Reinvented Retail

Restaurants across the City Assume a New Identity: Neighborhood Market

Some of our favorite dining rooms now supply customers with everything from paper towels to pate.

04/16/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

HEART EYES

30 Seattle Dinners Worthy of a Valentine's Day Date

Nearly every restaurant in town has a Valentine's Day menu. Here are spots that keep it romantic all year long—and especially so on February 14.

02/04/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

FOOL PROOF

7 Seattle Watering Holes Made for Dry January

Looking for non-alcoholic drinks that won’t make you want to drink again? Look no further.

01/15/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Uni Fixation

'Tis the Season—For a Best Bites of 2019 List

It was a very good year...for carbs.

12/20/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Farewell 2010s

Where to Eat New Year's Eve 2019

From blowout tasting menus to three budget-friendly courses at a pizza joint.

12/18/2019 By Annika Lindburg

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

Vive la France

11 Seattle Restaurants to Storm This Bastille Day

Drink Frenchified wines and eat crispy frog legs—for la révolution!

07/11/2019 By Anna Coumou and Courtney Cummings

Critic's Picks

The Best Restaurants in the Central District Right Now

Fried chicken. Vietnamese street food. Fresh poke. Find it all at these 20 spots that make up the neighborhood's emerging food scene.

05/06/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

News Feed

Seattle Restaurant News April 2019

This month: ice cream geekery, bubbling broths, and French-toned burgers.

03/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Bon Appetit

19 Charming French Spots to Seek Out

How to live—or at least eat—like a Parisian within the confines of Seattle.

03/20/2019 By Nosh Pit Staff

Meat Matters

L'Oursin's New Off-Menu Burger Sounds Spectacular

An East Coast–style burger is reimagined for a bistro.

01/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Barstool Dispatch

Drinking Light: 4 Places to Find Lower Alcohol Drinks

Because nobody likes the word mocktail.

01/08/2018 By Stefan Milne

Vino Verite

Seattle's Laid-Back, Nouveau Wine Scene

We like to keep things casual—footwear, work attire, business—but does our nonchalant attitude extend to wine?

12/19/2017 By Rosin Saez

Best Restaurants

Best Restaurants 2017: L'Oursin

The Central District bistro isn’t trying to please everyone. That’s why it’s such a pleasure.

08/18/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Bagels and More Pizza

Plus, Starbucks is revamping its lunch and Stoup Brewing has a new space.

07/28/2017 By Amber Wright

Morning Matters

There's a New Brunch in Town—L'Oursin's

The Central District French bistro turns its culinary lens to the leisurely weekend meal, proving that, yes, you can have sea urchin before noon.

07/26/2017 By Rosin Saez

Viva La France

Where to Toast to the Revolution on Bastille Day

La Fête nationale. Le 14 juillet. Bastille Day. No matter what you call it, these 11 restaurants have you covered this Friday.

07/12/2017 By Amber Wright

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: March 15–21

The week in which: French food and Washington wines converge at L'Oursin, Trove hosts a meaty popup dinner, and Marine Hardware turns 1.

03/15/2017 By Rosin Saez

Critic's Notebook

J. J. Proville’s Long, Winding Road to L’Oursin

The art, science, and magic of opening a restaurant…

02/28/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

L’Oursin Brings French Seafood—and French Sensibilities—To the Central District

A hit of Paris here in Seattle, J.J. Proville's new L’Oursin glows with pendant lights and Parisian signs.

02/20/2017 By Kathryn Robinson