Staff Picks

The local shops on our team’s radar this week

  • Our Picks

From comics to artisan sweets and specialty popcorn, here’s everything we’re shopping right now

Sway and Cake

Shop for fun, trendy women’s wear and accessories at Capitol Hill shop Sway and Cake. Shop online, or on its Instagram.

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Would you rather ... pink, white, or denim sailor pant? Comment below! 🍭 @rollasjeans #pickacoloranycolor #rollasjeans #newarrivals

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Dolcetta Artisan Sweets

Dolcetta Artisan Sweets sells a variety of handcrafted chocolates and confections. Place an order online, and pick it up by appointment at the Georgetown kitchen.

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If this is May, we must have survived April - you deserve a treat for that! These pretties are all caramel flavors for the more traditional palate. Perfect for Mother’s Day gifts and quarantine care packages #dolcetta #chocolate #bonbons #mothersday #quarantinetreats #treatyoself #andyourmom #handmade #seattlemade #felchlinchocolate #equinoxstudiosseattle #dolcettasweetsdotcom

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Outsider Comics and Geek Boutique

From geek apparel and gifts, to books and a variety of games, Outsider Comics and Geek Boutique has everything you might be looking for in the hobby categories.

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We recently restocked our all-ages section with both old favorites and exciting new titles. Come check them out!⁠ ⁠ #geekgift #outsidercomicsandgeekboutique #outsidercomics #localcomicshop #shoplocalseattle #shopfremont #shopwomanowned #shopsmall #fremontseattle

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Cobb’s Pike Place Popcorn

Miss grabbing delicious popcorn from Pike’s Place Market neighborhood? Order it online from Cobb’s, your one-stop shop for bulk speciality popcorn.

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We are delighted to be working with @savorseattle and their incredible selection of pike place goodies! We’ve been working overtime making sure we get hundreds and hundreds of bags ready for their delivery. . While we aren’t open to the public right now, we will be soon! We couldn’t miss an opportunity like this to come together with other market vendors and support each other and keep jobs alive! #popcorn #gourmetpopcorn #seattle #cobbspopcorn #brownbutter

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Robot vs Sloth

Local shop Robot vs Sloth carries a variety of original designs, prints, stuffed animals, and more by shop owner and Seattle artist La Ru as well as a curated selection from other local artists.

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Last day to order your Mother's Day gifts! We created some limited gift packs on our website, most of which are 30% off! All gift packs ship with prices removed, wrapped, and with a gift note from you (plus some bonus goodies). We also have FREE Mother's Day coloring cards on our website. Download, print, color, and give to your mom. She'll love it. . . . . #robotvsloth #robotvssloth #pikeplacemarket #MakeItAMarketDay #shopsmall #shoplocal #shopseattle #visitseattle #seattlesloth #sloth #mom #mothersday #supportsmallbusiness #slothgift #motherdaygift #card #coloring

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