Most Dominant Chicken

Shaq's Big Chicken Arrives at Climate Pledge Arena

Seattle Kraken and Seattle Storm fans can enjoy the NBA player's latest chicken sandwich outpost during hockey and basketball games.

10/11/2021 By Lucas Kaplan

Kraken Week

Where to Eat and Drink Before a Kraken Game

Headed to a Kraken hockey game? Here’s where to meet up with friends for a beer or dinner before the puck drops.

09/27/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Due South

Portland Opens Back Up to Travelers with a Few New Twists

Find the Hotel Grand Stark, the Lot at Zidell Yards, new restaurants like Oma's Hideaway, and a new vibe in a city that feels more grown up than ever.

09/24/2021 By Allison Williams

Best New Restaurants 2021

4 Longtime Favorites Add New Locations with a Twist

Pho Bac, Honeyhole, Momiji, and Carmelo’s Tacos added new outposts in 2021.

09/23/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Coronavirus Chronicles

King County Restaurants, Bars, and More Require Proof of Vaccination Starting October 25

Restaurants, bars, theaters, and gyms in King County will require proof of vaccination starting October 25. Until then, peruse this list of spots that already do.

09/17/2021 By Grace McGuire and Angela Cabotaje

Essay

My Trial by Fire in Seattle’s Shockingly Understaffed Restaurants

How bad? One recruited a career writer who had never served tables before to help out.

09/08/2021 By Allison Williams

Star Crossed

Meet Seattle’s Elite Yelp Reviewers

For these covertly anointed superusers, reviews are a way of life. Even during a pandemic. 

06/23/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Humble Flair

The University District Remembers Thai Tom

Tom Suanpirintra was determined to keep the restaurant small and the energy ablaze. He passed away unexpectedly last week, but his business will carry on.

05/24/2021 By Erin Wong

Permanent Pergolas

Are Seattle’s Cafe Streets Here for Good?

A city council vote on Monday moved us one step closer.

05/17/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Bucket-Based Dining

Shota Nakajima Reopens Taku as a House of Fried Chicken

Karaage will rule the menu when the Top Chef contestant's Capitol Hill bar returns in May.

04/19/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

How Shubert Ho Turned Edmonds into a Dining Destination

A town once starved for a scene now boasts Italian, sushi, and even a seafood market.

03/08/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

COLD HANDS, WARM HEART

The Best Seattle Versions of the Bernie Sanders Mittens Meme

Bernie’s Inauguration Day look landed the senator in a few well-known Seattle spots.

01/22/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Tis the Season

When Company Zoom Parties Become a Restaurant Survival Tool

Corporate holiday parties have gone virtual this year, but the boost they give restaurants is very real.

12/17/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Sponsored Content

Local Food Tech Startup Helps Restaurants Survive—and Grow—in Uncertain Times

Owners of family-owned restaurants praise the mix-and-match, delivery-only platform for helping them break into the Seattle market.

11/19/2020 By Corinne Whiting

In Your Feed

Seattle Restaurant Support Reminds Us, Facebook Has an Upside

How founder Jill Gallagher built Seattle's real talk resource for pandemic dining.

11/19/2020 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

Coronavirus Chronicles

Washington's New Covid-19 Restrictions Are a Gut Punch to Restaurants

Gyms, museums, and movie theaters also feel the pain in this round of rollbacks.

11/16/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Department of Silver Linings

3 Can't-Miss Menus That Wouldn't Exist without the Pandemic

A cocktail destination redefines itself, spectacular chicken wings land in a legendary address, and a legit butter burger gets even better.

10/28/2020 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Amber Fouts

Taking the Heat

Seattle's Masked Cooks: We Thank You

Something to consider next time you grab takeout.

09/22/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Beacon Hill Neighborhood Guide

Where to Eat (and Drink) on Beacon Hill

This corner of the city takes tacos and pizza as seriously as its higher-end dining.

09/16/2020 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

Later Dater

Inslee Makes Indoor Dining a Family Affair

But don’t fret, single people: Cafe streets are on the way.

07/23/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy