Hidden inside of Nordstrom is the bistro -- One of its best kept secrets. Cafe Bistro is a great place to grab a gourmet lunch with the girls or for shoppers who need a break. A must try is lobster bisque or tomato bisque with a crostini. A menu mainstay is french onion soup baked with provolone and gruyere cheeses.
Salty's in West Seattle is exemplary in service, view of the city, and a selective menu of seafood, chicken and beef. The bar area has drink specials daily, seven days a week. Prices are good Monday through Friday 3-6 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 4-6 p.m. and Late Night Daily 9-10 p.m. Food specials in the bar include: fish tacos, sushi
Just a walk up a steep street from Pike Place Market is Steelhead Diner -- with a view of the Market, Elliott Bay and the Olympic mountains. This family business knows how to serve a Pacific Northwest menu with creativity. Try a cup or bowl of clam chowder with a drizzle of truffle oil it hits the spot. On the
With a view of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains, Ray's in Ballard is a perfect blend of view and fresh seafood. The place has been around since 1939 and was known for fish and chips and evolved into what it is a today. Find a primo spot at the bar and look at the ocean while sipping on a
Seattle is the coffee capital of the world. This morning we tried The Express Bar at Ballard Coffee Works where you order your espresso drinks and regular coffee. The froth was expertly poured leaving a trail of design to enjoy with every sip. You can explore coffee made from Africa, Asia and Latin America made the slow way -- by