Of Gastronomical Note
Best Restaurant: The King Fish in Capital Hill. It's not just soul food; it's food for the soul. 206-320-8757.
Best Prunes: Mario & Luigi's Produce at the Pike Place Market. You won't be disappointed.
Best Martini: If you must ask, the bar at the Mayflower Hotel. 623-8700.
For the Uninspired
The Seattle Underground Tour: Learn to identify the liquor content of urine merely by smell. 682-4646.
The Space Needle: Drink one too many cocktails in the rotating bar and complain that "The room is spinning!" Seattle Center, 443-2100.
The Sub-Pop Mega-Mart: Demand to know who really killed Kurt. 652-4356.
For the Inspired
Ferry to Bainbridge Island: Sneak a beer onto the upper deck and watch for porpoises, an occasional Orca pod and/or nuclear submarine on its way to the Bremerton Naval Shipyards for repair. Colman Dock, 515-3400.
Shorty's: Play some vintage pinball, order a Coney dog and a Lucky Lager, feel nothing like a tourist. 441-5449.
Torrefazione: Starbucks it ain't. Thank God! 624-5847.
In memoriam: Pay your respects at Bruce and Brandon Lee's side-by-side graves in Lakeview Cemetery on Capital Hill. To find Jimi Hendrix's gravesite at Greenwood Memorial Park Cemetery in Renton, look for guitar picks and worn grass.