Bar Hop

rumba bars in capitol hill
February 1, 2013 4:00 PM
Island DrinksFrom the lovingly displayed 250-ish brands of rum and rhum behind the bar, it’s immediately evident that owner Travis...
charcuterie sliced meats bars on capitol hill
February 1, 2013 8:00 AM
If three of a kind constitutes a trend, then bars that serve cured, smoked and sliced meats are the new black, at least on Capitol Hill....
Golden Beetle in Ballard
January 29, 2013 6:20 PM
Nestled in the old Market Street Grill space in Ballard, the almost 2-year-old Golden Beetle has garnered notice for the Eastern...
January 10, 2013 6:45 PM
There’s a lot to look forward to in 2013, especially for those who love bars, lounges, creative cocktails, and local bar stars. Vinum...
Vessel in downtown Seattle
December 21, 2012 7:02 PM
Alongside presents, mistletoe, getting a few days off work, and the bottles Santa might put in your stocking, the finest part of the...
December 18, 2012 5:30 PM
It’s that time of year, when pundits of all disciplines, from movies to books to boozes, are making their picks for those "Best" and "Most...
November 29, 2012 8:06 PM
The holidays give us plenty of reasons to visit local bars: getting to see friends and family, getting over the stress of shopping for...
November 17, 2012 1:11 AM
Uniquely WelcomingWalk into Clever Bottle and you’ll probably feel a bit enchanted by its contrast to the outside world: With an airy...
November 14, 2012 12:10 AM
It’s become a holiday ritual for Sun Liquor bartender Erik Chapman. Sometime around Thanksgiving, he mixes up a batch of real, homemade...
November 5, 2012 6:30 PM
No matter how this election turns out, most people are ready to celebrate the end of a bitter, seemingly endless campaign season. Here are...
October 31, 2012 11:24 PM
While it opened a little more than a year ago, in September 2011, Canon: Whiskey and Bitters Emporium is still fresh on the Seattle...
October 25, 2012 2:49 PM
Ah, Murray. One of my favorite things to do is sit in front of Murray at Canon, where he's been tending bar several nights a week, and...
October 19, 2012 5:02 PM
Bartenders are so awesome. They serve you drinks, they have stories a-plenty, and they tend to dress snazzily. But what would they tell you...
October 17, 2012 10:53 PM
Cozy, not clutteredIn the former Bella Umbrella space, Essex feels like a high-end London pub, with 12 stools at the L-shaped bar, a...
September 21, 2012 11:06 PM
O happy day (sing it with me, Seattle cocktail lovers), O happy day, when Vessel came back.…It’s rare that the opening of a bar inspires...