Serve yourself

The Taps Are Ready at Rapport, Seattle's First Self-Serve Bar

Grab your growlers and head on over.

08/14/2020 By Annette Maxon

Arts Opening

Capitol Hill's New Julian Peña Gallery Is Tiny and Audacious

The arts space packs a for-profit gallery, and a nonprofit focused on underrepresented artists, into a compact footprint.

07/17/2020 By Stefan Milne

Essential Business

Seattle Farmers Markets Are Slowly Returning

Here's what's open and when, including the return of the Capitol Hill Farmers Market this Sunday.

06/26/2020 By Sophia Gates

Protester Paradise

The CHAZ Has Become America’s Fascination

But how long will the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone stick around?

06/11/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Phnom Penh Noodle House Returns, Bearyaki Begins

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met’s food team.

02/28/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

FIRST PERSON, LAST WORD

As Seattle Grew, I Grew Up

The same blocks I walked in my feral 20s have new stories to tell.

02/25/2020 By Angela Garbes

REVIEW

Carrello Is How Nathan Lockwood Rolls

The Altura chef’s latest restaurant dispenses Italian drinking snacks on a fleet of carts. He definitely doesn’t stop there.

02/25/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

WAX POETIC

Elm Candle Bar Debuts DIY Candles in Capitol Hill

Your next afternoon activity is scent from heaven.

02/25/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Rice on the Hill

Taku, Shota Nakajima's New Kushikatsu Bar, Arrives At Last

The Pike/Pine hangout serves up its first round of highballs and fried avocado on March 11.

02/24/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Gone Too Soon

East Trading Company Closes on Capitol Hill

The artfully designed Pike/Pine bar lasted a little over a year.

11/06/2019 Edited by Annika Lindburg

Handoffs

Lionhead's New Owners Are Putting Their Own Spin on the Capitol Hill Restaurant

Jerry Traunfeld has passed the culinary torch—which is likely a whisk or an actual flame torch—to chef Garrett Doherty and Benjamin Chew.

10/25/2019 By Rosin Saez

Clean, Well-Lighted Places

Our Picks for Lit Crawl Seattle 2019

This Thursday nearly 50 readings pop up in venues across the city. We narrow the list a little.

10/22/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Where to Shop

20 of Our Favorite Capitol Hill Stores

Plants, vintage, menswear, home goods—it's a retail paradise over here.

09/26/2019 By Rosin Saez

Blessed Be the Fruit

Elliott Bay Book Co. Is Throwing a Midnight Party for The Handmaid’s Tale Sequel

To celebrate the release of Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated new novel, 'The Testaments,' the bookstore will host a raffle, trivia, and prizes Monday night.

09/05/2019 By Lily Hansen

Don't Sleep on This

Local Boutiques Converge on Capitol Hill for a Massive Sale This Weekend

To nail your own Seattle style, look to the city's coolest shops hawking threads at the Citywide Summer Warehouse Sale at Melrose Studios.

08/30/2019 By Rosin Saez

Treat Tour

A Sweet Capitol Hill Dessert Crawl

A bar crawl on the Hill? Please. Forgo the hangover and opt instead for a sugar rush.

08/20/2019 By Rosin Saez

So Much Confetti

How to Throw a Birthday Party for Yourself

After all, who knows you better than you?

08/20/2019 By Rosin Saez

Coming Soon

New Bar La Dive Brings Natural Wine and Frozen Drinks to Pike/Pine

Bring on the frojolais; this place sounds fun as hell.

08/02/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Review

Dacha Diner Channels Fond Food Memories—and Seasons Them Perfectly

It's not exactly a diner, nor really a Jewish deli. Still, it's one of the most winning new restaurants in town.

07/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Top Pot Cofounder Spins Off a New Doughnut Shop on Capitol Hill

Arriving in August, Half and Half Doughnut Co. will replace the former Sun Liquor Distillery Bottle Shop on East Pike.

07/23/2019 By Courtney Cummings