Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Miles Thomas

The Tavern Law tender tells us the worst thing he’s ever experienced in a bar…besides someone shooting him, that is.


Dining Specials

Friday Night Specials: September 4th

Here’s what’s fresh at the Tin Table, The Volunteer Park Cafe, and Fresh Bistro.

09/04/2009 By Rachel Solomon

TV Dinner

Top Chef Recap

It’s okay to exhale, Seattle. Our toques are still in the running.

09/03/2009 By Jessica Voelker

Chef Culture

What Did You Do on Your Day Off, Chef?

The yacht-sailing, pig-roasting lifestyle of Lark’s John Sundstrom

09/03/2009 By Kristin Cordova

Coffee Class

Muddy, Acrid Joe? There’s hope for you yet, home brewers.

Caffe Vita’s Public Brewing School tonight at 6:30 pm


Happy Hour

Happy Hour of the Week: The Local Vine

The second-best wine bar happy hour in the city has the best popcorn in the world.



So Fou, It Just Might Work.

Rovers’ Chef in the Hat holds out his hat.

09/02/2009 By Karen Quinn

Booze News

New Bars Abound

Pony part deux, Serafina’s Cichetti, and what’s this? A new CD bar called Bar 19.


Foodie Finds

Taste of the Town

Seattle tastemakers reveal their favorite foodie finds. This week: Crow’s Craig Serbousek.

09/01/2009 By Kristin Cordova


Fremont Brewing Beer Garden Attracts Over 100 Drinkers on Opening Night

See what all the fuss is about on Thursdays and Fridays from 4-8pm


Mobile Munchies

Street Eatin’

Kaosamai: Not just for Fremonsters.

08/31/2009 By Nick Feldman

Food Events

Picnic with the (Food) Stars

Chef’s Collaborative invites the public to Urban Picnic on September 20th.

08/31/2009 By Kristin Cordova

Mixology 101

Drinking with Draper

In which we explore a cocktail from the previous night’s Mad Men episode.


Trend of the Week

Perfume in Restaurants

Jeesh…I’m smelling my servers from a mile away!

08/31/2009 By Kathryn Robinson


Slide Show: Street Eatin’


Drink of the week

Drink of the Week: The White Russians of 15th Avenue East

Vodka, coffee liqueur, and cream on ice. And hold the irony.



Friday Night Specials: August 28th

Three restaurants. Three specials. One evening out. What’ll it be, Seattle?

08/28/2009 By Rachel Solomon

Gastric Theatrics

The Modern American Chicken Comes to Seattle…

…and we can’t wait to see what Chef Nordo skewers

08/28/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Oeno Files/Openings

New Wine Bar at the Seattle Wine Outlet

A place to drink wine that’s cheaper at the bar by the glass then at home by the bottle. Seriously.



What did you do on your day off, chef?

Cantinetta’s Brian Cartenuto is happy to make you ceviche and a cocktail on a down day, but please don’t ask him to drink a bloody mary.

08/27/2009 By Kristin Cordova