You don't have to be Irish and it doesn't have to be St. Patrick's Day to indulge in your love of brisket, seasoned through curing and simmered until butter-tender. Go on and get you some at these fine pubs and delis.
Even if you're not a beer drinker, you've gotta like The Pike. The massive watering hole has got a ever-changing cast of characters who frequent the place at Pike Place Market, folks drawn by the tasty, local-focused pub fare and the award-winning ales, stout, even Barleywine. Try the charcuterie plate with a house sampler of brews and you're bound to find a few faves. And guess what? The Washington-centric wine list is impressive, too.
Hot dog! This is a carnivore's sweet dream, part-butcher shop, part-cozy cafe, where meats are treated with reverence. Try one of the classic sandwiches or get a mess of sausages to take home and grill. Wish this gem was in my neighborhood. No, wait. If it was, then I'd no doubt be living in my fat pants.