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......
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Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 05:27 pmVegetarian in Philly Cheesesteak land: Vedge. This restaurant has received rave reviews and even though I’m nowhere near a vegetarian I just had to try it out. I was not disappointed. It was a snowy night in Philly and I didn’t get into town until quite late......
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Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 05:28 pmTrivia night: Northlake Tavern. A group of us stopped by after a meeting and it just happened to be trivia night. It’s been a few years since I’ve been here…but it’s been around since 1954. I was also reminded that my first visit was over 30 years......
On the road again: Chico Saloon. Stopped in for a light snack and a swim. A swim you say, at a saloon? Yep. This is probably the only example of a saloon where you can walk out of the back door and be in a pool fed by hot springs……Chico Hot Springs to be exact.......
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Breakfast: Woodlawn Cycle Cafe During our visit I saw one bike and apparently they have cycling gear somewhere but that isn’t the focus of this place. It’s about locally sourced food. The approach is minimalist with simple but delicious offerings. My choice was the cycle breakfast bowl….scrambled eggs, potatoes, tomatoes, greens and sausage served on......
Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 12:29 pmTocos: Lola 55. Looking for a new place and this fit the bill…..open for about a month. The space is on the ground floor of a multi use building which seems to be the new model in many cities. The space is open with high ceilings and......