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Dining In Seattle: Past & Present

Andrea Lott, Andrea Umbach, Elliott Wolf

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ISBN 10: 1598491032 / ISBN 13: 9781598491036
Published by Peanut Butter Publishing, 2010
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Title: Dining In Seattle: Past & Present

Publisher: Peanut Butter Publishing

Publication Date: 2010

Book Condition:Good

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Dining In Seattle: Past & Present is a brilliant union of 21 of Seattle's most acclaimed restaurants of today, combined with legendary restaurants of the past four decades. At last, find an inspired menu cookbook that spans the generations with delightful dimensions. With Dining In Seattle: Past & Present, you can engage top restaurateurs such as Tom Douglas, the Canlis family, and Holly Smith. Follow their culinary prowess from piquant appetizers, to enticing entrees, to satisfying desserts. Artfully prepare Bananas Foster from El Gaucho, Seven Flavor Beef from Wild Ginger, Crispy Skinned Salmon from Flying Fish, and dozens of other famous dishes. Each restaurant offers a specially chosen full-course dinner, along with wine pairings, tips, and easy-to-read recipes for each course. Dining In Seattle: Past & Present lets you learn from the masters.
While some of your favorite restaurants may no longer exist in brick and mortar, Dining In Seattle: Past & Present will lead you on a nostalgic culinary tour of Seattle's golden era as the gourmet revolution began. Recreate memories of unforgettable meals at Seattle's most respected establishments. Follow the original restaurant menus and compare them with the very best contemporary chefs that now are an integral part of Seattle's soul.
Present Restaurants:
Barking Frog
Cafe Flora
Cafe Juanita
Campagne
Canlis
Chez Shea
Dahlia Lounge
El Gaucho
Flying Fish
The Harvest Vine
Il Bistro
Il Terrazzo
The Inn at Langley
Kingfish Cafe
Lark
Metropolitan Grill
Monsoon
Purple Cafe and Wine Bar
Shiro's Sushi Restaurant
Waterfront Seafood Grill
Wild Ginger
Past Restaurants:
The Adriatica
Annie et Robert
Annique's
Boondock's, Sundecker's & Greenthumb's
Brasserie Pitsbourg
The Broadway
Casa Lupita
The Georgian Room at the Four Seasons
Gerard's Relais de Lyon
The Green Lake Grill
Henry's Off Broadway
Le Tastevin
The Mirabeau
1904
The Other Place
The Palm Court
Settebello
The 610
Trader Vic's

About the Author:

Andrea Lott, a Seattle native, started her career in the food industry at the age of five, selling chocolate chip cookies on football game days outside of her Montlake house near Husky Stadium. Now, as an international traveler and former management consultant, she is immersed in the Seattle food world from soups to nuts - from the shopping expeditions, to the impressive evening meals she prepares for many friends and family. This Dining In Seattle: Past & Present project appealed to Andrea as it allowed her to peek into the kitchens of prominent Seattle chefs, express her culinary expertise, and scratch her itch for details, details, details. As a former gymnast, the question remains for Andrea, Do I eat to work out, or work out to eat? Andrea, Elliott's middle daughter, is a Yale University graduate and lives on Mercer Island with her husband, Jordan.
Andrea Umbach, a Seattle-based executive leadership coach, has enjoyed dining in many cities throughout the world wherever her jobs and family have taken her. Always interested in trying to recreate restaurant dishes at home, putting together this newest volume of Dining In allows her to take this aspiration to a new level. A mutual interest in how dining out and the food industry has changed over the years brought the two authors together. Andrea cooks and entertains with a focus on bringing friends and family together around the finest of foods and creating a warm and welcoming table. She has learned that bringing the restaurant experience to home chefs requires attention to details, patterns, and stories, a bit like coaching executives. A graduate of University of California Berkeley and Cornell University, Andrea lives on Capitol Hill with her two teenage sons, Liam and Finley, and their parrot, Pan.
Elliott Wolf, is the owner of Classic Day/Peanut Butter Publishing, the oldest self-publishing business in the nation. Beyond helping authors produce and market their books since 1971, he also pioneered the restaurant cookbook market. His Dining In series was launched in 1977 with the simple concept of gathering the best recipes from the best restaurants in major North American cities. The Dining In series received rave reviews and generated 38 volumes covering 30 cities, selling over one million copies. To this day, fans request back copies and inquire about upcoming volumes. That is, in fact, what inspired him to re-launch the series with this most recent volume Dining In Seattle: Past & Present, this time incorporating a sense of nostalgia for the dining experiences of our past and inspiring a new generation of today's home chefs who seek to recreate the restaurant experience at home. With great expertise and years of experience, Elliott continues to guide authors through the publishing process and provide readers with books that educate, enthrall, and enhance our lives - and often keep us well-fed along the way. Elliott lives on a houseboat on Lake Union, and to this day contends: I have the greatest job in the world.

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