A Cocktail Drinker’s Nondrinking Event: United States of Americana Reading

A new book does a fine job explaining the fundamentals of the cocktail revival. Meet the author tonight at Elliott Bay Books.



Which Seattle Restaurants Get the Foodie Stamp of Approval?

And is that term forever ingrained in our lexicon?

09/30/2010 By Christopher Werner


The Sitka and Spruce Reboot

How is the restaurant settling into its new Melrose Market digs? Seattle Met’s critic finds out.

09/27/2010 By Christopher Werner


New on Broadway: Wedgwood II

The latest Thai restaurant to settle into the 400 block specializes in vegetarian.

09/27/2010 By Christopher Werner


This Thursday, Mexico celebrates 200 years of independence.

The least you could do is have a drink.



Five Forthcoming Restaurants to Watch

Where you’ll find us in the coming months.

09/14/2010 By Christopher Werner


Three Things I Learned at Madison Market Last Night

Cheese by the half-wheel, Ethan Stowell pasta, and losing perspective on customer service standards.

09/09/2010 By Jessica Voelker

Food Finds

Taste of the Town: Katherine Anderson

Between jaunts to her Snoqualmie farm, the Marigold and Mint owner fills us in on her favorite foods.

09/02/2010 By Judy Naegeli


Nightlife Forum with Mayor McGinn on Capitol Hill

Fulfill your civic duties over drinks tomorrow night.


Open loooonger

Glo’s on Capitol Hill Goes Late Night

After plans for a second restaurant fall through, owners of the iconic diner opt for new weekend hours.

08/30/2010 By Christopher Werner


Pinto Thai Bistro and Sushi Bar Opens

Thai and Japanese cuisine collide in the former home of Broadway’s Ali Baba.

08/27/2010 By Christopher Werner


Sambar’s Jay Kuehner Also Behind the Bar at Bar Ferd’nand

Look for him in the Melrose Market, early in the week.



Varro, an All-Day Italian Bar, Opens in October (Maybe November) on Capitol Hill

You likah the Italian restaurant? Bene, here’s another one.

08/20/2010 By Jessica Voelker


Happy Hour Spotlight: Panevino

Five-dollar spaghetti and $3 wine at a new pasta place on Broadway.


Hometown Pride

Anchovies and Olives Among Bon Appétit’s Best New Restaurants

Ethan Stowell’s third fourth establishment chalks up another national accolade.

08/18/2010 By Christopher Werner


First Look: Capitol Hill’s La Bête

Tour the new Bellevue Avenue restaurant before it opens on Thursday.

08/17/2010 By Douglas Bair

Foodie Fun

Matthew Dillon to BBQ at Melrose Market Street Festival

And other tasty reasons to attend the first-ever block party.

08/17/2010 By Christopher Werner


First Look: The Local Vine

Belltown’s slick wine bar recreates itself on Capitol Hill.



Six New Bars for Your Drinking Pleasure

Keep these Downtown and Cap Hill locals on your radar.