Cupcake Trials



Slide Show: Last Course Legwork



Sweet Science

We highlight the best desserts in our city, navigate the trendy world of local cupcakes, and unco

02/16/2009 With Cherise Watts, Katie Zipper, and Kristin Okinaka By Kathryn Robinson, Jess Thomson, Camden Swita, Jessica Voelker, and Jill Watanabe

Behind the bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Jamie Boudreau

The man behind the bar at Tini Bigs worships at the alter of Murray Stenson, encourages you to drink vermouth, and gives his wife a Valentine’s Day sho...


Happy Hours

Happy Hour of the Week: Bookstore Bar & Cafe

Soak it up with full plates for four dollars


This Just In!

James Beard Nominees Announced This Morning

Some May Surprise You

02/13/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Last Minute Plans

Tonight: Solomon Georgio at King Cobra

Catch a talented local comedian before he skips town.


For the Love of Beer

Two New Brews

Redhook’s Slim Chance and Widmer’s Drifter


Sniff, Swish, Gulp

Vining and Dining

Wine-Maker’s Dinners Light Up Seattle’s Winter

02/12/2009 By Seattle Met Staff


The Botany of Bitters

Seattle bartenders revive an old remedy for run of the mill cocktails.

02/12/2009 By Brad Thomas Parsons

Cellar Talk

Penny-Wise Pinots

Our wine critic says spend $20, be richly rewarded.

02/12/2009 By Condé Cox

Yum of the Week

Dios Mio, la Crema!

The Only Solid Reason to Go to Barrio

02/11/2009 By Kathryn Robinson


Low-Key Love Day

Three simple (and sparkling!) Valentine’s Day suggestions.


Drink of the Week

Drink of the Week: El Santo margarita at The Saint

A much abused cocktail gets redeemed.


Hard Stuff

Home Bar 101


Love is in the Air

Cupid’s Comin’

Where to take your squeeze to dinner this Saturday

02/08/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Bravo Seattle

Top Chef Comes to Town

Auditions this Wednesday at Canlis

02/08/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Happy Hour

Weekend Happy Hour at Oliver’s Twist

What more appropriate place to go out during recession, after all, than a bar with a Dickens theme?



A Salty Tirade

Some Restaurants Don’t Care What You Want

02/06/2009 By Kathryn Robinson