Food

‘Not allowed in my restaurant ever!’ The Fox News comment that thrust a Seattle dive into a culture war

Fox News readers posted 1-star reviews of Seattle’s 5 Point Cafe when a man they THOUGHT was the owner said he’d “never” let Trump press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in. The 5 Point’s actual owner is David Meinert. And he has his own thought-provoking take on this wild political moment.

/ June 28, 2018


Is it safe to eat Seattle’s urban blackberries?

Need something sweet while you’re summering in Seattle? We’re all in luck — because it’s almost blackberry season and blackberries are gonna be everywhere.

/ June 11, 2018


Meet the geoduck, our region’s most phallic clam

How do you pronounce the Pacific Northwest’s most phallic clam’s name? And where does it come from? Here’s how to talk about it like a local.

/ June 7, 2018


5 things you need to throw a party to give Seattle’s spring a warm welcome

Bring on the warmer weather. (📸: @asknauf) For the last two months, we’ve been challenging you to take on Seattle’s dreary winter weather with intention as part of our Embrace the Grey project. With the first day of spring, 3/20, swiftly approaching, here’s our final tip to you:  One way to welcome the flowers and […]

/ March 13, 2018


A Bill Gates keynote, Shakespeare ‘karaoke,’ & 14 awesome things to do in Seattle this week

Here are 14 ways to make the most of Seattle this week, including a taste of pumpkin beer, wisdom from one of the city’s best chefs, and a bard at the bar.

/ September 25, 2017


Is Seattle too expensive for its cooks? A quick look at a restaurant crisis

V. H. Hammer | Flickr You don’t have to go far around here to find good restaurants. But Seattle area restaurants are having a heck of a time finding good cooks. There’s a shortage, it turns out, of cooks, dishwashers, and other “back of house” restaurant staff in cities all over the country. And Seattle […]

/ August 3, 2017


We mapped your favorite spots in Seattle to get creative

We asked you to share where you go in the city when you want to get creative. A bunch of you got back to us with your favorite spots, and we put ’em on a map.

/ March 21, 2017


14 things to do in Seattle this week: Pi Day, our spelling bee, and the weird weird world of pencil fighting

Got plans this week? Let’s help you make them. We’ve got pies, pencils, an artist who built a 6-foot-long pen, and a free screening of a documentary everyone’s been talking about.

/ March 13, 2017


Women got a ‘pay equity discount’ at this Greenwood diner for International Women’s Day

‘If you’re only gonna make 79 cents on the dollar, then you’re only gonna have to pay 79 percent,’ said co-owner Tony Lombardi.

/ March 9, 2017


16 things to do in Seattle this week: Boozy brunch, a music tour, and a ‘contemptible’ villain

Seattle is keeping it colorful this week with art walks, an urban hike through our modern music history, and a nationally renowned “pop-up” storytelling show. Got some time to explore your city? Here’s how we’d make the most of it.

/ March 6, 2017