Former Book Bindery Chef Shaun McCrain is Opening Copine

From Seattle Magazine

Back in June, I met up with Shaun McCrain shortly after he left Book Bindery (which is now Hommage) to talk about his next steps. He kept pretty quiet on details, but I could tell he had a specific vision in mind for his next chapter: a small intimate restaurant that he and his business (and life) partner Jill Kinney could be proud of, along with their regular customers. He mentioned a small 60 seat restaurant in a bustling neighborhood and not quite as remote as Book Bindery. He also talked about keeping his fine-dining wheels in motion, creating a menu perhaps a little more refined but comfortable enough that fellow cooks could come in and grab a meal and not feel underdressed and most importantly, “not feel that they’re getting ripped off.”

Read the entire article at Seattle Magazine.