This just might be one of my favorite spots in Seattle. Yep, I just might have become a regular. That is my arm being twisted.
The first time that I stopped by was to have a drink while waiting for a friend during the Capitol Hill Block Party. I thought it would be a madhouse but I was able to sidle right up the bar and it was not long before I had a most refreshing Negroni in front of me. The bartender and hostess were fantastically nice and I just liked the vibe of the spot. The space is one big room with the kitchen and bar and all of it out in the open. Very inviting. Read more
I have been to Oliver’s Twist probably twenty times and it is stellar every… single…time. They have a chalkboard that lists the favorite drinks of everyone that works there. In the name of research, I think I have tried every single one with the Red Hook, Scofflaw and Duff & Blathers being my very favorites. If you are lucky, Robert will be there – he is one of the best bartenders in Seattle, in my very humble (and experienced) opinion.
Maria Hines just never lets me down. My friend and I were finally able to make it to Agrodolce to check it out and we were oh so glad that we did.
Our cocktails for the evening (all of them!) were delicious. Among them, my Pink Elephant was sparkly deliciousness and my friend’s Salty Sicilian had him feeling like James Bond. Read more
I think I just found my nomination for most beautiful staff at a restaurant in Seattle. Not that looks matter, of course, at a food establishment, but it didn’t hurt this girl’s dining experience. Read more
Thank you, Hunger, for making me a believer in second chances! My friend and I came in one night and had horrible service from a bartender and, the next day, both Yelped about it, saying we would never, ever go back. Read more