Solo Dining in Seattle
I'm a (young!) middle-aged guy visiting Seattle next week for the first time. Any dining tips that might be useful to a solo diner? Some cities (and some restaurants) seem more accomodating than others. I plan on hitting everything from dives to very upscale. Don't particularly like eating a fine meal at the bar, but at a dive it's OK. Advice?
Le Pichet (Belltown)- French Bistro- Lunch or Dinner
Restaurant Zoe (Belltown) - Northwest Bistro.- Dinner
Volterra (Ballard) - Tuscan Food- Dinner
Salumi (Pioneer Square)- Lunch
Steelhead Diner (Pike Place)- Upscale NW Diner Food- Lunch
Green Leaf (International District)- Vietnamese
Palace Kitchen (Downtown)- Late Night Dining. American Food.
Love Seattle! Was there over Memorial Weekend. Loved Steelhead Diner and their Manila Clam chowder. Salumi is great solo but, ya have to love salami's and cheeses. Not my cup o' tea. Here's my thread: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/40596.... Any of those places would be good solo spots. Take the 20 minute drive if you can and see Snowqualmie Falls and the Salish Lodge.