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Dec 24 WALK & EAT: afternoon Savour Seattle – Gourmet Seattle Food & Cultural Tour

Embrace upscale comfort food and F.L.O.S.S. (fresh, local, organic, seasonal, and sustainable) as you enjoy a progressive meal at Seattle’s best restaurants and hot spots. From appetizer to dessert, you will eat your way through Belltown, downtown Seattle, and Pike Place Market. Visit seven tasting locations, including 5-6 restaurants with a bonus stop at the renowned “truffle cafe,” where Seattle chefs source fresh truffles, aged balsamic vinegars, and boutique Italian wines. At the seventh stop, cap your evening off with authentic Italian gelato or Japanese green tea tiramisu. Enjoy a relaxed pace and comfort of sitting down at nearly every other stop of this restaurant-focused food and cultural tour (3.0 h ours)

Time: 2 – 5 PM $69/per person – advance reservations required

Meet at 1:45 pm - 15 minutes before start time - at 2209 West 4th Avenue between Blanchard St. and Bell St. (info in your email confirmation from Savor Seattle). Bring water bottle, headphones/ear buds, and your camera. If you have any questions, let me know.

Note: If you do not wish to attend this walk, feel free to join us for the evening walk

WALK evening

1.0 – 1.5 hours (route, meet in lobby of Seattle Mariott Waterfront, 2100 Alaskan Way, WAing location and start time to be determined) – downtown/waterfront/Christmas lights

Option: Ride Seattle Great Wheel (open tll 10 am - 11 pm Dec 24)

Seattle's newest waterfront attraction is this grand Ferris wheel featuring closed, climate-controlled cars that can each seat up to 6 adults. During your 15-20 minute ride you'll enjoy wonderful views of downtown Seattle, Elliott Bay, West Seattle, and the surrounding scenery. At night, the wheel dazzles with colored lighting. The Seattle Great Wheel is located on Pier 57. $13/adult

The Seattle Great Wheel is the largest observation wheel on the west coast, standing 175 feet tall.The wheel has 42 fully-enclosed gondolas. Each gondola seats up to eight people, meaning the wheel can hold over 300 passengers at any given time.The Seattle Great Wheel is open year round. With fully-enclosed gondolas and a covered waiting area, the rain can't stop the wheel from spinning! With an overall height of 175 feet (53.3 m), it was the tallest Ferris wheel on the west coast of the United States when it opened on June 29, 2012.

Travel options:

Transportation; your own vehicle or bus (Bolt or Quick Shuttle)

Accommodation: various options available

Stay tuned for walk on Dec 25th ...