Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner January 23–29

The week in which: Mighty-O celebrates a new shop, Seattle gets spirited away, and onesie-clad imbibers take to the streets.

01/23/2019 By Haley Gray

News Feed

Seattle Restaurant News January 2019

This month: smoky Tex Mex, ube cheesecakes, and restaurant expansions.

12/18/2018 By Rosin Saez

Malt Matters

Westland Distillery’s Peat Week Returns

The SoDo single-malt whisperers celebrate smoky whiskeys with a cocktail competition, a peat symposium, and a whole roasted pig.

09/27/2017 By Stefan Milne

Wait, What?

One of the Country’s Only Shochu Distilleries Is in Seattle

SoDo Spirits has been hiding in plain sight since 2009.

05/30/2014 By Genie Leslie

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: 611 Supreme's Cameron George

"A savior for a few semi-popsicled pedestrians."

12/09/2013 By Sara Hendrickson

Booze News

Sun Liquor Takes to the Skies

The Capitol Hill distillery recently started bottling for Alaska Airlines. Here’s how to make the most of the beverage cart and drink local 30,000 feet up.

11/01/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Article

Distillery Tastings this Saturday at The Foundry

Sample over 40 local spirits this weekend with Proof Washington in SoDo.

06/14/2013 By Rachel Breiwick

Booze Hybrids

These Local Distilleries Are Barrel-Aging Gin

A gin with bourbon sensibilities: “It’s like if the prom queen and the quarterback had a baby.”

05/31/2013 By Cassandra Callan

Still Life

An Abundance of New Local Liquors

Seattle distilleries are bringing the booze this new year—and branching out beyond their typical repertoire. Here's a sampling of what's in the works.

01/10/2013 By Christopher Werner

Article

That’s Amaro

Mike Easton of Il Corvo works with Capitol Hill’s Oola Distillery to bottle and sell amaro.

01/25/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Still Life

Letterpress Distilling Readies SoDo Facility

The small batch spirit maker will produce limoncello, vodka, and gin to start.

01/05/2012 By Christopher Werner

Still Life

Introducing Captive Spirits, Ballard’s New Microdistillery

Big Gin, a particularly vibrant juniper juice, will be available in March.

12/19/2011 By Christopher Werner

Article

Tiki Cocktails Return

The return of tiki cocktails lets us escape to a place where the shirts are silly and the drinks are seriously delicious. Find devoted disciples mixing those drinks at Tini Bigs, Naga Cocktail Bar, Moshi Moshi, and Rob Roy.

07/22/2011 By Andrew Bohrer

Article

Senate Approves Samples in Washington State Liquor Stores

A pilot program is planned for 30 stores.

03/31/2011

Seattle Spirits

Distillery News: Local Bottles Win at San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Plus, now you can buy Woodinville Whiskey products in state stores.

03/29/2011

Article

Tie One On

Where to sample the best of Seattle’s new crop of spirits, grappas, and bitters.

03/17/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Article

Not Your Grandma’s Punch

Bartenders like Alison Sever of the Local Vine on Capitol Hill are rediscovering real sherry—the stuff made in the Jerez area of Andalusia, Spain. Here, her recipe for the Local Vine’s Bombay punch, perfect for a holiday party.

11/15/2010 By Jessica Voelker

Article

Kombucha Culture

Fans of fermented tea are brewing their own at home with the help of Chris Joyner, owner of local kombucha brand CommuniTea.

10/11/2010 By Alexandra Notman

Article

Still Secret

There’s no reliable metric for gauging the popularity of home distilling, but signs indicate it’s on the rise. At the internationally popular website homedistiller.org, membership grew from 4,900 to 5,500 between February an

09/15/2010 By Paul Clarke

Seattle Voter’s Crib Sheet

Boozy Ballot Initiatives

Liquor privatization initiatives 1100 and 1105 will appear on the ballot. If one (or both) passes, it will forever alter how liquor is made, moved, and sold here. Let’s look at the nitty-gritty.

09/14/2010 By Jessica Voelker