August 2, 2016

Seattle Magazine Cocktail Catch Up

Well, it’s that bubbly time again, where I walk you through recent Seattle magazine pieces and posts that you may have missed (which would make me sad – maybe it would make you sad, too?). There is so much awesomeness going on here in the Emerald City bar and booze scene; it’d be a shame to not delve in a little deeper. So check out the below:

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July 12, 2016

Seattle Magazine Cocktail Catch Up

Ballard's GraciaHello! I’ve been having lots of fun recently writing about booze, bars, and bumbling about for the Seattle magazine lately, and, well, cause I care about you (I do, really), and know you’re busy, what with the busy things, I figured I’d list out a few of the Seattle magazine things done in the near-ish past, so you can catch up. See, I do care. Read the below to see how much:

•    Prohibition Drink Picks for the New Smith Tower Bar
•    3 First Impressions of Gracia
•    Upcoming Festivals, Distillery News, and Ultimate Bartending
•    3 First Impressions of the No Bones Beach Club
•    3 First Impressions of Meet the Moon
•    Oliver’s 40th and Local Distillers Win Big

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July 5, 2016

Seattle Bartenders Tell You What’s Good About Summer

Recently had a chance to ask some awesome (well, that list is super-duper long – I love me some shakers here, but all these folks happened to be both neat and within recent earshot) Seattle bartenders about what they think re: summer drinks and drinking, with a whole ton of suggestions, all rounded up in a mighty Seattle magazine summer drinking interview post, which you, being someone who likes to drink in summer I’m guessing, should read right now.

June 28, 2016

G&T Evolution at Seattle’s Naka

Hello G&T lovers! It seems this summer stalwart is having yet another moment in the sun, as every bar and their bar’s mom are talking about how they have the finest types of gin mixed with the finest types of tonics and more variations than you could count. However! One of the actually finest G&T programs is at Seattle’s fresh Naka (the bar, not the restaurant, which is also fresh, and really, they’re connected, so who’s pulling hairs? Not me), where I recently went, had their newest G&T, talked to energetic and awesome bar star Nic Virrey, and then wrote about it in a Seattle magazine article you should read right now. Thank me later!

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June 7, 2016

Sour-ing With the What’s New Pussycat? at Heartwood Provisions

Seattle’s new-ish Heartwood Provisions is an amazing spot, with a singular bar program, part of which is pairing each food item with a specially-designed cocktail, and a swell person running the whole beverage show, Amanda Reed. I recently wrote about the space, her, and one of my favorite drinks on the menu, the What’s New Pussycat, in an article for Seattle magazine. Don’t miss it, yo!

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May 17, 2016

Getting International at Artusi with The Carreras Cocktail

Seattle’s swell Italian spot Artusi is always worth a stop (especially if you’re missing Italy like I am), and recently I stopped in to chat with amiable bar manager Connor O’Brien and to taste up the Carreras Cocktail, which has a lovely taste and globe-trotting pedigree. And then I got to write about it for Seattle magazine. I’m lucky indeed – but you can read it and feel lucky, too.

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May 3, 2016

Seattle Magazine Cocktail Catch Up

Hello young (and not-as-young) drinkers! I’ve had some fun writing about all kinds of drink-y things lately at Seattle magazine. What’s that you say? You’ve missed said pieces? Well, friend, step right up and catch up on all those things you’ve missed:

•    3 First Impressions of Bar Noroeste Taqueria
•    Celebrate National Poetry Month with Poems and Local Spirits
•    3 Impressions of the Beardslee Public House
•    Scratch GINiology in Edmonds and More Spirited News
•    Three New Irish Whiskies
•    3 First Impressions of Heartwood Provisions
•    Local Distillery Gifted at the Oscars
•    Three First Impressions of the Bar at Eden Hill

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February 9, 2016

Check Out the Amazing Liqueurs from Salish Sea

I recently got to visit the Salish Sea distillery, in Lacey, WA, where they make a whole host of intriguing and delicious organic liqueurs (a couple of which I’ve written about in earlier Spiked Punch posts, one on the ginger and one on the thyme-coriander). And then I got to write an article about them, and the liqueurs, for Seattle magazine. You, if you’re someone who likes tasty things, should go read it now!

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