Bar Stool Dispatch

Erik Hakkinen's New Bar Roquette Is Open and It Is Lovely

The Belltown bar brings hardcore French vibes and French spirits, too.

07/11/2019 By Rosin Saez

Pride In Our Past

Seattle’s Gay Bar Scene Is Changing—and That’s a Good Thing

We've come a long way. But there's still more work to do.

06/27/2019 By Sam Jones

Into the Frosé Fray

Where to Get a Frosé Brain Freeze in Seattle

4 spots around town serving up the sunny slushy.

05/29/2019 By Rosin Saez

Rosé-Colored Glasses

In Seattle, Frosé Is Here to Stay

Instagram-worthy, delightfully pink—frozen rosé has become the drink of summer. But are we breaking all the wine rules?

05/29/2019 By Rosin Saez

Alfresco Dining

The Seattle Outdoor Patio Hall of Fame

Claim your spot at the city’s rooftops or decks.

05/29/2019 By Rosin Saez

Hopped Up

11 Essential Seattle Beer Week Events

The 11-day festival kicks off May 9. Here's a day-by-day guide to our picks.

05/08/2019 By Stefan Milne

Expansion Mode

Vif's Owners Plan a Wine Shop and Bar on Beacon Hill

One of the loveliest spots in Fremont will spin off a bottle shop and wine bar called Petite Soif.

04/30/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Fun with Listicles

Satisfy Booze-Induced Cravings at These 8 Food Counters Inside Bars

Hint: There's a lot of fried chicken involved.

04/29/2019 By Nosh Pit Staff

Coming Soon

Erik Hakkinen Plans a French-Inspired Bar in Belltown

Roquette's cocktail list will start with French spirits, and stray emphatically from there.

04/25/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Barstool Dispatch

Why Yes, There Is a New Rooftop Bar in the U District

Mountaineering Club provides the tipple you'd have at the summit—except you get to ride an elevator to the top.

03/13/2019 By Anne Dennon

Oeno Files

13 Seattle Wine Bars for Your Imbibing Needs

Cozy lounges and neighborhood one-stop shops for Washington Wine Month and beyond.

03/12/2019 By Nosh Pit Staff

Vinyl Vegans

Seattle Music Industry Insiders Are Opening a Capitol Hill Bar

It’s called Life on Mars and it promises plant-based food and cocktails, plus a heap of records.

02/27/2019 By Stefan Milne

Recommendations

Grab a Drink at These Go-To Seattle Brewpubs

Raise a glass and have a bite at these destinations that make both food and beer in house.

02/26/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Barstool Dispatch

5 Pioneer Square Happy Hours to See You Through Winter

Start dethawing at these cozy bars in (arguably) Seattle's most characteristic district.

02/15/2019 By Anne Dennon

Admirable Sidekicks

8 Sister Restaurants We Love as Much as the Originals

These bars and eateries were conceived as companions to pre-existing restaurants, but they’re every bit as great as their elder siblings.

01/28/2019 By Nosh Pit Staff

Expansion Mode (Sake Edition)

Mutsuko Soma Will Open a Sake Bar

The Kamonegi chef's new sake bar, Hannyatou, is inspired by "the Edo-period tradition of drinking at a liquor store."

01/02/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Side Dish

Sun Liquor’s Eggnog Lives On

The bar on Summit Ave has a new owner and a new name, but the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day nog pours remain.

11/20/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

Ales for Smart Alecks

The Seattleite's Guide to Bar Trivia

Grab a pencil (and a beer)—trivia night is on all across the city, from Ballard to Capitol Hill and beyond.

10/29/2018 Edited by Jaime Archer and Aly Brady Photography by Elizabeth Podlesnik

Opening Dispatch

Pioneer Square Bar Bad Bishop Debuts October 24

Two JarrBar alumni decamped from Pike Place Market for a place of their own with playful bar food and sharp cocktails.

10/09/2018 By Cassie Sawyer

Libation Listicle

5 Essential Seattle Bars

Think Seattle is all Rainier and aquavit? Well, maybe—but we're home to craft beer and destination cocktails too.

09/21/2018 By Seattle Met Staff