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

Department of Good News

Street Dining Permits Now Free for Seattle Restaurants

Small businesses can temporarily expand their operations to sidewalks and curbside parking spaces.

06/26/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Sponsored Content

Beloved Indian Restaurant Comes to Seattle with Help from a Local Food Tech Startup

A mix-and-match, delivery-only platform that supports family-owned restaurants is also helping business owners break into the Seattle market.

06/09/2020 Edited by Corinne Whiting

Pandemic Recovery Plan

King County Approved for Modified Phase One of Coronavirus Recovery

The search for dinner reservations and haircut appointments begins.

06/05/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Alfresco Adventures

Street Dining Could Be Seattle’s Next Form of Restaurant Relief

"We'll take whatever we can get at this point."

06/02/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Puget Pride

Seattle’s Takeout and Delivery Map Goes Regional

Tacoma, Everett, and Bellevue are among 20 Puget Sound cities with participating small businesses.

04/28/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

That's a Relief

Seattle Caps Third-Party Delivery App Commission Fees at 15 Percent

More of your dollars will now go to local restaurants.

04/27/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Comfort Food

Seattleites Step Up to Feed the Community

Restaurants and organizations are working hard to ensure no one goes hungry—here's where to find meals, and how you can help.

04/20/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

First Helping

The Plate Fund Gives Seattle Restaurant Workers $500 in Cash Relief

Because those newly enhanced unemployment benefits haven't kicked in just yet.

04/06/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy