403 N. 36th St.
Seattle, WA 98103
Bourdain ate: cilantro noodles, yu choy, and thinly sliced flatiron steak; kimchi pancakes with braised pork belly and bean sprouts; marinated-short-rib rice bowl with house sambal, daikon kimchi, and egg; short-rib dumplings topped with pickled shallot and scallion.
Lunch dates: John Cook and Todd Bishop, co-founders of tech news website GeekWire; Rachel Yang, chef behind Revel.
1508 Melrose Ave.
Seattle, WA 98122
Bourdain had: fresh bread, baharat-seasoned beef and lamb kebabs; fried cauliflower with tahini; summer fatteh with local squash and charred tomatoes, pine nuts, and stuffed grape leaves; hummus; beer.
Dinner dates: Raft Hollingsworth III and Joy Hollingsworth, Hollingsworth Cannabis Company, farm directors and members of the family that owns the company.
410 Occidental Ave S,
Seattle, WA 98104
Bourdain ate: oysters; flash-fried whole local smelt served with pepperoncini sambal aioli; local dungeness crab, chilled and cooked with pickled ginger sauce.
Lunch dates: Fred Moody, writer of books including Unspeakable Joy and Seattle and the Demons of Ambition, and bartender at Shanghai Room; Jack Whisner, transit planner for King County metro; Knute Berger, Seattle magazine columnist and Pugetopolis.
8580 Greenwood Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98103
Bourdain had: crab, bacon, and melted cheese sandwich; drinks.
Dinner and drinks date: retired Seattle homicide detective Mike Ciesynski, Fred Moody.
2325 NW Market St.
Seattle, WA 98107
Bourdain had: drinks and tapas.
Dinner date: Mark Lanegan, singer-songwriter, formerly with Screaming Trees, Queens of the Stone Age, and many other acts, and artist behind Parts Unknown theme song; Jeff Fielder, touring guitarist.
Bourdain ate: baba au rhum in a jar, a bagel.
Lunch date: Nathan Myhrvold, former chief technology officer at Microsoft and lead author of Modernist Cuisine; Francisco Migoya, head chef of the Modernist Cuisine culinary team.
Neighborhood Stroll through Capitol Hill
Walking companion: John Criscitello, street artist waging war against rent hikes and gentrification
4033 NE Sunset Blvd., Ste. 5
Renton, WA 98056
Weed expert: Alena Lee, sales associate at Emerald Haze.