Updated March 30: Directory of Mountlake Terrace restaurants offering takeout, 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 CUISINE 22826 56TH AVE W (425) 749-8786 Takeout by phone AZTECA MEXICAN RESTAURANTS 22003 66TH AVE…

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…

Recommended Reads: Immerse yourself in the latest tea shop mystery from Laura Childs

Lavender Blue Murder, by Laura Childs Get ready, mystery enthusiasts and amateur sleuths, because Laura Childs’ latest Tea Shop Mystery starts off with a bang. It’s a Lavender Blue Murder in the fields of the low country of South Carolina. When Indigo Tea Shop owner Theodosia Browning and her tea sommelier Drayton Conneley attend an…

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,…

It’s business as usual for Dick’s Drive-In amid COVID-19 outbreak

While restaurants throughout South Snohomish County have had to institute major changes in their business model in order to stay open during the current COVID-19 outbreak and corresponding government response, one is operating as usual since their opening in October 2011. Dick’s Drive-In Edmonds, 21910 Highway 99, is continuing to serve its signature burgers, fries…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 5

As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull the whole…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 4

As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull the whole…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 3

As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull the whole…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 2

As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of the Edmonds-based EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull…

‘Signs from the Edge’: A serial novel from EPIC Group Writers — Chapter 1

As relief from reading Journal of a Plague Year, Station Eleven, and The Plague, the board of the Edmonds-based EPIC Group Writers penned a serial novel for your entertainment. Since each author could only see the immediately preceding chapter, there are numerous plot twists and wild goose chases. Fortunately the “instigator,” Diane Naab, was able to pull…

Governor to announce statewide shutdown of restaurants, bars Monday

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee Sunday night said he will be signing a statewide emergency proclamation Monday to temporarily shut down restaurants, bars and entertainment and recreational facilities. Restaurant will be allowed to provide take-out and delivery services but no in-person dining will be permitted. The action is based on “the explosion of COVID-19 in…

Cascade Symphony Orchestra’s March 9 concert postponed

Cascade Symphony Orchestra’s Monday, March 9 From the New World performance at Edmonds Center for the Arts has been postponed “due to uncertainty around the coronavirus,” the symphony said in an announcement. “We are taking this action based on recommendations by the King and Snohomish County Health Departments to postpone large events and gatherings in an effort to…

Frank Gaffney painting exhibit opens at MLT Library March 1

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Frank Gaffney Painting Exhibit at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Frank Gaffney came to Seattle to study advertising and design at Cornish College of the Arts. He had his first solo exhibition shortly after graduation from Cornish, then began working in the graphic arts…

Day Trip Discoveries: Seattle Asian Art Museum — reopened and re-imagined

The Seattle Asian Art Museum in Capitol Hill’s Volunteer Park reopened to the public on Feb. 8 after three years and $56 million invested in major renovation and expansion work. Closed since February 2017, the Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM) now showcases select Asian artifacts from its extensive collection in the 1933 Art Deco building. This was originally…

Hemlock State Brewing to participate in 10th annual Washington Beer open house Feb. 29

Hemlock State Brewing in Mountlake Terrace is one of 135 breweries statewide that will be participating in the 10th annual Washington Beer Open house from noon-5 p.m. this Saturday, Feb. 29. Sponsored by the Washington Beer Commission,  the Washington Beer Open House is designed to give customers a behind-the-scenes look at some of Washington’s most…