Distillery Watch

Update: The Status of Sun Liquor’s Gin

With packaging approved, the product should be for sale soon.


Late-night eats

Eltana’s Late-Night Window Is Now Open

Midnight munchies? The Capitol Hill bagel shop has you covered. Covered in fava bean mint dip. Or fig-apricot compote. Or almond butter. Or caramelized onion...

07/26/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Music Fest

Slideshow: Capitol Hill Block Party

Don’t fear the hipster throngs: The crowd, weather, and music all rocked this weekend.

07/25/2011 By Julie Reposa

Toque Talk

Zach Chambers New Chef at Anchovies and Olives

He’s introducing a revamped menu.

07/20/2011 By Christopher Werner


A Surge in Late-Night Food on Capitol Hill

There’s a whole new pack pulling the night shift.

07/19/2011 By Christopher Werner


A Second Location of the Local Vine Coming to U Village This Fall

Tastings and other events are already being planned for the new wine bar.


Midday Mealing

Ba Bar to Intro Lunch Service on Monday

Breakfast is on the way, but not for a few weeks.

07/14/2011 By Christopher Werner

Drinking Holidays

One Night Only: Bastille Day Cocktails at Sun Liquor

The duo of Capitol Hill bars present a special menu to celebrate French independence.


Happy Hour

One Night Only: Tommy Gun Extends Happy Hour, Discounts Drinks

The new-ish Capitol Hill bar breaks out the bargains on Friday, July 8.



Taylor Shellfish Store Opens in Capitol Hill’s Melrose Market

…and is offering an oyster special to celebrate.

07/01/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Urban Market

Shop It: BadWill Market

Check out Capitol Hill’s indoor/outdoor market for hipster-sourced vintage gear, locally made art and photography, jewelry, and more.

07/01/2011 By Laura Cassidy

Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Veronika Groth

The popular lady behind the bar at Poppy says sip your tequila, and never underestimate the pairing potential of whiskey and sushi.



More on Momiji, the New Japanese Restaurant from the Owner of Umi, Kushibar

Details on the first Capitol Hill project from Belltown restaurateur Steven Han and partners.

06/30/2011 By Jessica Voelker


Tonight Only: The Best and the Brightest at NW Film Forum

Neil Patrick Harris can do no wrong.

06/29/2011 By Seattle Met Staff

The Biz

Dinette Owner’s Response to Neighborhood Challenges: Let Them Eat Lunch

A mid-day sandwich bar brings casual fare (biscuits!) to the East Olive Way eatery.

06/23/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Burning Questions

Is Capitol Hill Too Laden with Comfort Food?

Specifically, the area around 14th and Union? A reader suggests as much.

06/21/2011 By Christopher Werner


Sonic Boom Leaving the Hill

Recent closures in the Melrose Market have us asking, What’s up with retail on Capitol Hill?

06/21/2011 By Annie Rose Favreau


Lentil Soup to Go: Three to Try

Plus: Bread! You know, for dipping.

06/15/2011 By Jessica Voelker


Lucky 8: Chinese Delivery Coming to South Capitol Hill

Owner Bracey Rogers reveals plans for his dine-in and to-go operation, set to open at 14th and Union this Fall.

06/14/2011 By Jessica Voelker


Updates On Openings of Li’l Woody’s and Blue Moon Burgers

Keep eating Dick’s, Capitol Hill. Your two new burger joints won’t open this month.

06/13/2011 By Jessica Voelker