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From the Back Cover

Savor the Flavors of Seattle

The Seattle food scene is a way of life. Foragers find mushrooms in the forests, nettles by the creeks, and sea beans by the ocean. Fish mongers and farmers take pride in their ingredients, and artisan cheese makers, butchers, chefs, chocolatiers, baristas, and roasters push the boundaries of the city’s playful palate. In Food Lovers’ Guide to Seattle, seasoned food writer Keren Brown shares the inside scoop on the best places to find, enjoy, and celebrate these culinary treasures. A bounty of mouthwatering delights awaits you in this engagingly written guide.

With delectable recipes from the renowned kitchens of the city’s iconic eateries, diners, and elegant dining rooms, Food Lovers’ Guide to Seattle  is the ultimate resource for food lovers to use and savor.

Inside You'll Find:

• Favorite restaurants and landmark eateries
• Specialty food stores and markets
• Farmers’ markets
• Food festivals and culinary events
• Recipes from top Seattle chefs
• The city’s best cafes, taverns, and wine bars
• Cooking classes
• Complete coverage of Pike Place Market

About the Author

Fueled by insatiable curiosity to uncover every food-related spot and meet every foodie in Seattle, Keren Brown began by enrolling in cooking classes. She would spend mornings in class; afternoons scouring the shelves of the city's cookware shops and specialty grocers or judging food contests, evenings in restaurants, and chronicling her journey on her blog, FranticFoodie.com.

 Driven by relentless energy, she created the Seattle Food Blogger Events, monthly meet-ups for local food bloggers, and launched a series of networking and educational events, known as Foodportunity, for the entire Seattle food community, bringing together writers, culinary industry professionals, restaurateurs and food companies. In addition to her own blog she writes for SeattlePi.com and KIRO’s MyNorthwest.com. Keren Brown was named “Doer of the Week” by MarthaStewart.com as well as featured in the Puget Sound and Portland Business Journals. Keren lives in Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood with her husband and young son.

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Product Details

  • Series: Food Lovers' Series
  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press; First Edition edition (July 5, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0762770171
  • ISBN-13: 978-0762770175
  • Product Dimensions: 6.9 x 5.9 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 7.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #439,268 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Fueled by insatiable curiosity to uncover every food-related spot
and meet every foodie in Seattle, Keren Brown began by enrolling
in cooking classes. She would spend mornings in class, afternoons
scouring the shelves of the city's cookware shops and specialty grocers
or judging food contests, evenings in restaurants, all the while
chronicling her journey on her blog, FranticFoodie .com.
Driven by relentless energy, she created the Seattle Food
Blogger Events--monthly meet-ups for local food bloggers--and
launched a series of networking and educational events, known
as Foodportunity, for the entire Seattle food community, bringing
together writers, culinary industry professionals, restaurateurs, food
companies and food-passionate people. In addition to her own blog
she writes for SeattlePi .com and MyNorthwest .com. Keren Brown
was named "Doer of the Week" by MarthaStewart .com and featured
in the Puget Sound Business Journal and Portland Business Journal. Keren Brown is the author of "The Food Lovers' Guide to Seattle" (Globe Pequot Press), a guide to all the best restaurants, bakeries and specialty shops in Seattle.

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By NH on June 28, 2012
Format: Paperback
I picked this up at the library and I'm not really impressed. This might have been a nice guide to have when we first visited Seattle for a long weekend, years ago. But, having lived here for over 2 years now, I think most of the places she recommends are pretty well known go-to places. I was hoping for something a little more in depth or to find some surprises. Also, I'm REALLY surprised at how sparse the coffee mentions are. I had to double check the publish date - there's some places she mentions that are NOT that great or have gotten to be awful. (For example, Lunchbox Laboratory has gone WAY down hill and is not worth a mention.)

I really waffled on the rating... I wanted to give it a "2" star, on the "jaded resident and I know what's good and what isn't" scale, but as a visitor, I'd have given this a 4 or 5. So I split the difference and gave it a 3. Like I said, this would have been GREAT to have when I knew nothing about Seattle and all the neighborhoods - although, again... had I followed this book's advice and gone to Lunchbox Labs in the last year, I'd have been pretty mad. (Seriously. Was once good, but DOWNHILL. AWFUL. AVOID.)
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By dwilson on February 3, 2014
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I bought this book as a birthday present for my boyfriend and it's just great! I'm probably more excited by the book than he is but it suggests some really great restaurants and has an easy-to-follow format. I'd definitely recommend this to anyone looking to delve a little deeper into the Seattle dining scene.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer VINE VOICE on June 27, 2011
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If you love food and are or will be in Seattle, this is one to pick up. For visitors, It's a compact book and will fit easily in a travel bag or briefcase giving you a unique guide to all things culinary as you explore Seattle. If you live here, you will still discover great new foods, markets, restaurants, and recipes. The author has done a fantastic job of finding and documenting what makes this such a fantastic food city!!
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By M. Surdi on June 22, 2011
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I seriously carry this book with me every where I go. It's just the right size to fit in my purse so when I'm on the go in Seattle and I'm not sure where to go and don't trust the restaurant on the corner or my friends consistent poor taste in food then I whip out the Food Lovers' Guide! The way Keren Brown has organized it is flawless and so easy to use. It's sectioned into North, Central, Downtown, West Seattle and South so wherever you are you can easily find a great place to eat in and feel confident in where you're sitting down at. There's even an Eastside section, too! She has places in Redmond, Bellevue, Kirkland etc that all sound amazing that I haven't even heard of and I've been raised in Bellevue. So excited to visit every single place in this book!
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I think that this is probably a very good and quite useful book. However, the publishers (or someone) made the terrible mistake of thinking that simply reading the text over into a digital format would provide a satisfactory Kindle version -- and it most certainly does not!! Throughout the Kindle version, there are references to page numbers and yet, in that version, there are no pages (just locations that are not the same). The index (which looks great) gives direction to pages -- which, again, don't exist. So, the only way to find something is to painfully flip pages until you find it. Certainly that isn't what a digital format should provide. In addition, the author refers to the web site for many restaurants and they aren't provided -- of course they should be and they should be active so one could get to the site merely by clicking on the reference. There is no excuse for producing an ebook that is almost useless.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Hannah Cordes on July 7, 2011
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This is a terrific book and if you live in Seattle or are visiting, you need to have it. Keren Brown has captured the Seattle food scene and done all the work for you of researching restaurants, festivals, local food shops and markets. The recipes she includes are an added bonus (Maria Hines' Chocolate Ganache Cakes look divine). I've already referred to it when in a particular neighborhood and found Keren's descriptions to be spot on for the restaurants I dined in. The smaller size of the book makes it perfect to carry in your bag when you're out. This is a marvelous resource for locals and visitors, and I just bought one as a gift, too. I look forward to working my way through the book and discovering new places to enjoy and revisiting old favorites!
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This compact book captures the Seattle food scene focusing on 5 major regions of the city of Seattle. Author Keren Brown keeps her pulse on the bountiful culinary scene by including the full range of foodie options from long time coveted Canlis to off the beaten track Oberto Factory.

This isn't your run of the mill laundry list of eateries. North, Central, South, West Seattle, and Downtown regions are showcased starting each chapter with some neighborhood background and history. Be it Bakeries, Landmarks Eateries, Destination Dining or Specialty Markets and real favorite recipes, Food Lovers Guide to Seattle leaves no corner of Seattle unexplored.

What a marvelous gift for any Food Lover or newbie to the city. Just make sure to buy two because once you start reading, you will want your own copy.
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