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Mr West Cafe Bar

Sometimes, when you ride the bus in Seattle, you may be late, so you learn to leave earlier but then you are too early for your appointment… It happens! So where to go at 8am in the morning in the Denny Triangle? MR WEST!

This place is very nice and spacious. I like the bright lights and the plants all around. I felt very comfortable sitting there with plenty of nice photos to look at. Art is on sale if you are interested in buying one of the pieces.

This is another coffee shop that I will like to use as a substitute office!

One day I had a croissant that was so flaky and so good, that I asked the waiter if they were baked on site. I was not surprised to hear that they order them at Fuji Bakery! Another day I tried the savory yogurt. It was very original but tasty.

I am looking forward to summer time to enjoy the patio, if only there were less cranes and construction work in this area…

Mr West Cafe Bar 
720 Olive Way
Seattle, WA 98101

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Skillet Street Food
is 10 years old!

Skillet is 10 years old! Yes, it all began in 2007 with a cool old Airstream Food Truck. At that time, there were not that many Food Trucks around the city.

Throwback to Summer 2008 when we discovered how tasty and cool Street Food could be!

That day, we had the Thai cured duck confit with rice, coconut curry and peanuts and “The” Burger with Kobe beef, arugula and the famous Bacon Jam!

Skillet is a good option if you are hungry for some tasty and creative comfort food. It is a little pricey but this is the price for quality ingredients.

Back in 2017:

Here’s where you can find the Skillet Street Food on a regular basis or check the website for updates:
Every Thursday and Friday: McGraw Square at 5th & Olive
Every Thursday: Downtown Bellevue at 106th & 6th

You can read my post on the Skillet restaurants: Here

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A cocktail with a view
at The Nest

The Nest is the rooftop bar and terrasse at the top of the Thompson Hotel. Overlooking the Puget Sound, Pike market, and waterfront, this place is really all about the view. 

From 5pm to 12pm, have a drink, some bites and enjoy the sunset! And what is nicer than a sunset over the Olympics? Maybe a sunrise on the cascades.

It was a trendy place last summer and you could get stuck waiting in lines, waiting for servers… But during winter time, on a beautiful day like today, take your chance! They offer indoor and outdoor seating (weather permitted).

I can’t wait to come back on a late summer evening. In the meantime, we are going to try another rooftop place, M’Bar. I’ll keep you posted.

Have a seat,

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Have a drink,

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Enjoy the sunset!

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The Nest at Thompson Hotel,

110 Stewart Street
Seattle, Washington 98101
206-623-4600