The biscuits here are not particularly groundbreaking. But one of them in particular is outrageously great enough to make this guide, and that’s The MacGregor. It contains bacon from Bavarian Meats, flagship cheddar from Beecher’s, and caramelized onion. You want this thing.
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Japonessa somehow pulls of Japanese-Mexican fusion, and it’s a great place for a birthday dinner or date night downtown.
Michou is an excellent deli Downtown at Pike Place Market that serves pressed sandwiches.
Din Tai Fung Dumpling House
Din Tai Fung is a popular dumpling empire that originated in Taiwan and is now Downtown. Good luck getting a table.
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Westward is a place that will make you excited to live in Seattle. (Or consider buying property here ASAP.)
Deep Dive is an underwater-themed bar in South Lake Union that has excellent cocktails and fancy small plates.
The Whale Wins
The Whale Wins isn’t the best spot in Wallingford, but the veggie-focused menu is good for something light. And the patio is highly charming.
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Bakery Nouveau is an excellent Capitol Hill bakery we like most for the twice baked almond croissant and croque monsieur.
DeLaurenti Food & Wine
Delaurenti is an Italian grocery and cafe Downtown that serves things like pizza, baked goods, sandwiches, and charcuterie.
Tankard & Tun
Tankard & Tun is a restaurant Downtown at Pike Place that serves beer from Pike Brewing Co. and upscale pub food.
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