My Seattle

A round up of my favorite places in town:

PIKE PLACE MARKET
Beecher's Cheese: the best Mac & Cheese
Ellenos: their yogurt tastes like fluffy ice cream clouds
Daily Dozen Doughnuts: danger
Rachel's Ginger Beer: boozy is the best
The Pink Door: the view from the patio is spectaular
Maximilien: a favorite French spot
Lowell's: fried seafood & Puget Sound views

QUEEN ANNE
Hauteyoga: the best yoga instructors in Seattle
Paper Source: my endless love for beautiful stationary and crafting classes
Grappa: home of amazing gnocchi
Kerry Park: best for weekend morning walks with a cup of joe
How to Cook a Wolf: cozy, delicious and the cooks have a sense of humor
Blue Highway Games: free games to play and a can of beer

DOWNTOWN/BELLTOWN/PIONEER SQUARE
Le Caviste: best wine bar...ever
Mr. West: Serrano sandwich & grapefruit San Pellegrino
Heartwood Provisions: open kitchen and met a stranger who told me all of his cookbook ideas
CenturyLink field: Seahawk's games
Damn the Weather: exposed brick bar
Rocco's: Stacy & Tina pizza
Space Needle: my $21 Seattle photo booth for visitors
Sculpture Park: favorite running trail to Ballard
Golden Singha: where all my Thai food dreams come true
Cantina Lena: Tom Douglas's bread making joint disguised as a Mexican restaurant
The Purple Cafe: vino galore
5th Ave Theatre: shows!
Frolik: where Seattleites pretend they aren't so casual
Bell + Whete: always reminds me of some of my favorite friends
Innkeeper: back patio party
Tower Deli: corporate slave lunch

OTHER PARTS OF TOWN
Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya: hot, spicy broth & noodles
Garage: good for groups
Din Tai Fung: dumplings, dumplings, dumplings!
Bethany Community Church in Greenlake: calms my anxious heart
South Lake Union: loop for PRs and house boat watching
Bellevue: there is a Chick-fil-A there
Portage Bay Cafe: the tall, grey haired man finds you the best seats
Cinerama: marble popcorn
Stoneburner: meats, cheeses, pizza
Ballard is my favorite place to walk around and shop boutiques
Tractor Tavern: got in with a stick of gum, $2 and a smile