Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Grog's Chris Cheesman

How apropos: The assistant general manager and bar manager at the Ballard Annex Oyster House's back bar is nuts for Aquavit.

08/15/2014 By Claire Cole

Revamps

Meet the Grog, a Bar Opening Behind Ballard Annex Oyster House

The restaurant's back bar gets its own seafaring, spice-driven identity.

10/01/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: September 18–24

This week: beer flows at Fremont Oktoberfest, chocolate gets the festival treatment, and the rooftop dinner at Bastille says, au revoir.

09/17/2013 By Brianna Lantz

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: July 24–30

Film, booze and bikes hit Gas Works, Boka teaches infusions, and Scotch meets oysters in Ballard.

07/22/2013 By Brianna Lantz

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Oyster Edition

Because when oysters are only a dollar or two, you can’t help but order double.

06/12/2013 By Cassandra Callan

TV-Inspired Benders

Where to Drink Like Don Draper

Where we think Mad Men's handsome antihero would imbibe on a business trip to Seattle.

04/03/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

Happy Hour

The Week in Happy Hour: Oysters and Meat Galore

Plus: There's whiskey to be had at Boka.

03/27/2013 By Christopher Werner

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups: Week of Mar 11

Rob Roy's Anu Apte mixes cocktails for Safeco Field, an oyster bar is about to open in Ballard, and H Mart goes big with three new stores.

03/15/2013 By Erica Thompson

Trend Alert

Seattle Bars and Restaurants Set Sail

A handful of new establishments signal an embrace of the nautical.

03/15/2013 By Christopher Werner

Restaurant Openings

First Look: Ballard Annex Oyster House

Lobster, Dungeness, bivalves aplenty: Prepare to bliss out, seafood lovers.

03/14/2013 By Christopher Werner

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups: Week of Feb 25

Chipotle brings its burritos to Capitol Hill, a couple more popups to plan for, new breakfast options for downtown and Georgetown, and a revamp at Ivar’s Salmon House.

03/01/2013 By Erica Thompson