Category Archives: Seattle

the Walrus and the Carpenter

Ballard, Seattle We arrived at the Walrus and the Carpenter at 3:40 pm on a sunny Sunday afternoon and walked down a long hallway to get in line – the doors open at 4 pm and we were far from … Continue reading

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Bisato

Belltown, Seattle Everything on the menu at Bisato sounds and looks like a work of art.  The tapas-style restaurant’s emphasis is on the construction of the dishes, and ingredients are creatively combined and beautifully presented, with each element placed ‘just … Continue reading

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Boat Street Cafe

Downtown, Seattle Boat Street Café feels like a ray of sunshine on a gray Seattle evening. Whimsically and cheerfully decorated, there are vases of big, brightly colored tissue paper flowers around the edges of the restaurant, upside down Chinese paper … Continue reading

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Madison Park Conservatory

Madison Park, Seattle Madison Park Conservatory is a food lover’s haven.  Set just off Lake Washington, the restaurant feels like a cozy home overlooking the beach, insulated from rain and wind.  With local art on the whitewashed walls, blues playing … Continue reading

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Zeeks Pizza

Downtown, Seattle Zeeks is a solid neighborhood pizza spot – one that I later discovered is actually a local chain but doesn’t feel like one.  The open floor plan is inviting, with exposed brick walls and oversized black wooden booths.  … Continue reading

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Odd Fellows

Capitol Hill, Seattle Odd Fellows has a trendy, hipster vibe – it is giant warehouse space with high ceilings, intimate wooden tables, wood paneling on the walls, and a dessert and coffee bar with high metal stools and chalk board … Continue reading

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