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Not easy: The Nest. I’ve wanted to visit this rooftop bar at the Seattle Thompson Hotel and finally scored a table…probably had something to do with showing up when they...

Seattle

Creole Food Truck: Where Ya At Matt. On the day I learned of this food truck, it just happened to be in the neighborhood. Couldn’t pass up the opportunity to...

La Conner WA

Nice change of pace: Salted Grape Bistro. The town is really all about tourist but this place is about a block or two from the core area so it’s a...

Seattle

French with a Japanese twist: Fresh Flours Bakery & Cafe. One of four locations of this bakery with the original in West Seattle. This location is in the Phinney Ridge...

Seattle

Newer kid on the block: Spinnaker Chocolate. Nothing but chocolate and this duo has brought it to a new level. So if you like chocolate, you must make a visit...

Seattle

Soul fusion: Communion. This place has been on my list for some time and we just happened to have a free Saturday and they had a reservation. Looking at the...

Snoqualmie WA

Coffee stop: The Bindlestick. I’ve been through this town many times on my bike but rarely stop. This time I needed a coffee break and this small place looked interesting....

Seattle

Thai: Thai Thai Kitchen. I’m told there are more than 100 Thai restaurants in Seattle and this was a new choice for us. That said, I think it has the...

Seattle

Vietnamese: The Monkey Bridge. I’ve driven by this place many times but never thought to give it a try. Our son and daughter in law gave it great marks so,...

Seattle

Bingsu(Bingsoo): Snowy Village Dessert Cafe. You may know Hawaiian shaved ice but have you had this? If you haven’t…you must! This takes shaved ice to another level…creamy, sweet and light...

Bremerton WA

On the way home: Greek to go. Found this place near the ferry dock during the Blackberry festival and thought I’d give it a try since the seafood paella looked...

Bremerton WA

Mexican & Salvadorian: El Balcon. Basically a walk up takeaway place with a few tables on the sidewalk. Their specialty seems to be the burritos with about 20 to choose...

Bremerton WA

Post ride calories: Horse & Cow Bar & Grill. Didn’t think much about the name at the time but, rest assured, there is no horse on the menu. It’s Naval...

Arlington WA

What…Greek food in Arlington? Kafé Neo. Stopped by on the way home from a hike in the North Cascades and we needed some nourishment after a long day on the...

Coupeville WA

Post ride beer and brats: Penn Cove Taproom. We had a coupon from the Tour de Whidbey for a few bucks off so, why not. Expect beer from the Penn...

Seattle

Vietnamese in Lake City: Green Papaya. Only have takeaway so we used Grubhub this time since it’s fairly close to our home plus it gets great ratings. It didn’t disappoint....