Posts tagged with: American

Seattle

State Hotel: Ben Paris. The name may seem a bit odd but there was a Ben Paris, a well known Seattle sportsman who had a restaurant of similar name located...

Denver

Open for 23 years: Potager. Picked this place based on the menu, which seemed interesting, and the fact that it had been in business in a residential area of Denver...

Seattle

Haven’t been here in a few years: Steelhead Diner. Had a relative in town for business who wanted seafood and this seemed like a good choice……close to her hotel and...

Vancouver

Quick lunch: Bistro Verde. In the Pacific Center Nordstrom and close to my daughter’s office so we decided to give it a try. Nice space with a separate street entrance...

Chelan WA

Classic small town diner: Apple Cup Cafe. This place is legendary and I’ve had breakfast and dinner during here. Portions are huge and are primarily comfort food with a bit...

Seattle

Another business dinner downtown: Capital Grille. Classic high end steak place, with the usual decor, that does a great job of what they do well……steak. They also have the usual...

Woodinville WA

In the core of Woodinville wine tasting: Purple Cafe. On the way to taste Darby’s release of Purple Haze and stopped by for a quick bite at the original restaurant. Comfort...

Ashland OR

A few blocks from downtown but worth the walk: Peerless This restaurant is next to the hotel of the same name. Service was excellent and the menu varied. Very good...

Bozeman MT

Out of the way bistro: South 9th Bistro This restaurant is not in the downtown core but is next door to MSU. Located in a restored home from the turn...

San Francisco CA

Nice lunch on our way to wine country: Outerlands. Visiting friends who live in the area. You have to have local knowledge to know of this place. Chicken salad with...

Seattle

Convenient place for a quick bite: Nordstrom Grill. It’s not fine dining but meets the need when you are in the area. The chicken paillards is one of the best...

Birmingham AL

Another new place in BHM: Brick and Tin Very solid new American cuisine. The chocolate bread pudding with homemade butter pecan ice cream was outstanding.  ...

Woodinville WA

Another great dinner at this local restaurant: Barking Frog. Salmon with corn fritters, mussels Thai style, a Bandol Rosé followed by Caramel sorbet and a local Januik Muscat. Visit website...

La Conner WA

Quick visit after picking out pumpkins for Halloween: Seeds. This is one of the better restaurants in the area with a mix of seafood and burgers for lunch and classics...