Behind the bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Mark Sexauer

The man behind the bar at Barrio Bellevue likes Mezcal, hoppy beer, and Sun Liquor.

08/12/2010

Behind the bar

Five Questions for the A Cocktail Chef: Cameo McRoberts

Cameo McRoberts is not a bartender, but that doesn’t mean she can’t make you a very good drink. Just don’t be snapping your fingers in her ...

07/07/2010

Behind the bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Marley Tomic-Beard

Who knew "I’m so wasted" was a bad thing to say while ordering drinks? Indispensable wisdom from the learned lady behind the bar at Spur.

06/07/2010

Behind the bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Mike McSorley

Do not threaten Bellevue’s fiercest cocktail competitor. He’s got weapons.

04/13/2010

Behind the bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Erik Carlson

The mystery man behind the bar in Ballard is making some of the most innovative drinks in town.

03/18/2010

Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Susanna Welbourne

Burlesque star, bartender, musician: Meet Hazlewood’s triple-threat drink slinger.

03/05/2010

Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the (Visiting) Bartender: Neyah White

Legendary San Francisco bartender Neyah White will be in town next week to teach Drinking Lessons at the Sorrento. Get to know him now.

02/15/2010

Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Philip Trickey

The Rob Roy up-and-comer will turn you into a gin lover, but asks that you keep your shoes on at the bar.

02/08/2010

Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Chris Bollenbacher

The bar manager at Serafina makes his own infusions and rhapsodizes about rum.

01/26/2010

Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Jim Romdall

The bar manager at Vessel tells us about fortified wines, barbequing in the rain, and one thing you should never do against a pinball machine.

12/18/2009

Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Erik Hakkinen

You came for Mur the Blur, you’re staying for Erik Hakkinen.

11/24/2009

Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Kristen Finstad

Shhh. Don’t tell this Hideout bartender that the Sonics were sold—basketball and bigfoot are her two great Seattle loves.

11/16/2009

Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Barback: Rocky Yeh

Seattle’s best-dressed bartender-in-training talks rum, favorite neighborhood bars, and Anthony Bourdain’s bad behavior.

10/27/2009 By Jessica Voelker

Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Jay Kuehner

The "reluctant mixologist" at Sambar will mix you amazing drinks with underrated spirits like eau de vie and mezcal. But please don’t make th...

09/24/2009

Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Miles Thomas

The Tavern Law tender tells us the worst thing he’s ever experienced in a bar…besides someone shooting him, that is.

09/04/2009

Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Andrew Friedman

Liberty’s own consummate barman loves gin, Japanese "whisky," and the city he calls home.

08/19/2009

Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Keith Waldbauer

The bartender at Barrio does not want to see your soul get crushed.

06/25/2009

Behind the bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: John Atkins

How do you explain to someone how to unlock a lock that he himself locked? The bartender at Lottie’s answers this and five other questions.

05/20/2009

Behind the bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: David Nelson

Spur’s tender-aged bar genius waxes philosophical about fortified wines and good hygene.

04/28/2009

Behind the bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Andrew Bohrer

Bellevue’s master mixologist will carve iceballs for your whiskey drink and teach you the finer points of getting "negronked" in style…...

04/21/2009