SEATTLE’S BEST COFFEE SHOPS: A SERIES (Part 1)

Seattle is known for its unreal coffee scene. A quick Google search brings it up on multiple lists as one of the top coffee cities in the world. It’s also common knowledge that Seattle is the birthplace of Starbucks, and while I’m not ashamed to admit that I do enjoy the occasional Starbucks beverage, Seattle has so SO much more to offer in the coffee department. If you only drink Starbucks while you’re here, I promise you that you are missing out on some of the best coffee and espresso that will ever grace your tastebuds. There are so many incredible options that I’ve decided that the only way for me to do this any justice is to make it a series. I’ve already got a list of about 15 coffeeshops I want to talk about, but I feel like 5 seems like a good place to start. I drink a lot of coffee and have a lot of time on my hands, ok?

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DOUGHNUT MIND IF I DO

I’m back with another bad pun title and another one of my favorite food categories - doughnuts. Oscar Wilde once said, “The optimist sees the donut, the pessimist sees the hole," but I don’t know how anyone can be a pessimist when there are doughnuts involved. I don’t think I ever even realized how much I love them until I moved to Seattle. Seriously. I sometimes enjoyed a sour cream glazed or honey cruller from Tim Hortons, but aside from Doughnut Party/Moonshine Doughnuts in Edmonton (which are SUPERB, by the way), I had never really appreciated just how good they could be. Seattle has forever shifted my view on that. Let me show you why.

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