Magazine article Sunset

Munch Away at Seattle's Museums

Magazine article Sunset

Munch Away at Seattle's Museums

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Convenient in-house eateries offer a variety of scenery and foods, from pastries to chicken pot pie

Touring Seattle's museums may stimulate not only your mind but also your appetite. Fortu

nately, sustenance is close at hand at three museum cafes, where you don't need reservations to sit down for a light snack or a complete meal. If you don't have time to view the exhibits, you can still drop in at any of these cafes without paying museum admission.

Oil paintings and 18th-century French pine paneling provide the backdrop for savoring pastries and espresso

drinks in the Boiserie at the Burke Museum (corner of 17th Ave. N.E. and N.E. 45th St.) on the University of Washington campus. Pastry selections change daily and cost $1 to $1.80. Open 7 A.M.8 PM. Mon-Fri, 9-5 Sat-Sun. For information on current exhibits, call (206) 543-5590.

The gourmet lunch entrees at the Seattle Art Museum Cafe (1321 Second Ave.) complement the tasteful decor: black-and-white terrazzo floors, gray limestone pillars, and warm wood pan

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