Opening Dispatch

Kentucky Bourbon Will Flow at Commonwealth's August 31 Opening

Belltown, bourbon, and Southern-styled bites.

08/30/2017 By Rosin Saez

Behind Bars

Meet the Sovereign, a Funky Addition to Pioneer Square

Our oldest neighborhood's newest subterranean bar is a tropical art deco getaway.

08/22/2017 By Stefan Milne

Behind Bars

Industry Haunts: 4 Bartenders Pick Their Favorite Bars

Ever wonder where Seattle bartenders like to drink when they're off the clock?

08/15/2017 By Stefan Milne

Behind Bars

Neon Boots Is a Desert Hallucination—But in a Good Way

The new bar brings atmosphere aplenty, and a few skeletons, to Belltown's Second Ave.

07/25/2017 By Stefan Milne

Behind Bars

National Daiquiri Day Is July 19: Here's Where to Sip

Specials and playful creations abound at Seattle's rum-centric bars.

07/18/2017 By Stefan Milne

Jackpot City

A Pinball Rebirth Is Happening in Seattle

With internationally ranked champs and more machines than any other region, the retro game is decidedly back.

07/14/2017 By Rosin Saez

Bar Stool Dispatch

Jupiter Will Open Up in Belltown This Summer

This is what happens when artists open a bar.

05/30/2017 By Rosin Saez

Seattle Pet Guide

What's the Deal with Dogs at Bars?

The city loves its pooches and its pours, but a place with both at once is as elusive as a speakeasy.

04/17/2017 By Allison Williams

Bar Stool Dispatch

Watering Holes: Cursed Oak Keeps It Crafty and Approachable

A venerable temple of mixology it's not. But Belltown's newest cocktail bar is still a place to hang out whether or not you know anything about Chartreuse or barrel-aged manhattans.

02/01/2017 By Darren Davis

Bar Stool Dispatch

Watering Holes: Elevated Sailor Fare at the Helm

The new addition to 36th Street in Fremont never strays too far from the sea. But don't call it another nautical bar.

01/17/2017 By Darren Davis

Rousing Spirits

5 Surreal Seattle Bars Worthy of Halloween Imbibing

These joints bring the strange yearlong and are especially fitting places to sip this season.

10/25/2016 By Stefan Milne

Habitat

How to Build a Home Bar

Celebrate the sauce with a deluxe cocktail corner or a well-stocked bar cart.

09/27/2016 By Darren Davis

Behind Bars

Cocktail in Profile: Super Shandy at Mollusk

Brewmaster Cody Morris layers a boozy backbone into the classic shandy.

07/29/2016 By Stefan Milne

Behind Bars

Cocktail in Profile: Radiator Whiskey’s the Water Line

Lift your spirits before a market stroll, or a trip to the intersection-adjacent gentleman’s club.

07/14/2016 By Stefan Milne

Behind Bars

Cocktail in Profile: The Flying Colours at Bar Melusine

Sip on this summery vermouth and bruleed grapefruit beverage.

06/28/2016 By Stefan Milne

Best Bars

Neighborhood Bars: Capitol Hill

Hideaways in the thick of the nightlife zone

04/03/2016 By Darren Davis

Best of the City

Seattle's Best Neighborhood Bars

Your guide to the 53 greatest dives, hideaways, lounges, and beer dens in the city.

04/03/2016 By Allecia Vermillion and Darren Davis

Shifts and Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Name TBD

Several of the town's culinary heavyhitters have big plans, but no names.

03/27/2015 By Caroline Ferguson and Jeanny Rhee

Small Press, Big Party

5 Essential Events at APRIL Festival 2015

The Seattle small press festival is back in a big way: a storytelling brawl, ghosts of avant-garde expats, and lots and lots of books

03/18/2015 By Darren Davis

Review

Single Shot on Capitol Hill: A Shot of Style

This new watering hole is the hottest ticket in town.

03/02/2015 By Kathryn Robinson