Awards & Accolades

Meet Washington’s 2022 Good Food Award Winners

These annual specialty food and drink awards spotlight some of our state's best locally–made snacks, from Theo Chocolate to San Juan Island Sea Salt.

01/18/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Coronavirus Chronicles

Where to Find a Covid PCR Test in King County

Government- or hospital-run Covid-19 testing locations in Seattle, Auburn, Federal Way, Bellevue, and Puget Sound for those with symptoms or for travel.

01/10/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Another Weird Year in Review

The Best Things I Ate This Year

2021 was a very good year…for crab pizza, catfish and grits from Communion, smoked porterhouse from Bourbon Steak, and many a carb-y delight.

12/31/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Year in Review

The Seattle Sports Moments to Remember (and Forget) from 2021

A year in review for the Seattle Mariners, Kraken, Seahawks, Storm, Sounders, Reign, and, yes, even the Sonics.

12/27/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

House Hunters

Our Top 10 Property Watches of the Year

This year in Property Watch, we highlighted midcentury modern homes, houseboats, lofts, vintage stunners, and historic havens.

12/21/2021 By Sarah Anne Lloyd and Seattle Met Staff

Year in Review

Our 15 Most Read and Memorable Stories of 2021

The articles, lists, and stories that captured the essence of Seattle this year.

12/17/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Meat Mourning

Get to the Shambles While You Can

Get to this under-heralded haven of meat and beer before the restaurant shutters for good in December 2021.

12/15/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Sound Decisions

The Best Seafood in Seattle

Where to find the oysters, the crab rolls, and the sustainably sourced delicacies that define our waterbound town.

12/14/2021 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

WOUND UP

Seattle’s 10 Best Toy Shops for Kids and Adults Alike

Snapdoodle’s educational toys, Archie McPhee’s grown-up-friendly gaffes, and board games as far as the eye can see.

12/13/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

2022, Ahoy

New Year's Eve Dinner for Takeout or Dine In

Ring in 2022 with a New Year's Day brunch at Cafe Hitchcock on Bainbridge, New Year's Eve dinner at Copine in Ballard, or takeout from Metropolitan Grill.

12/06/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

SEATTLE STYLE

25 Essential Seattle Shops

From midcentury furniture to timeless menswear to the oldest comic book store around, these are the local shops everyone should know about.

12/03/2021 By Seattle Met Staff and Zoe Sayler

Good Stories

The 10 Best Long Stories about Seattle

We gathered the most recent and best long reads from Seattle Met's award-winning writers.

11/24/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Latkes and Lights

Where to Order Food for Hanukkah

From full-on brisket dinner spreads to sufganiyot, even gluten-free latkes by the dozen.

11/16/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Life of Pie

Thanksgiving Takeout Guide: Pie and Dessert Edition

Preorder from an autumnal rainbow of pumpkin, apple, and bourbon pecan–with some gluten free and vegan options.

11/03/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Beer, Books, and Bagels

Zylberschtein’s Brings Bagels, All-Day Kosher Dining to Seward Park

Coming to the restaurant space inside Third Place Books: an all-day kosher menu from bagels to bar snacks.

11/01/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Lunch, No Rush

Seattle’s Best Lunch Spots

Our favorite sit-down lunch restaurants in Downtown, Capitol Hill, North Seattle, South Seattle, and Bellevue.

10/22/2021 Edited by Seattle Met Staff

COVER GIRL

It's Time to Upgrade Your Mask Stash

Our editors review some of the finest options around Seattle, from Baggu's loop mask to the new three-layer face cover from Outdoor Research.

10/19/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

STALK UP

9 Seattle Shops for Your Halloween Needs

Where to find halloween costumes and decor in Seattle, from Red Light Vintage in the U District to Trendy Wendy in Capitol Hill,

10/11/2021 By Seattle Met Staff, Marisa Comeau-Kerege, and Courtney Cummings

One-Click Mind

5 Awful Amazon Movie Remake Ideas

In May, the company agreed to acquire MGM. What would happen if the e-commerce giant got its paws on some classic films?

10/04/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Release the Kraken

A Hockey Fan's Guide to the Seattle Kraken

Hockey bars, team merch, and the best way to bruise your kneecaps. Seattle's newest sports franchise has officially arrived.

10/01/2021 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by Cody Muir