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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.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 09/23/2015
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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.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 09/11/2015
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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."

  • By Jeanny Rhee
  • Published 08/21/2015
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Herb and Bitter Public House Brings a Multitude of Amaro Cocktails to Broadway

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

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 06/08/2015
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Muy Importante

The 15 Best Margaritas in Seattle

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

  • By Aoife Reilly
  • Published 04/29/2015
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TV & Drinking

Where Would 'Mad Men' Characters Drink In Seattle?

Bert Cooper is drinking in heaven.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 04/03/2015
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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.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 12/01/2014
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A Wild Night Out in Tacoma

Three compelling reasons to make the Sounder Train your designated driver.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 12/01/2014
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Editor's Note

Thirst and the City

Can you learn something about a city, about what makes a place tick, by merely sipping and studying and sitting with its trademark cocktails?

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 12/01/2014
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Game Changers

Zig Zag's the Last Word: An Oral History

How a little bar called Zig Zag Cafe and a guy named Murray Stenson helped instigate the nation’s cocktail renaissance.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 12/01/2014
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The 25 Best Cocktails in Seattle

Here are the stories of the city’s best drinks, from classic and pre-Prohibition to tiki and mescal—and the bibulous talent behind them.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 11/30/2014
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Three Drinks

One Beer, One Wine, and One Spirit for November

November’s imbibing agenda.

  • By Allecia Vermillion and Sean P. Sullivan
  • Published 11/03/2014
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Inevitable Developments

Pumpkin Spice: It's in Cocktails Now

A skeptic samples Radiator Whiskey's spiced pumpkin mule.

  • By Jeremy Buben
  • Published 10/29/2014
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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."

  • By Jeremy Buben
  • Published 10/24/2014
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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

  • By Darren Davis
  • Published 10/13/2014
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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.

  • By Claire Cole
  • Published 08/15/2014
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New Beer, Wine, and Cocktails

What to drink now: August’s imbibing agenda.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 08/01/2014
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Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: the Whale Wins's Jermaine Whitehead

"At home while cooking, I always drink vermouth so I can save room for the wine with the meal, then digestif, then Japanese whiskey..."

  • By Caroline Ferguson
  • Published 07/16/2014
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Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: RN74’s Michael Rupp

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

  • By Sara Hendrickson
  • Published 06/20/2014
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Opening Dispatch

Intermezzo Carmine Opens Today in Pioneer Square

Il Terrazzo Carmine's sibling cocktail bar has cicchetti, plenty of amaro, and an outdoor fireplace.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 06/16/2014
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