Laura Onstot

Photo by Matthew PielA dollar will get you those potato chips and

Photo by Matthew PielA dollar will get you those potato chips and onion dip.The Place:Lobby Court at Renaissance Madison Hotel, 515 Madison, 206-583-0300, DOWNTOWNThe Hours:… Continue reading

 

Showa’s Careless Whiskey

Fabian Ramos is fond of Wham! and ginger beer.

 

Cooper’s Alehouse, Home of the Adult Julius

A Maple Leaf pub is like a food court with booze.

 

Would that we had been friends in high school, Nick.The Watering Hole:

Would that we had been friends in high school, Nick.The Watering Hole:Cooper's Ale House, 8065 Lake City Way N.E., 522-2923, MAPLE LEAFThe Atmosphere: The purple-topped… Continue reading

Tequila, Not Rum, at Pillagers Pub

In Greenwood, a cross between a dive bar and a tap room.

Brandi Moery brings more than great boobs to the bar.The Watering Hole:

Brandi Moery brings more than great boobs to the bar.The Watering Hole:Pillagers Pub, 8551 Greenwood Ave. N., 206-706-2779, GREENWOOD.The Atmosphere: The spacious neighborhood, pirate-themed pub… Continue reading

Photo by Matthew PielThe Place: Sip, 909 5th Ave., 206-682-2779.The Hours: 3

Photo by Matthew PielThe Place:Sip, 909 5th Ave., 206-682-2779.The Hours: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close Monday through Friday.The Deal: Well… Continue reading

Morning Joe’s

A Chinatown bar where tequila actually is consumed at sunrise.

The Place: Hopvine Pub, 507 15th Ave. E., 206-328-3120, CAPITOL HILL.The Hours:

The Place:Hopvine Pub, 507 15th Ave. E., 206-328-3120, CAPITOL HILL.The Hours: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. every day of the week.The Deal: For a pub,… Continue reading

For the last eight months, Holey Shit has been roaming the city

For the last eight months, Holey Shit has been roaming the city (and beyond), eating donuts and bagels, and buying bigger pants. It's been a… Continue reading

The Place: Hotel del Coronado’s decadent Sunday brunch buffet, 1500 Orange Ave.,

The Place:Hotel del Coronado's decadent Sunday brunch buffet, 1500 Orange Ave., Coronado, CA.The Hole: A chocolate donut hole, complimented by a variety of other sweet… Continue reading

Making perfectly round dough wheels is very hard.The Place: The kitchen in

Making perfectly round dough wheels is very hard.The Place: The kitchen in my one-bedroom apartment on First Hill.The Hole: Plain bagels with Golden Glen Creamery… Continue reading

Paneer tikka masala and gulab jamun makes for a heart attack, India-style.The

Paneer tikka masala and gulab jamun makes for a heart attack, India-style.The Place:Maharaja Cuisine of India, 4542 California Ave. S.W., 935-9443, WEST SEATTLE.The Hole: What… Continue reading

Get there early to snag a bit of holey boiled dough.The Place:

Get there early to snag a bit of holey boiled dough.The Place:Gilbert's Main Street Bagel Deli, 10024 Main St., 425-455-5650, BELLEVUE.The Hole: Bagel Oasis proprietor… Continue reading

Photo courtesy of Bagel Oasis.The Place: Bagel Oasis, 2112 N.E. 65th, 526-0525,

Photo courtesy of Bagel Oasis.The Place:Bagel Oasis, 2112 N.E. 65th, 526-0525, RAVENNA.The Hole: You may remember that Holey Shit has already visited Bagel Oasis, generally… Continue reading

First Call: Orcas Landing–the New Angie’s?

Spiffy digs can't scare away an infamous former dive's clientele.

Photos by Matthew PielThe donut on the left is clearly too small

Photos by Matthew PielThe donut on the left is clearly too small for a pillaging seafarer.The Place: If you're ever headed to Poulsbo, a small… Continue reading

Last stop for carbs.The Place: It’s not like there’s a dearth of

Last stop for carbs.The Place: It's not like there's a dearth of donut and bagel makers in Seattle. Finding a wheel-shaped carb shouldn't be a… Continue reading

The Place: I arrived at Blazing Bagels’ brick and mortar location in

The Place: I arrived at Blazing Bagels' brick and mortar location in Bellevue planning to do a post evaluating the bagels at their home port,… Continue reading

First Call: Jagermeister for Adults at Madrona’s June

Nick Vrignaud will serve no drink before its time.