Our (New) Cold Beer

Casey Robison of Capitol Hill bar Barrio introduces Seattle to this summer’s trendiest cocktail, the michelada.

05/22/2009 By Brad Thomas Parsons


Best Burgers

A guide to the 13 yummy, juicy, downright awesome burgers that will change your life—or at least induce a moment of culinary ecstasy. Plus, 26 other bars and restaurants with notable burgers. Included: Video coverage on the latest trend in burgers, cou

05/22/2009 By Steve Wiecking, Kathryn Robinson, Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Eric Scigliano, Laura Cassidy, Jessica Voelker, and Christopher Werner


Myth Understood

The top five things you thought you knew about Ethan Stowell’s new Capitol Hill restaurant Anchovies and Olives.

05/22/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Happy Hours

Happy Hour of the Week: Cactus

Forget work. Cactus puts bacon in its chicken quesadillas, and they’re only $4.


New in Town

New Wine Bar in Belltown

Where you can purchase assembled dinners

05/20/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Behind the bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: John Atkins

How do you explain to someone how to unlock a lock that he himself locked? The bartender at Lottie’s answers this and five other questions.


Every critic's most-frequently-asked question

Where the Restaurant Critic Would Go Out for Dinner…

…if it were up to her

05/19/2009 By Kathryn Robinson


Summer Means Sangria

The easy-going wine punch is super easy to make and everyone love it.



How Grimy Can a Dive Restaurant Be…

…and still be considered a destination?

05/18/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Dept. of Lousy Service

How Not to Treat a Guest

Disappointment at Earth and Ocean

05/15/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Happy Hour

Happy Hour of the Week: Five for Five at Art Lounge

Views and booze to cure your recession blues.


Slurpers take note

Samurai North

Great ramen coming to the Ave

05/13/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

DIY Cocktails

Make This Drink: Temptation, from Sazerac

A tantalizing summer cocktail to bring out your inner sorority chick.



Sauced Beer Week Guide: Capitol Hill Pub Crawl

Wednesday (May 13) beginning at 6pm.


Cheap Date

Urban Eats

12 days down, 19 to go

05/12/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Yes, I KNOW my last post was about cupcakes

I Heart Papa Haydn in Portland

Where is Seattle’s version?

05/11/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Reading and Drinking

Two Very Nice New Cocktail Guides

One for you, one for your mom.



Cupcake Love

Trophy Cupcakes honors Wallingford’s favorite award-winning chef

05/08/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Beer Week

Sauced Beer Week Guide: Tastings

Excellent sampling opps at Bottleworks