1. Bologna's Market District in Pictures - Ctrl Alt Travel
    June 17, 2013 @ 6:27 pm

    […] the mural in this particular fishmonger in Bologna. No chucking the fish back and forth like in Seattle, but I watched a white aproned man haggle back and forth with a women laying fish on a piece of […]

  2. Weekly Photo - Seattle Skyline | Ali's Adventures
    June 16, 2012 @ 8:02 am

    […] in June 2011 shortly after Andy and I got married. We spent the weekend with my friends exploring Pike’s Market and lots of other odd things Seattle has to offer. It’s definitely one of my favorite cities […]

  3. Katrina
    January 15, 2012 @ 1:59 pm

    Ah, your post is making me a little homesick! I’m from CA, but lived in Seattle for many, many years. For a few years while I was going to school, I walked from work to class through the market every day. Just love the feeling there, so amazing! Thanks for the nostalgia. 🙂

    • Andrew
      January 18, 2012 @ 8:43 pm

      That is really cool you were able to walk through the market. I really liked Seattle. I like it even more knowing it is walkable. Thanks for the comment.

  4. Caanan @ No Vacation Required
    January 10, 2012 @ 10:25 pm

    As Seattlites, it is very easy to forget about the market and what a huge draw it is – and I used to work there!

    Fun to see it from someone else’s perspective.

    • Andrew
      January 13, 2012 @ 9:57 am

      I guess it falls into the same category of most tourist things in your home town. They get ignored until visitors. But this one, other than the parking issue, could definitely be a daily or weekly thing for me if I lived there. Im glad to provide a new perspective.

  5. Nina F
    January 10, 2012 @ 4:41 am

    Enjoyed the mini-tour of Seattle.
    Anyplace that calls itself “Books, Ale, & Wine” would be high on my must-visit list!

    • Andrew
      January 10, 2012 @ 7:59 pm

      I just loved the sign of the place. I unfortunately did not have the time to go in and explore.

  6. Dayna
    January 10, 2012 @ 12:13 am

    As a former Seattle dweller, I’m SO happy you mentioned Piroshky Piroshky. We used to take the bus 20 minutes into town just to do our shopping at the market, pick up some delicious food from the stalls and get loose tea and coffee (I know, how Pacific Northwest) from the Market Spice shop. What I loved the most about taking my Couchsurfers or visiting friends there is that locals frequent the market just as often as tourists, making it feel a bit more like an authentic experience. Fabulous and accurate post.

    • Andrew
      January 10, 2012 @ 7:58 pm

      Thanks for the Seattl-ite seal of approval. I really enjoyed my time at the market. Although I don’t know if I could tell the difference between a local and a tourist necessarily, it was a lot of fun to wander around. Other than the parking issues of a city, it definitely looks like a place that I could do most of my shopping at. P-P was definitely a highlight.

  7. Alison
    January 6, 2012 @ 11:57 pm

    I’m planning on visiting Seattle from Vancouver this Spring/Summer. Have heard lots of good things about the city. That bakery (if you could call it that) sounds cool, will definitely have a look for this.

    • Andrew
      January 8, 2012 @ 12:13 pm

      Piroskhy Piroshky is definitely worth multiple visits. There are sweet things and savory ones, so plenty to try. The market is an awesome place to wander. And although we didn’t see so much of the rest of the city, it too looks great. Have fun.

  8. Jeremy Branham
    January 6, 2012 @ 5:41 am

    Nice job of highlighting stuff. I liked Pike’s Place Market for the experience. It’s fun just to explore and watch people. I think we bought something when we were there – I think it was fruit!

    • Andrew
      January 6, 2012 @ 7:14 am

      Thanks. It is neat as a farmer’s market. At some level it is a bit of a shame that it has become so tourist filled, but I think in the main it has retained it’s utilitarian roots as well.

  9. Annette | Bucket List Journey
    January 5, 2012 @ 8:45 am

    I knew there had to be more to it than fish. But, I still want to catch one 🙂

    • Andrew
      January 6, 2012 @ 7:11 am

      Watching the fish throwers certainly is entertaining. I have a bunch of pictures of the fish stand too, so maybe a later post.

  10. Shtina
    January 5, 2012 @ 6:34 am

    I’m glad you made it to Piroshky Piroshky! I lived in Seattle for a few years and went there all the time (and every time I go back to visit). You need that time in the line decide what deliciousness to order. 🙂

    • Andrew
      January 6, 2012 @ 7:10 am

      Yeah, it is a pretty great place and a wonderful warm meal on what ended up being a pretty cool summer morning. I kind of remember a sign saying do not stand in line unless you know what you want. Do you remember any sign to that effect?