Summer of Alfresco

Check Out These New Seattle Street Patios

Makeshift though they might be, the pandemic-induced outdoor dining spaces keep getting bigger—and better.

08/28/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Market Forces

There's Never Been a Better Time for Locals to Support Pike Place

The demolished tourism industry means a quieter-than-average summer for this local landmark.

07/30/2020 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

Coronavirus Chronicles

The Pandemic Took Its Toll on Pike Place Market Businesses

The small operations behind one of Seattle's top attractions are hurting. A livestream fundraiser aims to help.

06/17/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Bona Fide

Oriental Mart Is an American Classic, According to the James Beard Foundation

The Pike Place Market mainstay is one of six restaurants in the country to receive a 2020 America's Classics Award.

02/18/2020 By Stefan Milne

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: The Food Hall of Your Chinese Lunch Dreams

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met’s food team.

02/14/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

ANCHORS AWEIGH

Anchorhead Coffee Will Open Its Fourth Location at Pike Place Market

Move aside, cronuts... And hellooo, Quaffles.

02/12/2020 By Nicole Pasia

News Feed

A Noodle Phenom Returns, a Northwest Legend Shutters

Plus, the month’s other major food news.

11/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do October 18–20

Glass art, a hippie meet-up, and music inspired by Stephen King.

10/18/2019 By Ryan Phelan and Courtney Cummings

Geographical Shifts

El Gaucho Is Moving from Belltown to the Edge of Pike Place Market

After more than two decades at First and Wall, the fine dining flagship will relocate in summer 2020.

10/07/2019 By Rosin Saez

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work September 23–26

Local and international folk bands, a night of live painting, and fourth graders' ice cream dreams.

09/23/2019 By Nicole Pasia and Courtney Cummings

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work August 12–15

A trumpeter adds spoken word to jazz classics, a cartoonist draws 23 Seattle neighborhoods, and boozy popsicles takeover a rooftop bar.

08/12/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Meinert Buys the Mecca; Little London Plane Goes Latin

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

06/21/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Review

Aerlume Brings Destination Dining to the Waterfront

Two veterans of Seattle’s high-end dining scene join forces at a Pike Place Market–adjacent spot.

05/29/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: A Chocolate Factory and a Belltown "Seacuterie"

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

05/24/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Mum's the Word

Where to Shop for Mother Dearest This Year

You could get mom a card and call it a day, sure. But we have some suggestions should you want to level up your gift-giving game.

05/09/2019 By Rosin Saez

Market Forces

Yep, Joe Chocolate Co. Is Pike Place Market's Latest Cacao Haven

...and it has an ambitious grand opening date: May 15.

04/26/2019 By Rosin Saez

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Skål Opens, Pike Place Gets (Another) Chocolate Factory

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

04/05/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Sales & Events

Wear What When February 4–10

This week: Save on designer shoes and luxury handbags, Ballard shops gather for a Hullabaloo sale, and a fashion show raises awareness for domestic violence.

02/04/2019 By Elizabeth Podlesnik

Opening Dispatch

Look at All the Restaurants That Opened Over the Holidays

And a mega-popular bakery. And a brewery we've been anticipating since summer 2017.

01/02/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do December 7–9

A live first date, Maroon 5 keyboardist, and amateur hour for Seattle singers.

12/06/2018 By Gwen Hughes