Mountlake Terrace Restaurant Guide: What’s open during Phase 2

We’ve updated our Mountlake Terrace restaurant list — as of June 26, 2020 — to reflect the status of eating and drinking establishments now that Snohomish County has entered Phase 2 of the governor’s Safe Start plan. As always, let us know about additions and changes in the comments below Mountlake Terrace Local Food Services…

Enjoy virtual Swedish Midsommarfest June 26-28

Enjoy a virtual, colorful, kid-friendly (and free) virtual Swedish Midsommarfest, June 26 – 28, sponsored by Skandia Folkdance Society and Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Check out music and dance performances, costumes, dance tutorials and a traditional pole-raising ceremony, and make your own flower crown at home with a great demo. No flowers available?…

Sponsor spotlight: Chef Dane Father’s Day catering options, weekly food truck menu

Chef Dane Catering Father’s Day options Order by 4 p.m. Thursday Pick up 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday www.chefdane.com Father’s Day Dinner Beefsteak Tomato Salad fresh mozzarella, basil, red onion, olive oil, aged balsamic, cracked black pepper Grilled Asparagus & Carrots lemon black pepper dressing Au Gratin Potatoes peppercorn cream, parmesan Baby Back Pork Ribs brown…

IRS warns against COVID-19 fraud; other financial schemes  

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers to guard against tax fraud and other financial scams related to COVID-19. In the last few months, the IRS Criminal Investigation division has seen a variety of federal Economic Impact Payment (EIP) scams and other financial schemes looking to take advantage of unsuspecting taxpayers. The division continues to…

Sponsor spotlight: Chef Dane Take ‘N Bake Meals & To Go Options

June 1 – 5 ** Vegetarian Enchilada – black beans, sweet potato, salsa verde with grilled corn…. $10 ** Tuna Casserole – egg noodles, albacore tuna, peas, mushroom cream sauce, parmesan, crispy panko crust… $10 ** Lemon Garlic Chicken – greek orzo pasta, ratatouille… $12 ** Smoked Turkey – au gratin, herb gravy, grilled asparagus……

Directory of Mountlake Terrace restaurants offering takeout, delivery

  The weekend has arrived and here’s the latest list of restaurants offering takeout and delivery. Mountlake Terrace Local Food Services during COVID-19 Shutdown Business Address Phone Services 44th Street Sliders 21005 44TH AVE W (425) 678-8340 Takeout by phone ALIBERTOS MEXCIAN 5602 232ND ST SW (425) 678-1813 Takeout and third party delivery AMORN THAI…

Remembering the Edmonds Jazz Connection over the years

The annual Edmonds Jazz Connection — which has been showcasing some of the Pacific Northwest’s best high school jazz programs for the past 20 years, was canceled this year due to COVID-19. To commemorate the event’s 20th anniversary, Jim Blossey of the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club — which hosts the event — put together this…

MLT’s Grand Pere Bakery to reopen May 5

Mountlake Terrace’s Grand Pere Bakery, which has been closed during the governor’s stay-at-home orders, will be reopening for takeout only starting Tuesday, May 5. Owner Chris Lee says the bakery will be open regular hours, Tuesday through Friday from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. -4 p.m. “We have been trying…

Local chef plans to open new burger joint in Cedar Plaza

Local chef Josh Henderson is bringing his take on the classic cheeseburger to Mountlake Terrace with a new restaurant he aims to open later this year, According to NextMLT, Burb’s Burgers will offer the simple and classic cheeseburger, but with a twist. With his new restaurant, Henderson — a Mountlake Terrace High School graduate —…

ECA announces summer arts enrichment camps

The Edmonds Center for the Arts says that it is planning to hold its 2020 Summer Arts Enrichment Camps — although it will have contingency plans in place if social distancing rules require different formats, including virtual options. Designed for young people ages 7-19, as well as older adults in ECA’s intergenerational camp, ECA Summer Arts…

Dining Dog owner turns to doorstep delivery during pandemic

Restaurant delivery has become a popular option for those staying at home during the COVID-19 outbreak. Dorothy Chagas, who specializes in homemade dog treats through her Lynnwood-based Dining Dog business, is offering the same service for dogs. Chagas, who for 13 years ran the Dining Dog Restaurant in Edmonds’ Firdale Village, relocated to Lynnwood in…

Just around the corner: Social distancing becomes a Habit

Social distancing is in full swing at the Aurora Village Habit Burger Grill, 1253 N. 205th St., Shoreline. You can now give your order and pay from your car at the parking lot. A magnetic number is then placed on the hood of your car. When your food is ready, it’s brought to you. Walk-up…

Scene in MLT: 44th Street Sliders, community partners offer hundreds of free meals

To help those affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, 44th Street Sliders (formerly Red Onion Burger) and other community partners held a free meal giveaway Wednesday afternoon. With help from the U.S. Army Recruiting Station, 44th Street Sliders owner Seaun Richards distributed more than 100 meals with the first hour to any community member in need….

Reminder: 44th Street Sliders to give away free meals to those in need April 15

The Cheeseburger Babies Foundation, the charitable arm of 44th Street Sliders (formerly Red Onion Burgers) on Wednesday, April 15 will be giving away 600 to 1,000 meals to those in need due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Meals will be distributed in the restaurant parking lot, located at 21005 44th Ave. W. in Mountlake Terrace, beginning at 1 p.m., using social distancing…

Support your local business: Fork Mediterranean Grill

This is the latest in a series of articles and photos showcasing local small businesses who are trying to get by in this period of social distancing due to the COVID-19 virus. Today’s business: Fork Mediterranean Grill 21919 66th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Established in 2016. Open:  Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-8…

44th Street Sliders extends fundraiser aimed at providing hot meals for seniors

Mountlake Terrace’s 44th Street Sliders has extended until April 20 its efforts to provide hot meals to seniors in the community. Between now and April 20, the restaurant will donate a hot meal to senior citizens for every meal purchased at the restaurant. Owner Seaun Richards said that so far the effort has generated 250 meals…

Scratch Distillery switches from spirits to sanitizer to support first responders

With its tasting room and retail store closed during the COVID-19 shutdown, Edmonds-based Scratch Distillery owners Bryan and Kim Karrick are turning their creative energies in a new direction aimed at helping to our local first responders. They’re switching from Scratch’s award-winning potable spirits to a more humble — but increasingly essential — product now…

Support local businesses with Mountlake Terrace Takeout BINGO

Here’s a way to support MLT businesses by ordering takeout during these trying times, courtesy of the Mountlake Terrace Community Foundation. Print out this BINGO sheet (printable PDF linked here) and post a public photo on social media containing: 1) your takeout order, 2) this sheet with the restaurant marked and 3) you feeling great…

Support your small business: Sorelli Pizza

This is the latest in a series of articles and photos showcasing local small businesses who are struggling to get by in this period of social distancing due to the COVID-19 virus. Today’s business:  Sorelli Pizza, 22402 44th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace.  Kelly Dougan, Owner. How’s business going? Kelly:  “We’re probably at about 50 percent…

Lynnwood’s Temple Distilling pivots from spirits to sanitizers

As demand for cleaning and sanitizing products skyrocket amid COVID-19 concerns, a Lynnwood distillery has pivoted from bottling spirits to producing sanitizers. Since word got out that AJ Temple — owner of Temple Distilling Company — had switched from producing gin to making hand sanitizer, he has struggled to keep up with orders from customers,…