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The Rise of the Restobar

Early movers in the restobar scene combined adventurous menus with sophisticated booze.

03/27/2013 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Notebook

What the Heck is a 'Barstaurant'?

A major trend Seattle food lovers should know about. But please...you’ve gotta help us come up with a better name.

03/25/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Critic's Notebook

Eatin’ Good in the Neigh-bar-hood

Restaurants that feed the bar next door.

03/04/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

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Five Sexy Nosh-and-Cocktail Spots for Valentine’s Day

Dinner schminner, Romeo. Seduction’s all about the booze and the nibbles.

02/04/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

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10 Seattle Fireplace Bars

Our favorite bars that play with fire.

11/13/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

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Essex’s Red Medicine

Delancey’s love of all things housemade extends to the pizzeria’s new sibling cocktail bar.

09/19/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

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Seattle Happy Hours Around the Clock

Where to find great food on the cheap every single hour of the day.

06/11/2012 By Allecia Vermillion With Jessie Wesley

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Close But No Cigar Lounge

Two initiatives, Senate bill 5542 and House bill 1683, propose the return of the smoking room to Washington State. We sit down with supporters, like El Gaucho owner Paul Mackay, and opponents.

03/14/2011 By Jessica Voelker

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Women Behind Bars: The Videos

Behind the bar with six of our city’s master drink makers.

02/23/2011

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Best Bars 2011: 15 More Must-Visit Bars

Another 15 favorite Seattle bars, plus the cocktail to try at each one.

02/21/2011

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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.

02/21/2011

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Best Bars 2011: Women Behind Bars

Once an old boys’ club, craft ­cocktailing today is the domain of saucy dames like the seven top ­bartenders featured here.

02/21/2011

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Neighborhood Bar Crawls: Downtown

Drink your way through downtown bars, including Zig Zag, Il Bistro, and Pink Door.

02/18/2011 By Clancey Denis and Rachel Sturtz

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Neighborhood Bar Crawls: First Hill

The Hideout, The Hunt Club, Vito’s, and Rview top our First Hill tippling spots.

02/18/2011 By Clancey Denis and Rachel Sturtz

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Neighborhood Bar Crawls: Belltown

Spur, Virginia Inn, Bathtub Gin—just a few Belltown bars worth a swig.

02/18/2011 By Clancey Denis and Rachel Sturtz

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Neighborhood Bar Crawls: Bellevue

Drink your way through Bellevue’s best bars.

02/18/2011 By Clancey Denis and Rachel Sturtz

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Neighborhood Bar Crawls: Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill lays claim to Sun Liquor, Liberty, Linda’s, and other notable Seattle bars.

02/18/2011 By Clancey Denis and Rachel Sturtz

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Neighborhood Bar Crawls: Phinney Ridge

When in Phinney Ridge, drink as Phinney Ridgers do: at Oliver’s Twist, The Park Pub, 74th Street Ale House, Prost Tavern, Sully’s Snowgoose Saloon, and In the Red Wine Bar and Café.

02/18/2011 By Clancey Denis and Rachel Sturtz

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Neighborhood Bar Crawls: Fremont and Wallingford

Fremont and Wallingford are home to bar charmers like 35th Street Bistro, Quoin, Brouwer’s, and The Pacific Inn Pub.

02/18/2011 By Clancey Denis and Rachel Sturtz

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Neighborhood Bar Crawls: Queen Anne

Drink your way through Queen Anne bars, starting at the aptly named Hilltop Ale House and finishing with a ten-ounce Tini Bigs cocktail.

02/18/2011 By Clancey Denis and Rachel Sturtz