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

Sugar Helps

It's Election Day. Have a Cookie.

"I Voted Today" stickers are great. But you can't eat them. You can, however, snag a cookie or piece of cake around town to nervously nibble on as the result...

11/06/2018 By Rosin Saez

And Now For an Update

New Pike Place Market–Adjacent Restaurant Is Set to Open in Late 2018

Chef Jason Wilson and the El Gaucho team, whose partnership's collectively known as Fire and Vine Hospitality, have new details on their latest project: Aerl...

10/03/2018 By Rosin Saez

Grocery Games

A Pike Place Market Shopping Crawl

Yes, locals do buy stuff here.

09/21/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Character Flaws

History’s Not a Facade

With the Showbox under threat, we look at how other such historic preservations have played out in the city.

09/11/2018 By Stefan Milne

#SaveTheShowbox

Council Members Move to Add the Showbox to Pike Place Market Historic District

"This is an exciting moment for the effort to save the Showbox."

08/09/2018 By Hayat Norimine

Development

Seattleites Are Mourning the Showbox Site's Reported Demise

The music hall just celebrated its 79th anniversary.

07/25/2018 By Hayat Norimine

News Feed

Seattle Restaurant News August 2018

Fried chicken conquers the city, Pike Place Market throws its 111th Sunset Supper, and local chefs bring Seattle cuisine to Japan.

07/17/2018 By Rosin Saez

Menu Matters

Shiro Dreams of Courtyard Lunches

Sushi Kashiba in Pike Place Market is now serving afternoon nigiri sets.

06/27/2018 By Rosin Saez

Super Market Sweep

How to Do Pike Place in 30 Minutes or Less

Got out-of-town visitors? We've got the guide to showing them the sites.

06/19/2018 By Allison Williams Illustrations by Mike Holm

What to Drink

A Pike Place Market Nightcap

Three late-night pours to send you on your way.

06/19/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Where to Eat

14 Classic Restaurants at Pike Place Market

Fancy and decidedly otherwise, these destinations stand the test of time.

06/19/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Beer, Views, and Elbow Room

10 Reasons to Love MarketFront

The long-awaited new wing adds much, and yet the spirit remains the same.

06/19/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Shop Around

Down-Under Wonders at Pike Place

The lower labyrinth of shops lining the market’s back corridors holds a myriad of odds and ends—the quirkier the better.

06/19/2018 By Rosin Saez Photography by Amber Fouts

Shop Around

Cool Market Finds at Pike Place

The array of neat stuff on sale here is staggering; here, a few favorites from some new-school vendors.

06/19/2018 By Rosin Saez Photography by Amber Fouts

Where to Eat

Meet the Newcomers at Pike Place Market

When an institution’s 111 years old, you define new in terms of decades. These more recent arrivals reaffirm our love of the market.

06/19/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Meat Mishap

Market Forces and Meaty Sandwiches

How a porchetta sandwich exposed the delicate balance of keeping the market authentic—yet relevant.

06/19/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

That's Amore

DeLaurenti: A Love Letter

A short appreciation for a long-lived Pike Place institution.

06/19/2018 By Jessica Voelker

Get Smart

A Pike Place Market Primer

Have a question about the market, but you've lived in Seattle too long to ask? There's a Q&A list for that.

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

Where to Hang

5 Pike Place Patios for a (Hopefully) Sunny Afternoon

At the market, alfresco dining too often means a stroll with street food in hand; take a seat at one of the many outdoor spaces.

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne