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Opening Dispatch

Woodblock in Redmond Grandly Opens March 18

Scotch eggs, craft cocktails, and artistic inspiration

  • By Emma Engelfried
  • Published 03/10/2016

Pour

The Call of El Sirenito

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

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 01/26/2016

Rainy Season

49 Things Every Seattleite Must Do This Winter

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

  • By Seattle Met Staff
  • Published 12/05/2015

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.

  • By Agazit Afeworki
  • Published 11/04/2015

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."

  • By Caroline Ferguson
  • Published 10/06/2015

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.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 09/23/2015

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

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

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.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 06/08/2015

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

TV & Drinking

Where Would 'Mad Men' Characters Drink In Seattle?

Bert Cooper is drinking in heaven.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 04/03/2015

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

Barhopping

A Wild Night Out in Tacoma

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

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 12/01/2014

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

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

Cocktails

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

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

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

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

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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