Beer, Wine & Bars
Figurehead’s Bob Monroe has a uniquely personal reason for creating a nonalcoholic craft beer
It’s been years since Bob Monroe has had more than a sip of his own beer. That’s about to change. Shortly after cofounding the popular Figurehead Brewing Co. in Seattle five years ago, Monroe got some surprising news: He had an autoimmune disease that makes him prone to pancreatitis. He was told if he continued…
Drinking White After Labor Day
Switching to red as the seasons change? Not so fast.
Fall is pretty much upon us in Seattle, which means it’s time to play some smooth jazz vinyls, brood in front of a ﬁreplace adorned with decorative gourds and oﬃcially make the switch from white wine to red wine. Right? Wrong. Except for the smooth jazz part. Turn that good stuﬀ up. There’s no reason to abandon…
Champagne, Step Aside
Summer of pét-nat: natural bubbles on the rise in Washington
It’s alive, almost electric. Bubbly and swirling with an eﬀervescent zip. Rather excitable when exposed to a gust of fresh oxygen. Pop quiz: Am I describing a post-vaccinated Seattle in the thick of sticky summertime or a bottle of pét-nat? Trick question. Turns out, it’s both. The buttery July sun hits diﬀerently this year. And,…
Find your Perfect Throwback Cocktail
These 10 drinks may not be top of mind, but all pack a punch as well as some colorful history
Many are saying once the pandemic fades, we’ll experience a Roaring ’20s decade similar to 100 years ago. So, with some downtime to prepare, why not start perfecting your cocktail game now? These 10 concoctions come from a vintage bar guide from Glenn Shaw Creations — supposedly from the 1950s — found in an antique…
Treffpunkt Pop-up Brings Oktoberfest to Seattle
The pop-up will be on the rooftop of wedding venue Fremont Foundry
A taste of Germany is coming to Fremont. Landmark Event Co., a Seattle catering and event outfit best known for operating private-dining club The Ruins, is launching Treffpunkt, an Oktoberfest pop-up restaurant, on the rooftop of wedding venue Fremont Foundry. The pop-up will open Friday, Sept. 25 and will run Thursdays through Sundays through Oct….