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Redfin Serves Up Top 10 Neighborhoods to Find Your Inner Chef with the Most Popular Local Dishes from Allrecipes

Today Redfin (www.redfin.com), the customer-first real estate brokerage, released a list of the 10 best neighborhoods across the U.S. to cook and dine at home. Redfin compiled its list by finding neighborhoods with high numbers of for-sale homes with cooking-friendly features that were also located near farmers markets and grocery stores. Home-cooking mecca Allrecipes crunched the numbers to find the most popular dishes that use both local and fresh ingredients for each neighborhood.

The number of farmers markets in the U.S. has more than quadrupled since 1994, giving America’s home cooks increasing access to quality ingredients and recipes, but Redfin wanted to find the 10 best neighborhoods where this is the case. Redfin data scientists searched through homes for sale on Redfin.com to find those with descriptions that mentioned features such as gourmet kitchens, vegetable gardens and chicken coops. Redfin also only factored in homes within two miles of farmers markets and good grocery shopping options. The neighborhood list is as follows:

  1. Downtown, San Jose, CA
  2. Stanton Park, Washington, DC
  3. North Capitol Hill, Denver, CO
  4. Lakeridge, Seattle, WA
  5. Mid-City, Los Angeles, CA
  6. Canton, Baltimore, MD
  7. East Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
  8. North Center, Chicago, IL
  9. South Beach, San Francisco, CA
  10. Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

To view the full report and access the complete list of recipes for each neighborhood, please click here: http://blog.redfin.com/blog/2014/07/10-best-neighborhoods-to-be-your-own-top-chef.html.

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About Redfin

Redfin (www.redfin.com) is a customer-first real estate brokerage that represents people buying and selling homes. Founded and run by technologists, Redfin has a team of experienced, full-service real estate agents who are advocates, not salespeople, earning customer-satisfaction bonuses, not commissions. Redfin.com features all the broker-listed homes for sale, as well as for-sale-by-owner properties that don't pay brokers a commission. Redfin also offers online tools that make the entire process of buying or selling a home easier and more fun. The company serves major markets across the U.S. and has closed more than $13 billion in home sales. In 2012, Redfin was named one of The DIGITAL 100: World's Most Valuable Private Tech Companies by Business Insider.

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