Happy Hour

Happy Hour of the Week: El Gaucho

Outrageous deals at a (usually) very expensive restaurant.


News from Le Gourmand

Why I Love Bruce Naftaly

I mean, besides the fact that he invented Northwest Cuisine

04/01/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Drink of the Week

Drink of the Week: Corpse Reviver #2 at Sun Liquor

Bonus: Bartender Erik Chapman reveals his recipe for the classic cocktail.


The Tipping Point

Sauced Service Awards

…in which we call out bartenders and servers for their standout hospitality. This week’s winner: Pacific Inn Pub


New in West Seattle

Positive Early Notices on Revo

Word on the street: Try the Tiramisu

03/31/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Behind the bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Quentin Ertel

The man behind the Saint and Havana muses on mezcal, Sambar, and witnessing the so-called Sneaker Riot.


Fun at Union

Lasagna for a Good Cause

I love these showdown throwdowns

03/30/2009 By Kathryn Robinson


Trippel Threats

Local brewers, bartenders, and bottleshop owners are all about the Belgian-style beers.


Wait Watchers

No-Nonsense Service at Barolo

Give that Rose a raise

03/27/2009 By Kathryn Robinson


Sweet 16

Sixteen Seattle sports bars where you can watch—or not watch—the Gonzaga/UNC showdown.


In Bellevue

Wine Dinners

Every month a different theme

03/26/2009 By Seattle Met Staff


Happy Hour of the Week: La Isla

Cheap island fare in Ballard


Only five months old!

Pizzeria Down

Pizza Fusion fails to make it in Seattle

03/25/2009 By Kathryn Robinson


Five Questions for the Bartenders

A collection of behind-the-bar interviews


New Deals

Kukuruza Popping Up at Happy Hour

With apologies for the horrible pun.


Cheap, fast, delish

Downtown Lunching?

Have I got a joint for you

03/24/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Booze News

How High? Knee High

New speakeasy-style bar opens tomorrow night on Olive Way.


Life imitates reality show!

Chef Wanted at Hunt Club

And just look how they’re filling the post

03/23/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Behind the bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: JJ Wandler

The owner/barman at Gainsbourg is also a union hero, a pusher of Pernod, and a diehard David Lynch Fan.


Yum of the Week

The New Vios at Third Place

Oh, the kopanisti!

03/21/2009 By Kathryn Robinson