Sweet Spots

The Best Baked Treats in Seattle

From towering cakes to ethereal croissants, these are the newcomers and classics to crave.

11/20/2018 By Rebekah Denn Photography by Paul Kooiman

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A Festival Dedicated to Bacon and Beer Is Coming to Safeco Field

One day, one stadium, 80+ beer and bacon vendors.

05/08/2014 By Genie Leslie

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The Seattle Times Paywall

The last daily standing now charges for its web content. Will that prove its worth to readers and critics?

04/17/2013 By James Ross Gardner

Food News

Neighborhood Food News

New cheeses in Kirkland and at Beecher's, Queen Anne's new pop-up hub, and a repository of International District takeout menus.

03/13/2013 By Seattle Met Staff

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Seattle’s Best Restaurants for Cheap Eats: Directory

Where to find Seattle's best cheap eats.

06/11/2012 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

Seattle Cheap Eats

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06/11/2012 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

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Seattle Cheap Eats, A to Z

Dives, diners, delis, pop-ups, greasy spoons, holes-in-the-wall—and a few thrilling finds we guarantee you’ve never heard of.

06/11/2012 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

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Seattle’s Best Restaurants for Cheap Eats

Dives, diners, delis, pop-ups, greasy spoons, holes-in-the-wall—and a few thrilling finds we guarantee you’ve never heard of.

06/11/2012 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

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Best Asian Restaurants: Laotian

At Savatdee and Viengthong, Thai standards and Lao specialties share the menu.

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: The True Taste of Asia

The six most authentic Asian restaurant experiences this side of the Pacific Rim: Joy Palace, Sichuanese Cuisine Restaurant, Ho Soon Yi Restaurant, Samurai Noodle, Noodle Boat Thai Cuisine, and Tsukushinbo.

01/25/2011 By Dave Lowry

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Best Asian Restaurants: Vietnamese

Saigon Deli does banh mi best, and Phơ Băc pho, while Hương Binh, Green Leaf, Monsoon, and Tamarind Tree turn out some of the finest Vietnamese menus in Seattle.

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: Thai

Bai Tong, Chantanee, and Thai Curry Simple serve up the best in Siamese cuisine; May Restaurant and Lounge boasts a phad Thai presentation to leave for dead every other pretender in town.

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: Taiwanese

Facing East and Henry’s Taiwan master that dazzling cultural hybrid known as Taiwanese cuisine.

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: Sushi

Newcomers Japonessa Sushi Cocina and Sushi Kappo Tamura join the ranks of Shiki, Shiro’s Sushi Restaurant, and Kisaku.

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: Malaysian

Brand new Satay in Wallingford and the ID’s Malaysian go-to, Malay Satay Hut, churn out Southeast Asian staples like Hainanese chicken rice and roti canai.

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: Korean

Korean BBQ spot Old Village Korean Restaurant, Wallingford favorite Joule, and the U District’s Korean Tofu House top our list, as does BCD Tofu House for its sundubu jjigae.

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: Home-Style Japanese

It doesn’t get more old-school in Seattle than the century-old Maneki; Izumi in Kirkland, meanwhile, masters Nipponese classics.

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: Chinese

Chiang’s Gourmet, Red Lantern, 663 Bistro, and Yea’s Wok draw all types of eaters—Chinese families, Koreans, Caucasians, Tom Douglas. Plus Bellevue scores the only Northwest outpost of the revered soup dumpling chain Din Tai Fung.

01/25/2011

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Best Asian Restaurants: Northwest By Far East

The many and varied cuisines of Asia have enlightened and defined the Northwest palate more than any other ethnic influence. Here, the 45 best Asian restaurants representing 14 cuisines, and the six most authentic Asian restaurant experiences in Seattle.

01/14/2011 Edited by Kathryn Robinson With Eric Scigliano, Jessica Voelker, Christopher Werner, and Laura Dannen