Drink

Don’t read this if you want to enjoy that latte

Lattes are more than just espresso and foamy milk — they’re works of art. Just ask the folks we met at one of Seattle’s latte art competitions.

/ August 16, 2017


Is Seattle too expensive for its cooks? A quick look at a restaurant crisis

V. H. Hammer | Flickr You don’t have to go far around here to find good restaurants. But Seattle area restaurants are having a heck of a time finding good cooks. There’s a shortage, it turns out, of cooks, dishwashers, and other “back of house” restaurant staff in cities all over the country. And Seattle […]

/ August 3, 2017


Seattle Dollars: Washington has the nation’s highest tax on distilled spirits

Washington has the highest spirits sales tax in the country while ranking somewhere in the middle on its beer and wine taxes. Why the gap? There are theories.

/ June 27, 2017


Win at Seattle, guzzle beer, and 18 more things to do this week

It’s May Day in Seattle, and the week is full of events focused on social issues and activism. Roll up your sleeves and let’s make some plans.

/ May 1, 2017


We mapped your favorite spots in Seattle to get creative

We asked you to share where you go in the city when you want to get creative. A bunch of you got back to us with your favorite spots, and we put ’em on a map.

/ March 21, 2017


Can you write the best letter from Donald Trump? Seattle bar The Hideout wants to see you try

What could Donald Trump say that would make you happy? The Hideout, a bar on First Hill, is hosting a writing contest to see who can write the ‘best’ letter from President Trump.

/ February 16, 2017


Dance the #$@! away: 14 things to do around Seattle this week

Talks, meetups, parties — here are 14 ways to roll through another strange week.

/ January 30, 2017


Meet the Seattle bartender who gives sermons on Saturdays

Seattle bartender Gregg Holcomb of Witness in Capitol Hill delivers sermons to his patrons every Saturday night at 10 p.m. Here’s why.

/ October 26, 2016


Games over drinks at Seattle’s Cafe Mox

Seattle’s Cafe Mox in Ballard offers more than 600 games for people to play in the store over drinks, from classic board games and card games to geekier, more immersive games for more advanced players.

/ October 14, 2016


Seattle fall coffee shop drinks that are not pumpkin spice lattes

Seattle coffee drinkers can’t enough of pumpkin spice lattes in the fall. But what else is out there? Here are four ideas from around Seattle neighborhoods.

/ October 5, 2016