The 11-day festival kicks off May 9. Here's a day-by-day guide to our picks.
Food & Drink
The week in which: there's a meatball contest at Charles Smith Wines, Brouwer's helps you harden your liver with barleywine, and Mean Sandwich throws a mean backyard party.
It's one of the classier happy hour combos.
Seattle Center's epic happy hour returns, Taste Washington is here, and we've got fests for French-speaking cultures, barleywine, and veggies.
Bartenders spill their favorite watering holes, lunchtime gets cheaper at 8oz. Burger Bar, and Hilliard's throws a birthday bash.
Fremont and Wallingford are home to bar charmers like 35th Street Bistro, Quoin, Brouwer’s, and The Pacific Inn Pub.
Clancey Denis and Rachel Sturtz
Arts & Culture
Where to go, who to know, what to order (HINT: It’s all about classic cocktails). Seattle Met has the lowdown on the city’s 25 best bars right now. Plus, there’s a whole new deal at happy hour
James Ross Gardner, Jessica Voelker, and Christopher Werner