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

Raise a Glass to Seattle’s Best Wine Bars

At these 14 watering holes, poppin’ bottles is most definitely encouraged.

03/12/2019 Edited by Jaime Archer

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

Keeping Up With the Scandinavians

Freya and Skål Keep Ballard’s Nordic Roots Alive

Two new establishments—a beer hall and a cafe—exalt Ballard’s Northern European heritage.

08/14/2018 By Rosin Saez

Skyline Flicks

Motif Seattle Announces Rooftop Movie Series

Through the summer Motif Seattle hotel will join your favorite things: cocktails, movies, and the outdoors.

06/27/2018 By Stefan Milne

Recommendations

27 Patios for Prime Outdoor Dining

This time of year, the city’s best tables come bathed in sunlight.

06/19/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Changeups

Seven Beef Is Out. Its New Concept, Central Smoke, Is In.

Come early summer, Eric and Sophie Banh's Vietnamese steak house in the Central District is switching things up.

05/02/2018 By Rosin Saez

Taqueria Time

The Bar Gods Giveth: The Saint Is Bringing Tacos Back

Tacos return to the Capitol Hill bar and lounge starting April 20.

04/18/2018 By Rosin Saez

Barstool Dispatch

Gold Bar Tries to Answer the Question: What Does SLU Want?

The new cocktail bar brings tacos and playful drinks and lots of gold to Amazonia.

04/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

Barstool Dispatch

10 Reasons You Should Head to Fremont's Bar House

The bar, recently turned a year old, has brought a welcome dose of weird to the neighborhood.

04/10/2018 By Stefan Milne

Barstool Dispatch

Left Bank Is the New Breed of Seattle Wine Bar

South Park has a tiny new natural-focused wine bar. (Don’t worry, it has Rainier.)

04/03/2018 By Stefan Milne

Bar Store Dispatch

The Bar Bazaar Is the Stuff of Bartenders' Dreams—and It's Open on Western Ave

When she's not running three of Seattle's coolest bars, Anu Elford is inside her new shop located on the outskirts of Pike Place Market.

03/23/2018 By Rosin Saez