Critic's Picks

Seattle's Coziest Dining Destinations

In the colder months, Seattle knows how to stay warm—and sated by good food and drink.

11/27/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Fun With Listicles

23 Restaurants with Great Water Views

Tourist meccas, fine dining, and tucked-away cafes—all organized by body of water.

06/29/2017 By Seattle Met Staff

Review

At Iconiq, Respect the Unexpected

The new French-Japanese Mount Baker restaurant strikes a tricky balance between ambitious dining and the sort of casual neighborhood hang Seattle so enjoys.

06/13/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

Want a Starbucks Mobile-Order Experience—Only for Dine-In Restaurants?

Meet Allset, about to launch in Seattle.

05/11/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Welcome Back

The Remodeled Pink Door Open Again for Business

Did absence make the heart grow fonder or what?

05/08/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Here Are Some Amazing Seattle Croissants

(And wait till you taste Bainbridge Island’s.)

05/04/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Seattle’s Most Colorful Restaurants

We’ve got plenty of neutrals, tons of industrial, and—thank you, Renee Erickson—every shade of white. Which restaurants bring the color?

04/27/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

10 Tremendous Seattle Pretzels

Danger: Knots ahead.

04/17/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

The Very Best Sushi in Seattle

We have a deep bench of great sushi in Seattle, with something for everyone.

04/13/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Deborah Madison Comes to the Corson Building

The standard-bearer of vegetarian cooking is coming to Seattle to peddle her new book—and to cook for us. 

04/10/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Here Are Seattle’s 10 Great Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

One at a time now, people.

04/06/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Southpaw Pizza Introduces Monday Craft Night

But keep that glue gun holstered there, Martha.

04/03/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Restaurants That Serve What Most People Most Want to Eat

In Seattle, believe it or not…it’s kind of a rare business plan.

03/30/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

11 Stunning Seattle Salads

Because welcome to grazing season.

03/23/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Are Women Better Chefs Than Men?

Seattle chefs (bravely) address this question, right here.

03/20/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Barrio Folks to Open Mexican Restaurant in Wallingford

Heavy Restaurant Group is growing heavier by the day.

03/08/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Who Is Downtown Seattle’s New Diner?

Seattle’s high-tech boom is not just changing who we are—it’s changing how we eat.

03/06/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

What Are Seattle's Most Hygge Restaurants?

(And um...what's hygge?)

03/02/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

FareStart Gets Big Boost from Amazon

And perhaps…from you.

02/21/2017 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

So Are the New Restaurant Food Safety Ratings Good for Anything?

Lots of beefing about what those new window decals actually signify. We decode.

02/13/2017 By Kathryn Robinson