Forget New York City and Los Angeles, Seattle is the place to be during Pride Month. Listed as one of the safest and friendliest cities for LGBTQIA+ people, Seattle has great events and places to support this Pride, including eats. Here are some recommendations to celebrate this June.

The Infatuation's Pride Annual Bake Sale 

The Infatuation, an American restaurant recommendation and food site with over ten locations, has begun the second year of its Pride Annual Bake Sale. During Pride Month, the company partners with local queer-owned and allied businesses nationwide to create Pride-themed treats. Through this, The Infatuation will donate $50,000 to — a platform to fund, protect, and support LGBTQIA+ food spaces. Here are The Infatuation’s food partnerships located in Seattle to visit:

Raised Doughnuts and Cakes’ Strawberry Glazed Doughnuts (Central District) — available in doughnut holes, yeast rings, and mochi rings, these doughnuts are topped with a sweet strawberry glaze and fruity pebbles.

Little Jaye’s Vanilla Bean Funfetti Loaf (South Park) — a French yogurt cake with strawberry frosting and rainbow sprinkles

Tres Lecheria’s Lil’ Fruity (Wallingford) — a fruity spin on tres leches with flavors such as banana, mango, peach, and berries.

A La Mode Pies 

Celebrate Pride with a limited edition Rainbow Cheesecake at A La Mode Pie.

The rainbow-layered vanilla bean cheesecake made with a graham cracker crust and lightly dusted with edible glitter is made in-house at this well-known LGBTQ+-owned handmade pie bakery. It’s a perfect addition to any party or gathering this June.

Dough Joy

Started in 2021 as a food truck in Ballard, Dough Joy is now a full-fledged operation with three permanent locations in Capitol Hill, Ballard, and West Seattle respectively alongside their catering truck, the Doughmobile.

Their Pride Doughnut, an original doughnut with a vanilla frosting and lightly dusted with edible rainbow glitter, is available year-round. As a Pride Month special, the shop is doing a Pride Dozen for pre-order where customers can customize the Pride Doughnuts to either have rainbow glitter or trans pride glitter.

Can Can’s The Dressing Room Bistro and Bar 

Located in the heart of Pike Place Market, The Dressing Room is an extension to Can Can, Seattle’s premiere cabaret dinner theater. All year, Can Can is partnering with through their specially created food item, Pride Ben-Yays, beignets drizzled with a rainbow glaze.

Proceeds will go towards The Pride Foundation, a Seattle-based non-profit working to create safe and equitable communities for queer-identifying people.

Biang Biang Noodles

Biang Biang, an LGBTQ+-owned hand-pulled noodle place, serves up authentic Chinese cuisine such as scallion pancakes, handmade chive and pork dumplings, and noodles with mala spicy beef. Located in Capitol Hill, a Seattle queer hub, this restaurant’s mission is to serve and support its diverse community with Xi’an-style noodles, which have a thick and chewy texture.

Frelard Tamales 

A family and queer-owned Mexican restaurant located in Bellingham, Washington, Frelard makes fresh handcrafted tamales daily.

Owners and partners, Dennis and Osbaldo, recently opened up El Sueñito Brewing Company — Washington’s first gay-owned brewery. The beers served here can be bought at Frelard Tamales as well. The restaurant can cater to or deliver a wide variety of cooked and frozen tamales for your eating pleasure.