Seattle Sandwiches

Winter is coming, folks. You need a sandwich.

11/21/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Mean Sandwiches and Giant Burgers

Plus, L'Oursin, Circadia, and Tacos Chukis are open.

11/18/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Tri-Tip Emotions

Smoked Meat Sandwich Haven Martino's Will Close Its Shop on Phinney Ridge

One of the town's best sandwiches is looking for a new home.

11/14/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Fun With Listicles

Behold, Seattle's Most Instagrammable Restaurants

...as told by our associate art director and food photography nerd Sara D'Eugenio.

11/10/2016 By Allecia Vermillion and Sara Marie D’Eugenio

Critic's Notebook

A La Bonne Franquette to Close

You still have 10 days to savor the French food of Chef Hamed.

10/26/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Biggest Trend We Found in Compiling Top 100 Seattle Restaurants?

It’s happening all over the country and it’s good for restaurateurs. But is it good for diners?

10/24/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Best Restaurants 2016

Best New Restaurants of 2016: Eden Hill

Chef Maximillian Petty returned home from Austin to open a house of romance and crispy pig head candy bars atop Queen Anne.

10/17/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Best Restaurants 2016

Seattle's 100 Very Best Restaurants

Truth is, Seattle has easily twice this number of genuinely extraordinary restaurants. But here, including this year’s new standouts, are the most vivid, gracious, straight-up incredible destinations in town.

10/17/2016 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: August 31–September 6

The week in which: La Marzocco celebrates coffee with a barbecue, Tilth turns 10, and Eden Hill isn't over the hill with its first anniversary.

08/31/2016 By Rosin Saez