On the list: Stack 571. I was in the general area to have this year’s rosé analyzed and decided to stop by to see what this place had to offer. It’s located in the “new Bothell”….blocks of new apartment buildings west of the old town. You’ll find this place on the ground floor of one of......
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One of the 2 or 3 best places for pastries in Seattle: Café Besalu. I think this place ranks just behind my number 1 recommendation: Bakery Nouveau in West Seattle. The space is small and there is usually a line out the door as soon as it opens. They have a few tables inside and......
Pike Place Market: Three Girls Bakery. Quick “breakfast” while visiting the Market. Not the best bakery in Seattle but it is very conveniently located if you are shopping at the Market. One claim to fame….longest continuously operating business in the Market…since 1912. It’s located across the street (East) of the main Market. My take on......
Impossible Burger: Meet the Moon. We had been looking…all over for the Impossible Burger….and didn’t even know they had it on the menu. Not only was it listed, they actually had it! So what is an Impossible Burger? It’s a plant based product made of potatoes, soy, coconut and sunflower oils and….soy leghemoglobin. So what......
Not a restaurant: DeLaurenti’s. This is one of those places you must visit…if you like Italian food..and even if you don’t…just to see the place. They have aisles and aisles of…olives, pickles, pasta, pasta sauce, mustards, pickled fish, etc. You name it, they have it in spades. And did I mention chocolate? They have that......
Needed some Q: 3 Pigs. This is one of our go to places in Seattle for BBQ. Story is that it was started by 2 brothers from Atlanta….not a hotbed for BBQ but it is in the South. Always go for the pulled pork….more like chopped pork…with beans and coleslaw. You can choose from 3......