The Buzz

The Espresso Martini: Still All That and a Bag of Chips

Has this classic ’90s cocktail ever really gone out of style? Or is it experiencing a comeback?

11/12/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

The Beverage Lobby

The Fairmont Olympic's Remodel Gives Downtown Seattle a New Cocktail Bar

A grand remodel inserts midcentury swagger, and careful cocktails, into the lobby of downtown Seattle's historic hotel.

09/06/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Chill Swill

Where to Find Seattle’s Best Boozy Slushies

Find these alcoholic slushies and frozen drinks across Seattle bars and restaurants this summer.

08/13/2021 By Grace McGuire

Concourse Pour

I Visited Sea-Tac’s Shot Bar Because Everything Is Weird Now

The walk-up popup is meant for the efficiency-minded imbiber.

07/02/2021 By Stefan Milne

Hard Sell

Taste Testing Washington’s Hard Seltzer Boom

Alcoholic seltzers have proliferated around these parts; Seattle Met's editors have a definite favorite.

06/25/2021 By Allecia Vermillion and Zoe Sayler Photography by Jane Sherman

Feature

Seattle's Rocky Yeh Helped Craft America's Cocktail Landscape

He never technically tended bar. But before his death last year, the exuberant local left an indelible mark.

11/20/2020 By Allecia Vermillion Illustrations by Dozfy

Brain Freeze

Welcome to the Late Summer of the Adult Otter Pop

No, not adult like “racy content.” Adult like filled with tequila.

08/27/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Serve yourself

The Taps Are Ready at Rapport, Seattle's First Self-Serve Bar

Grab your growlers and head on over.

08/14/2020 By Annette Maxon

Roadie Rally

Can Washington's New To-Go Cocktail Law Save Seattle's Bars?

We can finally get pre-mixed delivery daiquiris and takeout martinis, but they come with more than a garnish.

05/07/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Liquid Assets

Seattle Restaurants Need These Takeout Cocktail Kits As Much as Customers Do

The state made DIY cocktail kits legal for the duration of quarantine. Clearly they're filling a need.

04/03/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

FOOL PROOF

7 Seattle Watering Holes Made for Dry January

Looking for non-alcoholic drinks that won’t make you want to drink again? Look no further.

01/15/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Bottoms Up

9 Reasons to Day Drink at Ben Paris

Cocktails for every type of morning imbiber.

12/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

Bottoms Up for Mother Earth

Drink the Change Brings Together Climate Action and Cocktails

Starting October 21, a slew of Seattle spots sling libations for a good cause—planet Earth.

10/16/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Fizz Fiend

Ready Your Sparkling Water–Loving Mouths, San Juan Seltzery Taproom Is Open

Ethan Stowell menu. Kids play zone. Boozy seltzer.

09/27/2019 By Rosin Saez

Bottoms Up

5 Signature Seattle Cocktails to Know and Love

A round of drinks that displays the breadth of our town's rich cocktail culture.

09/20/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Thick, Roman-Style Pizza and Cocktails Arrive Downtown Today

Brendan McGill's newest project downtown, Bar Taglio, opens for lunch and dinner, with post-work Italocentric libations, too.

09/06/2019 By Rosin Saez

Fun With Listicles

13 Boozy Slushies to Suit Your Mood

Frozen drinks conjure up images of palm trees and balmy weather, but our city has its own boozy slushy scene once the temperature starts to rise. Here’s where to find them.

07/24/2018 By Jaime Archer

Mo’ Mimosas, Mo’ Advil

A Boozy Guide to Seattle's Bottomless or Otherwise Wildly Discounted Mimosas

Seven places where champagne and juice flow in extra-large—or even endless—quantities.

06/29/2018 By Jaime Archer and Landon Groves

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

What to Drink

A Pike Place Market Nightcap

Three late-night pours to send you on your way.

06/19/2018 By Seattle Met Staff