Seattle’s Best Snacks
When you’re in the mood for a little bite
Whether you’re in the mood for something sweet or savory, light or hearty, here are three iconic snacks you shouldn’t miss when visiting Seattle.
Molten Chocolate Cake at Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery
The specialty of this dessert spot by chef Autumn Martin is warm. gooey, individually-sized chocolate cakes. Each one is packed with deep chocolate flavor, thanks to Theo’s 70% dark chocolate. (Fun fact: Martin uses almost an entire bar for each of her Hot Cakes.) Plus: they’re gluten and dairy free.
The Gooch at Honey Hole Sandwiches
Since 1999, this casual spot’s been serving up of the city’s most satisfying sandwiches at wallet-friendly prices. As for its claim to fame? The Gooch. Imagine tender tri-tip piled high, and capped with onions, cheddar, and horseradish mayo – with a side of jus for dipping. Even the bread it’s served on, a demi baguette, is warm and toasty.
Pork XiaoLongBao at Din Tai Fung
Each one of the XiaoLongBao (better known as “soup dumplings” is painstakingly made by hand: precisely weighed, rolled paper thin, gently filled, and perfectly pleated. The result is a small, tender, and translucent purse bursting with broth and tender meat. You won’t be able to stop at one. Nor should you.