Kraken Week

Where to Watch Hockey If You Didn't Score Kraken Tickets

From Kraken practices to WHL games to a good ole hockey bar, this town has options aplenty for watching hockey.

09/29/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Kiki Culture

Inside Passage Is Enchantment (and Cocktails) Under the Sea

The immersive bar hidden behind Rumba serves stunning cocktails in a room inspired by the bottom of the sea.

09/17/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Soft Pants Forever

Never Have I Ever: Underdressed for a Night Out

Why do Seattleites dress so casually, even for nights out? Our style editor discovers the reason behind the Seattle stereotype.

09/16/2021 By Zoe Sayler

The Beverage Lobby

The Fairmont Olympic's Remodel Gives Downtown Seattle a New Cocktail Bar

A grand remodel inserts midcentury swagger, and careful cocktails, into the lobby of downtown Seattle's historic hotel.

09/06/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

The Great Outdoors

3 Bars (and Cafes) Where the Patio Is the Point

The biggest and best Seattle patios for eating and drinking outdoors.

09/02/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Chill Swill

Where to Find Seattle’s Best Boozy Slushies

Find these alcoholic slushies and frozen drinks across Seattle bars and restaurants this summer.

08/13/2021 By Grace McGuire

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

Opening Dispatch

Ready Your Chambongs: La Dive Opens on Capitol Hill

Pike/Pine's newest bar delivers natural wine, frojolais, and bubbles in a bong (oh, and the food menu looks great).

11/22/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

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

Bottoms Up for Mother Earth

Drink the Change Brings Together Climate Action and Cocktails

Starting October 21, a slew of Seattle spots sling libations for a good cause—planet Earth.

10/16/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Coming Soon

New Bar La Dive Brings Natural Wine and Frozen Drinks to Pike/Pine

Bring on the frojolais; this place sounds fun as hell.

08/02/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

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