Tag Archives: tourism

Seattle Saveur: Chika Tokara of Tokara Japanese Confectionery

So enamored of her second-Sunday Tohryanse Open House event, I had to ask Chef Chika Tokara if she would tell us more about how she got interested in making the delicately flavored Japanese sweets known as wagashi, and what it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Ballard, Food & Drink, Things to Do in Seattle | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Things to Do in Seattle: Talk Turkey!

Updated 15 November and 16 November, 2011. See below. Okay you guys, Thanksgiving is only two weeks away, and I hope you’ve got your plans all set! If by some chance you do not and you are coming into Seattle … Continue reading

Posted in Food & Drink, Fremont, Fun, Things to Do in Seattle | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Post Office Tour: Internationally Speaking

Final Stop: International District Post Office So, if the downtown Seattle Post Office is a harbinger of modernism in the Emerald City, what to say about the Post Office in the International District?

Posted in International District, Post Office Tour, Things to Do in Seattle, Tours | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Things to Do in Seattle: Happy Hour

Editor’s Note: Not to worry, dear readers, the last stop on our Post Office Tour will appear next week. Please enjoy this intermission. Why does Localist help visitors plan their trips to Seattle? There are so many reasons, but in the end, … Continue reading

Posted in Belltown, Capitol Hill, Downtown, Food & Drink, Queen Anne, Things to Do in Seattle | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Post Office Tour: Finally, a Bona Fide Post Office

Third Stop: Downtown Seattle Post Office Maybe this is where all those displaced Queen Anne post Office customers will go now: The downtown Seattle Post Office on Third Ave between Union and University Streets. Just hop on Metro rte 13 … Continue reading

Posted in Downtown, Info, Post Office Tour, Things to Do in Seattle, Tours | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Preview the Newest Japanese Restaurant on Capitol Hill: Momiji

Alright folks, since the blog-o-sphere (yeah, I said it) will be filled with posts about the brand new Momiji today, allow me to follow suit…

Posted in Belltown, Capitol Hill, Food & Drink | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Don’t be a tourist, be a Localist!

Visit Seattle, Washington, with a detailed trip itinerary customized just for you! Isn’t it more fun to explore a city with a friend who knows all about the newest, tastiest restaurants, the coolest bars and places to hang out, and the … Continue reading

Posted in Info | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments