Cinco de Mayo Drinking Guide

No, it’s not the Mexican Fourth of July. Yes, you can still use it as an excuse to party on a Tuesday.


New Life at a Vintage Hotel

Hunt Club Names New Chef

Grilled cheese, anyone?

05/01/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Happy Hours

Happy Hour of the Week: The Sitting Room

Drink and snack among the theater types of Lower Queen Anne.


Booze News

Tomorrow: Guinness releases its 250th anniversary stout

Look for it on tap at Wilde Rover



Dining Out for Life

Remember that other epidemic?

04/30/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Lists and Such

Top Twenty Microbreweries in America? I beg to differ.

Of all the amazing local micros that Matador missed, who do you think should have made the list?


Dept. of Wakes

Cremant Closing?

Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we…?

04/29/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Behind the bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: David Nelson

Spur’s tender-aged bar genius waxes philosophical about fortified wines and good hygene.



What We Talk About When We Talk About Food

Six local food writers, much to chew on

04/28/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Best Bars Feature

Have You Taken the Linda’s Quiz?

Do it! And tell me your score!


Good to know

Notes from the Bar

An underhyped Belltown happy hour, a delightful seasonal back on tap, the best potato croquettes in the world.


Where am I supposed to get my chocolate ganache cake now?

Sweet Subtraction

Issaquah’s favorite dessert shop goes toes-up

04/27/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

DIY Cocktails

Make This Drink: Crush’s Counterbalance

Cucumber Dry soda, gin—it’s pretty much spring in a glass.


Yum of the Week

Afrikando Afrikando

A splash of Senegal in Hillman City

04/24/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Events and Openings

The Weekend Buzz

Two new bars, a snuggie bar crawl, a cocktail competition…Get ready liver, it’s gonna be a big one.



Iron Bartender II Update!

All is revealed…well, almost all.



Iron Bartender II at Tigertail

This time it’s lady bartenders.



Olé for May

A list of six restaurants and bars that serve delicious Mexican food and drink.


Fear of Commitment

New at Skillet

An address!

04/23/2009 By Kathryn Robinson


Hello Sushi

One of the newest restaurants to flank Ballard Avenue, Moshi Moshi Sushi titillates with traditional takes on Japanese food and and cocktails worthy of a cult following.

04/22/2009 By Kathryn Robinson