Seattle

BB Ranch
In the Pike Place Market - 94A Pike Street, Downstairs
Seattle, WA 98101
For starters, they cure their own bacon, prosciutto & pancetta. They have great relationships with ranchers that provide organic, natural & grass fed meat/poultry/game. If you need it, they can get it!
  • Meat/Poultry/Seafood
Big John's Pacific Food Importers (PFI)
1001 6th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98134
A Seattle treasure! Our go-to place for wonderful cheeses, salumi, jars of everything pickled & preserved from Italy/France/Spain/Greece, as well as great deals on bulk flours, beans, rices & spices. A little tricky to find, so follow directions on their website. Bring a friend to split those pound-minimum cheeses!
  • Ethnic
  • Produce
  • Spices/Sundries/Staples
The Cellar Homebrew
14320 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA 98133
No better place for cheese-making supplies than this converted garage turned wine/beer/cheese-making shop. These guys know their stuff! They carry everything - molds, butter muslin, starters,& acids for your cheese-making delight!
  • DIYers: Cheese-makers, homebrewers, cake-makers, gardeners, etc
The Creamery
In the Pike Place Market - 1514 Pike Place #3
Seattle, WA 98101
Many of your needs for cheese-making & delicious farm fresh eggs to boot!
  • DIYers: Cheese-makers, homebrewers, cake-makers, gardeners, etc
City Fish
In the Pike Place Market - 1535 Pike Place
Seattle, WA 98101
Visit the oldest running fish market in Seattle. This is the best place to get fresh fish for Sushi, shellfish for Paella and any seafood needs!
  • Meat/Poultry/Seafood
El Mercado Latino
In the Pike Place Market - 1514 Pike Place (at Post Ally)
Seattle, WA 98101
Every type of dried chili you could hope for + empanada skins, chorizo & guava paste! This is the place to shop for your Tapas & Mole goods!
  • Ethnic
  • Spices/Sundries/Staples
Frank's Quality Produce
In the Pike Place Market - 1508 Pike Place
Seattle, WA 98101
Frank's has is all, & if they don't have it, they'll get it! Wonderful customer service & gorgeous produce.
  • Produce
Foulee Market
2050 South Columbian Way
Seattle, WA 98108
Chock full of Thai, Chinese (Dim Sum), Vietnamese, Japanese (Sushi) & Indian ingredients. This store has a wide array of rice, noodles, fresh vegetables & fruits.
  • Ethnic
  • Produce
Full Throttle Bottles
5909 Airport Way South
Seattle, WA 98108
Need an interesting bottle of beer, cider, mead, honey wine, or specialty soda? Full Throttle is your bottle heaven! They have a diverse, unique rotating stock & with a little notice, can get you just about anything your heart desires.
  • Wine, bottle shops, booze
Home Cake Decorating Supply Co.
9514 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
Floor to ceiling cake equipment! They carry everything for making, layering, coating & decorating.
  • DIYers: Cheese-makers, homebrewers, cake-makers, gardeners, etc
QFC
417 Broadway E
Seattle, WA 98102
They've got all your mainstream grocery items, but they also stock rose water and pomegranate molasses for Persian class (we love Cortas), and they even sell our favorite tamarind paste, Tamicon!
  • Produce
  • Ethnic
Rain Shadow Meats
1531 Melrose Ave, Suite C
Seattle, WA 98122
A local neighborhood butcher! Wonderful quality meat & farm fresh eggs. Wow your friends with great homemade beef, lamb, pork, duck & sausages. The staff knows their meat - so ask questions. While you are in the building, step across the isle and snag some cheese from the delightful and well-stocked Calf & Kid Cheese Shop. Then smile broadly.
  • Meat/Poultry/Seafood
Seattle Supermarket
4801 Beacon Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98108
Another great Asian market for your Thai and Chinese (Dim Sum) ingredients.
  • Ethnic
Sosios Fruit & Produce
In the Pike Place Market - 1527 Pike Place
Seattle, WA 98101
The best fresh herbs in town & lovely produce. Call ahead if you are looking for something particularly special - they can usually get it for you!
  • Produce
The Souk
In the Pike Place Market - 1916 Pike Place
Seattle, WA 98101
A wonderful selection of Indian goods & spices such as mustard seeds, candied fennel seeds, & cardamom. You can also find papadums & jars of tamarind paste.
  • Ethnic
  • Spices/Sundries/Staples
Pike & Western Wine
In the Pike Place Market - 1934 Pike Place
Seattle, WA 98101
Our favorite wine shop, with a thoughtful selection of small-batch local & European wines. A stellar staff that can recommend a great wine for any budget & menu - tell them Hipcooks sent you!
  • Wine, bottle shops, booze
Uwajimaya
600 5th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
A great selection of produce, rice, sauces, seafood, & sake for all Asian cuisine including Thai, Chinese (Dim Sum), Vietnamese and Japanese (Sushi). You can also find some Indian, Mexican (Mole) and Persian products.
  • Ethnic
  • Meat/Poultry/Seafood
  • Spices/Sundries/Staples
Viet Wah Supermarket
1032 S. Jackson Street
Seattle, WA 98104
An authentic Asian market with a good selection of Chinese & Thai produce, sauces &ingredients.
  • Ethnic
  • Produce
World Spice
1509 Western Ave (at Pike St)
Seattle, WA 98101
The best spice shop in town! The selection of chilies & salts is also impressive. You can purchase as much or as little as you like. Prices are reasonable, and they have a wonderful selection of tea & the good company of some great books.
  • Ethnic
  • Spices/Sundries/Staples
The Spanish Table
1426 Western Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
Stock up on paella ingredients, everything you need for a delightful tagine or a fab bottle of wine - seriously, the best Rioja selection in town - chat them up for stories of Spain, Portugal, Greece... Amazing!
  • Ethnic
  • Wine, bottle shops, booze
  • Spices/Sundries/Staples
The Paris Grocery
1418 Western Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
The Spanish Table's sister store - ooo la la! Cheese & charcuterie, a great selection of French kitchen trappings & did we mention cheese!?
  • Ethnic
  • Wine, bottle shops, booze
  • Spices/Sundries/Staples
City People's Garden Store
2939 E Madison Street
Seattle, WA 98112
Our fav garden supply - great selection, seasonal support, awesome workshops, super knowledgeable staff!
  • DIYers: Cheese-makers, homebrewers, cake-makers, gardeners, etc
Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance
http://www.seattlefarmersmarkets.org/markets
A good resource for tracking what's happening at your local market. Sign up for their newsletter and see what's in season all year long, and what the farmers are recommending!
  • Farmers Markets
Washington State Farmers Market Association
http://www.wafarmersmarkets.com/washingtonfarmersmarketdirectory.php
Features every market in the state with an easy search engine - awesome for those weekend getaways when you'll be cooking camp side or coming back to your cozy B&B after a day of wine tasting!
  • Farmers Markets
Ballard Farmers Market
http://ballardfarmersmarket.wordpress.com/
One of our fav markets, and they keep their lovely blog updated regularly. Open all year round on Sundays, showcasing a very wide variety of goodness.
  • Farmers Markets