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J. Kenji Lopez-Alt in Seattle

patsully | Jun 11, 202105:58 PM     3

I thought this bit in particular would resonate…

“But “influencer” doesn’t sit well with López-Alt because it comes with negative connotations of clickbait or free meals.

‘I wouldn’t consider myself that,’ he said. He doesn’t take money for restaurant endorsements, nor does he glad-hand with them for coverage, he said.

‘The goal is to just find a good meal. And when something is good, to make sure I take the time to recognize the people who do that.’”

J. Kenji López-Alt is Seattle’s most powerful food influencer — and its most reluctant one

J. Kenji López-Alt rose to prominence from origins as a recipe developer and food scientist. But, as local restaurateurs attest, since he moved to Seattle...

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