Caffe Fiore is Seattle Cafe Life at it’s Best

Sunset Hill is home to some fine homes and a special neighborhood to those who live here and those who visit.  Set on the bluff above Shilshole and  Golden Gardens (beach park), not far from Greenwood shopping, yet the area has a slow and timeless quality which residents treasure.  One of the elements of this sense of deep peace and wellbeing is certainly the beloved Caffe Fiore Organic Coffee House.  One of three locations for this Seattle institution (the others are in Queen Anne and Old Ballard), the coffee house sits like a flagship on the corner of Loyal Way NW and 32nd Ave NW (you may know that the addresses with NW are all in Ballard).  The little building was built in 1908, and for those with a love of history it is worth either a quick visit to admire it and get some of the 100% certified organic coffee, or a long slow morning reading the paper or even taking advantage of the wifi to catch up on your email and enjoy the delectable handmade sweets available nowhere else.  I might as well tell you now that this establishment was voted Seattle’s Best Coffee Shop.  You will certainly not fail to see why when you visit, and the next time, and the next… for once you go, you will go back.

morning ride to best Seattle source of caffine (Sunset Hill in Ballard)

dogs, newspapers, bicycles, Seattle morning

Caffe Fiore in Sunset Hill

Baristas at Caffe Fiore

handmade donuts

tempting menu

watch the world from windows on the street

art and life blend as patrons caffinate and muse on the day

About Edy Kizaki

Edy's perfectionism and dedication result in attention to detail during every stage of your search and purchase experience.

Edy and her family came to the area seven years ago and fell in love with it. The size, natural beauty, people, culture and educational resources all make it an exceptional place to live, work, and play. Edy brings her experience in business, management and negotiation to her work in real estate. But it is her love of people and her joy in being involved with your important moments of change and decision in the process of life that make her dedicated and unfailing in the pursuit of your goals.

As a realtor and most recently the team leader at, the Seattle branch of eXp Realty, Edy has been involved in over 150 real estate transactions in the past five years, involving homes from Vashon Island to Duvall, Snoqualmie Ridge to Bellingham! What a great and inspiring way to learn about this amazing place. Of course, her GPS has been invaluable to the Edy feels like she's "from" Seattle, but with the added ability to understand what it means to relocate here and which knowledge is first tier, which is better to follow after. She works extensively with relocation clients in Seattle and on the Eastside, including from Microsoft, Amazon, Boeing, University of Washington, and their subsidiaries. She lives in Richmond Beach, part of Shoreline five minutes north of the Seattle 'border', and loves Queen Anne, Magnolia, Fremont, Ballard, Wallingford, Green Lake, Ravenna, and the areas along the west side of Lake Washington, as well as Shoreline, Lake Forest Park, and Edmonds. On the Eastside she has spent most time in Kirkland, Bellevue, Redmond, Woodinville, Sammamish and Issaquah. She has also worked extensively on luxury condos in Belltown and Downtown, and enjoys comparing views with the best of them!

Edy's involvement in real estate began in the 1980's when she was part of a Project Development Team for a real estate company in San Francisco for two years. After having worked on several major San Francisco and Lake Tahoe projects, she became most interested in buying and leasing of properties, including sales of business opportunities. She was also the official company photographer. There followed a period of work in finance, but an interest in travel led her to Japan, where she lived and worked teaching in university for 12 years. In addition she founded and ran her own large private school and formed Currents, a group that produced art exhibitions in Japan, America, and Australia, and arranged tours of New York and on the West Coast.

Eventually Edy returned to Monterey, California, where she taught Japanese, designed instruction, was a project manager for multimedia products, a product developer for early childhood educational products, and helped manage a five-star resort hotel, all while completing a masters in Multimedia and Instructional Design. Upon relocating to the Pacific Northwest with her family, she pursued her real estate license and is now deeply involved in helping her clients search for the perfect property in the local real estate market. When not at work, Edy practices Aikido and takes advantage of the local boating, picnicking and hiking riches with her family and friends. Oh, yes, and the great restaurants!

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