Local Letters

E.J. Koh’s The Magical Language of Others Parses Intergenerational Hurt and Healing

The local poet’s new memoir translates and responds to letters her mother sent her from Korea.

01/07/2020 By Stefan Milne

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5 Books for the Seattle Music Lover

Want to go beyond an article? These books offer deep dives into local history.

11/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

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The bars of our future, My Drunk Kitchen, and why you're not allowed to say your food tastes like crack.

08/29/2013 By Seattle Met Staff

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Death at your dinner table, the truth about double-stuffed Oreos, and an airing of grievances from a lot of riled up NYC food writers.

08/22/2013 By Seattle Met Staff

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The economics of the bottomless mimosa, the evolutionary advantages of dairy, and the "huge balls of reeking fat" congealing in our sewers. One found in London is literally the size of a school bus.

08/15/2013 By Seattle Met Staff

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We're obviously salivating: Wine terms, sour beers, cronut spinoffs, and spoilers on the world's best cheese.

08/01/2013 By Rachel Breiwick

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Berry-filled summer desserts, racist asparagus, and the food corporations that are getting healthy.

07/25/2013 With Seattle Met Staff

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The true story behind Chuck E. Cheese, the chopped salad boom, and the horrifying fate of a banana.

07/18/2013 By Rachel Breiwick

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Wherein we parse nonexistent Shake Shack rumors, rank cheap beers, and ponder the dining proclivities of Game of Thrones.

07/11/2013

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It's a New York Times triple-header: eggplant loving, beer-flavored ice cream, and the flavors creeping into our whiskeys.

06/27/2013 With Rachel Breiwick

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The controversy of the term "mixologist" and the game-changing potential of crickets as a protein source.

06/13/2013 By Seattle Met Staff

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The fight over half the world's sockeye salmon, and an intimate look at Kim Jong-il through the eyes of his former nanny/sidekick.

06/06/2013 By Seattle Met Staff

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Distillery transparency, the $325,000 burger, eating cicadas, and why you need germs to be healthy.

05/23/2013 By Seattle Met Staff

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KFC gets smuggled into Egypt, a pro golfer gets a cow, and how eating bugs can save the world

05/16/2013 By Seattle Met Staff

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Ranking our most beefcentric presidents, and Seattle's surprisingly pathetic ranking on eating at Chinese restaurants.

05/09/2013

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New finds: Alcohol may get you drunk and eating well may result in good health.

05/02/2013 By Seattle Met Staff

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"Like so many other Seattle transplants, pho apparently has a less-civilized, unpretentious, redneck cousin that lives back east."

04/10/2013 With Seattle Met Staff

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The business of chicken wings, eating guinea pigs, and the death of the mini bar.

04/04/2013 With Seattle Met Staff

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A Monsanto backlash, a kink in the “food desert” hypothesis, and gassy servers.

03/28/2013 With Seattle Met Staff

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Squirrel for dinner, the future of street food, and Canadians coming to Seattle for happy hour.

03/21/2013 With Seattle Met Staff