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moving from LA...where should I have my last supper

Having dinner this Monday night to bid adieu to la la land. I'm heading to Seattle, land of delicious Asian & Pacifc Northwest cuisine. Would love to celebrate with something special....some of the themes that come to my mind are organic & local farmed food, unique setting, remarkable ethnic, fabulous newcomer, oldie but goodie. My sis is a vegetarian, I have 2 friends who stick to fish, and the rest of us our omnivores. Sadly, many spots are closed on Monday....any suggestions?

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  1. Where you heading? That's a big consideration.

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    1. re: ozzygee

      Good point. My destination is Seattle

    2. Yes, it really depends on where you're going. If I were leaving LA for, say, Missouri, I'd hit all the farmers markets and gorge on fresh fruits and produce, then hit every Chinese restaurant in the SGV, then load up on sopes, chicken tacos, and tamales. In fact, I would have quit my job already so I can start eating full time. Just kidding :) but you get the idea.

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      1. re: slacker

        Heading to Seattle, which has it's own yummy local produce, great Asian food, decent mexican, etc. I'm not so concerned about picking an LA restaurant that has cuisine I cannot find in Seattle. My main goal is simply to have a delicious meal, and hopefully at a place I've never been to.

        1. re: allycat42

          Ah, in that case...for me, I would hit the place that's on the top of my list to try without completely breaking the bank: Providence. Not sure that would work with your group, though. Seattle has its own great food, and I would want to go to a place that shouts "L.A." Maybe Spago?

      2. Spago, Melisse (expensive) or Providence are all good choices.

        1. i would go mexican....maybe babita

          1. easy, your personal all time favorite restaurant.

            1. I just tried Axe (in Venice) last week and think it might be EXACTLY what you want. The flatbread and shrimp-scallion pancakes are must orders, everything else was wonderful/fresh/seasonal/interesting.

              1. Get a burrito and lots of fresh salsa from your favorite Mexican place. :) I agree with rickym13 above-- go Mexican.

                1. The Little Door ismy pick for last meal or special occassion. It's the perfect combination of fresh & organic with the easy elegance of dining al fresco (something you won't get much of in Seattle.) They offer vegetarian selctions and always have fresh fish. It's wine list is fantastic too. It's romantic and you'll feel like a star dining with the stars in candle light.

                  1. Wow, hard to pick just one--not sure I could that! I may be the only person on this board who hasn't been to Providence or Melisse, but they do sound worthy of serious consideration. I like Cut, Wilshire, Literatti 2 for for farm fresh foods. Spago would be fun. The Polo Lounge or Musso & Franks say "Hollywood" to me, so that could be fun. The Lobster -- love the view of the carousel on the Santa Monica pier -- they have something for everyone on the menu. Let us know which restaurant you pick and enjoy Seattle!