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Who carries New Balance in Seattle? Looking for a pair of (preferable all) black 420s.. Sneaker City had something close but too much mesh for my taste.

Their's a New Balance store in Alderwood mall.. just carrying new balances. You could check those out.

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I checked the Bellevue Square one and found nothing beyond just the really gross ones.

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I need a seattle proxy to go to blackbird for me, if you're headed that way get at me.

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I checked the Bellevue Square one and found nothing beyond just the really gross ones.

There's one in downtown Seattle. Near the Paramount Theater I believe.

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Thai Curry Simple is my new favorite lunch spot. For one the hype is deserved.

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Another exciting food find: Joy Teriyaki in Lake City. Generic teriyaki that no one should care about, but owned by a Mongolian couple who also offer a great (real) Mongolian menu.

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Gonna be in Seattle starting tomorrow. Any cool bars to hit? More food suggestions too thanks!

If you like Korean food, hit up Myung dong in the U.S district... Family owned and specializes in soondubu.

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Food; Favorite new (higher-end) restaurant is the book bindery, gorgeous interior and amazing food. new mid-end winner goes to the walrus and the carpenter (eat oysters every day), and low-end goes to where y'at matt, the cajun food truck.

Bars:

-upstairs of tavern law (needle & thread) is tough to get in to, but drinks are great and ambiance is laid back but nice. Tavern law is good as well.

-if you are in capitol hill you should probably check out cha cha and/or unicorn at least once to get your theme dive on. linda's and redwood get similar crowds and are similarly busy. there are any number of other bars around the area as well.

-shorty's is a seattle staple, go play some pinball there and drink a margarita slurpy

-in pike place market go to zig zag for cocktails, white horse trading co for beer, both have a nice atmosphere and are pretty chill.

-the hideout on first hill is great as well, cool decor and stays pretty busy

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Way more Seattle sufu-ers then I thought, I think mostly everything has been said. Rancho Bravo for the hole in the wall mexican is my +1

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spending 2 days in the u-district area. what are some staple-can't-miss restaurants and bars (beers/cocktails)? looks like it's going to be a stag trip, so nothing too upscale.

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spending 2 days in the u-district area. what are some staple-can't-miss restaurants and bars (beers/cocktails)? looks like it's going to be a stag trip, so nothing too upscale.

Myung DongTofu house, right in that area, thai tom is good to. Portage bay if you're looking for breakfast

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Portage bay is meh, Thai Toms is the "best" Thai in the area. There is also this mexican place on 45th across from american apparel. Delicious potato burritos. A must is trabant coffee.

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Beer: Big Time, College Inn, Schultzy's

College Dive: Dante's, Earl's, Pizza Mart

Food: Cedar's (Indian), Ivar's Salmon House (Seafood, nice view), Thai Tom or Araya's Vegetarian Place (Thai), Guanaco's Tacos Pupuseria or Agua Verde (Latin), Pam's KItchen (Carribean), Dick's or wherever (Burgers), Aladdin's Gyro-cery

haven't gone here for any food in over 6 months so

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+1 for Jack Straw & Blackbird for shopping. Only worthwhile places in Seattle imho

Barolo has an awesome Happy Hour, both late night and afternoon. The Lamb Burger for like $5.50 is amazing and a meal by itself.

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Blackbird is +1. The buffalo across the street is worth stopping in, i found a couple apc shirts for 10 bucks each. And i got a pair of new cures. Most likely gifts from Blackbird that people tried to sell.

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I've had a few repairs done at Kulhman. I've been pleased with the work, though I wouldn't call them a denim specialist or anything (no chainstitching, for example).

Also, for u-district eating, holy shit is Chili's Mart good south indian. It's the one of the only places in Seattle proper you can actually get Dosa, and all their stuff is incredibly good/cheap.

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Careful with Kuhlman tailoring, the quality is really inconsistent. I've had two pairs of jeans ruined by them. One pair got hemmed way too short, and the other they put in a new zipper all stretched out so it wouldn't stay zipped up.

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Where's everyone going Thursday for SBW?

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Any big events going on for the 4th of July? My flight leaves at 8pm but hoping some cool block party or bbq shit is going on.

Actually if anything is going on over the weekend I would appreciate the info. Bars, good food, etc.

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Anyone looking to try on momotaro jeans in the city should check out kuhlman, stopped by the other day for the first time in a while and apparently they just got in a few cuts.

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i am thinking about moving to seattle soon i really know nothing about it but i need to leave school and seattle seems really affordable. im 18 and initially just looking for something cheap. where would be best cheap place (populated with chill people, not really a requirement right now if rent can be a lot cheaper somewhere else)? just any advice on the city would be great and finding an apartment here

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Question:

I've had a terrible time living in the north east for the past 6 years and I'm moving to the west coast next year.

I can't really decide where I should go. Will most likely spend 4 years.

San Francisco would be ideal but I won't be able to find a job / have enough money.

Is seattle something I should look into? This is one of the few places in the states I haven't been to.

Me

-Mid/late 20s

-Single

-Japanese

-Professional degree

-Starting income around 60k (before tax obv)

Want

-Access to Japanese groceries

-Good food esp. ethnic

-Jawnz

-Music

-Girls who are down with Japanese guys

-Relatively good weather

-Minimal d-baggery / bros.

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Is seattle something I should look into?

-Relatively good weather

sorry, after living here for years you better quit right now if this factor holds any amount of weight in your decision...

think monochromatic grey for 280+ days per year.

Edited by .API.

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Want

-Access to Japanese groceries

-Good food esp. ethnic

-Jawnz

-Music

-Girls who are down with Japanese guys

-Relatively good weather

-Minimal d-baggery / bros.

Yes to all. The question of weather comes down to the person. I love it here. Late fall through early spring isn't too far off from Tokyo. And summer is a relief comparatively. Aside from the common dislike for weather, I think it is a really easy city to get used to and grow comfortable in.

edit: http://rottenindenmark.wordpress.com/2012/01/03/my-hometown-is-better-than-yours/

Edited by ruach

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ago Seattle (and Portland) people! Need some help here...work stuff. Would someone mind listing what shops are in the area, Sufu related or street/contemporary are fine. Skate shops also. I run a tradeshow based in SF and we're expanding to the Northwest, and I'm trying to get my bearings for the region. I'm familiar with Blackbird, Zebra Club, and Lizard Lounge (Portland?)...I know Goods closed, but I know there has to be more I'm missing. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I'm gonna be in Seattle soon and will buy many beers for the info.

Y'all be the bestest.

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wellll in portland there's also tanner goods, frances may, machus, stand up comedy and table of contents

for street and skate shit there's cal's pharmacy, upper playground... um... some other stuff

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