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“Magically Inspired Cocktails”
Review of Hilltop Kitchen - CLOSED

Hilltop Kitchen
Price range: $8 - $10
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene
Description: Hilltop Kitchen is a Tacoma neighborhood bar. We pour mezcal, whiskey, rum, and Cachaça. We make food inspired by our travels in the Southwest and in Latin America and that honors what we love about the Northwest. We worked with our friends to build Hilltop Kitchen out of reclaimed materials so the space reflects the same crafted approach we take when making food and drinks. We want to invite people to come in, grab a cold beer and some tacos; try a strange spirit you’ve never had before; have fun, relax, and let us take care of you.HK is a craft bar a scratch kitchen that seeks to honor the ingredients that draw inspiration from the Pacific Northwest and uses ingredients that are locally and seasonally grown. HK has a commitment to using quality ingredients at every step in the process, not the least of which is an extensive ice program, a variety house made mixers & sodas, along fresh squeezed juices. In our kitchen our vision is to create plates that fully engages the guest while not disguising the natural flavors of each component within the dish. We strive to gather ingredients as close to the source as possible, which leads to relationship with local famers, cheese mongers, and butchers. We like to “complicate” the dish by presenting only its essential elements. This is simple food, treated honestly. Our goal is to draw on a range of intrinsic influences that delight our guests. At the end of the meal, we want people to feel happy, well fed, and nourished. Essentially we like to eliminate the unnecessary to achieve the extraordinary.
Reviewed February 22, 2014

I am fortunate that I don't have to travel far to enjoy a masterfully, hand-crafted cocktail by Chris Keil and his crew at Hilltop Kitchen. I live a mere 5 minutes away here in Tacoma. I have not had the opportunity yet to sample HK's food menu but, given the amazing attention to detail and quality of the cocktails, there is no doubt in my mind that the kitchen fare will be just as worthy. Can't wait to try it. Once you have savored a drink at HK, nothing else will compare. Great space, friendly staff & patrons and a relaxed atmosphere. Highly recommended.

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