I'm coming into Seattle for the first time and will be meeting a friend whom I have not seen in 35 years for dinner on 9/3/11. As we will have a lot to talk about, I need a recommendation for a quiet restaurant that will allow us to linger over dinner. I'd like the menu to be not so focused on any one cuisine, as I don't know what his likes and dislikes are, and I don't like Indian. Price can be anywhere from low to moderately expensive (like not over $125 for two for dinner/drinks). I'm staying at the Pan Pacific Hotel but I imagine I can get a cab to most anywhere. Funky and eclectic are a plus. Thanks so much for your advice!