Literary Libations

5 Bars Perfect for Reading

Hit these spots to combine two of Seattle's favorite pursuits: books and booze.

02/20/2018 By Stefan Milne

Bar Stool Dispatch

Drink This Here: No Rules Moscow Mule at Phở Bắc Súp Shop

This pho-ified take on the Moscow Mule is just what you want in mid-winter.

02/13/2018 By Stefan Milne

Bar Stool Dispatch

Drinking Light: 4 Places to Find Lower Alcohol Drinks

Because nobody likes the word mocktail.

01/08/2018 By Stefan Milne

Holiday Spirits

Miracle on 2nd: Rob Roy with a Christmas Garnish

The cocktail stalwart hosts a New York–based holiday popup. Here’s why you should go.

12/18/2017 By Stefan Milne

Bar Stool Dispatch

Dead Line Goes 'Great Gatsby' on Pioneer Square

The cocktail lounge offers art-deco glitz and more than a little class-based discomfort at First and Yesler.

12/12/2017 By Stefan Milne

Holiday Spirits

5 Winter Cocktails to Warm You

Because in the dark of winter sometimes you need to get a little lit.

11/30/2017 By Stefan Milne

Less Wasted

Can a Cocktail Be Sustainable?

A few local businesses are showing us what a more environmentally-friendly cocktail might look like.

11/07/2017 By Stefan Milne

Behind Bars

Coming Soon: East Trading Company on Pike Street

The apothecary bar from the owner of Eastern Cafe and Oasis Bubble Tea will open in the former Sun Liquor Distillery space.

10/24/2017 By Stefan Milne

Paradise Reconsidered

Seattle's Tiki Bar Scene Makes a Comeback

From Trader Vic’s to Hula Hula, the city has a long, complicated history with tiki bars. Its newest, Navy Strength, is well aware.

10/18/2017 By Stefan Milne

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: October 11–17

The week in which: Seattle channels Icelandic vibes, Hotel Sorrento hosts chilling crime tales, and artist Genevieve St. Charles gets to the meat of the matter.

10/11/2017 By Jaime Archer

Behind Bars

Commonwealth Evokes an Older Belltown

The new bar from Pintxo owners brings southern food and a lounge vibe to Bell Street.

10/10/2017 By Stefan Milne

Malt Matters

Westland Distillery’s Peat Week Returns

The SoDo single-malt whisperers celebrate smoky whiskeys with a cocktail competition, a peat symposium, and a whole roasted pig.

09/27/2017 By Stefan Milne

Too Late for Lattes

5 Work-Friendly Spots with Quality Booze

Hint: Seek the word "cafe."

09/19/2017 By Stefan Milne

Philanthropic Dining

Aid for Hurricane Harvey Victims: Eat Tacos, Drink Cocktails, and Raise Money

Hula Hula will be slinging hurricanes and Pan Pacific Hotel will host Tacos for Houston. Go forth and fundraise.

08/31/2017 By Rosin Saez

Behind Bars

Meet the Sovereign, a Funky Addition to Pioneer Square

Our oldest neighborhood's newest subterranean bar is a tropical art deco getaway.

08/22/2017 By Stefan Milne

Behind Bars

Industry Haunts: 4 Bartenders Pick Their Favorite Bars

Ever wonder where Seattle bartenders like to drink when they're off the clock?

08/15/2017 By Stefan Milne

Behind Bars

Neon Boots Is a Desert Hallucination—But in a Good Way

The new bar brings atmosphere aplenty, and a few skeletons, to Belltown's Second Ave.

07/25/2017 By Stefan Milne

Behind Bars

National Daiquiri Day Is July 19: Here's Where to Sip

Specials and playful creations abound at Seattle's rum-centric bars.

07/18/2017 By Stefan Milne

Fun With Listicles

The Summer of Frosé (aka Frozen Rosé) Is Nigh

It's going to be everywhere. But here's where to get it right now.

06/01/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Amaro Amore

5 Creative Amaro Cocktails You Should Try

Seattle bartenders love to experiment with Italy’s signature herbal liqueur.

01/26/2017 By Stefan Milne