Wholesome Wholesale

Costco Hires Twitter User's Lovable Dad

You've heard of Alex from Target, but have you heard of Jeff from Costco?

06/14/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Menu Mourning

Say Goodbye to Costco’s Food Court Burger

Organic beef patty, we hardly knew ye.

03/03/2020 By Nicole Martinson


Perfect Party April 2019

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

03/26/2019 By Seattle Met Staff


Costco's Mysterious New Food Court Burger

Weighing in at one-third of a pound, will this food court newcomer make it to the final round? Let’s get ready to ruminate.

08/23/2017 By Rosin Saez

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Soma Dreams of Soba

Plus, Uwajimaya gets a new grilled cheese resident and Willows Inn shuts down staging program after DOL investigation.

06/30/2017 By Amber Wright

Morning Fizz

After Making Big Donations, Costco's Agenda Moves Forward in Olympia

Caffeinated news featuring booze money, U.S. House guests, U.S. House committees, car sharing, and walking out.

01/20/2015 By Josh Feit


Isn't It Weird That: Costco Version

Traditionally a major Democratic funder, Costco board member now contributing big to local GOP

07/31/2014 By Josh Feit


PubliCalendar: The Low Cost of Jobs and Survival

Today's picks for civic nerds

06/13/2014 By Ezra Parter


PubliCalendar: Good Work and Good Jobs

Today's picks for civic nerds.

06/12/2014 By Ezra Parter


PubliCalendar: Awards and Accolades

Today's picks for civic nerds.

06/11/2014 By Ezra Parter


PubliCalendar: A Listener-Powered Party and a Rally to #BringBackOurGirls

Today's picks for civic nerds.

05/30/2014 By Ezra Parter

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Grace Period

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring aPodments, double standards, and booze.

04/02/2013 By Josh Feit


Isn't It Weird That...

Some weird things we noticed about state revenues and city revenues.

03/27/2013 By Josh Feit and Erica C. Barnett

Food News

Neighborhood Food News

Capitol Hill's 'rogue' farmers market, national love for Fran's Chocolates, and a shocking change to Costco's famed hot dog and soda combo.

02/06/2013 By Katie Vincent

Visual Art

Would You Buy Fine Art from Costco?

The wholesaler is back in the affordable art business with Warhol screen prints and Matisse lithographs.

10/05/2012 By Laura Dannen


Liquor Privatization: The Fallout

The unintended (and intended) consequences of privatizing Washington state liquor sales.

08/21/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Presidential Meal Deals

President Obama Likes Costco Hot Dogs, Too

During his recent visit to Seattle, POTUS sang the praises of the store's $1.50 dog-and-soda combo.

07/26/2012 By Allecia Vermillion


June Jolt: What We Missed, Losers Edition

The day's losers ... and losers.

07/09/2012 By Afternoon Jolt


Thursday Jolt: Sore Loser

The day's winners & losers.

01/12/2012 By Afternoon Jolt


Extra Fizz: Unions Sue to Block Liquor Law

Unions sue to overturn 1183, arguing that it violates the "single-subject rule" in the state constitution.

12/06/2011 By Erica C. Barnett