Julien Perry

It's dive bars on the way home for this dapper drinkmaker.

Monsoon East: Rickey’s Ricardo

Not your average "pink drink" in Bellevue.

 

This is what an anchorman's son looks like.

Evo Tapas’ Son of an Anchorman

Dad delivered news, while his son delivers booze.

 

Leck: much happier on dry land.

Cutters’ Lecky Charm

"T" makes a drink that's perfect for 65-degree weather.

 

You'll love whatever Mercier likes.

Bar Ferd’nand: Have Mercier

You'll have what she's having.

You'll love whatever Mercier likes.
The world's cutest dog. Or Capitol Hill's, anyway.

Big Mario’s Tequila Tuesday

Drinking on the Hill with the world's cutest dog.

The world's cutest dog. Or Capitol Hill's, anyway.

Bartender Lisa Mungo’s Tequila Tuesday concoction.The Watering Hole: Big Mario’s, 1009 E.

Bartender Lisa Mungo's Tequila Tuesday concoction.The Watering Hole:Big Mario's, 1009 E. Pike St., 922-3875. CAPITOL HILLThe Atmosphere: Big Mario's is equal parts pizza parlor and… Continue reading

The Admiral needs more mezcal.

Mission’s Man: More Mezcal

Margaritas are great, but customers want smokier drinks.

The Admiral needs more mezcal.

The Watering Hole: Mission, 2325 California Ave. S.W., 937-8220. WEST SEATTLEThe Atmosphere:

The Watering Hole:Mission, 2325 California Ave. S.W., 937-8220. WEST SEATTLEThe Atmosphere: Mission is like a little hideout smack dab in a residential neighborhood just a… Continue reading

The calmest, coolest bartender ever.

Made in Manhattan Drugs

Andrew Flewelling's Ginger Blossom is delightfully boozy.

The calmest, coolest bartender ever.

Bartender Andrew FlewellingThe Watering Hole: Manhattan Drugs, 1419 12th Ave., 325-6574. CAPITOL

Bartender Andrew FlewellingThe Watering Hole:Manhattan Drugs, 1419 12th Ave., 325-6574. CAPITOL HILLThe Atmosphere: I arrived on the Friday following the big snowstorm of 2012 to… Continue reading

Hudak stands before his canvas.

Artusi Wrestles With Tequila

Spinasse's neighbor creates a drink called The Luchador.

Hudak stands before his canvas.

The Watering Hole: Artusi, 1535 14th Ave., 251-7673. CAPITOL HILLThe Atmosphere: The

The Watering Hole:Artusi, 1535 14th Ave., 251-7673. CAPITOL HILLThe Atmosphere: The clean and minimalistic space is in direct contrast to the adjoining rustic and homey… Continue reading

Josh HendersonUnrest could easily be the word of the year as, like

Josh HendersonUnrest could easily be the word of the year as, like many of us, a handful of young taste-makers felt the urge in 2011… Continue reading

Photo by Julien PerryThe Watering Hole: Efeste Winery, 19730 144th Ave. N.E.,

Photo by Julien PerryThe Watering Hole:Efeste Winery, 19730 144th Ave. N.E., (425) 398-7200. WOODINVILLEThe Atmosphere: The tasting room, built in 2008, is a sleek, super… Continue reading

Photo by Julien PerryOkay, pretty much all tater tots are beautiful, but

Photo by Julien PerryOkay, pretty much all tater tots are beautiful, but this recipe is courtesy of chef Tom Black who is getting ready to… Continue reading

Joe Gilmartin doesn’t know too much about cooking, but that’s okay because

Joe Gilmartin doesn't know too much about cooking, but that's okay because he owns one of the coolest clandestine bars in Seattle. When asking this… Continue reading

Is Hines good enough to bartend at her own restaurant?

Golden Beetle Juice

What's Maria Hines doing behind the bar in Ballard?

Is Hines good enough to bartend at her own restaurant?

The Watering Hole: Golden Beetle, 1744 N.W. Market St., 706-2977, BALLARDThe Atmosphere:

The Watering Hole:Golden Beetle, 1744 N.W. Market St., 706-2977, BALLARDThe Atmosphere: Golden Beetle feels like a neighborhood bistro. Owner Maria Hines is in the process… Continue reading

merrygourmet.comCharles Walpole of Blind Pig Bistro will celebrate his one-week anniversary tomorrow.

merrygourmet.comCharles Walpole of Blind Pig Bistro will celebrate his one-week anniversary tomorrow. It was just last Thursday that Walpole officially opened the doors to his… Continue reading

Paul Verano is the master of cheesecake in Seattle, having recently opened

Paul Verano is the master of cheesecake in Seattle, having recently opened a second location for his popular shop, The Confectional, on Capitol Hill to… Continue reading