The Love Chef

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Address: 92 Madison Street
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone Number: (206) 624-3646
Type of Food: Contemporary American
Hours: Seven days — Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner (except Sunday evening)
Dress: Adult
Price Range: $9.00 - $32.00 dinner
Reservations: Suggested
Description of Restaurant:

When you enter the Library Bistro, whispering is not required.

This 'redu' of space, formerly "The Painted Table", is a charming book-filled room that is cozy, warm and inviting. The classic cocktails served at its Bookstore Bar is the first chapter of a delicious evening.

The Food


Penn Cove Oysters @ $2.00 each served up with a lemon-horseradish granita.

Slow braised Pork & Beans @ $6.00.

American Cheese Selection served with fruit and toasted pumpkin bread @ $10.00.

Big Cobb Salad loaded @ $9.00.

Dungeness Crab Salad $13.00.

Main Dish:

Coriander Braised Short Ribs with sweet potato hash @ $19.00/plate.

Dungeness Crab Fettucine with lemon basil cream @ $12.00.

Bourbon Cured Pork Chop with pumpkin chutney @ $18.00.

16 oz. Cowboy Steak $32.00 served with mash potatoes/green beans.

* for 2 — Bistro Barbecue Ribs and a bucket of beer @ $22.00.

* for 2 — Roasted Dungeness Crab Legs with lemon butter and garlic bread @ $32.00.

Classsic cocktails and wine from the Northwest are enjoyed at the Bookstore Bar for the beginning or end of a perfect evening, or nibble on a grand dessert like your mother used to make, but all grown-up.

Guys and Girls, the Library Bistro is a must destination in beautiful Seattle, and if you live here all the more reason to rush in. It is a 'Love Chef' favorite!

And remember, whispering is NOT required.

“The Love Chef” (Francis Anthony) is the author of several cookbooks and appears on local and national TV. You can find his cookbooks at and/or visit his website “Cooking With Love” and “The Love Chef” are registered trademarks.


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