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The Restaurant Issue

Memorable Meals in Bars

It’s been years since Seattle’s bars have been just for drinking. But not until 2015 have so many made the critical crossover to genuinely memorable eating, with small plates evoking real places and real cultures.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 10/30/2015

Exciting Developments

Hotel Albatross and Sexy Alley Puffy Tacos Open This Week

Ooooh. Ballard's intriguing new cocktail bar comes with a street food walkup window.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 01/27/2015

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


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

Opening Dispatch

Damn the Weather Is Imminent in Pioneer Square

Duck hot dogs. Spot prawn crudo. A rum and coke for the discerning farmer.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 06/12/2014

Booze News

Drinking Games Can Be Craft Too

A Portland artist releases a deck of cards featuring sketches of local breweries.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 05/01/2014

Coming Soon

5 Reasons to Get Excited About the Rhino Room

Individual-size Champagne bottles are cool, but you had us at "anatomically correct rhinoceros."

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 02/25/2014

Fire & Brimstone & Drinks

5 Reasons to Get Excited About Witness Bar

Oh, hey—it opens tomorrow.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 08/21/2013

See, Drinking Is Good for You

Apothecary-Styled Percy's Is Opening Soon(ish)

What to expect: $8 cocktails with fruit purees and herbal tinctures and seasonal small plates from a Smith vet.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 07/12/2013

Coming Soon

Triumph Bar Is Coming to Queen Anne This Summer

Don't call it a wine bar—but definitely come drink some wine here.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 05/28/2013

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Sara Rosales

A (gross) tale of peeing in a pint glass, and the Manhattan that changed everything.

  • By Rachel Breiwick
  • Published 05/20/2013


First Look: Inside the Massive Von Trapp's

Beer. Brats. Bocce. Massive fireplaces. Glittering chandeliers. Twelfth Avenue's newest destination is a veritable sensory overload.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 02/07/2013

Imbibing Agenda

Where to Celebrate Pride

Show your pride at these booze-fueled bashes.

  • By Amanda Austin
  • Published 06/21/2012

End of Seattle Days

The Missings Part 2: Local Brews

Favorite beers served around Seattle.

  • Published 10/12/2011

Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Jonathan Hudak of Artusi

The self-proclaimed "rookie bartender" has an abiding love of grappa and a funny story about a guy taking off his pants in public.

  • Published 10/04/2011

Imbibing Agenda

Upcoming Drinking Events: Ginger Bliss release party; Mezcaleria Oaxaca Opens

Plus: Boozing it up at Pike Place Market, oyster HH returns to Whole Foods.

  • Published 10/03/2011

Seattle on TV

Drinking Made Easy’s Full Shoot Schedule

Ah, the motherload.

  • Published 08/10/2011

Very Important Questions

Why Can’t Every Bar in Seattle Put Out a Proper Gin and Tonic?

Plus: the one, two, threes of a good G&T.

  • By Jessica Voelker
  • Published 08/04/2011


Free Cocktail Class at Licorous this Saturday

A whiskey-focused lesson served gratis to the bar’s first 30 guests.

  • Published 05/19/2011

Open Tables

Where Ya At, Seattle?

I always assumed new bars were packed on opening night. I guess I was wrong.

  • Published 05/12/2011
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