Shopping List

A Guide to Seattle’s Best Butcher Shops and Meat Markets

Tucked away in Pike Place Market, or existing purely online, these local purveyors make buying a steak a personalized experience.

06/29/2021 By Sophie Grossman, Annette Maxon, and Allecia Vermillion

'Cue Answered

Boy, Does Seattle Need Barbecue Right Now

The city’s best spots for low and slow smoked comfort.

09/03/2020 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff Photography by Amber Fouts

MEAT YOU THERE

The Barbeque Pit Is Reopening in the Central District

Pookey is back with a bang, and those legendary ribs.

07/02/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Low, Slow, and Socially Distanced

Jack's BBQ Debuts a Takeout Popup in Bellevue

The town's biggest name in smoked meat establishes a presence on the Eastside.

04/01/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do February 7–9

Jack’s BBQ celebrates a year in SLU, Pike pairs sweets and brews, and a Tony nominee opens at Seattle Rep.

02/07/2020 By Ryan Phelan

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work December 16–19

A boozy Shakespeare rendition, an LA punk band's triumphant return, and sky-high martinis.

12/16/2019 By Stefan Milne and Nicole Pasia

'Cue News

Barbecue Master Mike Law Is Back with a New Popup

The pitmaster of Bourbon and Bones fame returns for an Appalachian tasting menu at Harry's Fine Foods.

12/02/2019 By Nicole Pasia

Anniversary Dinner

21 Seattle Restaurants Marking Major Milestones

Favorites that celebrated significant anniversaries in 2019.

11/26/2019 Edited by Jaime Archer

#SeaCowabunga

10 Reasons Your Cowabunga FOMO Is Real

Another Seattle Met food festival in the books. Let’s recap what delectable things occurred over the weekend, shall we?

09/30/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Countdown to #CowabungaSEA

Cowabunga Channels Summer Vibes with a Beer 'N BBQ Cookout

The beloved food-and-drink duo lands at the three-day food fest Saturday, September 28.

09/12/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

#CowabungaSEA

Seattle Met Magazine’s Cowabunga Announces an All-Star Lineup of Chefs

The four-day food festival returns September 27–29.

08/13/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Ticket Alert

Jack's BBQ Is Throwing a Meaty Music Fest on August 10

The inaugural Low and Slow Festival is a taste of how the South parties.

08/06/2019 By Rosin Saez

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 2–4

A celebration of local drag talent, brunched-up barbecue, and the sax-slinging Kirk Whalum.

08/02/2019 By Sam Jones and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work July 15–18

Two takes on the Bay Area (one historical, one musical), a drag remake of 'The Golden Girls,' and a benefit show at Neumos.

07/15/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Red, White, and Barbecued

What to Do in Seattle This July Fourth

A party cruise on Lake Union, a canine 4k in Bellevue, and a vegan barbecue to boot.

07/01/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Weekly Planner

Where to Eat and Drink June 19–25

The week in which: Pride gets a dose of Southern hospitality, brunch takes over CenturyLink, and bartenders face off in a battle of bourbon.

06/19/2019 By Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Brunching Out

5 New Seattle Brunches Just in Time for Summer

Breakfast tacos packed with smoked meat, spicy cornbread pancakes, and egg-topped pizzas to cure your weekend hangover.

05/17/2019 By Lily Hansen

Dining Events

Where to Eat and Drink March 20–26

The week in which: We dig into Rainier Valley's global heritage and Phorale rises from the ashes.

03/20/2019 By Haley Gray

Broth Beat

Barbecue Smith's Cowboy Ramen Nights Return

A barbecue pork–blessed, Texas-inspired twist on everybody's favorite soup of umami abundance.

02/08/2019 By Rosin Saez

Meat Matters

The Wood Shop BBQ Team Will Open Oaky's Tex Mex in Interbay

Batch 206 distillery trades one hearty regional specialty for another.

10/24/2018 By Allecia Vermillion