UPDATE 9/4: Will Braden wrote to say he no longer works at Row House.
Bar manager Will Braden has worked at the Row House Cafe in South Lake Union since opening day, but his background is in events bartending.
“I had to learn how to make espresso,” says Braden. Now, however, he’s back in his element with a brand-new specialty cocktail list that includes an old-fashioned daiquiri with Angostura 1919 rum as well as a traditional sazerac. The bar also counts Italian liqueurs among its inventory, and Braden is making use of those in his mixed drinks as well.
Since its debut, Row House has had beer and wine and its daily HH lasts from 4 to 6pm and features $1 off brews and by-the-glass pours along with half-price apps and small plates. The restaurant currently closes at 10pm, but Braden says there is talk of keeping the lights on longer now that there are spirits in stock.