Day 4: Today’s giveaway is a set of books that will complement your food library. My book, the Food Lovers’ Guide to Seattle ($14.95) and Food Lover’s Guide to Wine by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenberg ($25)

The winner of yesterday’s giveaway is Kate from Kan I have some more? Email me your address.

Resolution 4: Explore new restaurants and learn more about choosing and drinking wine.

Food Lovers’ Guide to Seattle is the ultimate guide to the best restaurants, bakeries and specialty shops. This book gives you a backstage pass into the Seattle food scene. It is the perfect gift for any food lover.

Food Lover’s Guide to Wine is an indispensable reference, formatted like the authors’ two previous bestsellers The Flavor Bible and What to Drink with What You Eat, an encyclopedic A-to-Z guide profiling hundreds of different wines by their essential characteristics-from body and intensity to distinguishing flavors, from suggested serving temperatures and ideal food pairings to recommended producers (including many iconic examples). Here you can learn all you need to know about wine.

And before I continue. Foodportunity tickets are still on sale. Tickets sell out for this event so if you intend to go then don’t miss it. It is THE networking event for everyone food-related. Lots of food, chefs and networking for $25. Now go get your tickets. More information at Foodportunity.com . And Metropolitan Market is the main sponsor so that means that there will be lots of goodies.

Now for the contest!
Win both of these books! Winner will be chosen tomorrow afternoon. Don’t forget to share information about the next Foodportunity event, tickets here.

The contest! We want to know your resolutions and help you get there. Every day for 7 days, we will be giving away something that will spoil you. The catch, baby steps. You need to have one goal each day and keep it. Then, it is your reward. The prizes will be gift cards, books, dinners and other fun rewards.

How do you enter?

1) Leave a comment on the daily post for one entry.
2) Tweet the contest out and leave another comment letting us know for an additional entry. (Just say, I tweeted) Use Hashtag #foodprt
3) Facebook it and let us know (3 entries)
4) Tell a friend about the Foodportunity event. The more friends you tell, the more entries. (Email us at Foodprt8atgmail.com letting us know who you told , just a first name and why you think they would be interested)

The winner will be chosen by random number generator daily. Check the post the day after by 5pm and see if you won. If you won, email us your information and we will send the prize your way (foodprt8atgmail.com)

Written by franticfoodie

I am Keren Brown (note: Keren with 2 E's). I love living in Seattle, I think the weather here is fabulous and spend my days writing, organizing and planning food events. Read about Seattle food events, recipes or just immerse in the food obsession. Check out my other blog in the Seattle PI http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com/franticfoodie/

13 comments

  1. I love that there is a Seattle focused food guide, there are a few hidden gems in Seattle that do great wine pairing. Elemental is a definite on my list, and it is one of my resolutions to be more thoughfut about where I eat out.

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  2. Part of that resolution should be to visit the Seattle surrounding areas as well. Yes, Seattle has thousands of restaurants, but small communities are worth the visit. Many of them have a gem of a place to experience food.

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  3. It does really seem time to expand our choice of eateries, especially beyond the Eastside. And with ancestors who were vintners, first in Burgundy and then in Oregon, it’s time to stop being intimidated when reading the wine list!

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