Booze 101

Barrio Intros Cocktail and Spirits Classes

Beginning this month, barman Casey Robison schools Seattleites in the art of mixing drinks.

08/11/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Bar Openings

Details on Canon Seattle Emerge

And here they are.

08/08/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Bartender Shuffle

Changes Behind the Bar at Mistralkitchen

Tavern Law, Vessel alums now mixing drinks at the SLU restaurant and bar.


Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Jared Scarr of Vito’s

Take the candle out before you eat the cake, says the barman at First Hill’s absurdly atmospheric cocktail lounge.


Bartender Shuffle

Evan Martin Takes Over as Bar Manager at Ba Bar

No more Daniel Jeffers at Ba; Jason Saura now managing Naga.


Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Ricardo Hoffman at Zig Zag

A rising star behind the bar who likes mezcal, Old Fashioneds, and customers who don’t dismantle toilets.


Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Veronika Groth

The popular lady behind the bar at Poppy says sip your tequila, and never underestimate the pairing potential of whiskey and sushi.



Jamie Boudreau Says New Bar, Canon, Should be Open by Late Summer

Here’s what we know about it.

06/21/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Imbibing Agenda

Upcoming Drinking Events: Murray at Oliver’s, Syncline tasting, Two Beers in a Can

Lots of boozy options over the next seven days.


Bartender Shuffle

Meet the New Guy Behind the Bar at Zig Zag Cafe

Or maybe you already know him?



Final* (I Hope) Update on Murray Stenson’s Employment Status

Here’s the reason he’s not tending bar at RN74…at least for now.


In Poor Spirit

Seattle Bartenders Boycott Pusser’s Rum Following Painkiller Legal Action

The legal pursuit is "like Ragu trying to copyright ‘Bolognese,’" says one Seattle bartender.


Behind the Bar

Bastille Bartender Charles Veitch Named Tales of the Cocktail Apprentice

He’ll represent Seattle this July at that most booziest of conventions in New Orleans.


Seattle Bar News

Zig Zag’s Kacy Fitch on Life After Murray

Attention bartender’s assistants: an opportunity awaits.


Seattle Bar News

A Quick Chat with Murray Stenson about the RN74 Move

"Zig Zag is a young man’s bar," says Stenson.


Bartender Road Trip

One Night Only: Seattle Bartenders Jim Romdall and Anu Apte Head to Olympia

If you’re there, head to Swing Wine Bar and say hello.


Imbibing Agenda

Traveling Spirits Show Heads to Paratii This Wednesday

Discount drinks made by Golden Beetle’s Marley Tomic-Beard.


Bartender Shuffle

Thomas Bondesson Joins Little Water Cantina Team

Another good hire for Eastlake’s new Mexican restaurant.



Little Water Cantina Faces Cinco de Mayo

Today—Cinco de Mayo—is Little Water’s first official day in business. Ay yay yay.


Behind the Bar

Five Questions for the Bartender: Bryn Lumsden

"We are going through more eggs than Denny’s," says Rob Roy’s bar manager.