Start the day at The Sisters Restaurant (2804 Grand Ave., 425/252-0480, 7 a.m.–4 p.m. Mon.–Fri., $8), a friendly place with great breakfast specials and espresso coffees. Lunches include great soups (especially the chilled tomato and avocado), salads, veggie burgers, and homemade ice cream.
If you’re down on the marina, find lunchtime panini sandwiches and other tasty light meals at Meyer’s Café (1700 W. Marine View Dr., 425/259-3875, 6:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Mon.–Thurs., 6:30 a.m.–6 p.m. Fri.–Sat., 7:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Sun., $7).
© Ericka Chickowski from Moon Washington, 8th edition