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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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Shift Change

There Are Two New Faces Behind the Bar at Zig Zag

Well, well...this is exciting.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 10/23/2014
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Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Literary Ventures

Hemingway-themed gastropub Bottle and Bull is coming to Kirkland, Thoreau-named wine pop-up Walden takes over Little Uncle's space in Pioneer Square, and more.

  • By Ezra Parter
  • Published 07/25/2014
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Shift Change

Zig Zag Has a New Chef and an Entirely New Menu

Tyler Moritz is in the kitchen, along with way more seasonal ingredients.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 07/23/2014
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Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Knee High Stocking Co.’s Alysse Zenkner

"Some drunky ran up on the backs of a long row of chairs, then continued to do a half-flip jump."

  • By Sara Hendrickson
  • Published 01/06/2014
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Holiday Boozing

5 Bars Open on Christmas Day, Part 3

Merry drinking to all, and to all a good night.

  • By Sara Hendrickson
  • Published 12/17/2013
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Stuff Bartenders Like

Chartreuse: Taste the Shades of Green

Chefs and bartenders love this herbal liqueur. And now, so do I.

  • By Cassie Sawyer
  • Published 04/26/2013
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Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups

This week: a downtown Top Pot, Pike Place Market gets pickled, and two new liquor-specific bars on Capitol Hill.

  • By Sabina Cao
  • Published 08/10/2012
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Shift Change

Tyler Moritz Lands at Zig Zag Cafe

The former La Bête chef is in the kitchen at the city's most acclaimed cocktail spot. But really, says the owner, it's not a big deal.

  • By Allecia Vermillion
  • Published 08/08/2012
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Food News Roundup

Neighborhood Food News: Cheap Eats on Broadway, PCC Gets Even Greener

Plus: Zig Zag named one of nation’s top bars, again, pot horde found in restaurant basement, and more.

  • By Brandon L. Bye
  • Published 05/16/2012
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Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Ricardo Hoffman at Zig Zag

A rising star behind the bar who likes mezcal, Old Fashioneds, and customers who don’t dismantle toilets.

  • Published 07/14/2011
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Bartender Shuffle

Meet the New Guy Behind the Bar at Zig Zag Cafe

Or maybe you already know him?

  • Published 06/15/2011
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Seattle Bar News

Zig Zag’s Kacy Fitch on Life After Murray

Attention bartender’s assistants: an opportunity awaits.

  • Published 05/26/2011
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Seattle Bar News

A Quick Chat with Murray Stenson about the RN74 Move

"Zig Zag is a young man’s bar," says Stenson.

  • Published 05/26/2011
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Article

Esquire’s Addendum to Best Bars 2011: Zig Zag, Fun Kun Wu Added

Plus Toronado in San Fran.

  • Published 05/26/2011
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Article

Travel and Leisure Gets Into the Best American Cocktail Bars Game

Guess which Seattle bar made the list?

  • Published 04/27/2011
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Article

Best Bars 2011: 10 Top Seattle Bars Right Now

The 10 Seattle bars—superbly staffed, welcoming to all—that we think you need to visit right now.

  • Published 02/21/2011
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Article

Best Bars 2011: Women Behind Bars

Once an old boys’ club, craft ­cocktailing today is the domain of saucy dames like the seven top ­bartenders featured here.

  • Published 02/21/2011
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Article

Neighborhood Bar Crawls: Downtown

Drink your way through downtown bars, including Zig Zag, Il Bistro, and Pink Door.

  • By Rachel Sturtz and Clancey Denis
  • Published 02/18/2011
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Article

A Few Thoughts On "Against Mixology"

Sarah Deming skewers the craft cocktail world, employing valid points as well as troubling ones.

  • Published 01/24/2011
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