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Same Boring Blog – Hopefully Less Boring Content

I figured, since this place has been more dormant than I care, and now that I have the AdSense stuff setup thanks to a tip from Bill on the WP-Plugin, I thought I would use this space to give a little insight to the 'stuff' in the East Metro area. (still mixed in with fun things and trips of course) Not just one thing, but rather, a general (and hopefully useful) lump of info...

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The Islander – Seattle, WA

While I didn't get any photos of the Islander because I thought I'd leave the camera at the hotel for a change and not look like a moronic tourist with a Nikon D80 draped over a shoulder, I will strongly suggest you check out the Islander for yourself for supper. Nestled right down on Union St, overlooking the waterfront and Sound, The Islander claims to be a tiki style bar with an Asian style to the...

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Sushi Land – Seattle, WA

Photo by Tim Dachtera When I think of Sushi, the last thing I expected was to walk in and belly up to a luggage style presentation of plated sushi.  I was actually rather amused at the concept, and had expectations of fishy tasting sushi, odd things to choose and a less-than filling meal because I'd not like the assortment.  I'm not a huge sushi fan to start with, and when I do have it, it's once...

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Fish Tale Brewing – Olympia, WA

Photo by Tim Dachtera Needing a place to grab lunch today, we went down to Fish Take Brew Pub to get some lunch and try some of the local brew. I ordered the Organic Wild Salmon Pale Ale, and was described as a light bodied, crisp and well balanced brew coming in at 5.5% abv. The beer was excellent, just as described. It had a nice smooth finish with a light bitter aftertaste...

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