Talent Scouts

How Fair Isle Brewing Became a Popup Proving Ground

From Melissa Miranda's Musangtino's to Rough Draft Burger Shop—it's all happening at Fair Isle.

10/20/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Valley Whirl

What to Do in Yakima

Once billed as the Palm Springs of Washington, this agricultural town boasts outdoor recreation and serious beer tasting.

09/10/2021 By Allison Williams and Seattle Met Staff

Collabs

Bale Breaker Brewing and Yonder Cider Land in Ballard

This new family- and dog-friendly Seattle hangout pours beer, cider, even seltzer.

09/03/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Pinkies Down

The Best Breweries and Distilleries in Walla Walla

Where to drink in Walla Walla—even if you're not a huge wine fan.

08/13/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Hard Sell

Taste Testing Washington’s Hard Seltzer Boom

Alcoholic seltzers have proliferated around these parts; Seattle Met's editors have a definite favorite.

06/25/2021 By Allecia Vermillion and Zoe Sayler Photography by Jane Sherman

Deep Cuts

The Best Things to Do in the Columbia Gorge

Kiteboarding, IPAs, and one seriously unexpected religious exhibit.

06/08/2021 By Allison Williams Photography by Kelly Turso

Water Landing

Seaplane in Kenmore Will Become a Stoup Brewing Outpost

A clever new partnership pairs one of Seattle’s best breweries with Jason Stoneburner’s food.

02/17/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Hopped Up

Seattle's Best Breweries

From Reuben's in Ballard to Future Primitive in South Seattle, local beer abides.

08/20/2020 By Seattle Met Staff Photography by Amber Fouts

'Tis the Saison

Fair Isle Brewing (Finally) Opens in Ballard

The mixed-fermentation hub has landed in the neighborhood's brewery district with a handsome taproom.

01/23/2020 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do December 20–22

"The Matrix" takes over MoPOP, comedian Andy Haynes hits a hometown stage, and Flying Lion hosts a dark beer fest.

12/20/2019 By Ryan Phelan

Anticipation 2020

Coming to the Waterfront: A Big Deal New Beer Project

Bar duo Chris and Anu Elford are joining forces with beer phenom Averie Swanson for a brewpub called Here Today.

12/17/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Ticket Alert

Seattle Public Library's Booktoberfest Returns

Like its titular portmanteau suggests, the event series combines books and beer.

10/07/2019 By Annika Lindburg

March of the Half Pints

When Did Seattle Breweries Become Baby Hangouts?

This town increasingly views drinking local as a family activity.

09/24/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: We Totally Want to Join Brandi Carlile's Wine Club

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

08/09/2019 By Sam Jones

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Butchers and Brunch in Ballard

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

08/02/2019 By Courtney Cummings

SHIFTS & SHAKEUPS

This Week in Restaurant News: Beer-Fueled Expansions and Broadway Rebirths

Six dining developments on our radar this week.

07/26/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Weekly Planner

Where to Eat and Drink June 26–July 2

The week in which: Dragon Fest's noodle-eating contest returns, Ed Levine gives fans a look behind the curtain, and the negroni goes black tie.

06/26/2019 By Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Hopped Up

11 Essential Seattle Beer Week Events

The 11-day festival kicks off May 9. Here's a day-by-day guide to our picks.

05/08/2019 By Stefan Milne

Recommendations

Grab a Drink at These Go-To Seattle Brewpubs

Raise a glass and have a bite at these destinations that make both food and beer in house.

02/26/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Opening Dispatch

Ethan Stowell Is Taking Over the Kitchen at Schooner Brewing

The SoDo brewery recently shuttered its kitchen, but the prolific restaurateur will helm the taproom's new food program.

02/26/2019 By Anne Dennon