Boozy Benefits

Punch and Japanese Whiskey: Two Upcoming Drinking Events

Drink up, do good—two benefit events that promise fun times and plenty of booze.



Best of the Booze Blogs

What you missed while you were out drinking. (Hint: it’s mostly about the things we put our drinks in).


On the Move

Andrew Bohrer Leaves MistralKitchen

Ashley Pugh takes charge behind the bar.


Fat Tuesday

Mardi Gras Parties and Cocktail Suggestions

So it’s Fat Tuesday, is it? Here’s some stuff to do.



Best Bars 2011

We’ve spent the last two years living and breathing the Seattle bar scene. The result: This list of our 25 favorite Seattle cocktail bars, an introduction to seven of our city’s master drink makers (all of whom happen to be women), and five o

02/14/2011 By Jessica Voelker With Katie Ormsby


Five Questions for the Bartender: Where Are They Now?

Updates on the employ of your favorite local drinkmakers.



Best Bars 2011: 10 Top Seattle Bars Right Now

The 10 Seattle bars—superbly staffed, welcoming to all—that we think you need to visit right now.


Booze 101

Books, Blogs, and Other Recommended Writing About Booze

Required reading for people who think about drinks.

02/16/2011 By Jessica Voelker

The Sauced Gulpable Gift Guide 2010

The Gulpable Gift Guide #7: Bartending Books

Expert advice on the best drink-mixing how-tos from a local barman.



Weekend Sipping: New Cocktails Around The Town

Fall menus debut at three superior Seattle drinks destinations.



Vessel Turns Four, Throws a Party

Bartending alums return to the downtown lounge this Monday to make you drinks.



Release Party for Left Coast Libations

A new Seattleite-authored book celebrates the West Coast’s best bartenders. Celebrate that at Rob Roy on the 27th.

09/17/2010 By Jessica Voelker


Mai Tais: Vessel and Beyond

Seattle Met’s Mai Tai Madness continues.



100 Reasons to Love Seattle

Call us biased, but it’s as easy to dig up reasons to love this city as it is to score gourmet grub on our streets. (Hey, there’s a reason right there…) In fact, we found so many—from our flair for flash mobbery to our kid-friendly

06/14/2010 By Kathryn Robinson, Matthew Halverson, James Ross Gardner, Eric Scigliano, Laura Cassidy, Jessica Voelker, Christopher Werner, Laura Dannen, Tiffany Wan, Judy Naegeli, and Caitlin King

La dee da dee...

Come Honor the Cocktail at Canlis

The party is at 8pm on the 13th and the drinks will be great.



2010 Top Lawyers

At some point, everyone needs a good lawyer in their corner, and our list of top-rated attorneys is the best place to start. Here, 1,933 top lawyers in 54 areas of practice in the Seattle area.


Holiday Boozing

Just in Time for Easter: the Best Brunch Cocktail List in Town

It’s at Mistralkitchen.


Behind the bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Erik Carlson

The mystery man behind the bar in Ballard is making some of the most innovative drinks in town.


Drink of the Week

Drink of the Week: Peach Smash Good at MistralKitchen

The decor is chilly, but the drinks will warm you right up.