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vinny and eileen eat seattle, and avoid getting eaten


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vinny and eileen eat seattle, and avoid getting eaten

daisylover | | Aug 5, 2013 06:34 PM

Thanks for all the great recs and advice - a brief recap of our experiences
Friday night - dinner at BlueAcre - we loved this place, food and service excellent, thanks to whoever recommended it, wish it were in NY.

Saturday - bfast at Lowell In Market nice by the water, went really early, line out the door by the time we were done. Pike market amazing, if I lived in Seattle you could never get me out of there. Has ruined me for all other farm markets forever. Did tourist stuff, space needle, Chihuly Garden - amazing art. Had hand pies at seattle center, they were good and different. Had dinner at Chinook, nice on the water, nice family place, nothing great, but very pleasant.

Sunday - breakfast at 13 coins, very greasy for 8:30 in the morning, not great, but could see people loving this place at 3 a.m. Went to Snoqualmie Falls, won some money in the casino (Bonus!) Craft fair in Bellevue, early dinner at Toulouse Petite. Was not crazy about TP, nasty service, every dish was missing components, expensive. They made us sit at bar and then would not let us order happy hour even though it was the right time, wish I skipped it for something else.

Monday, up early, gross breakfast in hotel, stop at MAcrina bakery was fabulous. Off to Mount Rainer, unbelievable experience, was great. Went to look at wildflowers near parking lot, saw huge brown bear. Like stupid tourists we stood there and took pictures, lucky we did not get eaten. Drive forever, dinner at Seatown in Seattle, was good, home to sleep.

Tuesday got early ferry, breakfast at streamliner diner on Bainbridge Island, was amazingly good. Would go back there in a second. Drove to Forks, had gross lunch, went to rainforest, blue sky sunny in Hoh, was beautiful. Drove to Quileute, stayed in cabin, was really clean and nice, great bed. Ate spaghetti and jar sauce by Pacific. Awesome.

Wednesday - eggs by ocean, drive to Rialto - beautiful, drive to Cape Flattery, very far, eat snacks in car, go to Bella Italia in Port Angeles - pretty good, would recommend, no one cared that we looked like we were driving for 3 days, nice service.

Thursday - breakfast at Lola - love this place, where can I get that bacon? Delish potatoes. Went to Asian art, greenhouse, cap hill, went to Il Corvo for lunch. Whoever rec. this place, you have ruined me for any pasta anywhere ever for life, that place is amazing. If I win lotto, I will start an Il Corvo in NY. Then went to farm market in queen Anne, wanted to eat at food trucks but was too full from lunch. Dinner thurs night, Cutters, nice view, mediocre expensive food, but husband likes the water view.

Friday - breakfast at 5 spot in queen Anne, see people an this site don't like it much, but we liked it a lot. Got there right at 8:30, sat under picture of Jerry Garcia. Went to SAM, then walked back to Il Corvo for lunch again, could probable go there every day if it was possible. I wonder if they ship? Friday night dinner at Monsoon was good, but whats up with that waiter? Got chocolate cake at some place on Cap hill that serves martini's, excellent cake.

Saturday - gross early breakfast at hotel, drive around Alki area, lunch at 11:00 on dot at Paeso - totally lives up to hype, if I win Lotto, am stealing them too. Cupcakes at Trophy cupcakes, yeah, I wish they were in NY also. Pack, run to airport, gross dinner at Africa place. Home on red eye.

Thanks to everybody who gave their suggestions(Crazy New Yorkers, Water View, Unique fast food). We had a great time and wish we lived closer. Already talking about possibility of coming back. And yes, I did bring home some dry pasta from Il Corvo, but it won't be the same....