Bar Hop

December 12, 2011 9:41 PM
Longtime friends and bartenders Trevor Garand and Rita Dixson opened casual neighborhood bar The Bridge this year in dive-bar Redline’s old...
November 19, 2011 1:02 AM
Named for the Brazilian beach town Paraty (but spelled differently), Paratii Craft Bar transforms a little corner of Ballard into a...
October 28, 2011 2:28 PM
As Ken Burns recently illuminated for us, women were at the forefront of the two most significant developments in our country's history of...
October 17, 2011 4:14 PM
THE VIBE: The room’s feel is theatrical, yet intimate. The high wooden ceilings are decked with antique chandeliers and window frames...
September 16, 2011 4:11 PM
In a window-wrapped corner space next to the recently expanded Spinasse (which now has a new, open pasta-making station, but retains its...
September 16, 2011 4:03 PM
When I moved to New York City a decade ago, I couldn’t believe how bad they had it. Oh sure, they’ve got Mario Batali, Daniel Boulud and so...
September 16, 2011 4:02 PM
A new watering hole sits along the steel paths of the pedestrian walkway downtown, offering a sweet escape during long ferry waits. THE...
July 13, 2011 4:45 PM
Tommy Gun Bar owner Erin Nestor (of The BottleNeck Lounge in Madison Valley) opened Tommy Gun (1703 E Olive Way; 206.323.4866) in March...
June 10, 2011 11:50 PM
The recent boom in Seattle booze distillers comes thanks to the Washington State Craft Distillery Law (passed in 2008), which allows local...
June 10, 2011 6:05 PM
Il Bistro An elegant little hideaway in Post Alley, Il Bistro (Pike Place, 93A Pike St.; 206.682.3049; ilbistro.net) has served traditional...
June 3, 2011 6:44 PM
Open since last summer, open-air, wine-centric Bar Ferd’nand (1531 Melrose Ave.; 206.623.5882; ferdinandthebar.com) blends casual with...
May 27, 2011 9:14 PM
Tall, Cold Ones Seattle’s mixologists are chefs in their own right, and come summer, they’re inspired by the sweet, fresh tastes of the...
April 15, 2011 6:38 PM
The New York Times recently named 1022 South (1022 South J St.; 253.627.8588; 1022south.com) in Tacoma’s Hilltop district “home to some of...
Grim's Provisions and Spirits Capitol Hill Seattle
March 11, 2011 11:26 PM
Bar owner Laura Olson and designer Chris Pardo (both of Po Dogs and Auto Battery) opened Grim’s (1512 11th Ave.; 206.324.7467; grimseattle....
Blue Glass Seattle
February 3, 2011 10:54 PM
Dan Cowan (owner of Tractor Tavern) and Patti Bellafato (previously of Saltoro) teamed up to take over the former Tiger Tail space in...