Craft Brews and Eats: Seattle

Due to COVID-19, check websites or contact businesses for current hours. After seeing a few of Seattle’s attractions, we headed back downtown where I enjoyed some craft beer and small plates. My first stop was Old Stove Brewing Company. Located within the MarketFront of Pike Place Market, the brewery and taproom features 24 taps of…

The Space Needle, Chihuly Garden, and MoPOP

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these attractions may have limited hours and require reserved tickets. Visit their websites for more information. We spent an afternoon visiting a few of Seattle’s most popular attractions. Our first stop was the iconic Space Needle. The observation towers stands 605 feet tall and offers great 360-degree views. The indoor…

Bruciato and Bainbridge Brewing Alehouse

With everything that’s currently going on, and cities and countries ending lockdowns and beginning to ease restrictions, I hope everybody’s staying safe! Many restaurants have been offering delivery and curbside pickup, and are starting to expand outdoor dining options. Contact your local bars and restaurants for their most up-to-date hours. There are a few more…

The Omakase at Wataru

It was our final day in Seattle and I made a reservation at Wataru that night. I was excited to indulge in an intimate omakase experience with Chef Kotaro Kumita. There are only two seatings nightly at 5:30pm and 7:45pm. Seating at the sushi bar is limited so be sure to make a reservation as…

Oysters, Sushi, Vegan Ice Cream, and Unicorn Droppings

It was a day filled with plenty of Seattle eats. Earlier that morning, we wandered Pike Place Market and then it was time to head back out for more food. My sister had a vegan dinner lined up for later. I decided to go to The Walrus and the Carpenter for a bit because I…

Pike Place Market and Ivar’s Fish Bar

It was our second day in Seattle and the weather was gorgeous! We walked along the pier towards the market. You can’t visit Seattle without checking out Pike Place Market. Established in 1907, Seattle’s original farmer’s market was a way to connect producers directly with the public. It’s a a popular spot for tourists and…

Off to Seattle: Eden Hill

Catching up on that Pacific Northwest trip! A brief Belgian brunch at Chambar started off our morning in Vancouver before we went to the airport. We ordered orange juice, kombucha, and a couple waffles with mixed berry compote and chocolate. My sister had the Bol Santé with avocado, turmeric & cashew butter, spinach, preserved red…

I’m Back from the Pacific Northwest!

How’s it going? I just came back from a wonderful trip out in the Pacific Northwest! My sister and I try to plan a trip once a year. The past couple years I traveled out to Asia to meet her in Thailand and Japan, but this year we kept it a bit more “local” and…