Drinking Buddies

These Big-Name Seattle Chefs Opened Bars Next to Their OG Restaurants

New watering holes from three local chefs were born of convenience, but deliver their own distinct experience.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez

Critic's Picks

Seattle's 100 Best Restaurants Right Now

From the finest of dining to worthwhile holes in the wall, and all points in-between.

09/10/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

CRITIC’S PICKS

What We’re Eating Now September 2019

This month's favorites: crazy fun Japanese drinking snacks, clandestine deep-dish, and bistro staples, remixed.

08/20/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Fun with Listicles

29 Seattle Japanese Restaurants That Won't Let You Down

We live in a city overflowing with excellent Japanese food. Whether you're craving top-notch ramen or hand-rolled sushi, these are the spots to seek out.

05/28/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Awards & Accolades

Mutsuko Soma Is One of Food and Wine's Best New Chefs of 2019

The knife-wielding, sharp-skilled soba master and chef just keeps getting national acclaim. And we are here for it.

04/09/2019 By Rosin Saez

Expansion Mode (Sake Edition)

Mutsuko Soma Will Open a Sake Bar

The Kamonegi chef's new sake bar, Hannyatou, is inspired by "the Edo-period tradition of drinking at a liquor store."

01/02/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Year in Review

Seattle Met's 12 Bites of Christmas

Our favorite food memories from restaurants that came onto the scene in 2018, rounded up in the form of a classic Christmas carol.

12/25/2018 By Allecia Vermillion and Rosin Saez

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Pasta, Pizza, and Pork Carnitas

And Seattle Met’s best new restaurant of the year goes to Kamonegi in Fremont.

10/26/2018 By Cassie Sawyer

Drumroll Please

And Seattle Met's 2018 Restaurant of the Year Is...

...a tiny noodle haunt in Fremont serving big, elegant flavors.

10/23/2018 By Rosin Saez

Art & Craft

Kamonegi Is Seattle Met's Restaurant of the Year

Mutsuko Soma excels at so much more than soba.

10/23/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Back to School

Seattle Chefs Tell Us Their Lunch Box Memories

Hippie lunches, grandma's homemade dessert, and the art of the bento.

08/23/2018 By Grace Madigan

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner August 22–28

The week in which: Kamonegi goes Filipino for a one-night popup, Agrodolce hosts an interactive pasta class, and a garlic festival is an allium-lover's parad...

08/22/2018 By Grace Madigan

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Tiki Drinks for the Win

Plus, Flatstick Pub opens this weekend in South Lake Union (beers! mini golf! pizza!).

07/27/2018 By Cassie Sawyer

Review

Inside Kamonegi, Fremont's House of Handmade Soba Noodles

Chef Mutsuko Soma is an artist in the most serious sense. Her restaurant, Kamonegi, however, is a lot of fun.

02/27/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Sake Talk

Will Sake Finally Have a Moment in Seattle?

Two of the buzziest new Japanese restaurants both have a draw aside from the food: serious sake programs.

12/06/2017 By Stefan Milne

Yessssss

Mutsuko Soma's Kamonegi Officially Opens on October 13

Tangles of elegant handmade soba noodles plus thoughtfully done tempura equals everything you need.

10/11/2017 By Rosin Saez

Noodle News

Soba Dreams Do Come True: Mutsuko Soma to Open Restaurant in Fremont

And it's happening in the former Art of the Table space.

06/27/2017 By Rosin Saez

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: March 1–7

The week in which: Girl Scout cookies cometh, Bobby Flay faces off with a Quality Athletics chef, and popups abound.

03/01/2017 By Rosin Saez

Critic's Notebook

Popup of Our Dreams: Kamonegi x Chan

In which the Japanese chef adds the Korean, the Korean chef adds the Japanese…and dungeness crab chawanmushi with chogochujang happens.

02/23/2017 By Kathryn Robinson