Behind the bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Andrew Bohrer

Bellevue’s master mixologist will carve iceballs for your whiskey drink and teach you the finer points of getting "negronked" in style…...



Best Bars

Where to go, who to know, what to order (HINT: It’s all about classic cocktails). Seattle Met has the lowdown on the city’s 25 best bars right now. Plus, there’s a whole new deal at happy hour

04/21/2009 By James Ross Gardner, Jessica Voelker, and Christopher Werner

Mark your calendar

Seattle Beer Week

May 7th-17th. (That’s actually more than a week. Not that I’m complaining.)


Wait Watchers

Amos Rocks!

And you can find him at Anchovies & Olives

04/20/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Mark your calendar

Benefit for Brouwers Bartender

"Kegs for Cavy’s Cancer" next Sunday, April 26


Booze News

Shoemaker Subs at Vessel

Come meet one of Portland’s best bartenders at the downtown lounge this week.


Know This!

Trend Watch: Italian Liqueurs

Aperitivos and Digestivos—they’re all the rage.



I Got Made

If a restaurant critic loses her anonymity…what’s she got left?

04/17/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Secrets and innuendo

Beginning Tonight: Secret All Night Happy Hour at the Saint!

But You’ll Need the Password…


Department of Pie

Via Trib Opens Today at The Croc

Another day, another hand-built wood-fired Vesuvian pizza oven

04/16/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Drink of the Week

Drink of the Week: Hard Cider

NYers can’t get enough, Seattle has lots.


Happy Tax Day

Go Directly to Taco Del Mar…

…cuz it doesn’t get much cheaper than free

04/15/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Outside the booze box

Barista Tipping

Pop quiz: you just bought a four dollar coffee. Yikes. How much do you toss in the glass jar?


Happy Hour

Happy Hour of the Week: Boom Noodle

A daily discount that you can be proud to love.



Be Your Own Bartender

Cocktail Classes at Serafina


Oeno Files

SAM Stuff

TASTE sells to-go wine; "In the Studio" series rules.



What Up With All the Bacon News?

Apparently all is quiet in Hollywood, because bacon’s the new Brangelina

04/13/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Behind the bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: James MacWilliams

The Head Bartender at Canlis gets mystical about mixology.


Oeno Files

Wines Under $15: Babich Hawke’s Bay Unoaked

A lean chard that really shows off the grape.


Rabbit's comin'

Easter Feasts

Where to celebrate this Sunday

04/10/2009 By Kathryn Robinson