Boozy Slushies at Artusi

Boozy Slushies at Artusi...

Summer in Seattle is more than just warm weather and Teva tan lines – it’s a celebration of cocktails that you only get to enjoy when it isn’t freezing cold outside. This summer we’ll celebrate some of our favorite Seattle summer cocktails. Today it’s the frozen slushy drinks at Artusi in Capitol Hill.   Flickr user JetAlone Artusi is more than a boozy waiting room for your table at...
Monday Movie Nights at Percy’s

Monday Movie Nights at Percy’s...

Mondays are a particularly trying time, so it’s always best to ease yourself back in whenever possible. This summer, all of your Mondays just got a little better, because Percy’s and Co., the apothecary-bar-delicious restaurant in Ballard is playing a Hitchcock film every Monday night until August 25, with the added bonus of all-night happy hours! Image from Percy's Facebook page Rather than slaving over a hot...
Join the Champagne Campaign at Rock Creek

Join the Champagne Campaign at Rock Creek...

You need more bubbly in your life. Good thing you have Rock Creek in your corner. This seafood-centric restaurant in Fremont’s upper corridor not only makes some of the most drool-worthy dishes in town (seriously, just order the black cod and tell me it doesn’t change your entire life. I dare you.), but they have a bar so good that I’ve kind of started a casual religion around Mike Duncan, their head...
Drink Pink at Cafe Campagne This Friday

Drink Pink at Cafe Campagne This Friday...

Summer has a lot of great qualities, but the fact that you can drink copious amounts of rosé is definitely near the top of my list. This Friday, drink a bunch of delicious pink wine at Cafe Campagne, right in the heart of Pike Place Market, for a definitely Seattle summer day. Photo credit Flickr user Raymond Bryson Drink Pink starts at 4:00 pm, the patio will be filled with rosé for your tasting pleasure. At just $3.50 a...
Two Reasons to Drink All Week Long: Sherry Week and Negroni Week June 2 – 8

Two Reasons to Drink All Week Long: Sherry Week an...

You guys, this week is the perfect opportunity to class up your drinking habit. Put down the PBR and boxed wine for just a moment and check out two amazing reasons to drink all over town: Sherry Week and Negroni Week! Photo credit: flickr/Franz Conde Negronis are basically my most favorite cocktail ever. The basic recipe is super simple (Campari, Gin, Vermouth), but the result is magic in your mouth. June 2 through June 8 is...
Three Cheers for Seattle Beer Week

Three Cheers for Seattle Beer Week...

courtesy of http://www.seattlebeerweek.com/ This Thursday, May 8th, marks the beginning of a ten day beer drinking stretch that may require using up a few sick days here or there.  Bearded brewski aficionados will be heading out to the local breweries in order to guzzle freshly brewed beers, clang frothy iced mugs and give each other high fives.  There are dozens of events to choose from this year.  Here are just a few of...
Happy Hour at Cafe Flora

Happy Hour at Cafe Flora...

Happy hour has a bit of a bad reputation, nutritionally speaking. Sure, it starts with a glass of wine or a cocktail to relax after a long day at work, but then suddenly you find yourself face down in a plate of pork belly sliders and cheesy nachos piled a foot high. But it doesn’t have to be that way- you just have to be smart about where you spend your happy hour. So let me tell you about a happy hour that’s...
$12 Cava Sundays at Cure

$12 Cava Sundays at Cure...

$12 Cava Sundays at Cure combine two of my favorite underrated things. First, Sunday happy hours do not get the love they deserve. There’s simply no better way to soften the ominous dread of knowing that the weekend is almost over than by enjoying a drink with a friend. Second, you aren’t drinking enough Cava. Sure, Champagne gets all the attention, like Kevin Arnold from The Wonder Years, but Cava is Karen, his...
Birthday Bash at E. Smith Mercantile

Birthday Bash at E. Smith Mercantile...

E. Smith Mercantile is a tiny little space in Pioneer Square that has everything good in life in one place. By morning they serve delicious pour-over coffee and pastries, and after 4:00pm they transform into an old-timey bar serving stiff hand-crafted cocktails. And no matter what time of day you stop by, you can do a little shopping for some handmade tinctures, hand-dyed kitchen linens and a very fancy artisan chocolate bar...
FREE: The Irony Games at Fred Wildlife Refuge

FREE: The Irony Games at Fred Wildlife Refuge...

You may excel at being cool, but would you win an award for it? Test out your hipster factor this Tuesday at Fred Wildlife Refuge’s Irony Games.   Fred Wildlife Refuge always puts on a good show, and Tuesday should be no exception. Battle it out with your fellow experts on all things hip and ironic, sip complimentary PBR, listen to live music, and help raise money for homeless children, all for free. Seriously, for...

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