I've never visited Seattle neither has my picky brother. We are doing this last minute (Monday-Thursday) of this week and I'm wondering if anyone has any recommendations for restaurants that may satisfy both of our needs. I'm from Los Angeles and I'm not picky at all. I love the diversity of cuisine that's offered in my city and hope to fall in love with some of your favorites. I'll have a rental car and will be in the "SeaTac" area but am willing to drive for good eats. I'm looking to keep most meals $-$$, with a few $$$ being okay.
He really does like breakfast food so any recommendations for a place that does traditionally American breakfast (waffles, french toast, bacon,etc) really well would be fabulous. Or somewhere that serves really well done pastries or donuts and coffee (coffee for me!).
He likes fast food, so maybe a pub or a place that serves some upscale fast food or fast food done out of the ordinary.
He likes Italian or pizza joints as well.
Is there any must try restaurant with a broad American menu? Even if it is a bit touristy, we'd probably get a kick out of it. I may just have to force him to get a bit out of his comfort zone! I want a Seattle experience! I'm really just trying to get a feel for the local flavor. Is there anything that I'd be able to find in Seattle that I might have difficulty finding in LA, or that you all think is done better? Haha, dont' want to start too many arguments though! :P
Second question: Any recommendations for two kind of bars, one that will make good old-fashioned and any recommendation for a good wine bar or place to take in a wine tasting?