I love when my daddy comes to visit! Wheeeeeee!

We picked him up from the ferry then drove downtown and strolled around Pike Place Market. It was a beautiful day, but a tad chilly.


Dad bought some fruit sticks.

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(They were weird. Me no likey.)

And some dried sweetened strawberries.

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(They were yum!)

And then we met my Grandma Sue and her husband Greg at Ipanema’s, a Brazillian joint.


It’s one of those rotisserie meat places with an awesome salad/antipasto bar and it is all-you-can-eat or they have some menu items which we never get.


I opted for just the unlimited salad bar (and snuck a couple bits of Jodus’ meat!)

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Plate #1:


Arugula + feta + sundried tomato


Pickled Red Cabbage + Pineapple = GROSS. Did not eat this.


Grilled squash, eggplant, and bell pepper


Corn + peppers = YUM


Plate two:


Peas + green beans + snap peas + parm + sundried tomato + capers


Cold mushrooms covered in oil = ew. Did not eat.


Chickpea salad = yum


Whole grain bread + herbed butter


Polenta 😀


Oh yes, there is more.

Third plate = dessert



Some shots from the carnivores:

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It was a grand old time!

Dad brought us some goods!

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His homemade wines! Yay! We need to wait a couple months for the shiraz.

We are now playing Wii! I’m sore from boxing with Jodus yesterday!



4 Responses

  1. I have decided that this is the place we’re going to go when we come and visit you guys. Not that I know when that is…but it’ll be before we move back East. The food looks absolutely A-MAZE-ING!!

  2. My first trip to Ipanema’s was a HUGE success. Everything was sooooo good (except for the greasy sausage they brought around). I can see why you and your dad like that place so much.

    LOL. I love your “dessert” plate of fruit.

  3. […] We hit up Ipanema’s with my Dad! […]

  4. […] We went here back in November (oh wow, look how short my hair was!) and I had just stuck with the salad bar and it worked out famously so I did that again today. The salad bar is out of this world good! And I love that it is different every single time! […]

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