Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: RN74’s Michael Rupp

“Anything someone on reality TV can do, I can do better.”

06/20/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Mezcal Edition

Tequila’s smoky, sexy sister gets the spotlight.

06/11/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Burger Edition

Five happy hour burgers so right, they’re wrong.

06/04/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Izakaya Edition

Ramen. Beer. Sushi. Sake. Kampai!

05/29/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Pioneer Square Edition

Five bars with after-work specials in Seattle’s oldest-yet-newest neighborhood. (One has wine by the liter.)

05/21/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: James Beard Edition

Where to sample some of Seattle’s greatest chefs during the best hour of the day.

05/14/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Late Night Edition

Mow down some Mexico City-style tacos, or Chicago-style pizza before calling it a night.

05/07/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Old Sage’s Juanarias Lopez

It takes a village. Of bartenders.

03/17/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Oeno Files

A Weeknight Wine Pick from Triumph Bar's Brandon Marsh

A winter-to-spring Spanish wine known to win over fans of pinot noir and syrah.

03/12/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: DeLuxe’s Alicia Utt

Long-term career goal: "Find my own version of dancing in gold shoes on my bar.”

03/10/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Sun Liquor Distillery’s Derek Ghormley

"The shitty coffee machines on the ferries are a guilty pleasure, they remind me of Terminator 2."

03/04/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: The Forge Lounge’s Thanny Bradford

"The patron saint of naming... cocktails.”

02/24/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Game On

Seattle’s Best Damn Happy Hour’s First Giant Jenga Tournament

Your happy hour is nothing without giant, unstable towers made of wood.

02/18/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Bait Shop’s Jonah Bergman

"I'm always super bummed when places make the bartender dress up like he or she is working in a secret prohibition speakeasy."

02/17/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Happy Hour

Happy Hour: Anti-Valentine's Day Edition

Where to sulk, be bitter, hit stuff, or hook up this Valentine's Day.

02/13/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Vito's Jana Howard

"Oh my God, we'll never stop making gallons of rye old fashioneds."

02/10/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Sochi Opening Ceremony Edition

Where to get cheap food and booze before watching the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony.

02/06/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Oliver’s Twist’s Brady Sprouse

"I'd probably roam the land fighting zombies."

02/03/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Go Hawks!

The Internet’s Best Seahawks Cocktails

Fuel your Super Bowl party with Skittles-infused vodka and more.

01/28/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Sun Liquor Lounge's Cale Green

"Cocktails on tap. I really don't understand the appeal."

01/27/2014 By Sara Hendrickson