Soup Excitement

Pho Bac Plans a New Location, and a Cocktail Bar, Downtown

Phocific Standard Time will serve playful cocktails upstairs.

06/03/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Better Times

Seattle's Future Contains Bars. Cool New Bars.

Here Today promises beer and views and sunshine. Inside Passage will plunge you to the bottom of the sea (with a cocktail).

03/29/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

All of the Fancy Toast

Bastille's Permanent Closure Makes Way for Counter-Service Sabine

Los Angeles hotspots like Sqirl and Gjusta inspire the bistro's next chapter.

10/22/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Carby Switchups

Marcus Lalario Brings Mezzanotte (and Pasta) to Georgetown

The former Bar Ciudad space trades rotisserie for rigatoni.

07/29/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Arts Opening

Capitol Hill's New Julian Peña Gallery Is Tiny and Audacious

The arts space packs a for-profit gallery, and a nonprofit focused on underrepresented artists, into a compact footprint.

07/17/2020 By Stefan Milne

Mackles'mores, Ahoy

Hello Robin's U Village Location Could Open in July

The bakery is launching another storefront—and walk-up window—with our new normal in mind.

05/26/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Oeno Files

Bar Ferdinand Will Become a Wine Bar Called Light Sleeper

Even amid all this, three somms and a chef with a hell of a bar pedigree remake Matt Dillon's former restaurant in Chophouse Row.

05/11/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: The Red Door Closes (But Fair Isle Opens)

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met’s food team.

01/24/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Dragons and Highballs

Rondo Japanese Kitchen Opens on Broadway

The neighborhood's izakaya master translates his sense of fun to lunchier fare. Don't worry, there's still a highball machine.

01/03/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

You Guyyyyyyyssssss

Melissa Miranda's Musang Is (Softly) Here

Filipino food "authentic to our childhood memories" finds a home on Beacon Hill.

01/02/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Milk Drunk Love

Beacon Hill's Homer Spins Off a Fast Casual Spot Called Milk Drunk

Soft serve. Cocktails. Fried chicken sandwiches!

12/22/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Retail Wire

5 Recent Topsy-Turvy Changes in Seattle's Retail Landscape

A one-minute guide to some of Seattle's recent retail happenings: a new downtown Sephora, not so Forever 21, and what's an Anko?

10/10/2019 By Rosin Saez

Opening Dispatch

Former Seattle Sounder Fredy Montero Opens Santo Coffee Co.

The shop, a block south of Roosevelt High School, will focus on very fresh Colombian beans.

08/07/2019 By Stefan Milne

In With the New

Here Are All the New Restaurants and Shops Coming to U Village

Spoiler alert: One is a Shake Shack.

07/03/2019 By Sam Jones

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: A Protest at Slate and Poke in Kirkland

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

06/28/2019 By Courtney Cummings and Philip Kiefer

Expansion Mode

Brendan McGill Plans a Roman-Style Pizza Bar Downtown

Bar Taglio will sell sturdy squares of Roman-style pie and offer "a little oasis" at First and Marion.

06/27/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Wild Life

Ballard's Ascent Outdoors Is Back from the Dead

The sudden April closure was a shock, but a local mountain guide is resurrecting the outdoor retail shop.

06/26/2019 By Allison Williams

From Web to Walls

Online Clothier Armoire Fashions a New HQ in Pioneer Square

The rapidly growing clothing rental service’s new home is a boutique, warehouse, and office all in one.

06/24/2019 By Lily Hansen

Opening Updates

Melissa Miranda's Filipino Restaurant Will Take Over the Travelers Thali House Space

Musang officially has a home on Beacon Hill.

06/12/2019 By Rosin Saez

Pie Dispatch

Pagliacci Pizza Will Open a New Spot on East Pike This Fall

The Seattle pizza chain is planning a multipurpose space in a renovated building on Capitol Hill.

06/11/2019 By Rosin Saez