Culture Fix

What to Do After Work August 19–22

A Ballard butcher shop sneak peek, a behind-the-scenes look at 1960s drag pageants, and the story of a 20th century female sculptor.

08/19/2019 By Lily Hansen and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

News Feed

Seattle Restaurant News June 2019

This month: abundant bagels, a long-awaited Ballard bar, and a rowdy rosé bash.

05/29/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Skål Opens, Pike Place Gets (Another) Chocolate Factory

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

04/05/2019 By Philip Kiefer

In and Out

Farewell to Old Ballard Liquor Co and Hello to Skål

Raise a glass—or, better, an ale horn—to Ballard's shuttered aquavit oasis, but also to a Viking-inspired beer hall opening this spring.

02/19/2019 By Haley Gray

Keeping Up With the Scandinavians

Freya and Skål Keep Ballard’s Nordic Roots Alive

Two new establishments—a beer hall and a cafe—exalt Ballard’s Northern European heritage.

08/14/2018 By Rosin Saez

Drink Like Thor

Ballard Is Getting a Viking-Inspired Beer Hall

Skål Beer Hall will land in the former People’s Pub space this summer.

02/27/2018 By Stefan Milne