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

15 Seattle Restaurants to Check Off Your List Right Away

In a town full of great meals, some restaurants feel particularly essential to Seattle’s food scene.

09/21/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Fun With Listicles

11 Essential Spots for Seafood in Seattle

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

09/04/2018 By Jaime Archer

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: April 25–May 1

The week in which: You can eat for a cause, praise the glorious combo of bacon and beer, and watch sumo wrestling with a side of sushi.

04/25/2018 By Grace Madigan

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

Expansion Mode

Musashi’s Plans a New Location in the International District

Bowls of ramen will make way for chirashi bowls.

03/23/2017 By Rosin Saez

Feature

Shiro Across the Sea

Fifty years ago, a young Japanese chef landed in Seattle and taught us the ways of Edomae sushi. Now with his third restaurant, Shiro Kashiba is doing it again.

09/19/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Big Openings

We're now contemplating a move to Ravenna.

01/30/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Shift Change

Meet the New Hotshot Squad at Shiro's

The team already has a name, and it isn't Shiro's Seven. But it should be.

10/03/2014 By Darren Davis

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: June 18–24

This week: a barbecue guru at RN74, family dinner on T-Doug's farm, and a Murray Stenson–approved Aquavit workshop.

06/17/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Lunch Times

Urban Sushi Kitchen Is Open Downtown

The Amazon and Westlake crowds have a new joint for maki and rice bowls.

03/05/2014 By Malcolm Griffes

Freebies

Two Food Freebies Happening in June

Free sushi at Blue C and free entrees at Pearl and Koral.

06/13/2013 By Rachel Breiwick

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups: Week of May 13

A to-go salad concept comes downtown, Von Trapp's adds happy hour, and a tap station is in the works in West Seattle.

05/17/2013 By Erica Thompson

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups: Week of May 6

Capitol Hill gets a 24-hour diner, Renee Erickson announces a wine bar, and Olive Way gets two new popups.

05/10/2013 By Erica Thompson

Sushi Happenings

First Look: Billy Beach Sushi and Bar in Ballard

The sushi chef's new neighborhood outpost opens May 1. And happy hour is plentiful.

04/26/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Best of the City

Seattle’s Best Seafood

Where to find the most flavorful, sustainable fish in Seafood City, USA.

01/23/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Food and Drink Events

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner

This weekend: Artisan cheese and Easter brunches abound.

04/02/2012 By Anne Larkin