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Skillet Diner: A User’s Guide
- Breakfast: pork belly with a cornmeal waffle
- Lunch: burger with bacon jam, blue cheese, and a side of poutine
- Dinner: housemade ricotta gnocchi with cauliflower purée
- Drink: milk shake with bacon caramel
Where to Sit: The newer Ballard location boasts expanded counter seating along a 40-foot bar (cutting down on notoriously long wait times), as well as an outdoor patio.
- Can’t get enough of Skillet’s bacon jam? You can pick up a jar to take home and call your own.
- Specially designed “kiddo menus” keep children smiling with crustless grilled cheeses and pint-size pancakes.
- The original Skillet food truck—a vintage Airstream trailer that helped launch America’s food-truck revival—still roams Seattle; check the online schedule for upcoming stops.
While You’re in the Neighborhood
Capitol Hill location: Thumb through the tomes at The Elliott Bay Book Company (1521 10th Avenue), an independent shop with a 40-year history.
Ballard location: Pick up some new or used vinyl at Sonic Boom Records (2209 NW Market Street).