Seattle Dining Guide

The Best Sushi in Seattle

From Maneki in Japantown to Momiji in Capitol Hill, these spots serve up stunning sashimi, creative rolls, and impeccable nigiri—some via robot

03/07/2022 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

Sushi Legacies

Shiro Kashiba Plans a New Restaurant in Bellevue

Seattle's sushi legend is building a legacy—and a restaurant for his former apprentice, Jun Takai, on the Eastside.

02/10/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

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

Chefs’ Day Off

Recipe: Canlis Chef Aisha Ibrahim’s Off-Duty Temaki Bar

Ibrahim and her partner, Canlis research chef Samantha Beaird, show us how they set up a DIY handheld sushi bar from what they've got in the fridge.

09/01/2021 Edited by Allecia Vermillion

Covid-Proof Omakase

Seattle Sushi Legend Shiro Kashiba Enters the World of Takeout

This limited edition dinner to-go still feels like a special occasion.

05/28/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

What We're Eating Now

At Roquette, Bugles Were Made for Caviar

Our picks for the new year also include sustainable sushi and transcendent Roman-style pizza.

12/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Jason Stratton's Departure and a Self-Serve Bar

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met's food team.

11/01/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Noodle House Comebacks and Sushi Revivals

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

10/11/2019 By Annika Lindburg and Rosin Saez

Review

Taneda Is Broadway Alley’s Sushi Secret

The high-end omakase brings two Japanese traditions together under one unlikely roof.

09/24/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

News Feed

Seattle Restaurant News September 2019

This month: North Broadway shakeups, sustainable sushi, and a meaty Cowabunga returns.

08/20/2019 By Rosin Saez

In With the New

Here Are All the New Restaurants and Shops Coming to U Village

Spoiler alert: One is a Shake Shack.

07/03/2019 By Sam Jones

One Fish, Two Fish, Green Fish

Portland's Bamboo Sushi Is Here to Spread the Sustainable Seafood Gospel

There's a U Village location in the works, but the chainlet's not stopping at merely one Seattle spot.

06/21/2019 By Rosin Saez

Fun with Listicles

29 Seattle Japanese Restaurants That Won't Let You Down

We live in a city overflowing with excellent Japanese food. Whether you're craving top-notch ramen or hand-rolled sushi, these are the spots to seek out.

05/28/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

CRITIC’S PICKS

What We're Eating Now May 2019

This month's favorites: smash burgers, loaded potatoes, and one impressive lamb Bolognese.

04/23/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Dining Guide

4 Japantown Restaurants You Need to Know About

A verifiable sushi destination, this neighborhood's also home to fried snacks and weekend ramen.

02/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion With Rosin Saez

Side Dish

By Tae Brings Hand Rolls to Capitol Hill

At this tiny counter, chef Sun Hong serves hand rolls to the lucky occupants of his seven stools.

12/18/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: A Little Fish Takeover and a Butchery-Booze Destination

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

12/14/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Review

At Bellevue’s Ascend, Medium Rare Meets Rarified Air

This steak and sushi spot isn’t from around here. And that’s okay.

10/16/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Dining Guide

16 Restaurants That Define Seattle Dining

Our food scene is equal parts high-end and handheld.

09/21/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Dining Guide

Essential Spots for Seafood in Seattle

From fresh oysters to salmon, Seattle is a seafood town.

09/04/2018 By Jaime Archer