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

Kitchen Diaries

How Seattle's Rising Star Chefs Dream Up Dishes

A peek behind the swinging kitchen door reveals what makes this year's batch of Next Hot Chefs so excellent: their unyielding passion for making good food.

07/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

Rising Stars

Seattle's Next Hot Chefs 2019

Five ascendant chefs. One fierce and talent-filled dining scene.

07/23/2019 By Rosin Saez and Allecia Vermillion

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

News Feed

Seattle Restaurant News April 2019

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

03/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Shift Change

Over at Manolin, Changes and a New Bar Project

A new sibling bar, Rupee, will explore Sri Lankan food and its tradition of "short eats."

01/29/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

Sweetest Service in Seattle

You've heard of comfort food? These five spots deliver comfort service.

11/17/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Seattle Bars with Killer Food

The three best of a very good year.

11/12/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

The Restaurant Issue

Memorable Meals in Bars

It’s been years since Seattle’s bars have been just for drinking. But not until 2015 have so many made the critical crossover to genuinely memorable eating, with small plates evoking real places and real cultures.

10/30/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Which 3 Seattle Spots Were Nominated as America’s Best New Restaurants?

Assessing Seattle’s prospects in Bon Appetit’s annual Hot 10.

08/05/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Alfresco

An Entire Year's Worth of New (and Revamped) Patios

A crop of new and renovated restaurant patios that have opened since last summer. Plus a few to look out for later in the season.

05/20/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Review

Manolin Lights Up in Fremont

The enchanting haunt channels lower latitudes, serving small portions of fish and copious amounts of spirits around outdoor fire pits.

04/01/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Are You Ready for This?

Could there BE any more openings?

12/05/2014 By Kristen Farnam

Sea Fare

Seafood Bar Manolin Opens Soon on Stone Way

Some things are raw. Others are wood-fired. All sound promising.

11/24/2014 By Allecia Vermillion