Literary Libations

5 Bars Perfect for Reading

Hit these spots to combine two of Seattle's favorite pursuits: books and booze.

02/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Bar Stool Dispatch

Drink This Here: No Rules Moscow Mule at Phở Bắc Súp Shop

This pho-ified take on the Moscow Mule is just what you want in mid-winter.

02/13/2018 By Stefan Milne

Bar Stool Dispatch

5 Downtown Happy Hours You Can Actually Make It To

Good deals, long or accessible hours, awesome bars—what’s not to love?

02/06/2018 By Stefan Milne

Bar Stool Dispatch

Mr. Darcy’s, Belltown's Lowkey Cocktail and Wine Bar

Good prices, a friendly staff, a low noise levels make this a solid addition to Second Ave.

01/30/2018 By Stefan Milne

Bar Stool Dispatch

5 Tasting Rooms to Try in SoDo

As wineries, distilleries, and breweries boom in the neighborhood, it’s quickly becoming the sampling capital of the city

01/23/2018 By Stefan Milne

Hopped Up

Meet PNW, Seattle’s New Cheap Beer

The story behind the tiny, locally owned company that’s competing with big beer.

01/16/2018 By Stefan Milne

Bar Stool Dispatch

Drinking Light: 4 Places to Find Lower Alcohol Drinks

Because nobody likes the word mocktail.

01/08/2018 By Stefan Milne

Cidergeist

Locust Cider Lands in Ballard

The Woodinville company brings the neighborhood its first cider taproom.

01/03/2018 By Stefan Milne

Tapped Out

Can a Bar Have Too Many Beer Taps?

“If you give people too many choices they almost get overwhelmed and then fall back to what they’re used to."

12/28/2017 By Stefan Milne

Holiday Spirits

Miracle on 2nd: Rob Roy with a Christmas Garnish

The cocktail stalwart hosts a New York–based holiday popup. Here’s why you should go.

12/18/2017 By Stefan Milne

Bar Stool Dispatch

Dead Line Goes 'Great Gatsby' on Pioneer Square

The cocktail lounge offers art-deco glitz and more than a little class-based discomfort at First and Yesler.

12/12/2017 By Stefan Milne

Sake Talk

Will Sake Finally Have a Moment in Seattle?

Two of the buzziest new Japanese restaurants both have a draw aside from the food: serious sake programs.

12/06/2017 By Stefan Milne

Holiday Spirits

5 Winter Cocktails to Warm You

Because in the dark of winter sometimes you need to get a little lit.

11/30/2017 By Stefan Milne

Less Wasted

Can a Cocktail Be Sustainable?

A few local businesses are showing us what a more environmentally-friendly cocktail might look like.

11/07/2017 By Stefan Milne

Behind Bars

The Wine Station—Beacon Hill’s Pretenseless New Wine Nook

The new wine spot lands by the light rail station with a mission of approachability and inclusiveness.

11/02/2017 By Stefan Milne

Behind Bars

Coming Soon: East Trading Company on Pike Street

The apothecary bar from the owner of Eastern Cafe and Oasis Bubble Tea will open in the former Sun Liquor Distillery space.

10/24/2017 By Stefan Milne

Paradise Reconsidered

Seattle's Tiki Bar Scene Makes a Comeback

From Trader Vic’s to Hula Hula, the city has a long, complicated history with tiki bars. Its newest, Navy Strength, is well aware.

10/18/2017 By Stefan Milne

Get Wet Hops

5 Fresh Hop Beers Worth Checking Out

They’re only around for a little longer.

10/17/2017 By Stefan Milne

Behind Bars

Commonwealth Evokes an Older Belltown

The new bar from Pintxo owners brings southern food and a lounge vibe to Bell Street.

10/10/2017 By Stefan Milne

Behind Bars

Enter Standard Brewing's New Taproom

And find something old and reliable: a bar.

10/03/2017 By Stefan Milne