Short Stops

A Small-Town Coffee Shop Flourishes Deep in the Cascades

Sky River Coffee set up in an old Skykomish hotel to bridge history and community, just a little over an hour's drive from Seattle

05/18/2022 By Allison Williams

ICONIC DUOS

Our Favorite Seattle Combo Shops

From a bookstore with beer and bagels to a plant shop with a built-in tattoo parlor to a bike shop with coffee and brunch.

05/17/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Coffee Collabs

Caffe Vita Now Powers KEXP’s Cafe in Seattle Center

The Seattle Center coffee space is now Vita at KEXP.

10/13/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Pours & Pulls

A Dozen Destination Coffee Shops

From Espresso Vivace to Boon Boona Coffee: The second wave pioneers, multi-roaster cafes, and geographic specialists that make Seattle’s coffee scene great.

09/29/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Just Brew It

Never Have I Ever: Had a Cup of Coffee

The most frequent advice I received on my quest to try coffee as an adult: “Just don’t go to Starbucks.”

09/16/2021 By Allison Williams

Local Gems

Where to Eat in Yakima

The Central Washington town has everything from famous Mexican fare to well-crafted cocktails.

09/10/2021 By Allison Williams

Beacon Hill Neighborhood Guide

Where to Eat (and Drink) on Beacon Hill

This corner of the city takes tacos and pizza as seriously as its higher-end dining.

09/16/2020 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Noodle House Comebacks and Sushi Revivals

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

10/11/2019 By Annika Lindburg and Rosin Saez

Caffeine Craze

Seattle Is America's Top Coffee City—Again

We may have dipped below number one shortly, but we are back, and it's about damn time.

09/26/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Get Groovy

Living Room Spaces: Seattle Restaurants That Will Play You Vinyl

No need to separate yourself from the warm, sweet sounds of your record player.

08/12/2019 By Anna Coumou

Opening Dispatch

Former Seattle Sounder Fredy Montero Opens Santo Coffee Co.

The shop, a block south of Roosevelt High School, will focus on very fresh Colombian beans.

08/07/2019 By Stefan Milne

Opening Dispatch

Mr. West Unveils Its New U Village Location

Tucked between Piatti and the new home to Bamboo Sushi, Mr. West 2.0 brings brunch and booze to the mall.

07/25/2019 By Sam Jones

Caffeine Nation

Former Slate Coffee Baristas Want to Change Their Industry for Good

In June, six baristas walked out to protest a “toxic work environment.” Now what?

07/05/2019 By Lily Hansen

Brew News

Fulcrum Coffee Is Open at 6th and Bell Street

The SoDo roaster now has a proper cafe downtown where deep-flavored espresso floweth.

01/15/2019 By Rosin Saez

Caffeination Stations

19 Shops for Your Caffeination Needs

This is Seattle. We know coffee. So do these beloved shops around the city.

10/16/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Caffeine Culture

Seattle's 4 Archetypal Coffee Shop Experiences

A user's guide to our city's favorite obsession.

09/21/2018 By Darren Davis Illustrations by Mike Holm

Opening Dispatch

Cascade Coffee Works Opens November 8

The newest Seattle Coffee Works location brings a slow bar and breakfast tacos to the heart of Amazonia.

11/02/2017 By Jaime Archer

Coming Soon

Seattle Coffee Works to Open New Location This Winter

Wedged between glass skyscrapers and Amazon's campus, Cascade Coffee Works finds a home in a rapidly changing neighborhood.

08/24/2017 By Jaime Archer

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: More Coffee and More Beer

Plus, Georgetown's Six Strawberries closes up shop.

05/19/2017 By Rosin Saez

Opening Dispatch

Anchorhead Coffee Is Opening Its First Cafe Downtown

Cinnamon roll waffles, plus four taps dedicated to cold brew alone.

08/23/2016 By Rosin Saez