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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Pike Place Market

For visitors looking to purchase fresh, local fish and produce, there’s the Pike Place Market -- the oldest farmers market in the United States.

85 Pike Place
Seattle, WA 98101

Quinn's Pub

A meat-lover’s heaven. Try the pub's wild boar sloppy Joe.

1001 E Pike St
Seattle, WA 98122

Rainier BBQ

Seattle local Thao Tran invites Tony to one of his favorite spots for Vietnamese food. Thao asks for the “other menu” for exotic rarities like cobra, alligator, duck tongue and curry rabbit stir-fry.

6400 Martin Luther King Jr Way S
Seattle, WA 98118

Rob Roy

Tony heads to Rob Roy for a nightcap with Matt and Renee. The decor makes a convincing argument for the 1960s bachelor pad as an alternative to the current model for modern American cocktail bars.

2332 2nd Ave
Seattle, WA 98121

Salty's on Alki Beach

This seafood and steak restaurant is right on the water, and has breathtaking views of Elliott Bay and the Seattle city skyline.

1936 Harbor Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98126

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Salumi Artisan Cured Meats

Head to this famous shop located in Pioneer Square run by Mario Batali's father, Armandino Batali.

309 Third Ave South
Seattle, WA 98104

SEA-TAC International Airport

The airport is located just 13 miles from downtown Seattle, making it is easy to grab a cab or public transportation to get to the city center.

17801 International Blvd
Seattle, WA 98158


Tony tries the famous Dungeness crab fried-egg sandwich, made with egg, avocado, Beecher’s cheese and sweet crabmeat.

2010 Western Ave
Seattle, WA 98121


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