Title: Unique Eats and Eateries of Seattle
Author: Jake Uitti
Size: 6 x 9
When you think about restaurants in Seattle, a few notable options immediately come to mind. Many will think of smoked salmon and fresh seafood, others might think of the great Thai, Japanese, Vietnamese and Chinese influences in the city. And all those folks would be right! But delving deeper into the culinary catacombs of Seattle, one discovers amazing deep dish pizza, giant sloppy (and delicious) burgers, textbook fried chicken, tantalizing biscuits and even the Seattle hot dog made with grilled onions, jalapenos and cream cheese. Whether sampling fresh ingredients at the Pike Place Market or getting a bowl of noodles at a hole-in-the-wall shop, the Seattle food scene will satisfy your cravings each and every day of the week. Seattle, founded in 1851 as a logging and fishing town, has been home to farm-to-table techniques ever since. And that tradition carries on today—whether you’re talking Taichi Kitamura’s sushi, Edouardo Jordan’s soul food or Renee Erickson’s wood-fire oven-cooked veggies. And while this book is an expertly written guide to what’s possible in the Emerald City, sometimes it is the unknown shops you discover along your path that forever stick with you—whether it’s a brand new food truck or a $30 plate of heavenly pasta. But in the meantime, let Unique Eats and Eateries of Seattle be your food guide.