April 2012

How to Maximize Your Summertime Spaces

HOT SEATS The Paola Lenti outdoor collection, exclusively at Inform Interiors (South Lake Union, 2032 Eighth Ave.; 206.622.1608; informseattle.com), is…

Alexis Chicoye

7 Best Restaurants That Define Seattle Dining Now

Our Best Restaurants 2012 list has a new spin: Here's where to go to taste Seattle now.

If you took a culinary snapshot of 2012, what would it taste like? Beyond the strong locavore focus and the…

Allison Austin Scheff and Sara Dickerman

Best Happy Hours at Restaurants

For half-price wine lists, cheap cocktails and sublime dishes we’d happily pay twice as much to eat.

A puny dish of sodden calamari, a sad plate of flabby, lukewarm wings, a can of Pabst Blue Ribbon—it’s the…

Allison Austin Scheff and Sara Dickerman

Seattle’s Food Establishment: Inaugural List

Seattle magazine's inaugural list of the 70 most powerful players in the Seattle food scene.

Who keeps Seattle’s food engines running? Who has the power, the respect and the influence to set trends, challenge the…

Allison Austin Scheff and Rebekah Denn; with Shawna Leader and Joe Livarchik

Happiest Happy-hour Bartenders

These five local mixologists are keeping it real at happy hour with humor, warmth—and a mean drink.

Bryn LumsdenRob Roy, BelltownWith a calm manner that isn’t shaken (even if a group of 15 shows up suddenly), and…

Seattle Mag

Best Cocktail-Centric Happy Hours

Where to go in Seattle for the best happy hour cocktails, and what you should order.

Sun Liquor DistilleryCapitol HillSun Liquor Distillery is an essential happy-hour stop. From 5 to 7 p.m., you can gaze lovingly…

Seattle Mag