In 2009, Nollie’s youngest son and daughter-in-law, their daughters, and lifelong friend and trained chef Clifford Fuller decided that South Lake Union was lacking something, and thus, Nollie’s Café was born. Nollie’s mission was to find out what the people in the neighborhood wanted and needed and to give it to them. Today, they serve up delicious fresh baked goods, breakfast all day, espresso, and even vegetarian options to meet the needs of their neighbors. A humble interior, fair prices, generous portion sizes, and fantastic food set the cafe apart from all of the modern and expensive new restaurants that have been cropping up around South Lake Union in recent years. Patrons love the light and fluffy pastries, the homemade comfort food, and especially the fact that everything they give you is compostable. With a cozy, welcoming environment and friendly staff, it’s no wonder that Nollie’s is the favorite breakfast place of many Seattle residents.