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Left: Analog Coffee's eye-popping stack of comic books. Right: The impressive collection of vinyls makes for a good coffee-drinking soundtrack.
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A mural outside of Seattle chef Renee Erickson's The Whale Wins.
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Matiz Sardines on Toast ($10): an open face sandwich slathered with curried tomato mayonnaise, and topped with bright shaved fennel
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Left: Prep cooks pick dill for roasted clams. Right: The aforementioned Hama Hama Roasted Clams ($14): juicy, petit Washington bivalves, cooked in a dill cream/brown butter sauce, and flecked with salty bits of Serrano ham.
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A lofty plate of pistachio meringue, destined to be crumbled into The Whale Win's Spring Rhubrab Eton Mess
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The bar at Percy & Co. on Ballard Avenue.
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Right: Simone's Love (dill-infused vodka, soda, house sour mix, and fresh dill)
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The dining room at Mamnoon, a Syrian/ Middle Eastern restaurant in the Melrose foodie triangle on Capitol Hill.
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Burghul wheat salad ($12) with bitter chicories, sweet bites of dried apricot, and tangy candied oranges
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Logs of juicy, deeply-spiced minced lamb, cool yogurt, and crumbled pistachios.
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Right: Samkeh harra ($38): a thick, meltingly tender filet of Chilean sea bass on a bed of cabbage, pepper paste, and pine nuts, meant to be mixed together.
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