Bar Hop

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...
July 19, 2012 12:10 AM
High Ceilings, Happy StaffThe room is comfortably spacious, with high ceilings dotted with elegantly artsy fixtures, and tables that easily...
July 12, 2012 6:52 PM
Day after day of bright yellow rays and temperatures creeping almost into hot territory are leaving me and most Seattle folks dazed and...
June 20, 2012 11:40 PM
The Scotch RocksIt’s fitting that Macleod’s has a large print of Scottish poet Robert Burns on the back wall; in 1785, he wrote in the poem...
May 23, 2012 9:40 PM
With lighting on the dim side, the Innkeeper could at first be confused with the type of lounge that caters to those who sip serious...
May 3, 2012 9:39 PM
It's still a little random that American businesses widely observe Cinco de Mayo (and not actual Mexican Independence day: September 16)....
April 27, 2012 8:44 PM
Gather 'round, Seattleites! I’m teaching a cocktail class July 20 & 21 -- same class twice -- at the effervescent and ebullient Pantry...
April 20, 2012 12:41 AM
Sotol, Tequila and MezcalLittle Water Cantina’s big wooden bar is hefty and backed by an impressive array of bottles, an instant hint that...
April 16, 2012 9:32 PM
Hey, did you know that you don’t need reservations at Canlis to drop in for a bite and a sip? Spiff yourself up and stop by the snazzy,...