Seattle is a jewel of the Pacific Northwest, known for picturesque mountains, scenic lakes, and greenery everywhere the eye can see — and the depth of the culinary scene is truly awe-inspiring as well. Though the pandemic took an enormous toll on restaurants, bars, and cafes, many dining destinations showed resiliency, and are looking toward better days ahead. This guide aims to help food lovers uncover the the best spots in Seattle and the surrounding neighborhoods, whether one is a recent visitor or a longtime resident. Though many of these guides focus on takeout due to current COVID restrictions on dine-in service, there are still a wide range of options, and the maps will be updated as measures change. Here’s where to eat and drink in the Emerald City.