Bar Hop

September 16, 2011 4:11 PM
In a window-wrapped corner space next to the recently expanded Spinasse (which now has a new, open pasta-making station, but retains its...
September 16, 2011 4:03 PM
When I moved to New York City a decade ago, I couldn’t believe how bad they had it. Oh sure, they’ve got Mario Batali, Daniel Boulud and so...
September 16, 2011 4:02 PM
A new watering hole sits along the steel paths of the pedestrian walkway downtown, offering a sweet escape during long ferry waits. THE...
July 13, 2011 4:45 PM
Tommy Gun Bar owner Erin Nestor (of The BottleNeck Lounge in Madison Valley) opened Tommy Gun (1703 E Olive Way; 206.323.4866) in March...
June 10, 2011 11:50 PM
The recent boom in Seattle booze distillers comes thanks to the Washington State Craft Distillery Law (passed in 2008), which allows local...
June 10, 2011 6:05 PM
Il Bistro An elegant little hideaway in Post Alley, Il Bistro (Pike Place, 93A Pike St.; 206.682.3049; ilbistro.net) has served traditional...
June 3, 2011 6:44 PM
Open since last summer, open-air, wine-centric Bar Ferd’nand (1531 Melrose Ave.; 206.623.5882; ferdinandthebar.com) blends casual with...
May 27, 2011 9:14 PM
Tall, Cold Ones Seattle’s mixologists are chefs in their own right, and come summer, they’re inspired by the sweet, fresh tastes of the...
April 15, 2011 6:38 PM
The New York Times recently named 1022 South (1022 South J St.; 253.627.8588; 1022south.com) in Tacoma’s Hilltop district “home to some of...
Grim's Provisions and Spirits Capitol Hill Seattle
March 11, 2011 11:26 PM
Bar owner Laura Olson and designer Chris Pardo (both of Po Dogs and Auto Battery) opened Grim’s (1512 11th Ave.; 206.324.7467; grimseattle....
Blue Glass Seattle
February 3, 2011 10:54 PM
Dan Cowan (owner of Tractor Tavern) and Patti Bellafato (previously of Saltoro) teamed up to take over the former Tiger Tail space in...
Urban Enoteca's sleek Blanc de Blanc room
January 13, 2011 6:53 PM
Wine aficionados, brides and partygoers are likely to be spending more time in SoDo this year, thanks to Urban Enoteca (urbanenoteca.com),...
Vito's, Seattle
January 13, 2011 6:19 PM
Vito’s Restaurant & Lounge (927 Ninth Ave.; 206.397.4053; vitosseattle.com) opened its doors in 1953, serving Seattle’s power elite and...
January 12, 2011 1:29 AM
What's the difference between a $15 bottle of tequila and a $300 bottle? How do you cure a tequila hangover? Matador owner Melang answers...
December 16, 2010 6:13 PM
Married couple Rick Weersing (late of REI) and Ellen Kelly (a recently retired attorney) wanted to celebrate their passion for the...