Bar Hop

Vessel in downtown Seattle
December 21, 2012 7:02 PM
Alongside presents, mistletoe, getting a few days off work, and the bottles Santa might put in your stocking, the finest part of the...
December 18, 2012 5:30 PM
It’s that time of year, when pundits of all disciplines, from movies to books to boozes, are making their picks for those "Best" and "Most...
November 29, 2012 8:06 PM
The holidays give us plenty of reasons to visit local bars: getting to see friends and family, getting over the stress of shopping for...
November 17, 2012 1:11 AM
Uniquely WelcomingWalk into Clever Bottle and you’ll probably feel a bit enchanted by its contrast to the outside world: With an airy...
November 14, 2012 12:10 AM
It’s become a holiday ritual for Sun Liquor bartender Erik Chapman. Sometime around Thanksgiving, he mixes up a batch of real, homemade...
November 5, 2012 6:30 PM
No matter how this election turns out, most people are ready to celebrate the end of a bitter, seemingly endless campaign season. Here are...
October 31, 2012 11:24 PM
While it opened a little more than a year ago, in September 2011, Canon: Whiskey and Bitters Emporium is still fresh on the Seattle...
October 25, 2012 2:49 PM
Ah, Murray. One of my favorite things to do is sit in front of Murray at Canon, where he's been tending bar several nights a week, and...
October 19, 2012 5:02 PM
Bartenders are so awesome. They serve you drinks, they have stories a-plenty, and they tend to dress snazzily. But what would they tell you...
October 17, 2012 10:53 PM
Cozy, not clutteredIn the former Bella Umbrella space, Essex feels like a high-end London pub, with 12 stools at the L-shaped bar, a...
September 21, 2012 11:06 PM
O happy day (sing it with me, Seattle cocktail lovers), O happy day, when Vessel came back.…It’s rare that the opening of a bar inspires...
August 21, 2012 11:18 PM
The MiddleWhile The Gerald sits on the western edge of the country, it boasts a very Wisconsin-in-the-1970s chic design, especially in the...
August 16, 2012 5:39 PM
The much-anticipated craft cocktail bar Essex has finally opened its doors, and I (and anyone who desires more great cocktail options)...
August 16, 2012 3:52 PM
Sambar is back from the brink! The beloved cocktail oasis behind the now-defunct Le Gourmand will remain open until the end of September,...
August 13, 2012 4:23 PM
Pop quiz: Which came first, the still-going-strong Northwest handcrafted beer movement or Latona Pub? That might be a chicken-or-the-egg...