Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Aleko Lilly

"Vodka’s like tofu—you can add any flavor to it and it will carry the day."

08/26/2013 By Rachel Breiwick

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Jalapeno Edition

If you can’t handle the heat, then don’t order the jalapeno poppers.

08/22/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

Fire & Brimstone & Drinks

5 Reasons to Get Excited About Witness Bar

Oh, hey—it opens tomorrow.

08/21/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Oeno Files

Hey, Cortney Lease, What Should I Drink Tonight?

A crisp, balanced, and highly drinkable wine from the Columbia Gorge.

08/21/2013 By Rachel Breiwick

Right Now

Canon Has a Patio

And it's open tonight.

08/21/2013 By James Ross Gardner

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Doug Wargo

"A guy looked me dead in the eye and said he was going to wait outside for me after work and kill me."

08/19/2013 By Rachel Breiwick

Hopped Up

Brewery Preview: Stoup Brewing Coming to Ballard

A chemist, a Cicerone, and an English major walked into a bar...and decided to start brewing beer together.

08/16/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Summer Gaming Edition

Don't think about autumn just yet. Celebrate the last weeks of summer with games and beer.

08/15/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

Oeno Files

Hey, Jeffrey Dorgan, What Should I Drink Tonight?

A juicy 2011 Boedecker Cellars pinot noir, with a complicated and rewarding history.

08/14/2013 By Rachel Breiwick

Distillery Report

Sun Liquor Has Produced a Rum

And hardly anyone knows it yet.

08/13/2013 By James Ross Gardner

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Alex Negranza

Liberty's bar manager lives a double life of coffee and alcohol.

08/12/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Oeno Files

Hey, Thomas Price, What Should I Drink Tonight?

"A silky, 100 percent Syrah with clove, baking spice, and savory smoked herbs"

08/07/2013 By Rachel Breiwick

Seasonal Beers

Redhook Thinks Your Clinging to the Last Few Weeks of Summer is Cute

The brewery's cinnamon-, nutmeg-, and ginger-flavored porter screams fall.

08/06/2013 By James Ross Gardner

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Jeremy Barnett

"I love to educate, inspire, and create beverages that become part of my guests' memories."

08/05/2013 By Rachel Breiwick

Oeno Files

Hey, Madeline Puckette, What Should I Drink Tonight?

A full-bodied tempranillo—perfect with barbecue.

07/31/2013 By Rachel Breiwick

Drinking in Stores

A Visit to Nordstrom's New Cocktail Bar, Habitant

Solace for stranded husbands. Respite for retail-weary ladies. Either way, the drinks are good.

07/31/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

History

The DeLuxe Bar and Grill is 50

The bar at Broadway and Roy celebrates its history with beer and $1.99 burgers.

07/30/2013 By James Ross Gardner

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Chris Zulueta

"I am a mimicked collage of all my favorite bartenders."

07/29/2013 By Rachel Breiwick

Hidden Gems

Basements and Balconies for a Hot Seattle Summer

Escape the heat in the coolish underground, or revel in the breeze from an upstairs deck.

07/26/2013 By Rachel Breiwick

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Pickle Edition

In which we learn that pickle brine may or may not be a preemptive cure for hangovers.

07/25/2013 By Cassie Sawyer