Food News


Oh, Hello—University Village Is Getting a Bagel Shop

And not just any bagel shop. Popular popup Hey Bagel will land in the current Brandy Melville space.

04/29/2024 By Allecia Vermillion

Expansion Mode

Renee Erickson's Restaurant Group Plans a Beer Hall and Pizza Bar in Pioneer Square

The former FX McRory's will make way for Lowlander Brewery, Un Po Tipsy Pizzeria, and a full-service restaurant that's more classic Erickson.

04/24/2024 By Allecia Vermillion

Expansion Mode

A Big Move for One of Seattle's Most Compelling Restaurants

Paju's new South Lake Union location could bring new prominence to a restaurant that's long deserved it.

04/24/2024 By Allecia Vermillion

Reopening Dispatch

Bellevue's New Din Tai Fung Is Twice as Big as the Original

Xiao long bao for with art installations and washi paper chandeliers.

04/16/2024 By Allecia Vermillion

Awards & Accolades

And Seattle's James Beard Award Finalists for 2024 Are...

Damn, Washington restaurants and chefs had a good day. Six local names moved forward.

04/03/2024 By Allecia Vermillion

Dumpling Drama

This TikTok Celeb's Seattle Restaurant Review Wasn't a Spot You'd Expect

Keith Lee's take on a local chain left many fans confused.

03/14/2024 By Dalila Brent

Egg Hunt

Where to Easter Brunch (and Dinner) in Seattle

Mark the holiday with buffets, carving stations, and tableside carts.

03/06/2024 By Seattle Met Staff

In Memoriam

Remembering Full Tilt Ice Cream Owner Justin Cline

His impact goes way beyond ice cream.

03/04/2024 By Allecia Vermillion

Expansion Mode

Mike Easton Plans a Pizzeria in Walla Walla

The chef behind Bar Bacetto in Waitsburg—not to mention Il Corvo and Il Nido in Seattle—will make Detroit-style pies.

02/27/2024 By Allecia Vermillion

This Sucks

What a Week for Capitol Hill Restaurant Closings

Two 30-year favorites, Machiavelli and Coastal Kitchen, both said farewell this week.

02/08/2024 By Allecia Vermillion

Love = Reservations

Valentine's Day Dinners in Seattle

These restaurants want to serve you a prix fixe menu. And probably some champagne.

01/24/2024 By Seattle Met Staff

Awards & Accolades

These Are Seattle's 2024 James Beard Semifinalists

Ooooh, some exciting new names on this list.

01/24/2024 By Allecia Vermillion

In Memoriam

Seattle Lost Some Big Names in Food and Drink This Year

Remembering the legacies of Murray Stenson, Rachel Marshall, Thierry Rautureau, Gary Snyder, and Xinh Dwelley.

12/20/2023 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Melissa Miranda's New Spot, Kilig, Opens in Chinatown–International District

The Musang chef has a new fast-casual spot that's all about bulalo (plus some other soup and noodle excitement).

10/10/2023 By Allecia Vermillion

Sugar High

A Pair of Dentists Opened a Candy Shop in Madrona

The tiny space has classic sweets, artisanal chocolate, culty Danish licorice—even custom piñatas. Just remember to brush after you visit.

09/27/2023 By Allecia Vermillion

Ribs and Reminiscences

A Farewell to Ballard's Bitterroot BBQ

But a hello to a new Mammoth sandwich shop across from Seattle Center.

09/08/2023 By Allecia Vermillion

Culture Desk

Ellenos Cofounder Opens New Frozen Yogurt Spot in Pike Place Market

Hellenika Cultured Creamery scoops a new creation they're calling "cultured gelato."

08/23/2023 By Allecia Vermillion

Coming Soon

A Canlis Alum Plans a New Spot in the Tilth Space

Chef Johnny Courtney's seasonal menu at Atoma will channel influences from Melbourne to Mexico.

07/28/2023 By Allecia Vermillion

Expansion Mode

Kirkland's Getting a RockCreek Seafood Restaurant of Its Own

Chef Eric Donnelly has big plans for a bigger space near Lake Washington.

07/12/2023 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Summer's Best New Food Spots Aren't Brick-and-Mortar

Behold, the brewery burger collab, the seasonal soft-serve window, and the waterside food truck and cocktail shack that guarantee alfresco good times.

07/11/2023 By Allecia Vermillion