Seattle Travel Guide

Who doesn't love a layover in Seattle? Bourdain indulges in runny and smelly cheeses at Calf and Kid, checks out the aerial view of the city from a seaplane and gets a not-so-family-friendly tour of Seattle's ...

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The Edgewater Hotel

The only waterfront hotel in the Seattle area, The Edgewater is particularly famous for hosting The Beatles. Other famous guests have included The Rolling Stones, Frank Zappa, Ted Nugent, President Bill Clinton and Led Zeppelin.

2411 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA 98121

Inn at the Market

A downtown Seattle hotel located in historic Pike Place Market.

86 Pine St
  Seattle, WA 98101

Ivar's Fish Bar

This fish bar is known for its chowder, but the fish and chips are great, too.

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
17801 International Boulevard
Seattle, WA 98158

Le Pichet

Enjoy a sampling of some of the best French food one can find in the United States.

1933 1st Ave
Seattle, WA 98101

Little Uncle

If you're in a hurry, grab some food from this walk-up-window operation, serving high-quality Thai food.

1509 E Madison St
Seattle, WA 98122

See & Do
Melrose Market

Tony visits several vendors, including Calf and Kid, where the cheesemonger offers public tastings of her French triple crèmes and cheeses like farmstead tomme from super-small, local producers.

1501-1535 Melrose Ave
Seattle, WA 98122


A small-batch handmade biscuit joint. Get here early, because Nook closes once its biscuits sell out! *Closed

4754 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105


Try the Cuban sandwich at this Caribbean restaurant, beloved by locals for its tasty sandwiches.

6226 Seaview Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107


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