Deputy Art Director

Sara D’Eugenio lived in Virginia, New York, and Georgia before settling in Seattle. Over her five-year professional career, she’s been a project-based photographer for the U.S. Departments of Congress and Finance and for Travel Channel’s Man vs. Food. She has also been a designer and retoucher at Conde Nast’s Self and art director for a coastal Georgia magazine.

Two highlights of her career so far were learning how to create iPad magazines from the staff at Wired and working with photographer Dan Winters.

At Seattle Met she designs features and various departments, including Mudroom and Dining Out. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her cats and photographing food.

Critic's Notebook

Seattle Bars with Killer Food

The three best of a very good year.

11/12/2015 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

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

Critic's Notebook

And the Seattle Met 2015 Restaurant of the Year Is…

…a place where 148 lucky diners ate very, very well last night.

10/23/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

15 Great Openings from the Past Year

Yep, right here.

09/28/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Dining Out

Some of Our Favorite Restaurant Arrivals from the Past Year

If you haven't tried these spots yet, make plans now.

09/24/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Gabriel Chávez’s Chile en Nogada

Have you tasted it yet? Insane.

09/14/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Who Was Wrong: Server or Diner?

This could happen to you, people. Take a read.

09/10/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Washington Wine 2015

The Top 10 Washington Wines

We sampled, scrutinized, and ranked over 1,000 wines to come up with this year’s list. These 10 ­bottles—the best of the best—shine above all others.

09/09/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

Washington Wine 2015

Top Merlot

Washington has long made some of the world’s finest examples of merlot, typically more muscular and tannic than those found elsewhere in the world. Here are five of the state’s finest.

09/09/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

Washington Wine 2015

Top Syrah

Further proof that 2012 was one of the best years ever for Washington syrah.

09/09/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

Review

Chávez Comes to Capitol Hill from the Streets of Durango

One of the city’s finest new restaurants transports the flavors of northern Mexico.

08/24/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

The Alpha Omega Ouzeri

Thank the Greek gods for Thomas Soukakos.

07/27/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Pour

Ghostfish Brewing Makes Good Beer, Minus the Gluten

To make his gluten-free beverage, brewer Jason Yerger relies on various millet malts with a supporting cast of buckwheat, quinoa, and wild rice…and tons of tinkering.

07/27/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Review

Canal Market: Big Flavors, Perfect Pastries

Portage Bay’s new Canal Market offers all this, plus oven mitts and groceries.

07/27/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

Gnocchi Bar: Cheap, Terrific, Perfectly Sauced

Capitol Hill's pasta dumpling shop goes from popup to brick-and-mortar.

07/07/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

Shaken and Speared

A gorgeous hotel fish house and cocktail bar hit downtown Seattle.

07/01/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Grain Man

Stephen Jones and WSU’s Bread Lab Are Designing a Whole Wheat Tortilla for Chipotle

And, while they’re at it, bringing whole grains to the masses.

07/01/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

Here's the Thing About the Nachos at Cantina Leña

So bad....yet so very, very good

06/18/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

The 6 Most Craveable New Seattle Restaurant Dishes

Seriously, don’t even try these unless you want them in your dreams forever.

06/08/2015 By Kathryn Robinson