chihuly garden + glass

I know my posts have been a bit sparse lately, to the say the least. Hope everyone had a fun Fourth of July weekend! So where did I leave off from our Pacific Northwest adventures…? Oh, yes. The Chihuly Garden & Glass! It was my favorite part of Seattle (besides Faith and Adrian’s wedding, of course)! Oh, and Mt Rainier, too. Can’t forget that.

Before we headed over to the the Space Needle + Chihuly Garden & Glass, we decided to check out one of Tom Douglas’ restaurants, Lola, for brunch. I used to be the girl who would always order pancakes or french toast, but I’m slowly moving over to the savory side of brunch. And I actually like it! (If you know me, you know I’m a picky eater.)

^^We ordered some made to order doughnuts with their seasonal jam and vanilla mascarpone. They shook it up in a brown bag so all of the sugar gets distributed evenly. (I said I’m slowly moving to the savory side of brunch, doesn’t mean I gave up my sweets completely!)
^^Boyfriend ordered Tom’s Big Breakfast | Mediterranean octopus, sugar snap peas, corn, bacon, cilantro, sweet onions, mint yogurt, with a sunny egg, and toast. I had the Wild Mushroom Scramble | fontina, basil with smashed garlic fried potatoes, bacon, and toast. (Their rye toast with butter was awesome!)

Now, onto our visit to Chihuly’s Garden & Glass…

^^Persian seaform ceiling, similar to the one he made for the Bridge of Glass in Tacoma.
^^With the view of the Space Needle in the background.

Everything is made of glass. Each room was jaw-droppingly awesome in person. I can only capture so much with my camera. So, if you’re in Seattle and have some time to spare, head on over!