Nightlife

Top Choice Microbrewery in Yakima

Bale Breaker Brewing

Here's a unique opportunity to drink craft beer in the hops fields it was made from. The tap room is in a homey big barn-like building with plenty of outdoor seating where the kids can run around, or head inside for…
Top Choice Cafe in Yakima

Northtown Coffee

Northtown sells Portland's famous Stumptown coffee in cozy nooks set beneath high, Victorian ceilings and lit by large windows. There's not much in the way of food besides pastries and a few sandwiches, but go ahead…
Coffee in Spokane

Atticus Coffee

A place of literature, arty gifts, brick walls and high ceilings, this bookish, bright and convivial cafe serves up an amazing selection of loose teas and equally good coffee.
Brewery in Yakima

Tieton Cider Works

Visit this industrial-style cider bar right next to the production facility. You can taste the dozen or so delicious varieties that are mostly produced from the company's nearby organic farms that have been in the s…
Brewery in Spokane

NoLi Brewhouse

A student hangout near Gonzaga University, Spokane's best microbrewery serves some weird and wonderful flavors, including a tart cherry ale and an imperial stout with coffee, chocolate and brown-sugar tones. Food-wi…
Pub in Leavenworth

Icicle Brewery

This pub is in the brewery itself, with big vats shining behind the bar. The modern, industrial-hip building brings you back to the Pacific Northwest with light meals such as soups and Ploughman's plates that (like …
Bar in Spokane

Mootsy's

This popular dive bar is the hub of the nightlife and alternative-music scene that hops all along this block between Stevens and Washington Sts. Cheap Pabst Blue Ribbon during happy hour keeps its customer base loya…
Cafe in Walla Walla

Coffee Perk

A student hangout notable for its giant old-fashioned bookcase stocked with everything from Dickens to Mark Twain's Innocents Abroad. If the literature doesn't perk you up, the coffee will.
Distillery in Spokane

Dry Fly Distilling

A visit to the tasting room here is an education in the craft. Try a flight of whiskeys or a craft-cocktail sampler in the airy, big-windowed space and learn about how the magic happens.
Cafe in Yakima

Gilbert Cellars

This refined downtown tasting room ($5 for five tastings) has the air of a classy wine bar. Service is knowledgeable but unpretentious and there are some excellent cheese-based snacks.