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


Dept. of Quiches and Frittatas

Where to Eat on Mother’s Day

Spoil the old gal AND support your struggling local restaurant

05/07/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

It's yellow!

Tired of Cold Restaurants?

Why I Love Taberna del Alabardero

05/06/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Andy Rooney-Style Rants

Wine in a juice glass

How can we put a stop to this?


Mark your calendar

Beer Week Begins this Thursday

…And the mayor has made it official.


Mark your calendar

Scotchy-Scotch Tasting on May 18th

Color, Nose, Body, Palate, and Finish at the Bookstore Bar


Best Chef in the Northwest

Ave Maria!

Tilth Owner Maria Hines Takes James Beard Award

05/05/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Booze News

Lost Lady Closes!

The downtown tequila bar shuts down after a month and a half. That must be some kind of record.



2007 Best New Restaurants

The best restaurants to open in 2007.

05/04/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Dept. of Sad

Cremant Really Closed

But what’s the story?

05/03/2009 By Kathryn Robinson