Behind Bars

5 Questions for the Bartender: Hideki Anpo of Goldfinch Tavern

On the charms of Japanese whiskey and...even blue curaçao.

10/02/2015 By Greg Young

Curd Nerds

Culture Club Cheese Bar Will Open October 23 28

Calf and Kid's new sibling bar is not messing around.

10/01/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Oeno Files

Weekly Wine Pick: Chateau Ste Michelle Riesling Columbia Valley 2014

No lineup in Washington consistently shows the state’s nexus of quality and value better than this one.

09/29/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

Feature

Dick Cantwell’s Beer Is Immortal

He was the sole nay vote in Elysian Brewing’s sale to Anheuser-Busch. Now the brewer’s legacy is at the center of the battle for the soul of Seattle beer.

09/28/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Behind Bars

Five (More) Questions for the Bartender

"It’s like being a connoisseur of a screwdriver."

09/25/2015 By Greg Young

Pour

Seattle’s Newest Restaurants Embrace the Food-Friendly Cocktail

At two high-profile new restaurants, veteran bartenders pour drinks that don’t fight with the food.

09/23/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Oeno Files

Weekly Wine Pick: Gorman Winery Old Scratch Cabernet Sauvignon Red Mountain 2013

A blend of two vineyards, including a younger site attracting a lot of attention from winemakers.

09/22/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

Oeno Files

Weekly Wine Pick: Hogue Cellars Gewürztraminer Columbia Valley 2014

Gewürztraminer is one of Washington’s top five most-planted white grapes. This bottle combines intense fruit with outrageous value.

09/15/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

Behind Bars

5 (More) Questions for the Bartender: Jamie Boudreau

Welcome to our occasional revisiting of Five Questions for the Bartender interview subjects of yesteryear. Starting with the man who can't stop buying bottles of whiskey.

09/11/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Washington Wine 2015

The Top 10 Washington Wines

We sampled, scrutinized, and ranked over 1,000 wines to come up with this year’s list. These 10 ­bottles—the best of the best—shine above all others.

09/09/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

Patio Watch

Patios to Visit Before Summer's End

Here's where we'll be sitting outside this month.

08/01/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Pour

Ghostfish Brewing Makes Good Beer, Minus the Gluten

To make his gluten-free beverage, brewer Jason Yerger relies on various millet malts with a supporting cast of buckwheat, quinoa, and wild rice…and tons of tinkering.

07/27/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Oeno Files

Weekly Wine Pick: Novelty Hill Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2012

A high-quality, high-value wine from one of the state’s longest-tenured winemakers

06/09/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

Opening...Now

Herb and Bitter Public House Brings a Multitude of Amaro Cocktails to Broadway

And Spanish-leaning small plates. And a fantastic back patio.

06/08/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Hopped Up

Pike Brewing Co. Introduces a 100 Percent Washington Beer

This new varietal beer, the first of its kind, could mark a huge shift in the craft brewing industry.

06/01/2015 By Darren Davis

Watering Hole

Hotel Albatross Does Tiki in Ballard

This new spot just might solve Seattle’s tiki conundrum.

05/22/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Review

What Makes a Good Bar?

One of Pioneer Square’s most stunning spaces harbors intriguing cocktails and the sloppiest of joes.

05/22/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Oeno Files

Weekly Wine Pick: Stevens Winery StevensTimley Malbec Yakima Valley 2012

A malbec that runs against the grain

05/19/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

Hopped Up

Central District's Standard Brewing Plans a Major Expansion

It's becoming a full-on brewpub...with a tremendous patio.

05/19/2015 By Allecia Vermillion