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Phinney-Greenwood coffee shops featured in new book, ‘Eclectic Coffee Spots’

December 7th, 2012 by Doree

Several neighborhood coffee shops are featured in Tacoma artist Marsha Glazière’s new book of paintings, photos and words describing 120 coffee spots with character in and around Puget Sound.

“Eclectic Coffee Spots” features Greenwood’s Green Bean Coffeehouse and Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono Café, Phinney-Ballard’s Café Bambino,  Lighthouse Roasters in South Phinney/Upper Fremont, and the former Cowgirls Espresso in Greenwood.

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What are your outdoor dining picks?

August 6th, 2011 by Dale

If you’re planning to keep it PhinneyWood local on this Seafair weekend by patronizing local businesses, it’ll be a great weather weekend to take advantage of outdoor seating.

Here is a (somewhat) exhaustive list of local cafes, eateries and drinkeries (?) that include some form of outdoor seating, from a few chairs, to spacious decks. What are your favorite local businesses with outdoor seating?

Coffee: Cafe Bambino, Caffe Vita, Diva Espresso, Fresh Flours, Herkimer, Makeda CoffeeStarbucks Coffee

Bars/Pubs: 74th Street Ale House, Bleachers Pub, Ed’s Kort Haus, El Chupacabra, Gainsbourg, In The Red Wine Bar & Cafe, Park Pub, Prost!, Sully’s Snowgoose SaloonWing Dome.

Food/Restaurants: Carmelita, Cornuto, Gaspare, Picnic, Red Mill Burgers,  Stumbling Goat Bistro, The Barking Dog, Wing Dome, Zeek’s Pizza.

Got any others you like that we’re missing? Any places you’d like to see have outdoor seating? Leave a comment.

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