A coworker who had lived in Washington state recommended my wife and I try a restaurant called Chinook’s while we were there. It’s away from the touristy downtown area of Seattle, but was easily reachable by car and proved a fun night out eating among the Seattle locals.
The place is massive and on the water, as so many restaurants seem to be in Seattle. It’s located at a place called the Fishermen’s Terminal so you can eat and look out the windows at real fishing boats.
I had salmon, as usual on this trip, and enjoyed it. But the real treat here was the unexpected dessert. I say unexpected because I was trying to maintain my low-salt, low-fat, low-sugar diet on this vacation and was succeeding, mostly, until our night at Chinook’s. Continue reading “Chinook’s: a tucked-away Seattle gem”