Pike Place Market is now offering a low-cost Orca Pass for Market vendors and their employees to help ease the cost of downtown parking and commuting. Eligible employees will receive a card for $27/month! Check out the details: http://www.pikeplacemarket.org/market-insider

Seattle’s farmers markets, including Pike Place Market, value local produce just as highly as food access for shoppers who lack financial resources. Pike Place Market, as well as our Express Markets, participate in a program called Fresh Bucks, available to SNAP participants (previously called “food stamps”) at each of Seattle’s 16 farmers markets.  Fresh Bucks provides SNAP […]

Here’s a little-known fact about Pike Place Market’s Steelhead Diner: The restaurant may not have opened if it weren’t for Hurricane Katrina. Husband-and-wife team Kevin and Terresa Davis met in Terresa’s native Australia, where they both worked at a restaurant called Bacall’s. In 1991, the couple moved to Kevin’s Louisiana home, where worked as chef of […]

There’s no mistaking the heavenly scent of fresh pastries wafting along Pike Place between Stewart and Virginia streets. That’s the smell of Le Panier’s baking team hard at work, crafting piles of macarons, croissants, breads, and other pastries from scratch each day, as they have since opening in 1983. Kristi Drake was there from the beginning. After […]

Let’s get your post-holiday brain working with Market Trivia! Do you recognize this scene from Sleepless in Seattle? It lasted less than two minutes but forever made this Pike Place Market restaurant famous. Can you name the spot? Is it: A. Maximilien RestaurantB. The AthenianC. Matt’s in the MarketD. Lowell’s Restaurant and Bar If you […]