Commence Celebration

Seattle Restaurants for Graduation Dinner

These spots, including the Pink Door at Pike Place and Ray's in Ballard, are good for groups, good for families, and good for grandma.

06/06/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

2022, Ahoy

New Year's Eve Dinner for Takeout or Dine In

Ring in 2022 with a New Year's Day brunch at Cafe Hitchcock on Bainbridge, New Year's Eve dinner at Copine in Ballard, or takeout from Metropolitan Grill.

12/06/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work November 4–7

A 'Call Me by Your Name' sequel, flamenco in Columbia City, and a cocktail class at Ben Paris.

11/04/2019 By Nicole Pasia and Courtney Cummings

Feel the Love

Where to Dine Out on Valentine's Day in Seattle

Endless orders of oysters on the half shell, indulgent desserts, and wicked wine pairings.

01/31/2019 By Gwen Hughes

So Long 2018

Where to Dine Out on New Year's Eve

Whether you plan on a graceful exit or going out with a bang, these are the best seats in town for 2018's grand finale.

12/17/2018 By Anne Dennon


Special-Occasion Dining Season Is Upon Us

15 feasts of fancy because indulging starts…now.

11/20/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Edited by Rosin Saez


Have a Safe Halloween

Today's picks for civic nerds

10/31/2014 By Darren Davis

Special Events

Popup Dinners from Jason Stratton and Maria Hines

Stratton previews Aragona's Spanish menu, and Hines celebrates Tilth's anniversary with a barbecue. Enjoyment ensues.

08/12/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Yep, Summer Is Here

Five Dinner Series to Put on the Calendar

Okay, technically one isn't a series. But check out that chef lineup.

06/13/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Fancy Dinners

Planes, Trains, and Traveling Chefs Returns to Matt's in the Market

One of the city's coolest dinner experiences returns for a second year.

05/22/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Coming Soon

A Preview Dinner for Joshua Henderson's Westward

A sneak peek at Zoi Antonitsas's water-inspired menu.

05/21/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Good Causes

The Blind Cafe Brings Dark Dining to Seattle in June

Trade your sight in for a fork at the door and get ready for an interesting evening.

05/23/2012 By Anne Larkin


Poppy Debuts Masala Monday May 7

Jerry Traunfeld is cooking classic Indian dishes for one night only. But if you like it, he’ll do it again.

04/25/2012 By Allecia Vermillion


Hitchcock Debuts Americana Mondays

One night a week, Bainbridge Island’s European-Northwest dining destination goes all pork chops and chicken-fried steak.

04/10/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Special Dinners

Matt’s in the Market Celebrates Five Years with Six Chefs

Are you kidding me? Some of the best chefs from San Francisco to Vancouver will team up for a night with chef Chet Gerl.

03/27/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Meatless Mondays

Local Butcher-at-Large Doing a Month of Meatless Mondays

Skelly and the Bean’s first incubator series caters to those who like their vegetarian fare with a side of irony.

03/02/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

New Year’s Eve Dinners

It’s on a Saturday this year, people. Eat out for goodness sake.

12/19/2011 By Kathryn Robinson

Season's Eatings

Christmas Dinner, Part II

Another register of restaurants serving up holiday cheer.

12/14/2011 By Emily Dhatt

Season's Eatings

Christmas Eve Dinners

A sampling of festive feasts at restaurants around Seattle.

12/13/2011 By Emily Dhatt

Season's Eatings

Christmas Dinner, Part I

Eat, drink, and be merry at these restaurants preparing holiday spreads.

12/07/2011 By Emily Dhatt