Cocktail

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Wallingford’s Sunny New Margarita Bar is a Happy Hour Hit

Modern cantina Pablo y Pablo wants you to enjoy a margarita your way.

Pablo y Pablo’s carbonated blood orange margarita.

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Seattle’s Boozy Slushy Obsession Will Save Us From the Heat Wave. Here Are Our Faves

Keep cool with five of our favorite boozy slushies.

Beat the heat with a piña colada at Ballard’s vegan tiki bar No Bones Beach Club.

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Washington Distilleries Are Having a Fruity Summer Fling

Plus, a precious PNW whiskey hits the shelves (but not for long).

Try a strawberry daiquiri with Salish Sea’s basil liqueur.

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Leschi Bar’s ‘Extra Fancy’ Daiquiri is Perfect for Seattle Summer Nights

Revisit the classic daiquiri at Meet the Moon with a double dose of rum and sunshine.

Meet the Moon bartender Casey Estrada’s daiquiri reflects the summer vibe of the place

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Star Bartender Takes Over at One of Downtown’s Flashiest Patio Bars

Veteran Seattle drink shaker Bridget Maloney joins happy hour hotspot Frolik.

Tis the season for frosé at Frolik.

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New Cocktail Bar Brings Gothic Romance, Gorgeous Drinks to West Seattle

At Alchemy, the drinks are fussed over and it pays off.

Try the striking Black & White at West Seattle’s Alchemy.

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Rosé Cider Returns, New Late-Night Peruvian Eats and Other Booze News

The rosé craze continues.

Rosé cider returns Wednesday.

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Mbar Has the Perfect Sunset Cocktail Nicki Minaj Would Approve Of

At the South Lake Union hotspot, an intriguing spice mix updates the classic sidecar.

From his 14th floor perch in South Lake Union, Mbar’s Jon Clark puts a Mediterranean spin on the classics.

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Ultimate BBQ, Cocktail Party Hits SoDo This Weekend

Top Seattle chefs duke it out in a BBQ lamb battle.

Perfect Pour lead bartender Ross Steidel will deliver delicious drinks at Lamb Jam.

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4 Cocktails Perfect for Seattle Summer

Rejoice in the return of summer drinking.

Try the Wanderlust at Heartwood Provisions.

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This West Seattle Cocktail Spot is Worth the Trip Across the Bridge

The cozy new bar is already winning fans.

Duck into West Seattle’s friendly and lounge-y Nook for a cocktail.

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This Belltown Bar Makes the Perfectly Spicy Moscow Mule

Cursed Oak heats up a classic refresher.

Cursed Oak bartender Mike Carroll adds a zippy kick to his variation of the Moscow Mule

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Publisher’s Note: The True Seattle Influencers

Forget social media. These are the real heroes.

In-flu-ence /ˈinflo͝oəns/. The power or capacity of causing an effect in indirect or intangible ways. An emanation of spiritual or moral force. An ethereal fluid held to flow from the stars and to affect the actions of humans. With all the attention on “influencers” on social media, I think we’ve lost the true meaning of…

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Every Car Has a Story: ‘I don’t own cars. They own me.’

Blake Siebe takes a most unusual approach to car collecting

There are two kinds of car collectors. The vast majority fit into a sort of “check box” mentality of acquiring cars anointed by others as collector worthy. In contrast, a rare category of car collectors, I might venture to say, are the true cognoscenti who discover vehicles that no one is yet appreciating. They relish in…