The founders of a popular North End restaurant made the move to beer geeks today. Barry and Renee Watson opened Pint Defiance this morning just off 19th and Mildred near Tacoma Community College. Their new store is a combination bottle shop and taproom with a niche focus on craft beer from the Northwest and beyond.
The Watsons may be best known for their successful Rosewood Cafe, which they opened off 26th and Warner in 2003 and built to become a popular North End neighborhood destination for scratch soups, straightforward sandwiches and a laid-back vibe. Read more »