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JUNE 16TH, 2011


With destinations like these, we could road trip to the Emerald City every weekend.

eat: Sitka & Spruce
Tucked into the back of quaint Melrose Market, this beautiful Northwest restaurant has us dreaming of the raw sockeye with crispy morel mushrooms. 1534 Melrose Ave. E., Seattle, 206-324-0662,



shop: AllSaints
Now that Vancouver has its own Anthropologie we need a new excuse to head south on the I-5. This stylish British export is exactly that. 1511 Fifth Ave., Seattle, 203-508-0018,



read: Elliott Bay Book Company
With an average of 10 author readings a week, we feel like literati the moment we step inside. 1521 Tenth Ave., Seattle, 206-624-6600,




drink: Tavern Law
That phone on the back wall? It’s the key to a private upstairs room where there are no menus, just a few dozen seats and a bartender who shakes up custom cocktails. 1406 12th Ave., Seattle, 206-322-9734,



treat: Molly Moon's
The homemade honey lavender ice cream is well worth waiting in the constant out-the-door lineup. Three locations,