Stumptown Coffee Roasters may not have been roasting green beans in Seattle last Sunday night, but its equipment made for a magnificent backdrop at a special pop-up dinner in the roasting facility. Continue reading An Evening With Stumptown Coffee (and Cocktails, and Wine)
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, I walk into Henry and Oscar’s. Although the 4th … Continue reading What to Know Before Ordering at: Henry & Oscar’s
That’s the kind of thing that’ll get you noticed by a jaded U.S. Bartender’s Guild judge, so it’s not surprising that Johnson’s heading to Vegas for a September 8 bid at a national title. The winner gets, among other things, a cover feature in the December 2013 GQ magazine “Men of The Year” issue, and a shot at the Global Finals in 2014. Continue reading Will Canon’s Sean Michael Johnson be the Nation’s “Most Imaginative Bartender”?
The big change is a large horseshoe bar with an interior row of seats, encircled by a thinner counter area where people can stand and rest their drinks. Then there’s a section of long, wooden tables for German-style beer drinking, while the rest of the restaurant is filled with the same shiny metal-topped tables found out on the patio. Continue reading Cyclists! Redhook Brewery’s Forecasters Pub Welcomes You Once More
If Matt’s in the Market is one of the most romantic restaurants in Seattle, its new sister Radiator Whiskey is one of the most carnal. Dinner might include moonshine, deep-fried beef lips, Buffalo-style chicken livers, half of a smoked pig head, and a view of Deja Vu. Continue reading Pig’s Head, Moonshine, and More Now Warming Diners at Radiator Whiskey
The legendary happy hour (3 p.m. until close, which is 10 or 11 p.m. depending on if it’s a school night, seven days a week) remains: $1 off draft beer (all local) and well drinks, $2 off cocktails and glasses of wine. Fish & chips, regularly $12, goes for $9, a bowl of wild Alaska smoked salmon chowder, $5.50. Continue reading Keep Clam! Ivar’s Whalemaker Lounge Reopens After Makeover
Safeco Field’s adventurous-for-stadium-food offerings got them ranked #2 by Bleacher Report last year, but the folks at Centerplate are not resting on their Ichirolls. For the opening of Edgar Martinez’ open-air Edgar’s Cantina and, and a level above, the Home Run Porch Lounge, they collaborated with ubiquitous Seattle restaurateur Ethan Stowell on a “Northwest Mex” menu. Continue reading On Deck at Safeco Field, Northwest Mex, Mezcal & a Side of Vegetarian