Holiday Spirits

Here Are 10 Bars Open on Christmas

...and, for good measure, some on Christmas Eve too.

12/18/2015 By Rosin Saez

The Restaurant Issue

Memorable Meals in Bars

It’s been years since Seattle’s bars have been just for drinking. But not until 2015 have so many made the critical crossover to genuinely memorable eating, with small plates evoking real places and real cultures.

10/30/2015 By Kathryn Robinson

Exciting Developments

Hotel Albatross and Sexy Alley Puffy Tacos Open This Week

Ooooh. Ballard's intriguing new cocktail bar comes with a street food walkup window.

01/27/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Editor's Note

Thirst and the City

Can you learn something about a city, about what makes a place tick, by merely sipping and studying and sitting with its trademark cocktails?

12/01/2014 By James Ross Gardner

Cocktails

The 25 Best Cocktails in Seattle

Here are the stories of the city’s best drinks, from classic and pre-Prohibition to tiki and mescal—and the bibulous talent behind them.

11/30/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Opening Dispatch

Damn the Weather Is Imminent in Pioneer Square

Duck hot dogs. Spot prawn crudo. A rum and coke for the discerning farmer.

06/12/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Booze News

Drinking Games Can Be Craft Too

A Portland artist releases a deck of cards featuring sketches of local breweries.

05/01/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Coming Soon

5 Reasons to Get Excited About the Rhino Room

Individual-size Champagne bottles are cool, but you had us at "anatomically correct rhinoceros."

02/25/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Fire & Brimstone & Drinks

5 Reasons to Get Excited About Witness Bar

Oh, hey—it opens tomorrow.

08/21/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

See, Drinking Is Good for You

Apothecary-Styled Percy's Is Opening Soon(ish)

What to expect: $8 cocktails with fruit purees and herbal tinctures and seasonal small plates from a Smith vet.

07/12/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Coming Soon

Triumph Bar Is Coming to Queen Anne This Summer

Don't call it a wine bar—but definitely come drink some wine here.

05/28/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Sara Rosales

A (gross) tale of peeing in a pint glass, and the Manhattan that changed everything.

05/20/2013 By Rachel Breiwick

Openings

First Look: Inside the Massive Von Trapp's

Beer. Brats. Bocce. Massive fireplaces. Glittering chandeliers. Twelfth Avenue's newest destination is a veritable sensory overload.

02/07/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Imbibing Agenda

Where to Celebrate Pride

Show your pride at these booze-fueled bashes.

06/21/2012 By Amanda Austin

End of Seattle Days

The Missings Part 2: Local Brews

Favorite beers served around Seattle.

10/12/2011

Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Jonathan Hudak of Artusi

The self-proclaimed "rookie bartender" has an abiding love of grappa and a funny story about a guy taking off his pants in public.

10/04/2011

Imbibing Agenda

Upcoming Drinking Events: Ginger Bliss release party; Mezcaleria Oaxaca Opens

Plus: Boozing it up at Pike Place Market, oyster HH returns to Whole Foods.

10/03/2011

Seattle on TV

Drinking Made Easy’s Full Shoot Schedule

Ah, the motherload.

08/10/2011

Very Important Questions

Why Can’t Every Bar in Seattle Put Out a Proper Gin and Tonic?

Plus: the one, two, threes of a good G&T.

08/04/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Free!

Free Cocktail Class at Licorous this Saturday

A whiskey-focused lesson served gratis to the bar’s first 30 guests.

05/19/2011