Better Times

Seattle's Future Contains Bars. Cool New Bars.

Here Today promises beer and views and sunshine. Inside Passage will plunge you to the bottom of the sea (with a cocktail).

03/29/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

White Center's Nightlife Is Quietly Growing

Gay bars, roller rink rock shows—the southerly suburb is suddenly a good place to go out.

03/08/2021 By Stefan Milne

Feature

Seattle's Rocky Yeh Helped Craft America's Cocktail Landscape

He never technically tended bar. But before his death last year, the exuberant local left an indelible mark.

11/20/2020 By Allecia Vermillion Illustrations by Dozfy

Beacon Hill Neighborhood Guide

Where to Eat (and Drink) on Beacon Hill

This corner of the city takes tacos and pizza as seriously as its higher-end dining.

09/16/2020 By Allecia Vermillion and Seattle Met Staff

Brain Freeze

Welcome to the Late Summer of the Adult Otter Pop

No, not adult like “racy content.” Adult like filled with tequila.

08/27/2020 By Allecia Vermillion

Serve yourself

The Taps Are Ready at Rapport, Seattle's First Self-Serve Bar

Grab your growlers and head on over.

08/14/2020 By Annette Maxon

that's the spirit

3 Seattle Bars Nominated for Big-Deal Spirited Awards

Raise a glass to internationally recognized bars Navy Strength, Rumba, and Rob Roy.

05/06/2020 By Adam H. Callaghan

Drinking Policy

Exercise Your Right to Drink at These Seattle Speakeasy-Style Bars

It's the 86th anniversary of Repeal Day, so toast with—what else?—a Prohibition-era tipple.

12/05/2019 By Seattle Met With Annika Lindburg

The Sporting Life

Well, the MLS Cup Final Is Sold Out. Here’s Where to Watch the Match in Seattle.

Seattle will host the championship game at CenturyLink Field. Didn’t nab tickets? Cheer on the Sounders at these places in town.

11/07/2019 By Ryan Phelan

Lush Lives

The Bar Plays Turn Washington Hall into a Small Dive

The Williams Project stages two plays that explore drinking culture—its community, its troubles—in a working bar.

07/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

From the Outside In

12 Ways to Do Rainier Without Actually Entering the National Park

Beyond the park boundaries sits a wealth of small-town charm, not to mention lesser-known hikes and stellar views.

07/23/2019 By Allison Williams

Pride In Our Past

Seattle’s Gay Bar Scene Is Changing—and That’s a Good Thing

We've come a long way. But there's still more work to do.

06/27/2019 By Sam Jones

News Feed

Seattle Restaurant News April 2019

This month: ice cream geekery, bubbling broths, and French-toned burgers.

03/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Hood Famous Grows, Axes Land on the Hill

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

03/08/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Vinyl Vegans

Seattle Music Industry Insiders Are Opening a Capitol Hill Bar

It’s called Life on Mars and it promises plant-based food and cocktails, plus a heap of records.

02/27/2019 By Stefan Milne

Recommendations

Grab a Drink at These Go-To Seattle Brewpubs

Raise a glass and have a bite at these destinations that make both food and beer in house.

02/26/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

News Feed

Seattle Restaurant News December 2018

This month: Chicago-style pizza, Filipino fine dining, and nerd-approved coffee.

11/20/2018 By Rosin Saez

Culture Fix

What to Do After Work October 29–November 1

New age beats, drunken Hamlet, and a boozy ghost tour.

10/29/2018 By Aly Brady

Expansion Mode

Hood Famous Bakeshop Will Open a Cafe and Bar in Early 2019

The new Chinatown–International District location will be an extension of the Ballard bakery with a bigger menu, plus coffee by day and cocktails by night.

10/26/2018 By Rosin Saez

The Sporting Life

The Making of a Duffleboard

Drew Fletcher of Function Foundry and Sam Largent, cofounder of Flatstick Pubs and inventor of Duffleboard, talk about what goes into building the locally ha...

09/11/2018 By Rosin Saez