Bonnets Up

Five Destinations for Derby Day Drinking

It's not every day you get to wear a fancy hat and quaff mint juleps at noon. Here's where to watch the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby this Saturday.

04/30/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Critic's Notebook

What’s the Hottest Look in Seattle Restaurants Right Now?

(Hint: Make that the coolest.)

03/31/2014 By Kathryn Robinson

Go Hawks

Where to Watch the Seahawks’ First Playoff Game

Watch Seattle face off against New Orleans—with a crowd and a beer in hand.

01/07/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: The Gerald's Sean Doyle

"He introduced us to his wife and we chatted about how bad prison food is."

12/16/2013 By Sara Hendrickson

TV-Inspired Benders

Where to Drink Like Don Draper

Where we think Mad Men's handsome antihero would imbibe on a business trip to Seattle.

04/03/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

These Are a Few of My...

Favorite Things: The Gerald Spirits Director Nikki Worley

You can find her sporting comfortable footwear, taking notes, and making drinks with orgeat at this Ballard Ave bar.

11/01/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Imbibing Agenda

Where to Watch Euro 2012

Bars are breaking out the brunch menus—and big screens—for the epic soccer tournament.

06/07/2012 By Rachel Walls


Eat Here Now: What’s New in Old Ballard

Ballard Avenue is bursting with new bars and restaurants.

04/25/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Food and Drink Events

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner

This Week: opening days, closing days, chats about football, benefit dinners, and more.

04/23/2012 By Brandon L. Bye


The Gerald Opens Friday on Ballard Ave

Cocktails, casseroles, and a dash of glamour. Just don’t mention that show on AMC.

03/19/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Ballard Ave's Utter World Dominance

Bar-Staurant The Gerald Opens Late March in Ballard

Two local boys make good in the form of classic cocktails and comfort food.

02/29/2012 By Allecia Vermillion