A Summery Spin on a Potent Classic at Brimmer & Heeltap

The Ballard bistro pours out a 'Corpse Reviver' twist

The Cocktail: Porch Reviver Originally conceived as a hangover cure with a kick, the Corpse Reviver family of drinks—potent cocktails with a mix of liquors—have faded into history. There are only two recipes surviving today: the rare cognac-based Corpse Reviver No. 1 and the more fashionable gin-based Corpse Reviver No. 2, which features Lillet (originally…

AJ Rathbun

Talking About Death

Fancy drinks and a movie this rainy weekend? This Saturday evening event has both, and they each come with a twist—the movie is Speaking of Dying, a short documentary about community-based end-of-life planning, a project from local chaplain and facilitator Trudy James, and the drinks are by A.J. Rathbun, freelance food and entertainment writer (and…

Seattle Mag

Healthy Happy Hour in Seattle

Kelly answers the frequent request for low-calorie drink ideas.

It’s officially summer and if you’re anything like me, on a nice day I want to be sipping a glass of sparkling rosé on the water.    Summer is such a fun time in the Pacific Northwest, but moderation is key to savoring the sun.  The most common question I receive from readers is for low-calorie…

Seattle Mag