Adventures in Seattle, Wa., and Beyond. Pike Place Market. Sabra’s Mediterranean Food.

As you may know, I’ve spent the last couple weeks in Seattle, WA area. Naturally, there’s been a lot of traveling around and exploring the area, and discovering a lot of lovely places along the way. Today I’m going to talk about the legendary Pike Place Market in downtown Seattle – one of the oldest and most famous markets in the United States (and also the place where the first Starbucks store opened back in 1970s). Pike Place Market was opened in 1907 in an effort to let people buy produce and other farm goods directly from farmers, avoiding high wholesale prices. The market has thrived for over a hundred years and managed to escape demolition in 1960s. Its historic buildings are now  guarded by Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority. One of the market entrances Farmers and crafters of different kinds from all over the area sell food, flowers, handmade clothing, jewelry, souvenirs, etc. While … Read the rest of the post