Libation Library

The Canon Cocktail Book Is Here

Ever want to open a craft cocktail bar? Jamie Boudreau offers recipes and tips.

11/01/2016 By Stefan Milne

Bar Books

Amaro: The Spirited World of Bittersweet, Herbal Liqueurs

Former Seattleite Brad Thomas Parsons explores our city's favorite digestivo.

10/11/2016 By Stefan Milne

Habitat

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

Wow, Naka Has a Seriously Cool New Bar Program

New resident cocktail czar Dustin Haarstad ushers in an era of hand-carved diamond ice cubes.

09/21/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Review

Stateside's New Sibling Cocktail Bar Is a Dark Den of Marvelous

Foreign National brings clever cocktails and subtropical bar snacks to Pike/Pine.

09/21/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

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

Opening Dispatch

Woodblock in Redmond Grandly Opens March 18

Scotch eggs, craft cocktails, and artistic inspiration

03/10/2016 By Emma Engelfried

Pour

The Call of El Sirenito

Fonda La Catrina’s new sibling seafood bar is every bit as special as its taco-loving progenitor.

01/26/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Rainy Season

49 Things Every Seattleite Must Do This Winter

Where to skate, soak, drink, dine, and, yes, swim all season long.

12/05/2015 By Seattle Met Staff

Food & Drink Events

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: November 4–10

The week in which: Bottlehouse sets the mood with oysters, Geraldine's Counter hosts a cookie decorating party, and whiskey, cocktails and mescal round out the week.

11/04/2015 By Agazit Afeworki

Culinary Literature

Paul Clarke's Cocktail Chronicles Is Now a Book

"I used to be the guy who'd give you a hard time if you were making a drink in a way that wasn't exactly correct," Clarke says. "Over the course of doing this I've realized that's a bunch of crap."

10/06/2015 By Caroline Ferguson

Pour

Seattle’s Newest Restaurants Embrace the Food-Friendly Cocktail

At two high-profile new restaurants, veteran bartenders pour drinks that don’t fight with the food.

09/23/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Behind Bars

5 (More) Questions for the Bartender: Jamie Boudreau

Welcome to our occasional revisiting of Five Questions for the Bartender interview subjects of yesteryear. Starting with the man who can't stop buying bottles of whiskey.

09/11/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Naka's Nik Virrey

"It’s hella fun to discuss with chef and Jason how best to accentuate flavors or pair with restraint."

08/21/2015 By Jeanny Rhee

Opening...Now

Herb and Bitter Public House Brings a Multitude of Amaro Cocktails to Broadway

And Spanish-leaning small plates. And a fantastic back patio.

06/08/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Muy Importante

The 15 Best Margaritas in Seattle

From old-school classics to fruity and frozen, here are our favorite margaritas in town.

04/29/2015 By Aoife Reilly

TV & Drinking

Where Would 'Mad Men' Characters Drink In Seattle?

Bert Cooper is drinking in heaven.

04/03/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Protein-Rich Merrymaking

Sun Liquor's Boozy Aged Eggnog Arrives Early This Year

And this time it's on store shelves...and hosting a party.

12/01/2014 By Allecia Vermillion