Critic's Picks

Seattle's 100 Best Restaurants Right Now

From the finest of dining to worthwhile holes in the wall, and all points in-between.

09/10/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Review

Stateside's New Sibling Cocktail Bar Is a Dark Den of Marvelous

Foreign National brings clever cocktails and subtropical bar snacks to Pike/Pine.

09/21/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Behind Bars

Cocktail in Profile: The Foreign National Cocktail

Extra-tart orange juice gives a culinary twist to Foreign National's namesake.

08/30/2016 By Stefan Milne

Sibling Bars

Stateside’s Sibling Bar Foreign National Is Just About Open

...and it looks pretty damn cool.

06/23/2016 By Rosin Saez

Sibling Bars

Stateside's Eric Johnson Is Opening a Cocktail Lounge Next Door

Meet Foreign National, a dark den of drinks and snacks from one of the most accomplished new restaurants in town.

02/12/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Campari

Slide Show: Secret Supper

The secret is out! On October 22, nearly 150 guests came together at the third annual Secret Supper.

10/23/2015

Critic's Notebook

And the Seattle Met 2015 Restaurant of the Year Is…

…a place where 148 lucky diners ate very, very well last night.

10/23/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

The Restaurant Issue

Photos: Stateside, Our Best Restaurant of 2015

The subtropically styled dining room on Pike Street delivers the most exuberant experience in town.

10/23/2015

The Restaurant Issue

Stateside Is Our 2015 Restaurant of the Year

In a year of impressive newcomers, a subtropically styled dining room on Pike Street delivers the most exuberant experience in town.

10/23/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Stateside and Kraken Congee Make Weird Cheesecake

And by “weird” I mean “stunning.”  

10/08/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Stateside’s Eric Johnson Talks About Fusion

What is it, anyway?

04/13/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Review

Stateside: Don’t Call It Fusion

At Stateside, Michelin-starred chef Eric Johnson offers an edible primer on Vietnam’s culinary convergences.

04/01/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Shifts and Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Name TBD

Several of the town's culinary heavyhitters have big plans, but no names.

03/27/2015 By Caroline Ferguson and Jeanny Rhee

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Are You Ready for This?

Could there BE any more openings?

12/05/2014 By Kristen Farnam

Opening Dispatch

Stateside Brings French Vietnamese to Pike Street

A chef with an impressive pedigree. A dining room that feels subtropical.

11/25/2014 By Allecia Vermillion