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PNW News: 3 New Seattle Bars; Spot Prawns in Vancouver

Welcome to CascadiaWire, a weekly collection of restaurant news from up-and-down the Pacific Northwest corridor.


Photo of Seattle's Revolver courtesy S. Pratt/Eater SEA

SEATTLE—ESEA looks inside three new spots: With a vinyl collection of more than 2,500 LPs and '60s-inspired design, Revolver launched on Capitol Hill; Elysian Bar opened its doors downtown, and venerable bartender Murray Stenson is mixing drinks on weeknights; and Agave Cocina started serving its Mexican menu and pouring from its huge tequila list this week at the new EXPO apartments in Lower Queen Anne. [ESEA]

VANCOUVER— The seafood equivalent of the cherry blossom season — short, sweet and oh so beautiful — the BC spot prawn season opened yesterday and here's everything you need to know about where to eat these super-sustainable prawns and the top 20 places across the city where you can eat them. [Eater Vancouver]

VANCOUVER— New season cocktails hit the bars and restaurants this week so we mapped 18 of the best. Keeping it fresh for spring there are plenty of florals, fresh-pressed juices and — unexpectedly — an aquarium pump. Trust us: it works. Also: what's up with this new slushie trend? [EVAN]

SEATTLE—"I'll show the world how a woman gets it done." Anu Apte, owner of Belltown bar Rob Roy, is featured in this month's Barkeepers. She talks about keeping staff happy, developing a killer drink list, and being a woman in the bar business. [ESEA]
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