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Best of the City

The 25 Best Cocktails in Seattle

Here are the stories of the city’s best drinks, from classic and pre-Prohibition to tiki and mescal—and the bibulous talent behind them.

11/30/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Top Stories

Feature

The Carlton Complex Fire: A Harvest of Ashes

What happened when the largest wildfire in Washington state history collided with one of its oldest orchards?

12/01/2014 By David Laskin

Feature

Seattle Met's Holiday Gift Guide 2014

A perfect something for every someone on your gift list.

12/01/2014 By Amanda Zurita With Jeremy Buben

Game Changers

Zig Zag's the Last Word: An Oral History

How a little bar called Zig Zag Cafe and a guy named Murray Stenson helped instigate the nation’s cocktail renaissance.

12/01/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Table of Contents

Arts & Culture

Passing Through

Mike Birbiglia Comes to Seattle for New Year's

Comedian Mike Birbiglia preps for New Year’s Eve at the Moore and his part in the new season of 'Orange Is the New Black.'

12/01/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Museum Exhibit

The Origins of the Iconic Seahawks Logo

How the Burke Museum tracked down the seed of the Seahawk at a Maine museum.

12/01/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: December 2014

Stevie Wonder and Deck The Hall Ball come to KeyArena, and see Willy Wonka in Smell-O-Vision at SIFF.

12/01/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Eat & Drink

Pour

One Beer, Wine, and Spirit for December

December’s imbibing agenda.

12/01/2014 By Sean P. Sullivan and Allecia Vermillion

Barhopping

A Wild Night Out in Tacoma

Three compelling reasons to make the Sounder Train your designated driver.

12/01/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Review

Biscuits and Coffee at Morsel and Bean

A newer outpost of Morsel on the Ave, which inherited its biscuit mandate from the much-mourned Nook, feeds Ballard.

12/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Picks

Downtown Restaurants to Stop While You Shop

Because all that holiday shopping makes you hungry.

12/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Restaurant Review

Quality Aesthetics

Josh Henderson’s ironic vision comes to Pioneer Square.

12/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Restaurant Review

Alicia Fusion Bistro in Leschi

Meet Green Leaf’s ambitious new sibling.

12/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

News Feed

Seattle Restaurant News for December

What diners are talking about this month.

12/01/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Game Changers

Zig Zag's the Last Word: An Oral History

How a little bar called Zig Zag Cafe and a guy named Murray Stenson helped instigate the nation’s cocktail renaissance.

12/01/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Best of the City

The 25 Best Cocktails in Seattle

Here are the stories of the city’s best drinks, from classic and pre-Prohibition to tiki and mescal—and the bibulous talent behind them.

11/30/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Editor's Note

Editor's Note

Thirst and the City

Can you learn something about a city, about what makes a place tick, by merely sipping and studying and sitting with its trademark cocktails?

12/01/2014 By James Ross Gardner

Home & Real Estate

Habitat

How to Hang Art Like a Pro

Seattle Art Museum and Museum Quality Framing art experts tell us the dos and don’ts of displaying art—and why we’ve been doing it all wrong.

12/01/2014 By Angela Cabotaje

Habitat

Seattle Art Museum’s Chris Manojlovic

The museum’s director of exhibition design chatted with us about how an exhibit is born.

11/17/2014 By Angela Cabotaje

News & City Life

Quote Unquote

Pacific Northwest Ballet's Nutcracker

Pacific Northwest Ballet principal Laura Tisserand takes center stage in the company’s final season of the Kent Stowell–choreographed ‘Nutcracker.’

12/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Back Fence

Take Christ Out of Christmas

Can we please stop pretending Christmas is a religious holiday?

12/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Hero of the Year

Julia Marquand’s Assault Allegation

She proved that the best way to combat sexual assault is to do something.

12/01/2014 By Hanna Brooks Olsen

Feature

The Carlton Complex Fire: A Harvest of Ashes

What happened when the largest wildfire in Washington state history collided with one of its oldest orchards?

12/01/2014 By David Laskin

Absurdity

Imperfect Party

Here’s who we’d invite if we could roast this year’s most shameless visitors, bumbling locals, and all-around knuckleheads.

12/01/2014 By Seattle Met Staff

Absurdity

Shameless in Seattle

This is why we can't have nice things.

12/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Urban Upgrade

Rainer Beach's Food Innovation Zone

The neighborhood is planting the seeds for revitalization—with food.

11/19/2014 By Josh Feit

Style & Shopping

Feature

Seattle Met's Holiday Gift Guide 2014

A perfect something for every someone on your gift list.

12/01/2014 By Amanda Zurita With Jeremy Buben

Elements of Style

Independent Designer Runway Show Winner Deborah Roberts

The local designer brings Pacific Northwest inspiration to her surreal, stylish brand, Silvae.

12/01/2014 By Amanda Zurita

Travel & Outdoors

Travel Dispatch

Northwest Travel News, Winter 2015

Where you’ll want to go, and what’s happening there.

12/01/2014 By Allison Williams