Volunteer Park Café

Need a good charming brunch spot with a neighborhood feel? Volunteer Park Café is where it’s at. Taking this place in on a sunny day is amazing. There morning menu ranges from the breakfast paninis, quiches, and baked goods. I gets down with the Egg and Bacon Panini, so good, crispy and the egg is…

Mashiko

Reading reviews I thought Mashiko was going to be life changing sushi. Lots of praise on the fish and other Japanese dishes, as well as being socially conscious. That’s cool, it’s what got me in there. The fish was good and fresh (sorry the picture didn’t turn out), rolls were good as well, but the…

Mistral Kitchen HH

Mistral Kitchen is a one of the most solid Happy Hours in the DT Seattle area. Whether its cocktails, beer or food there’s a little bit for everyone. Emphasize on a little bit ☺. Naw it’s a good time… There’s a $1 oyster special, wood fired magherita pizza, fois gras, crudo, prosciutto and whole bunch…

Hello it’s nice to Michou

Hello it’s nice to Michou Michou is one of my go-to places for lunch in downtown Seattle. The rustic “world class” deli specializes in tasty paninis, home made soups and fresh salads. It’s a deal at $5.50 for the half Panini and soup combo. It kind get overwhelming with the extensive amount of choices, but…

Kukai

Kukai is a new eastside establishment that’s hopped over here from Japan. There are lines but the hyped as simmered a little since opening. I’ve been to Kukai a few times and the ramen is pretty solid. I go with the Tonkatsu ramen. The broth is tasty, balanced and has a medium body. The ramen…

Hokkaido Ramen Santouka

Santouka is an internationally renowned ramen that sets the tone. I consider it one of the most consistent ramen chains granted I’ve only been to Vancity and LA. This location is gets pretty packed with the locals and tourist. The special here is the ramen with pork jowl. The meat is so tender and soft.…

The Oakwood Canadian Bistro

Oakwood is a nice brunch spot ran by some warm folks. We booked a large brunch party reservation through their Facebook page. It’s good brunch food incorporating some Canadian love. Savory dishes like the short rib and tuna benedict. It’s a rustic modern space and perfect for day time drinking.