Restaurants

Festive Lunches for the Holidays

Midday meals for celebrating and catching up.

12/08/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Dining by Firelight

Candlelight is so November. This month, go for some serious flames.

12/07/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

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

Trends

Seattle Fine Dining Evolves

What big changes at Canlis and Cafe Juanita tell us about how we celebrate.

12/03/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

The Restaurant Issue

Restaurant Trend of the Year: The Asian Remix

The only trend more rampant right now than restaurants opening on Capitol Hill? Menus taking informed liberties with Asian traditions.

10/26/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Crab and Sweet Corn Soup at Salted Sea

New Columbia City restaurant nails our biggest fall craving.

10/01/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Pour

Seattle’s Newest Restaurants Embrace the Food-Friendly Cocktail

At two high-profile new restaurants, veteran bartenders pour drinks that don’t fight with the food.

09/23/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Review

Kraken Congee: Crackin' Comfort Food

Kraken Congee is global, smart, and cozy in the extreme.

09/22/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

Just Enough Adventure on the Salted Seas

A Vietnamese restaurateur brings a fish house to Columbia City.

09/21/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

I'm New Here

The 7 Inevitable Seattle Restaurant Recommendations

These are Seattle’s standards, from greasy midnight burgers to the city’s lone restaurant with a dress code. You’ll hear these restaurant names a lot. But should you actually dine there?

08/20/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Revamps

What's Next for Hommage? Well, Something...

The restaurant's last night of service is August 8.

08/05/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

Which 3 Seattle Spots Were Nominated as America’s Best New Restaurants?

Assessing Seattle’s prospects in Bon Appetit’s annual Hot 10.

08/05/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Feature

The A to Z Food Lover's Guide to Seattle

An alphabetical guide to our region’s incredible bounty of food, drink, and more

07/09/2015 By Allecia Vermillion and Kathryn Robinson With Natalie Lew and Aoife Reilly

Food Lovers Guide to Seattle

Five of Our Favorite Seattle-Made Meats

And the butchers who produce them.

07/09/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Walk Up, Sit Down

Two popular Southeast Asian walkups on Capitol Hill lock down restaurant spaces (with seats and booze). Mamnoon teases some cool new "special projects," and ramen returns to Ballard.

07/06/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

Chef Changes at Mamnoon Signal “A Couple New Projects”

Melkonian moves into broader new role.

07/06/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Seattle Restaurants with Lofts

Because there’s just something about dining upstairs.

04/27/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Best Restaurants

35 Essential Seattle Dining Experiences

In no particular order: Seattle Met’s list of dining experiences so exquisite, so iconic, so quintessential to living here—you can’t call yourself a Seattleite and miss ’em.

04/24/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

You Know Those CSA Boxes with 80 Pounds of Rutabagas? Yeah, London Plane’s Isn’t That.

And you have 12 more days to get the best deal on it.

03/19/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

5 Seattle Restaurants You Should You Never Drive To

Walk, bus, Uber, bike…just trust us, leave the car at home.

03/16/2015 By Kathryn Robinson