Dinner at Lark
OkOk. WHAT: Like Japanese pop art come to life: kooky, off-kilter stuffed animals, rock-and-roll T-shirts, and, for cooler-than-thou teens, trinkets to hang off a cell phone. WHEN: Open Tue-Sun. WHERE: 709 Broadway E.; 206/322-7523.
EAT: Lark. WHAT: Our favorite special-night-out restaurant. From chef-owner Johnathan Sundstrom's seasonal Northwest small-plates menu, don't miss the wild-boar cheeks with chestnuts and apples. WHEN: Dinner Tue-Sun. HOW MUCH: $$$$. WHERE: 926 12th Ave.; 206/323-5275.
INFO: Capitol Hill is a few blocks northeast of downtown. Its main streets running north and south are Broadway and 15th Ave. E.