Drinking Policy

Exercise Your Right to Drink at These Seattle Speakeasy-Style Bars

It's the 86th anniversary of Repeal Day, so toast with—what else?—a Prohibition-era tipple.

12/05/2019 By Seattle Met With Annika Lindburg

Fun with Listicles

9 Seattle Cake-Filled Bakeshops We Love

So, it's National Cake Day. While we don't need a food holiday to tell us to get a treat, here's where to have your cake (and eat it, too).

11/26/2019 Edited by Annika Lindburg By Seattle Met Staff

In Brief

A Look at Our Seattle Restaurant Reviews in 2019 (So Far)

Nduja-spiked "cheesy bread," a bread course of heirloom wheat pandesal, eel wrapped in a tamago ribbon—yeah, you need to get these on your dining bucket list...

11/18/2019 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Annika Lindburg

Caffeine Nation

The Dozen Seattle Coffee Shops You Should Know About

'Tis the season to wrap your hands around a warm mug. (But, let's be real, it's always coffee season.)

11/11/2019 Edited by Annika Lindburg By Seattle Met Staff

Fun with Listicles

Ditch the Chilly Weather and Warm Up inside These Cozy Seattle Bars

Mulled red wine, hot toddies, and bar-adjacent fireplaces make for comfy imbibing.

11/05/2019 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Annika Lindburg

Fun With Listicles

Hard-to-Snag Seats at These Seattle Restaurants Are Well Worth the Wait

From intimate chef's counters to culinary hot spots.

10/21/2019 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Courtney Cummings

Cat-ffeine Fix

A Guide to Seattle's Cat Cafe Scene

Whether it’s to adopt or just to get some kitty cuddles, the feline-friendly spots have settled into our coffee landscape.

10/14/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Flavor-Fall

A Guide to Seattle's Full-Blown Pumpkin Spice Mania

'Tis the season: Here are the city's most intriguing PSL-themed options for your cozy fall needs.

10/08/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Smash Hits

Seattle Smash Burgers to Devour ASAP

Burgers? Always a good idea.

09/30/2019 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

Fun with Listicles

Insta-Worthy Backdrops: 8 Seattle Restaurants with Rad Wallpaper

Aka your guide to the prettiest eateries in town.

09/23/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Critic's Picks

The Best Restaurants in Pioneer Square Right Now

Seattle's historic district lays claim to long-lived institutions and newcomers alike.

09/16/2019 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Courtney Cummings

CRITIC’S PICKS

The Best Restaurants on First Hill Right Now

Pizza, fried chicken, tacos—don't overlook the dining spots hiding out in this jumble of hospitals and historic mansions.

09/09/2019 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Courtney Cummings

Game On

Beyond Billiards: Seattle's Leading Bars with Games

These watering holes pack more than just a myriad of brews and bites, they throw in a little competition too.

09/03/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Cold Eats

Seattle's Shaved Ice Scene Goes Around the World

Kakigori, chè, halo-halo, bao bing—the cooling dessert revels in many forms.

08/27/2019 By Sam Jones

Eggcellent Eateries

Seattle's Essential All-Day Breakfast Joints

Sometimes you just want waffles for dinner. No judgment. These spots have you covered.

08/19/2019 By Seattle Met Staff Edited 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

Summer Swirls

Escape the Heat: Where to Find Dole Whip Around Seattle

Between scratch soft serve and boozy slushies, there are more iterations of the elusive Disney treat than you might think.

08/05/2019 By Anna Coumou

Critic's Picks

The Best Restaurants in West Seattle Right Now

From Alki to Admiral, restaurants as beloved as the waterfront.

07/29/2019 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Anna Coumou

Drinks, Ahoy

Sail Over to These Nautical Seattle Restaurants and Bars

No surprise, our water-bound region has a host of maritime spots where you can anchor for a bite—or a beer.

07/22/2019 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Anna Coumou