Passing Through

Ruthie in Wonderland

The feast may be over, but Gourmet’s erstwhile chief Ruth Reichl will dish again.

10/20/2009 By Jessica Voelker


To Be or Not to Bistro

The Francophiles are storming new Ballard restaurant Bastille, but do they come for the food?

10/19/2009 By Kathryn Robinson


10 Best Restaurants 2009

The Top 10 best restaurants in Seattle.

09/21/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Coffee Culture

Higher Grounds

Paul Odom’s Fonté Coffee Roaster and Wine Bar, which opened in August in the Four Seasons building, goes to the source to give you its best shot.

09/16/2009 By James Ross Gardner



A recap of the media war over the opening of 15th Ave Coffee and Tea.



Fire Fries

In the past three months, residents cooking French fries have caused six Tacoma home fires. The culprit? Cooking oil.

07/15/2009 By Karen Quinn


Street Eatin’

Street carts are where Seattle’s eating right now. Here are six mobile vendors you don’t want to miss.

07/14/2009 By Kathryn Robinson


Recipe for Success

Wallingford’s rustic Cantinetta provides a blueprint for opening a restaurant in uncertain times.

07/14/2009 By Kathryn Robinson


Upscale Vietnamese Meets the Late-Night Scene

From Tam Nguyen, whose family owns the restaurant Tamarind Tree, comes a new downtown hot spot: Long Provincial Vietnamese, the latest to join the trend of upscale Vietnamese restaurants.

06/23/2009 By Kathryn Robinson


Best Bars

Where to go, who to know, what to order (HINT: It’s all about classic cocktails). Seattle Met has the lowdown on the city’s 25 best bars right now. Plus, there’s a whole new deal at happy hour

04/21/2009 By James Ross Gardner, Jessica Voelker, and Christopher Werner


Love Bites

This Valentine’s Day, declare your love with cheese.

01/14/2009 By Jess Thomson


Mr. Green Beans

How Seattle and the shock of slave labor gave birth to Theo Chocolate.

01/03/2009 By Eric Scigliano


Hog Heaven

The fattest pig in town is also the tastiest.

12/28/2008 By Jess Thomson


Nectar of the Pods

With fresh chickpeas, it’s what’s inside that counts.

12/28/2008 By Jess Thomson


Bee Sweet

Local beekeepers work to keep hives alive.

12/27/2008 By Jess Thomson


Yes We Cran

Choosing bog berries means voting with your dollar.

12/17/2008 By Jess Thomson