Tipless in Seattle

How 3 Seattle Businesses Are Grappling with Tipping

Following the minimum wage hike, service charges have popped up in restaurants all over the city. But Optimism Brewery, Ada's Technical Books and Cafe, and S...

12/04/2017 By Jaime Archer

Critic's Notebook

3 Terrific Gluten-Free Sandwiches. Honest.

Including one that’s not really a sandwich but whatever. (Plus a bonus fourth which promises to be good—available in a few weeks.)

09/06/2016 By Kathryn Robinson

Pour

Cloudburst and Optimism Breweries Demonstrate the Full Spectrum of Drinking Local

One is a beer temple, one is a beer den—and Seattle's beer culture definitely needs them both.

04/25/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Optimism Brewing Company Opens at Union and Broadway

Tech entrepreneurs turned brewers bring their passion project (and a great beer-drinking space) to the heart of Capitol Hill.

12/04/2015 By Greg Young