the people's pub seattle dive bar

The People’s Pub

The People's Pub specializes in traditional Swabian pub food (think spätzle, maultasche and pork 15 ways) and board games. It has long been an old Ballard destination for its selection of…

Montana Seattle dive bar


Montana is a nouveau dive bar, meaning that it did not fall from grace to become a dive—it was born this way. Birthed by Rachel's Ginger Beer—Seattle’s farmers market ginger…

boat street cafe seattle

Boat Street Café

Boat Street Café is the original outpost of Seattle’s most exciting homegrown chef and restaurateur, Renee Erickson (of The Walrus and the Carpenter and The Whale Wins). There’s a full menu…

sitka and spruce seattle

Sitka + Spruce

Housed in a charming former industrial building in the hip Capitol Hill neighborhood, Sitka & Spruce presents the egalitarian Northwest aesthetic in restaurant form. Using (mostly) local ingredients with an…

purple cafe seattle

Purple Café

Part of the local-sustainable American cooking wave, the downtown Seattle branch of Purple Café has one of the most education-forward lists in Seattle. Every section is highlighted with a short…

le caviste seattle

Le Caviste

Le Caviste is the destination for hipster French wine in Seattle, served alongside food that draws inspiration from rural France. A self-described bistrot-à-vins, the focus here is on small, artisanal…

wild ginger seattle

Wild Ginger

A Seattle institution, the cuisine at Wild Ginger is unapologetic Asian fusion—an inclusive culinary approach that mirrors the internationalism and laid-back melting pot atmosphere that pervades Seattle. The wine list…

rn 74 seattle

RN 74 Seattle

RN74 Seattle is the northern outpost of the original RN74 San Francisco, the brainchildren of wunder-sommelier Rajat Parr and collector Wilf Jaeger. While the list here is not as expansive…