Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: North Seattle

The neighborhoodiest of neighborhood taverns

04/03/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: Fremont

Seattle's stealth bar mecca

04/03/2016 By Darren Davis

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: Central District

New neighbors, old neighbors

04/03/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: West Seattle

Good beer, zero affectation

04/03/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: Belltown

The late late show

04/03/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: Capitol Hill

Hideaways in the thick of the nightlife zone

04/03/2016 By Darren Davis

Best of the City

Seattle's Best Neighborhood Bars

Your guide to the 53 greatest dives, hideaways, lounges, and beer dens in the city.

04/03/2016 By Allecia Vermillion and Darren Davis

Sibling Bars

Stateside's Eric Johnson Is Opening a Cocktail Lounge Next Door

Meet Foreign National, a dark den of drinks and snacks from one of the most accomplished new restaurants in town.

02/12/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Behind Bars

5 (More) Questions for the Bartender: Anu Elford of Rob Roy

On ice, travel, and one unexplained interlude with a dude in a carrot costume.

02/01/2016 By Greg Young

Expansion Mode

Josh Henderson Will Open a Restaurant and Cocktail Bar in the New Thompson Seattle Hotel

And at the chef's table: 13- to 18-course tasting menus based on the geography of Washington.

01/27/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Pour

The Call of El Sirenito

Fonda La Catrina’s new sibling seafood bar is every bit as special as its taco-loving progenitor.

01/26/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Pour

Ballard's Hyperlocal Beer Bars

Ballard’s brewery boom spawns the Ballard-focused beer bar.

01/06/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Hopped Up

Cloudburst Brewing Opens This Week on Western Ave

Perhaps the city's most promising new head brewer is ready to pour some pints.

01/05/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Big Bar News

Rob Roy Spins Off a Beer Bar and a Tiki Bar in Belltown

Anu and Chris Elford will open No Anchor and Navy Strength this summer.

12/16/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Nog Watch

Sun Liquor's Famed Eggnog Pops Up on Capitol Hill

Go. Run. Get that nog.

12/11/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Optimism Brewing Company Opens at Union and Broadway

Tech entrepreneurs turned brewers bring their passion project (and a great beer-drinking space) to the heart of Capitol Hill.

12/04/2015 By Greg Young

Hopped Up

Redhook Will Open a Brewpub on Capitol Hill

The state's biggest brewery goes small on Pike Street.

12/01/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Behind Bars

5 Questions for the Bartender: Barrio's Casey Robison

On travel, Mexico, mezcal—and traveling to Mexico while drinking mezcal.

11/25/2015 By Greg Young

Pour

The Lodge Sports Grille Is Expanding Like Crazy

It might be the fanciest low-key sports bar in town. And it's booming.

11/24/2015 By Karin Vandraiss

Character

The Tini Bigs and Hula Hula Building Is Slated for Redevelopment

The owner of one of Seattle's seminal cocktail bars says, "we've got a year left, hopefully."

11/20/2015 By Allecia Vermillion