Northwest Travel

20 Perfect Spring Day Trips

Treks, tours, and garden getaways to celebrate the end of winter: Pet a wallaby, haunt a ghost town, or hunker down in a hotel that might as well be in Hawaii.

03/29/2018 By Allison Williams

Collabs

Shaun McCrain Teams Up with Fellow Thomas Keller Alums for Copine's New Dinner Series

Some compatriots from McCrain's days at Per Se will join him in his Ballard kitchen.

02/06/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Picks

What We're Eating Now: February 2018

This month’s favorites: slices of towering layer cake, a melee of flavors from a vegan grain bowl, and a dram of bourbon.

02/01/2018 By Nosh Pit Staff

Sole Providers

3 Super-Specialty Cafes That Are Worth the Drive

There’s a certain charm to places that pick one thing—bundt cake, root beer, musubi—and take it to gloriously specific extremes.

01/26/2018 By Rosin Saez

Review

Opus Co. Delivers Big Flavors in a Tiny Restaurant

A midwesterner with Korean cookery chops, chef and owner Mark Schroder transformed a former sandwich shop into a legit dining destination in Phinney Ridge.

01/25/2018 By Rosin Saez

Year in Review

2017: The Best of the Best (Of)

A list of lists? Meta!

12/26/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Critic's Picks

19 of Seattle’s Best Healthy Dining Destinations

Because we can’t live off fried chicken and ramen alone.

12/19/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Fa La La La Food

10 Foolproof Food Gifts

On Dasher, on Dancer, on Prancer and Vixen, on cheese samplers, on beer and fixins.

12/15/2017 By Jaime Archer

Critic's Picks

The Best Restaurants in Ballard Right Now

Destinationworthy pizza, fiery Southeast Asian noodle soups, and a bounty of brunch: One of Seattle’s most storied neighborhoods also houses a lot of terrific food.

11/13/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Fun With Listicles

Sip, Slurp, and Twirl Noodles at These 11 Restaurants

With a chill in the air, now's a good time to make friends with carb goodness in noodle form.

10/02/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Too Late for Lattes

5 Work-Friendly Spots with Quality Booze

Hint: Seek the word "cafe."

09/19/2017 By Stefan Milne

Fun With Listicles

Prolong Summer at These 6 Tiki Spots

Fall is coming, but there's still some summer left—raise a glass (or coconut) at one of these most tropical of establishments.

08/28/2017 By Rosin Saez

Shift Change

Shannon Martincic Is the Chef de Cuisine at Chicago's Elizabeth Restaurant

The talented chef has decamped for Michelin-starred pastures.

08/28/2017 By Rosin Saez

Liberal Libations

Bless These 6 New Happy Hours

Housemade salsa at Zocálo. Fernet shots at Dino's Tomato Pie. Imbibing across the city.

06/30/2017 By Amber Wright

Hidden Gems

Best Pike Place Market Dining: Proper Sit-Down Meals

The town’s grand master of sushi and one of the most atmospheric dining rooms in town are both hidden within the maze of the Market.

06/27/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Market Dining

Best Pike Place Market Dining: Quick and Casual

Looking for a snack? Here’s where locals grab lunch. Or eclairs. Or biscuit sandwiches.

06/26/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Fun With Listicles

Where to Eat in Chinatown–International District

Here, 11 of our favorites, from hot pots to honey toast.

06/08/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Review

The Paradoxical Pleasures of White Swan Public House

From the good folks who brought us Matt’s in the Market and Radiator Whiskey comes a waterside pub (and summertime hangout) along the docks of South Lake Union, which treats seafood as robustly as Radiator treats meat.

05/18/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Hopped Up

So-Called Hazy IPAs Are Making Their Way to the Northwest

This East Coast style has Seattle's beer world talking, in praise and protest and more than a little murky confusion.

05/17/2017 By Stefan Milne