The United States Healthful Food Council Releases REAL25 Seattle, the City’s Most Healthful and Sustainable Restaurants

Press Contact: Melissa Rouse, melissa@ushfc.org, 808.960.4593

Seattle, WA (January 17th, 2017) – As part of its efforts to help decrease diet-related disease, the United States Healthful Food Council (USHFC) has released a list of Seattle’s 25 most healthful and environmentally sustainable restaurants. Also knownreal-25-logo-inner-black2xas the Seattle REAL25, the initiative is part of the Responsible Epicurean and Agricultural Leadership (REAL) program, and is aimed at making it easier for consumers to make better choices when dining away from home.  The USHFC has teamed up with Tasteful App to make finding good quality food easier, for tourists and locals alike.

“Even in a city like Seattle, where sustainability is at the forefront, it’s not always easy to know where to turn when looking for a nourishing food environment,” said Melissa Rouse, Public Relations Manager for the United States Healthful Food Council. “Our hope is to minimize the distance between hungry and healthy, by making the healthy choice, the easy choice.”

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The REAL25 algorithm takes into account a variety of factors such as: sourcing, scratch cooking, healthy ingredients and dietary restrictions. In addition, the curated list is analyzed by a Seattle Local Advisory Board comprised of restaurateurs, chefs, nutritionists, and authors with on-the-ground experience and expertise.

The Seattle REAL25 includes (in no particular order):

  1. Tilth
  2. Bounty Kitchen
  3. Chaco Canyon
  4. Evergreens
  5. Café Flora
  6. Portage Bay Café
  7. Sweetgrass Food Co.
  8. The London Plane
  9. Juicebox
  10. Terra Plata
  11. Art of the Table
  12. The Corson Building
  13. The Walrus and the Carpenter
  14. Hitchcock
  15. Salare
  16. Ba Bar
  17. Lark
  18. Homegrown
  19. Poppy
  20. Mossback
  21. Harvest Beat
  22. Anchovies and Olives
  23. Lola
  24. Steelhead Diner
  25. Anar

In addition to being recognized on this list, each REAL25 restaurant is eligible to be audited and become REAL Certified at no cost, due to the financial support of the healthy food finding app, Tasteful. REAL25 is also sponsored by Steelite International.

*Find more information about REAL and REAL25 Seattle at the eatREAL.org website.

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About United States Healthful Food Council

Established in 2012, the USHFC is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit dedicated to transforming America’s food system and fighting diet-related disease by realigning the food industry’s incentives with consumers’ health interests. The organization has received financial support from the Tennessee Department of Health, the Park Foundation, the Mary Black Foundation, the Campbell Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation President’s Grant Fund of the Princeton Area Community Foundation. More information can be found at USHFC.org and eatREAL.org.