The Pink Door is one of the reasons I moved to the Northwest fifteen years ago. I so clearly remember the first time we found the door and opened it to discover delicious Italian food and an exciting ambiance. This is a must-visit!
The Pike Place Market is something that you can see, smell, and actually taste, which is just part of the reason I love it so much!
The food is where the party planners excelled. They ordered food from all of my favorite places. We had charcuterie from Rain Shadow Meats, pretzels and all of the dips from Brave Horse Tavern, an assortment of popcorn from Kukuruza, chicken nuggets from McDonalds (don’t judge me!), doughnuts from Daily Dozen Donut Co and – the piece de resistance – a giant El Diablo from Tango!
I was recently recruited to help plan a birthday party for a 13-year old girl. We bounced around a million ideas and ultimately landed on doing a scavenger hunt through the Pike Place Market with a dozen of her friends! Here’s how I did it:
Chan is an upscale Korean restaurant hidden within the Inn at the Market’s plaza in the Pike Place Market. We decided to order all six items on the happy hour menu – which set us back only $36 total – a steal of a deal!
The restaurant itself is small and cozy, tucked into a top tier of the Pike Place Market Hillclimb – a place that you could stop in for a quick-ish bite to eat or where you could linger for a bit longer, should you choose to enjoy some wine with your meal or gelato after!
When my friend Leah lived here, she would insist she could create a meal just by getting samples in the Pike Place Market and in the surrounding area. Here’s how she did it…