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.



South Lake Union Farmers Market

Debuts today

06/25/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Vessels & Such

Really beautiful Reusable Coffee Cups

They cost $20 at Victrola



Neapolitan Pizza Day

And tonight…a worthy fundraiser for Italy’s earthquake victims

06/24/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Happy Hour

Happy Hour of the Week: La Spiga

also: which Seattle HHs are really delivering?



A Fruity Twofer

Pluots, recalling textures of a plum and the flesh of an orange, fall in farmers’ favor because their harvest season stretches from mid-June through late October. The products of crossbreeding, pluots come in varieties like Flavor Supreme and Dapple

06/23/2009 By Jess Thomson

Behind the Bar

German Mixmeister Guest Bartends at Vessel

Catch him Sunday, June 29th and Monday the 30th



Strawberries Galore at Taste

Check out this dessert trio

06/23/2009 By Kathryn Robinson


Best of the City 2009

Restaurants, shops, sports, arts, entertainment: Take an international tour of Seattle to experience the best taco joint, sushi bar, Bollywood theater, Italian pizza, tae kwon do, Russian spa, French cleaner, nail salon, Korean cooking class, Polish film

06/23/2009 With Steve Wiecking, Kathryn Robinson, Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Eric Scigliano, Laura Cassidy, Karen Quinn, Alex Girma, and Kelley Frodel Edited by Jessica Voelker


Upscale Vietnamese Meets the Late-Night Scene

From Tam Nguyen, whose family owns the restaurant Tamarind Tree, comes a new downtown hot spot: Long Provincial Vietnamese, the latest to join the trend of upscale Vietnamese restaurants.

06/23/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

DIY Cocktails

The Marlborough Gin Fizz

An intriguing—or should I say inspired?—cocktail from Sazerac.


Wait Watchers

Great Waiter Spied at Cantinetta

Amon Mende, how we love ye

06/22/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Booze News

The Pig at the Pub

meet the new bacon vodka.


DIY Cocktails

Fourth of July Drinking Guide

Cocktail 1: Liberty’s Mojito from Taste


Back away from the McNuggets

Kids Cooking Classes from Tom Douglas

Let the little wretches cook for you for a change

06/19/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Booze News

This Week in Adapting to Survive:

Artemis Cafe becomes the Lookout


Street Food News IV

And Since We’re on the Subject of Street Food…Three Cheers for Tacos El Asadero

Could their mulitas be any better?

06/18/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Happy Hour

Happy Hour of the Week: Zig Zag Cafe

Cocktails that speak for themselves for $4.75