Seattle

Sunday, June 5, 2016 0 No tags Permalink 0

27212954480_3c11cbe487_cI was in Seattle last week (first time) for a quick work trip…

26882133273_d0a349cb4d_c…our schedule was packed so I didn’t visit every place on the list. Saving Willows Inn, Canlis, and Salumi for next time ^-^

27035391901_cbe40949b9_cFirst stop, Top Pot for an old fashioned doughnut.

26499913313_30fd01aed9_cThe guy at the counter heard it was my first time there and said, “your doughnut is on us!” How sweet is that? Then…

26498294514_82a34a89ec_c…lunch at Il Corvo…

26498297304_8b922ae04c_c…this is the Cresti di Gallo with spring porcini crema. A simple menu of three housemade pastas (which change daily). This place is a gem. Wish I had room (and time!) for more but had to run over to…

27009436022_e0b2ab7892_c…Molly Moon’s for this…

26498291444_4e055404d1_c…Have a Cuppa Sundae! So many components. Earl grey ice cream, crumbled scones, lemon curd, black currant jam, whipped cream, earl grey sugar, and chukar cherries.

27103792785_aec185fa6c_cThen off to General Porpoise…

27009433022_d847780e2a_c…for the “Date Shake” doughnuts. It was alright.

26498272624_f51afe0857_cA post-doughnut, pre-sushi treat of oysters and chablis at Taylor Shellfish Farms.

26498266854_36cb90f851_cDinner at Sushi Kashiba. Got lucky and was seated with Kashiba himself. Omakase for one ^-^

26829664210_817c125b3b_cHe did everything in flights. Tuna flight, salmon flight, mackerel flight, scallop flight, etc.

26849113220_fd403aa7e8_cA peek inside the Starbucks Reserve Roastery…

27398163601_d5bd70df2c_c…these are honey-rooibos lattes…

26849091870_cc45180361_c…and this banana cream pie!

27123258245_020a6888c5_cDreamy dinner at The Carlile Room. I loved everything we ordered. First, fresh egg pasta sheets. Sweet peas, leeks, pea mascarpone, hazelnuts, mint, parmesan.

26849087400_2fdd8ef66c_cBeef tartare. Served with sauerkraut, chive flower jam, rye-chopped egg salsa, caraway, and gruyere. And fried potatoes.

27028468392_29fcf026e7_cButter-braised Okanogan morels! With leeks, mountain lodge fresh chevre, cress, and a fried egg.

27090001896_a0318d6754_cCopper River King Salmon (been waiting for the season!) Raw asparagus, grilled porcini, and apricot vinaigrette.

27028463492_2b94124411_cPistachio semifreddo. Olive oil torte and spiced apricots.

27070375141_5e7e90b7ef_cLunch at the bar of RN74. Grilled cheese, tomato soup, and a glass of chablis. Perfect, perfect combo.

27105416306_c45dfeb806_cCouldn’t leave without a pair of beignets. Served with sea salt and Macallan 12yr butterscotch.

27105414746_a6b36f2582_cFrom there it was a short walk to Sitka & Spruce for…

27070373981_830dd7e4e5_c…housemade yogurt paired with dates, rhubarb, turmeric, lemon balm, and fried seeds.

27139048565_33870c5659_cThen Kurt Dairy Farm for…

27070373531_9938946a68_c…a scoop of bay leaf ice cream.

27139048405_7a10e374d2_cA stop at Dahlia Bakery for a little airplane snack…

27070373271_7813f56dcb_c…fig bars!

26829724670_fe1d11b5b4_cHope to be back soon again ^-^

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