1. RN74
    Cool looking restaurant and bar with a great happy hour, get the mac and cheese and/or duck fat fries.
  2. The Comedy Womb
    Open mic Tuesday nights catering specifically to women, LGBT community.
  3. SIFF Cinema
    Nothing plays in Washington. One of the only places in the state to see movies without widespread distribution.
  4. Thai Tom
    Amazing thai restaurant in Seattle's university district. Always has a line out the door. Just a block away from American Apparel.
  5. Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery
    In Ballard. Get "Dark Decadence" or a hot cookie a la mode.
  6. University of Washington Bookstore
    A+ vibes.
  7. Elliott Bay Book Company
    Beautiful with so many nice, handwritten recommendations along the shelves.
  8. Espresso Vivace
    Great coffee with a main location and a sidewalk bar which happens to be Urban Outfitters adjacent.