Herb Lester Associates research, write, print and distribute maps and guides to the world's great cities. We seek out the well-used and much-loved, and enjoy the extraordinary as well as the everyday. Old bookshops and new coffee shops, park benches and dive bars, hat shops and haberdashers: this is the world according to Herb Lester.
It would take more than Seattle's notoriously rainy weather to dampen our ardour for this fine city. In this guide we explore coffee shops, bars, sushi, a joint to pick up a burger for $1.25 and a 19th-century novelty shop.
There's also sculpture, video games and, of course, in one of America's most literate cities there are bookshops. In all, 42 great things to see and do, no matter the weather.