Hot Goss

A Big, Spicy List of Local Condiments

From chili crisp to hot sauce to kimchi, purveyors like Britt's Fermented Foods, Damoori Kitchen, and Mustard and Co. keep Seattle in condiments.

07/20/2022 By Ann Karneus

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.

06/30/2022 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

Seattle Dining Guide

Bone Up on Seattle’s Best Barbecue

The best barbecue joints for brisket, ribs, and smoked meat sandwiches, from Lil Red Takeout and Catering in Columbia City to Bitterroot in Ballard.

06/07/2022 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

Dinner Is Fire

3 Destinations for Yakiniku, Japan's Answer to Korean Barbecue

Tabletop grills meet seafood, high-end steak, even the occasional s'more at Ishoni Yakiniku in Capitol Hill, Niku Niku at Northgate, and more.

02/21/2022 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by David Jaewon Oh

Dinner Is Fire

A Meaty Guide to Seattle's Best Korean BBQ

Where to find the best grilled meats, along with a host of skillful banchan (side dishes), in Capitol Hill, Lynnwood, Shoreline, and beyond.

02/16/2022 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by David Jaewon Oh Illustrations by Jungyeon Roh

Opening Dispatch

Jack’s BBQ Spinoff Jackalope Arrives in Columbia City

Its namesake may be mythical , but the impending Tex-Mex restaurant from one of Seattle's best barbecue joints is very much a real thing.

12/09/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

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