July 14, 2010
A delayed flight on the runway,- boo hoo- but we finally take off at 8:30 AM and arrive in Seattle six hours later and check in to Comfort Suites on Roy Street.
A quick stop at the grocery, is a must to purchase Alaskan local beer ( additional fortitude needed to carry on!)
A toast to Alaska and we are off to Pike Peak’s market.
A great lunch at ” Lowells” is in order . Salmon sandwiches are delicious, as is the Mannys Ale.
After a bit of a walk, we stroll upon Bastille day at Café Campaign, a street festival boasting Parisian food, wine, beer and perfumes. They are presenting a “Party for the Revolutionaries”.
Burlesque dancers, local bands, and Can Can girls! (We even get lucky and spot a cute French guy to gaze upon.)
Since we are are too full to stuff our faces, we wander further along to Post Alley. If you are up for it you can nosh on bagels, listen to local bands, and sample wines and beers. I can’t help but spot the the awesome T-shirts there. They are pretty funny -the back of one shirt says” Girls Taste Better!” Here is the clue- The name of the store is called “The Tasting Room”.
Soon we are heading towards Miners’s Landing by Elliott Bay to the ” Fisherman’s Restaurant” on the waterfront. We sit outside and check out the cheesy shops that sell souvenirs.
We take goofy photos of mummy women , the indoor carousel and pirate stuff. And soon its onward to Pioneer Square to walk a bit. We find the underground tour but we are 15 minutes late so it’s not going to happen. Instead we stop at a bar with live jazz music and Creole New Orleans food.
I order rice and beans and Dolores has crawfish. We take a Pedi cab bike for $10. It’s getting late so it beats walking. Dolores It’s still hungry so we find the Five Point Café at 11:30PM. Yup, a roast beef sandwich and potato salad! It’s now time for bed finally it’s been a long day. Nighty night.