Two Seattle Chefs Make the Top Chef Cut

Robin Leventhal (Crave) and Ashley Merriman (Branzino) will pack their knives and go…to Las Vegas.

07/08/2009 By Jessica Voelker


Happy Hour News from Alibi Room, Kafé Neo, and the Tin Table

Not a great week for the economy, last. Here’s the upside.



The Sorrento Goes All Street

First Hill’s most upscale hotel launches a Friday night block party.

07/07/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

On the Hill

Chapel’s Overlooked Outdoor Patio, spectacular interior

Why don’t you drink there, Capitol Hill?


Oeno Files

A quick, sparkling suggestion from our wine critic

Try Domaine Labbé’s Vin de Savoie Methode Traditionnelle



Food Lover’s Guide to Seattle

ANY DAY NOW, one of those glossy food mags is going to latch on to the craze for eating local ingredients and do a nationwide investigation (read: stuff their faces from coast to coast) to determine which city has the best supply of regionally grown and

07/06/2009 By Laura Cassidy and Shauna James With Jessica Voelker, Robbie Corey-Boulet, Will Mari, Chris Nishiwaki, and Britt Olson

Tweet Tweet

Old School Goes New School

El Gaucho in Bellevue hosts "Taste and Tweet."

07/06/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

DIY Cocktails

Fourth of July Cocktail from Canlis

A rye whiskey and beer mixer to channel colonial times


Dept. of Six Courses

Herbfarm Fourth of July

(Pssst: there’s still room at the supper table)

07/03/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

DIY Cocktails

Fourth of July Guide: Cooler Cocktails from Andrew Bohrer

A bartender’s guide to bbq mixers.


Seen around town

Anchovies & Olives Patio Open, and Other News

Openings, closings

07/02/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Happy Hour

Happy Hour of the Week: The Fireside Room at the Sorrento

Fight for your right to cheap mini burgers



It’s a Great Year for Cherries…

…and here’s where to find ’em

07/01/2009 By Kathryn Robinson


Best Burger Contest Results


Booze News

Seattle Mixologists Represent at Tales of the Cocktail

Kathy Casey, Jamie Boudreau, Robert Hess moderate, compete, and imbibe at the global cocktail convention.


Neighborhood Eats

Happy Hour at Madison Park Cafe

But don’t blink, or you’ll miss it

06/30/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

DIY Cocktails

Fourth of July Cocktail from Fresh Bistro

Lafayette’s Reward combines local gin with St Germain, orange juice, and fresh chervil.


Talk of the Town

Bastille Opens Today…

…and it’s a little slice of Paris in Ballard

06/29/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Loo News

Best Restroom in America

Canlis made the Top Ten!

06/26/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Keith Waldbauer

The bartender at Barrio does not want to see your soul get crushed.