The Emerald’s premiere location at Second and Stewart places you in the center of downtown Seattle – just one block from the iconic Pike Place Market, steps from the waterfront and surrounded by the city’s best culinary and cultural destinations. Imagine living at Seattle’s new collection of modern high-rise condominium homes rising above an iconic downtown and having fall favorites from the iconic market at your fingertips! From pumpkin spice caramel popcorn to pumpkin pie yogurt, toffee pumpkin braids to hot toddies – Pike Place has 500+ small businesses to assist celebrating autumn, all just a short stroll from The Emerald.
Pike Place Market gives the scoop on fresh from the farm produce: “Juicy plums, Asian pears, and sweet potatoes are overflowing the shelves at six produce stands in the Market right now. As we enter October, look for pumpkins, winter squash, and crisp Pacific Northwest grown apples.”
Choice Produce sells pepper strings and wreath all year round, but Pike Place says, “they are the freshest and most colorful in the fall”. These eye-catching arrangements make great gifts and can be eaten or used as decoration.
Cobb’s Popcorn has partnered with MarketSpice to create a Pumpkin Spice Caramel popcorn and offering favorites like the Maple Bacon Caramel, Brown Butter and Sea-Salt and Vanilla Salted Caramel. For Halloween, they’ll be popping specialty black kettle corn!
Honest Biscuits introduces a caramel apple biscuit made with local organic apples and house-made caramel. In November, look for their sweet potato biscuit and , similar to a cinnamon-apple roll. Honest Biscuits will also sell an Apple Chai seasonal drink starting in mid-October.
Le Panier celebrates the season with apple, cinnamon and pumpkin baked treats. Pick up a Roule Cannelle (croissant swirled with cinnamon and sugar) and Kouigan Aman Aux Pommes (fresh apples & sugar on a buttery croissant dough) fresh from the bakery. By mid-October, Pumpkin macaron and Pumpkin tarts will hit the display case.
MarketSpice has all the fall flavors you are seeking to steep, from Pumpkin Pie Spice tea to Caramel Apple tea and their famous Cinnamon Orange tea. Spice Cider Mix with allspice, orange peel, cinnamon and cloves has also made its debut for the season.
Piroshky Piroshky’s Toffee Pumpkin Braid has fall written all over it. Pike Place Market describes it as a, “buttery autumn blend of cinnamon, allspice, ginger and cloves, braided into their signature sweet dough and topped with an aromatic pumpkin glaze and crunchy toffee almonds.”
Don & Joe’s Meats start accepting pre-orders for your Thanksgiving Day feast on November 1st.
Experience all the fall feels from these market spots within a short walk from The Emerald:
Barque Brontes Bakery Cafe: pumpkin spice lattes and pumpkin cheesecakes
Bottega Italiana: Pumpkin, rum raisin gelato and cinnamon gelato
Daily Dozen Doughnut Co: Maple bacon, apple crumb, cidermill, apple stick
Ellenos: Pumpkin Pie Yogurt with real pie chunks! They make it from scratch (so you don’t have to)
Old Stove Brewing: Sabro Fresh Hop IPA and Festbier Lager for Oktoberfest
Rachel’s Ginger Beer: Black pepper chai (makes a marvelous hot toddy)
Sunny Honey Co.: fresh honeycomb & real maple syrup
indi chocolate: Pumpkin spice lattes and truffles
The Confectional: Mini pumpkin cheesecakes
The Crumpet Shop: Maple butter crumpet
Woodring Northwest: Kentucky Whiskey Caramel sauce for apples
More than the city’s beloved public market, Pike Place Public Market is a vibrant neighborhood comprised of hundreds of farmers, craftspeople, small businesses and residents. Make it a Market Day any day, just one block walk from The Emerald.
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