So let it begin. This is the first of numerous Seattle posts I’ll be sharing very soon. You’ll see so much tourist-a-licious stuff and sights I saw with my local cousin and things I researched and read about before I made my way north (like a whole store dedicated to cookbooks and an awesome nursery with a cafe and koi pond! No, I’m not your average tourist).
To begin, here is a little sampling from a few days in the Emerald City. I saw the charm of the city and why so many of my friends want to pack their backs and move there.
Breakfast on Capitol Hill:A store for cookbooks! The markets!What did the chicken say to the unicorn?Pendleton blankets at the Chihuly museum:My favorite glass-blown sculpture by Chihuly:The Space Needle from my hotel bed:That time Frida and Diego had me over for taco Tuesday:Places like this:Elvis, keep your hands to yourself:On top of the Space Needle at Sunset:My favorite author wrote a book about opening this restaurant, so I had to go:Downtown Seattle from the west side:When in Seattle, visit this massive nursery:My favorite eats: Lemon curd yogurt from the yogurt guy and Piroshky’s. OMG. Both at Pike.True tourists hunt for bridge trolls.The oldest Starbucks is a happening place: