Rousing Spirits

5 Surreal Seattle Bars Worthy of Halloween Imbibing

These joints bring the strange yearlong and are especially fitting places to sip this season.

10/25/2016 By Stefan Milne


How to Build a Home Bar

Celebrate the sauce with a deluxe cocktail corner or a well-stocked bar cart.

09/27/2016 By Darren Davis

Behind Bars

Cocktail in Profile: Super Shandy at Mollusk

Brewmaster Cody Morris layers a boozy backbone into the classic shandy.

07/29/2016 By Stefan Milne

Behind Bars

Cocktail in Profile: Radiator Whiskey’s the Water Line

Lift your spirits before a market stroll, or a trip to the intersection-adjacent gentleman’s club.

07/14/2016 By Stefan Milne

Behind Bars

Cocktail in Profile: The Flying Colours at Bar Melusine

Sip on this summery vermouth and bruleed grapefruit beverage.

06/28/2016 By Stefan Milne

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: Capitol Hill

Hideaways in the thick of the nightlife zone

04/03/2016 By Darren Davis

Best of the City

Seattle's Best Neighborhood Bars

Your guide to the 53 greatest dives, hideaways, lounges, and beer dens in the city.

04/03/2016 By Allecia Vermillion and Darren Davis

Shifts and Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Name TBD

Several of the town's culinary heavyhitters have big plans, but no names.

03/27/2015 By Caroline Ferguson and Jeanny Rhee

Small Press, Big Party

5 Essential Events at APRIL Festival 2015

The Seattle small press festival is back in a big way: a storytelling brawl, ghosts of avant-garde expats, and lots and lots of books

03/18/2015 By Darren Davis


Single Shot on Capitol Hill: A Shot of Style

This new watering hole is the hottest ticket in town.

03/02/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Super Bowl 2015

Unconventional Places to Watch the Super Bowl

Ditch the sports bar and watch Sunday's game at a casino, a food court, or maybe over some artisanal pizza rolls.

01/30/2015 By Darren Davis

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Babirusa's Ben Perri

"Besides pumpkin everything, which I don't think I'll have in my bar, a really simple three-ingredient bourbon drink is going to be very important this fall."

10/24/2014 By Jeremy Buben


PubliCalendar: Meet n' Greet at Pike Place

Today's picks for civic nerds

10/23/2014 By Darren Davis


PubliCalendar: Cascade Bicycle Club Wants to be Your Sherpa

Today's picks for civic nerds

10/22/2014 By Darren Davis

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: October 20–26

From a literary pub crawl for the adults to some early trick-or-treating for the kiddies: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

10/20/2014 By Darren Davis

Critic's Notebook

Need a Stiff Drink? Can’t Beat This Neighborhood in the Thirst Department

Not bad if you’re hungry, either.

10/16/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Suite 410's Tommy Stearns

The bar manager at Suite 410 on the underrated pleasures of Crème de Cacao, and why there is nothing wrong with drinking rum when it's cold outside

10/13/2014 By Darren Davis


PubliCalendar: Talk Like a Financial Wiz

Today's picks for civic nerds

10/13/2014 By Darren Davis


It's Oktoberfest: Eat, Drink, Be Merry...and Drink

Celebrate at the Coachella of beer gardens, or with traditional fish on a stick.

09/17/2014 By Darren Davis

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Grog's Chris Cheesman

How apropos: The assistant general manager and bar manager at the Ballard Annex Oyster House's back bar is nuts for Aquavit.

08/15/2014 By Claire Cole