Winter Is Promotional

We Tried Shake Shack's Game of Thrones Drink So You Don't Have To

And, weirdly enough, it doesn't taste like pureed dragons.

04/12/2019 By Seattle Met 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

Critic's Notebook

The Restaurant Fix That Could Instantly Boost Ratings 

The one restaurant fix that could instantly do it. If only restaurants knew it.

04/24/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

The Unusual Way Jason Stratton Conceives Mbar’s Menu

Very unconventional. Very cool.

01/19/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Dine Beneath the Supermoon Tonight

Ten vegetarian courses at Hitchcock honor the biggest moon in 70 years.

11/14/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

The Most Disappointing Dish on the Menu

Dazzle them with cleverness or dash their expectations? Ahh deconstruction…

04/04/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Check the Menu Brilliance at the Carlile Room

What pun you can have when the Paramount is across the street.

03/24/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

2 Ingredients Suddenly All Over Seattle Menus

Nice to meet you, black garlic and Saskatoon berries.

01/25/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Sunset of the Burger Era in Seattle Restaurants?

They're getting simultaneously more rare and more well done, folks. Four newish places you can find them.

11/19/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

What Makes a Menu Great?

And which restaurant in Seattle hits it out of the park

03/30/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

(Not) On the Menu

Molly Moon's Serves a Secret Vegan Sundae

It involves vegan coconut whipped cream.

10/21/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

16 Dishes Trending Now on Seattle Menus

What researching Seattle Met’s annual Best Restaurants issue revealed about pigs’ ears, eggplant puree, and Frito pie.

10/20/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Tom Douglas—Again

Tom Douglas adds a fried chicken counter to his empire, Oliver's Twist adds a location, and Alison's Coastal Cafe adds breakfast sandwiches to Ballard.

08/01/2014 By Ezra Parter

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Meatballs, Milkshakes, and Major Menu Changeups

Tom Douglas goes Scandinavian in Belltown, Bluebird launches its soda fountain in Fremont, and Jason Wilson has radically changed the menu at Crush.

07/03/2014 By Ezra Parter

Critic's Notebook

Peanut Butter and Jelly Is All Over Seattle Restaurant Menus

What a sticky mess!

08/19/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Umm, Awesome

Dot's Delicatessen Now Does a Proper Dinner Service

Fremont's house of terrine and charcuterie adds some entrees and table service.

05/21/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

When Menus Mislead

An unbilled item shows up in a starring role on your dinner plate. Fun little extra or diner beware?

02/25/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Calorie Counts on Menus

Yeah, they work, says the Seattle and King County director of public health. Just not the way you might expect.

02/19/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Boozecentric Holidays

Wednesday Is Repeal Day; Here's Where to Drink

Celebrate your legal right to intoxication with cocktails on tap, drinks under $6, and period attire.

12/04/2012 By Anna Chatilo anna-chatilo

Special Meals

Cafe Juanita Debuts Chef’s Tasting Menu

It’s available to two parties, twice a week.

05/17/2012 By Allecia Vermillion