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Her Bloody Mary recipe is still top-secret after 33 years
Nancy Myrtle, who has worked at Arnies in Mukilteo since 1987, loves her customers — and the view out the window.
He was shy until he got behind the bar at Mukilteo’s Diamond Knot
Alex Frye became a bartender to realize a childhood dream and confront his fears. Now he loves it.
This Mukilteo bartender practices the art of the cocktail
Traci McFarlane, owner of Bits, is passionate about mixing drinks the right way.
This globetrotting Lake Stevens bartender is aiming high
Macara “Mac” Hinds tended bar in Germany and traveled in Norway and Thailand. Now she is training to fly airplanes.
Rory’s bartender loves his regulars — especially his in-laws
Chris Madsen has a wife and two kids, thanks to his job at this Edmonds watering hole.
Her customers are her extended family at this Lynnwood bar
Traci Lamb, bartender at Just Left Pub & Grill, is an extrovert who loves to get know people.
Their goals from behind the bar: Make your drink — and your day
Husband-and-wife bartenders Kris and Kali Kelnero open their own place in downtown Edmonds.
He went from an ID-checking doorman to a certified cicerone
Blake Fitzgerald shares his extensive beer knowledge at Josh’s Taps and Caps in Snohomish.
She may be new to bartending, but everyone knows her name
Amanda Biship is the bartender at The Clubhouse Bar and Grill in Everett, where it feels like family.
He’s seen it all after 28 years tending bar — but it’s a long story
Mark Evich of The Cove Restaurant and Lounge in Lynnwood says obscure cocktails are his biggest challenge.
Popular Edmonds mixologist is ready to open his own business
The new joint in Seattle’s Wallingford neighborhood will have a familiar name: Niles Peacock Kitchen and Bar.
The bar’s had different names, but she’s always called it home
Deanna VanderVate pours drinks at The Paddle Pub, formerly the Roadhouse Bar & Grill.
This friendly bartender makes a mean margarita in Marysville
Megan Bingaman broke into the business after she got sick of her desk job.
He enjoys talking about cocktails as much as making them
Jason Castro loves to explain the history behind the drinks at Fred’s Rivertown Alehouse in Snohomish.
From millennials to elders, he serves ‘em all at the Anchor
Cameron McCaffree says he enjoys the historic Everett bar’s diverse, colorful customers.
The A-Team has poured beers at Bothell’s The Bine since Day 1
Bartenders Mallory Galash, Alethea Kendrick and Valerie Hackett have become close friends.
Nicole Geer’s listening skills once netted her a $500 tip
Accounting wasn’t a good fit for this “super-friendly” person, so she switched to bartending.
This Mill Creek bartender thrives when the place is slammed
Jessie Meyers feels a rush of accomplishment when she makes everyone happy.
Kuhnle’s Tavern bartender pours them as she sees them
Denise McKenzie has learned a few things after 12 years at the venerable Marysville bar.
This big personality tends a tiny Edmonds bar
Desmond van Rensburg says people skills are as vital as mixology knowledge.