Of the 71 comments on last week's Friday Open Thread, only about half were dedicated to the subject at hand. The rest were dedicated to a sharp-tongued debate between a handful of readers over whether Din Tai Fung qualified as a choice (since it's both a chain AND in Bellevue) and how to properly define a metro. As one frustrated reader put it, "shut this comment thread down before they find sharp objects and harm themselves." Yes, this particular open thread nearly became a tribute to the very question it posed.
Here now, without argument, is a map of the last meal destinations of Eater readers, which ranged from fast-food to tasting menus. It's clear from the menu choices that folks from Seattle want to be in a deeply-rooted food coma when they depart this fine city.Read More