Meg van Huygen

Meg van Huygen

Meg van Huygen has been writing for The Stranger for half of her damn life, usually about food or local history. She was born on the Hill, grew up on Queen Anne, went to school in the CD, and presently haunts the U District and Ballard most of the time. She dropped out of both Nova and Cornish. Her work has also appeared in Eater Seattle, Curbed Seattle, Seattle Weekly, Atlas Obscura, Mental Floss, and lots of other places. She fucking loves khinkali (see T-shirt).

More by Meg van Huygen

Food & Drink Apr 4 1:00 PM

A Decadent Tip for Eating at Hattie's Hat

Bring a hair tie cuz this one's sloppy.

Food & Drink Feb 10 11:50 AM

Seattle Is So Lucky to Have Communion

Communion's rightfully cleaned up on the best-of lists for 2021, but it's about so much more than the (incredible, incredible) food.

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Food & Drink Feb 2 3:00 PM

Eat This Meatpile, Seattle

Tres’ House of Cheesesteaks serves yummy, sloppy, love on (and off) a bun.

Food & Drink Jan 12 4:50 PM

Here's the Thing About TOMO

Is it beautiful and exquisite? Totally. But I have a tip.

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Food & Drink Dec 22 12:25 PM

We're Ready to Buy All Our Groceries from Mark

We'd also like his Thai food boxes in vending machines all over the city, please.

Food & Drink Nov 10 1:45 PM

Paradise by the Dashboard Light

Eat Ballard Market’s meatloaf bruschetta sandwich in your car during a rainstorm.

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Food & Drink Oct 20 12:00 PM

Okay, You Were Right, Mean Sandwich Makes a Mean Sandwich

"The Fish" tastes like Spain on a bun. Delicious, brilliant, and weird as hell.

Food & Drink Sep 1 9:45 AM

Everyone Is Losing Their Mind Over This Lobster Roll in Edmonds... and, I Mean, Rightfully

The Market in Edmonds—shortly to open at SAM as well—has the most talked-about sandwich in town.

Food & Drink Aug 4 12:25 PM

You Need a Cemita!

Pick one up at Cemitas Poblanas. (You know the food is gonna be good when the restaurant's name is just the name of the thing they serve.)

Food & Drink Jul 7 10:45 AM

Picnic Like Some Kind of Renaissance King with the Prime Rib Sandwich from Leschi Market

If you eat beef, you need this sandwich inside of your body.

Food & Drink Jun 23 9:45 AM

Sub Missives: A New Stranger Column About Sandwiches!

Ken’s Market has a giant library of cheap, quick, luscious sandwiches that wait for you.