Restaurant News: Outdoor dining in town and nearby

Opportunities abound both in town and not so far out of town, for dining al fresco. The shorter list would be establishments who do NOT have a spot to enjoy our wonderful sunny weather. Sidewalks with sunshine have encouraged most local entrepreneurs to park a few tables where space permits, so diners can catch a few…

Restaurant News: Nearby Sushi Moto satisfies

We stripped the paper off our wooden chopsticks and salivated in anticipation. We just ordered a Sashimi Sushi Combo at one of our favorite places in Edmonds — Sushi Moto Japanese restaurant. It was my birthday. “Have you written a review on this place?” my spouse asked, as Sushi Moto has been our mainstay for…

Restaurant News: ‘Fashionable’ dim sum in Edmonds, yummy Thai in Lynnwood

My hubby’s keen eye spotted a colorful banner announcing “Grand Opening! Dim Sum” — why not? We squeezed our car into the very last spot available, and dashed through a downpour to the door of Fashion Dim Sum, located at 22923 Highway 99. Be warned: parking spots are at a premium in the Brentwood Plaza…

Restaurant News: Time-saving trends for putting together a meal

Trends in the air: The restaurant business is booming, and not just in Edmonds. More than ever, folks eat meals away from home. Great for our economy, and for our farmers, as the fruits of their labors appear on the porcelain plates at the local eatery. The USDA reports that consumption of food prepared away…

Restaurant News: Local eats for you and your Valentine

Admit it: We all LOVE to be loved. A special holiday, just around the corner, plays a role in expression of love. Mister Rogers had a wonderful song about how folks show love — “There Are Many Ways To Say I Love You.” In one version of the song he says the “eating way,” as…

Restaurant News: Keeping your resolutions with flavor nearby

If you are like most people, one of your New Year’s resolutions is to eat healthy. The good news is that you can still enjoy your favorite cuisines while meeting that goal. We love Indian cuisine in our family, so I decided to search out healthy dishes at some of our newest locations. First I…