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Seattle: Macaroni Grill

by gigi on November 11, 2010

Jenkins and I were originally going to stay for dinner in Seattle proper but we were running a bit late and didn’t want to get stuck in traffic on our way back to Vancouver. We decided to slowly make our way out of the Seattle area and arrived at Alderwood Mall in nearby Lynnwood around […]


Seattle: Jimmy John’s

by gigi on November 9, 2010

When I was researching which restaurants I wanted to try in Seattle, I came across an interesting sandwich place called Jimmy John’s. I didn’t know that it was part of a larger chain of restaurants in the US but since it had received rave reviews in Yelp, I thought it would be a nice place […]


Seattle: Dahlia Bakery

by gigi on November 5, 2010

Jenkins and I were walking back to the downtown Seattle core after our visit to the Science Fiction museum about mid-way through our mini visit to the city. We had passed by Dahlia Bakery on our way to the museum so I figured it would be a nice place to stop and grab a snack […]


Seattle: The Confectional

by gigi on November 3, 2010

Jenkins and I had finished our snack at Piroshky Piroshky when I realized that we were close by to The Confectional in the Pike Place Market area. I was pretty intrigued by their cheesecake-filled truffles so I decided to stop by and pick up a couple of items. I had actually eaten quite a few […]


Seattle: Le Pichet

by gigi on October 31, 2010

Before we went to Seattle, I did a little research to determine which places to visit. Part of the reason for our trip was to celebrate Jenkins and my anniversary so instead of going all out on a super nice place, I wanted to go to several smaller and cheaper places so I could draw […]


Seattle: Piroshky Piroshky

by gigi on October 20, 2010

Jenkins and I recently took a trip down to Seattle during the waning days of summer. We were only there for a couple of days but had a great opportunity to try out several different eateries. One of our first stops was to Piroshky Piroshky right by Pike Place Market. I had been wanting to […]