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  • Freedom Fitness
    As a personal trainer for a big gym, Drew deVry grew disenchanted by the hundreds of dollars he was asking people to spend on training each month. He knew that the costs were prohibitive for so many people, and so he struck out on his own and opened Freedom Fitness. With more than a decade of training experience and a certification from the American College of Sports Medicine to guide him, Drew developed hundreds of exercise routines for people of every ability level. When members walk in the door, he and his staff pick out a workout based on their goals and restrictive issues before helping them get acclimated to the equipment. Routines make use of equipment such as free weights, cable machines, and a full lineup of cardio equipment, including the gym’s treadmills, elliptical machines, recumbent bikes, and StairMasters. In addition to penning a plentitude of workout plans over the years, Drew—a certified nutritionist—has also authored a variety of nutrition plans. He and his staff pick one to suit each member, usually starting off aggressively to trigger an encouraging round of fat loss, then tapering into a sustainable plan for lifelong health. He eschews reliance on supplements in favor of tapping into the nutrition in everyday foods, hoping to inspire a "love affair" with fruits and vegetables that makes visits to the produce section exciting.
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    116 SW 148th St
    Burien, WA US
  • Bison Creek Pizza & Pub
    At Bison Creek Pizza & Pub, the past meets the present in both food and décor. Located inside the historic Burien Theatre, the pizzeria serves its gourmet pies from a modern kitchen, but it pours mixed drinks from the theater's original saloon-like bar. A stage has replaced the screen, and free live shows blare music across the expansive room regularly. Bison Creek's menu exemplifies the same juxtaposition of tradition and change, boasting specialty pizzas that it's served since opening in 1975, now with modern twists such as gluten-free crusts, soy cheese, and invisible slices. Customers can build their own pizza, but the pub is known for its gourmet options such as the 6th Gear—a pizza piled high with chicken, bacon, and artichoke hearts simmering garlic cream sauce with onions and garlic. The menu has expanded as well. Grinder sandwiches filled with tender pulled pork or heaps of salami, bacon, and pepperoni come with a pile of fries, and the kitchen produces pasta dinners with homemade sauces such marinara, alfredo, or pesto cream.
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    630 Southwest 153rd Street
    Burien, WA US
  • Hobnobber Tavern
    At Hobnobber Tavern, you can snack away on tasty pub grub. Dieters beware — Hobnobber Tavern does not offer low-fat cuisine. Take your pick of beer, wine, or other beverages offered on Hobnobber Tavern's menu. Expect to wait longer for weekday service as the after-work crowd tends to fill the restaurant. The restaurant is within walking distance to a number of parking options.
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    447 SW 153rd St
    Burien, WA US
  • Decanter Wines
    Find all of your favorite traditional American dishes in one place at Decanter Wines. Diet schmiet! Catch a break from low-fat fare at Decanter Wines, where low-fat options aren't an option. Beer, wine, and more are also available from Decanter Wines' extensive drink list. Driving is all about convenience, and we get that. With spaces available, we'll help speed up your night.
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    15830 1st Ave S
    Burien, WA US
  • Mick Kelly's Irish Pub
    A well-known restaurant in Burien, Mick Kelly's is the ideal spot for wonderful pub food. It's a popular spot for guests looking for fantastic food. If you're trying to plan ahead, most patrons will probably tell you that later in the week (Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays) is the best time to visit. Also, you'll definitely want to take advantage of its outdoor seating when the Cascadian weather cooperates. According to most guests, business casual attire is recommended. Having said that, if you're in the mood for tunes, it's a great option for live music. For those who are interested, the robust menu does feature items that are gluten-free, low-fat, and vegetarian. Plus, it's been tabbed as a nice option for both families with children and large groups. WiFi is available if you want to get some work done, and in addition to its convenient take-out menu, the restaurant even provides catering for events around town. Or, if you're looking for the perfect spot to unwind after work, it's got a phenomenal happy hour and a pretty stout selection behind the bar. Specializing in lunch, dinner, and even good late-night food, Mick Kelly's is a solid choice when you're in the mood for unique international cuisine, and want to get more adventurous than the regular ol' Chinese/Mexican/Italian fare. Visitors to the restaurant have the ability to park nearby on the street.
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    435 SW 152nd St
    Burien, WA US
  • Elliott Bay Brewhouse and Pub
    Five Things to Know About Elliott Bay Brewhouse and Pub Maybe it was fate that brought the team behind Elliott Bay Brewhouse and Pub together. Future owners Todd Carden and Brent Norton were working at Maritime Pacific Brewing Co. when they met, as was future head brewer Doug Hindman. On July 11, 1997, the trio decided to venture out on their own. Read on to learn more about their burgeoning brewing empire: The pub has two sister locations. They’re in Lake City and West Seattle, and if you connect all three points on a map the outline looks suspiciously like a triangle. Most of the beer begins with the same foundation. The brewmasters start with organic malt for all of their year-round beers and most of their seasonal recipes. Brewing happens twice a week. The original West Seattle brewery churns out 200 gallons, while the Burien brewery produces 300. Both batches rest in cellaring tanks for four weeks before reaching your glass. The process results in seven year-round beers. These include the No Doubt Stout and the Luna Weizen, an American-style wheat beer made with organic malt imported from Germany. This commitment to sustainability extends well beyond beer. The pub menu features free-range chicken and all-natural beef, as well as buns baked with spent grains from the breweries.
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    255 SW 152nd St
    Burien, WA US

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