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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…

Rob Smith

Simply Irresistible Wines

Fresh pairings that make the same yearly meal exciting again

Savage Grace Wines are exceptionally drinkable.

Aimee Rizzo

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…

Aimee Rizzo

Bike and Brew

A surprising number of Seattle microbrewers combine their passion for beer with bicycling

Third: Charles Finkel; Fourth: Métier Brewing CEO Rodney Hines;

Chris Nishiwaki

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,…

Aimee Rizzo

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…

Rob Smith

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….

Nat Rubio-Licht

Get To Know the Virtual Sports Spot Lounge by Topgolf

“You can play Pebble Beach and St. Andrews on the same day if you like."

The new lounge’s digital ceiling showcases a series of colorful displays

Jorn Peterson

Walla Walla Brings Wine Month to You

4 ways to (virtually) experience vineyards and wineries this spring

Connect with Walla Walla Valley Wine from the comfort of your home

Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance