Best of The City 2021

Here Are Your Picks for Best of the City 2021

We asked you to vote on the best restaurants, services, and destinations in and around Seattle. Turns out you have good taste.

06/04/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Rainier Neighborhood Guide

Where to Eat in Rainier Valley and Rainier Beach

This swath of the city is short on hype, but its restaurants offer a globe’s worth of dishes.

05/21/2021 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

Local Letters

A Big Seattle Reading List

The books you should read from Washingtonians past and present.

05/20/2021 By Stefan Milne and Seattle Met Staff

Doughnut Watch

Zuri's Donutz Brings Imaginative Old Fashioneds to Ballard This Summer

Sure it's just a weekend popup...for now.

05/17/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Collective Thoughts

When Will the Pandemic Truly Be Over?

As experts track the official metrics, we pause to consider the personal ones.

05/06/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Home Shopping

5 of Seattle's Hottest Neighborhoods

Where homes are flying off the market.

05/05/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Hey Watch This

A Big Seattle Movie Guide: What to Watch and What to Skip

From 'Sleepless in Seattle' and 'Humpday' to 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and 'Harry and the Hendersons'—here’s our city, and sometimes our state, on the screen.

04/28/2021 By Stefan Milne and Seattle Met Staff

Home Shopping

5 of Seattle's Most Affordable Neighborhoods

It's all relative.

04/05/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Neighborhoods

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

Ferry commutes. Big-tech hubs. Mountain views. Our suburbs aren’t your average.

03/08/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy and Seattle Met Staff

Sublurbs

What to Know about Seattle’s Suburbs

Pithy summaries of communities in the Puget Sound region, including every city in King County.

03/08/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Shots, Shots, Shots

How Many People Have Received a Coronavirus Vaccine in Washington?

Vaccination numbers for King County and Washington.

02/25/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Home Shopping

5 Seattle Suburbs with the Most Bang for Your Buck

A handful of the region's most affordable cities.

02/25/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

City Series

Need to Binge-Watch? These 15 Shows Have Seattle Connections

From alternate futures to first responders to Mr. Crane himself.

02/23/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Wallingford Neighborhood Guide

16 of Wallingford’s Best and Funkiest Shops

This North Seattle neighborhood has it all, from sock shops and rubber chickens to rare plant purveyors and chic boutiques.

02/19/2021 By Zoe Sayler and Seattle Met Staff

WALLINGFORD NEIGHBORHOOD GUIDE

Where to Eat in Wallingford

This part of town doesn’t get nearly enough credit for all its great food.

02/19/2021 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

GO GREEN

15 Seattle Plant Shops We Love

Decor that grows with you.

02/17/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

BEST DAY OF THE YEAR

8 Seattleites We'd Love to Hang Out with on Galentine's Day

Valentine's Day who?

02/12/2021 By Carli Ricker and Seattle Met Staff

Home Shopping

The 5 Most Expensive Neighborhoods in Seattle

Those water view homes are at a premium.

02/11/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

SEATTLE DINING GUIDE

A Guide to Seattle's Black-Owned Restaurants

Act with your dollars (and fight despair with fried chicken, French bistro fare, or housemade ice cream).

02/08/2021 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff