September 2019

Best New Restaurants: The city’s 50 top spots to try now, for everything from salad to dessert. (Pick up your copy on newsstands now!)

PLUS: Sneak peek inside the new Burke Museum, how to dress for a night out in Seattle and much more!

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From this Issue

An old UW building where the ‘Boys in the Boat’ hung out has many layers of history, says Knute Berger, who is all for the current effort to restore it to its former glory

Homes on the Eastside for around $1.5 million

A small Olympic Peninsula town makes the most of its film fame

A change in chefs breathes new life into the menu at a neighborhood favorite

Add a boat ride to your dinner plans with Como’s new service

'Like us, so many people work from home these days, and by converting a garage that we didn’t really use except for storage into an office, we’ve really optimized our work-life balance'

A decade ago, Washington state cheesemakers numbered a mere dozen or so. Now, a group of more than 60 producers are changing what we look for in locally made cheese

Ballard shop Eco Collective items

In a culture that has access to excess, a few Seattle shops are raising the bar on what it means to be sustainable by encouraging customers to embrace—or at least aspire to—waste-free living. Here’s what they offer

It’s been a boom year for new restaurants. Here, we break down the best 50 (yes, 50!) of the bunch, plus the latest dining trends worth chewing on

From old-school burgers to handmade pastas, these lunches are worth the wait

The city's top spots to try now, for everything from salad to dessert

One of the biggest trends of the year is (finally!) bringing good pastrami to Seattle

Ben Paris bar assistant general manager Abigail Gullo with cocktail

A classic drink once revived by a Seattle legend gets an effervescent update

Large tree in front of Seattle home

A project invites locals to help count the city’s largest trees

At some of the year’s best new restaurants, dessert—for breakfast, midday or late night—is king. Check out our slideshow for our favorites

This ballet-inspired skincare line, based in Seattle, deserves a standing ovation

A few new hot spots have raised the bar on this simple communal meal that’s great for large parties

Step into Seattle’s new sartorial style: glamorous gowns, boldly patterned dresses, and statement-making jewelry and accessories. With so many reasons to dress up—from the season’s fundraising galas to rarified dining experiences and nights on the town—these elevated fall looks from innovative local designers and boutiques embody our region’s new era of urban sophistication

New restaurants aren’t the only cause for celebration this year—a number of excellent new bars have joined the scene. Here are our favorites, along with suggestions for what to order at each

Nearly 9,000 Seattle magazine readers voted in this year’s annual best restaurants poll. Did your favorites make the cut?

The new Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture invites visitors to interact with the cultures and objects that document our world

Thomas Dausgaard will begin his tenure with some Scandinavian music favorites

Seattle professionals live the good life in their floating dream home on Lake Union

Years after the Olympia Brewing Company was sold, a new brewery in the state capital looks to the same artesian spring for inspiration

The first community tree house opens its doors to residents at South Lake Union's Sitka Apartments

This summer, mountain goats are on the move once again as an ambitious relocation project attempts to transfer them from one mountain range to another

Certain Standard 's handmade umbrellas were born from the idea that customers should not have to choose between fashion and function

Our handpicked list of the best bets for entertainment this month