My Edmonds Restaurant News

My Edmonds Restaurant News: A taste of house-made heaven at Epulo

My Edmonds Restaurant News: A taste of house-made heaven at Epulo

Research can be tough. Recently, as I read the description of Greek yogurt panna cotta on the Epulo dessert menu, I swear my jeans shrank a size. What can I say? I do love good food and especially desserts. Imagine my delight when Epulo Bistro owner Tim Morris invited me to learn about and sample their house-cured meats, sausages and their amazing house-made pouches of heaven, better known as Burr... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Valentine’s Day menus await you and your sweetheart

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Valentine’s Day menus await you and your sweetheart

Extraordinary, Elegant, Euphoric, Ecstatic…mere words cannot describe our Edmonds Kinds of Valentine’s Day offerings! We all know that chocolate is good for us, right? Just in case you need supporting data, here is a direct quote: “Chocolate is made from the cacao bean, and beans are considered legumes, which are considered vegetables” So eat your vegetables! BTW —  almost every one of our l... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: A trip to the Mediterranean, without leaving our city limits

My Edmonds Restaurant News: A trip to the Mediterranean, without leaving our city limits

OK, it was a culinary expedition, Edmonds-style, of course. I had the good fortune to attend a company-hosted party at Demetris WoodStone Taverna again this holiday season. An opportunity to sample virtually every item on the happy hour menu and mini versions of their standard entrées and desserts and fond memories of their tender, crispy calamari, sampled during the Taste of Edmonds, inspired me.... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Help for keeping (or breaking) those resolutions

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Help for keeping (or breaking) those resolutions

Need help keeping New Year’s resolutions or temptations to help you break them? I’ll bet many of us made the same commitment to ourselves, maybe aloud to others too, that this was the year we’d eat better. The parking lots at local fitness clubs are jammed, but this is only half of the battle. In order to get those pounds off and keep them at bay, one must eat less — and help is at hand! Man... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Edmonds kind of New Year’s

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Edmonds kind of New Year’s

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner. It’s time to plan where you want to enjoy this special holiday. Looking for a fun New Year’s Eve dinner or maybe a reason not to cook the next day? Once we’ve experienced the thrill of the Space Needle fireworks, and don’t want to be drivers in the destruction derby in the wee hours of the New Year, how do we pass the NYE event? Not to wo... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Edmonds kind of local — brewed here, quaff here!

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Edmonds kind of local — brewed here, quaff here!

Editor’s note: All of the local restaurants and breweries mentioned here are listed in the My Edmonds News Restaurant Directory. We are blessed to have not one or two, but three facilities that brew beer in our community of Edmonds. Beer lovers in our town can put extra emphasis on “Drink Local.” Brew produced by American Brewing Company, Gallaghers’ Where U Brew and Salish Sea Brewing flows... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Eat local, drink local

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Eat local, drink local

The Saturday Shop Small and Local event applies to our community purveyors of food and drink as well as our retail stores. Link below lists of all our Edmonds restaurants that are participating in the Shop Small event sponsored by American Express Saturday. Nov. 29. A map is provided when you click the link. Think about small, local businesses in Edmonds. Our coffee and tea shops, especially the r... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: A candidate for cheese and change plus latest on food scene

My Edmonds Restaurant News: A candidate for cheese and change plus latest on food scene

“Local” resident cheese monger Strom Peterson is a candidate for change in our community — an Edmonds small-business owner, a City Councilmember, and now the newly-elected 21st District Representative to the State Legislature. Nine years ago, Peterson opened Olives as a specialty food shop with a deli in back. Specialty cheeses played an important role. Gourmet condiments and a great selecti... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Breakfast in Edmonds, on a weekday?

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Breakfast in Edmonds, on a weekday?

My mate asked a favor. It involved getting up earlier than usual and following him to the repair shop so he could drop off his Jetta.” Sure, why not.” I must not have looked too enthusiastic, as he added “I’ll take you out for breakfast!” Great! I had a few days to plan out where…we do love our brunch on the weekends, but on a weekday… hmmm where to go? I polled several “locals” and here are sugge... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Where’s the beef, and dim sum delights

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Where’s the beef, and dim sum delights

Bad news in downtown Edmonds for the Beef/Burger joints, as both Bill the Butcher and the 50’s Burger Bar had notes posted on their doors. The sign in the window at BTB in Edmonds, along with other locations, was sort of non-committal  — Closed ….until further notice. They’ve been challenged from the get go, and an article Tuesday from our online news partner The Seattle Times – Cash-p... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Edmonds kind of class — cooking, that is

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Edmonds kind of class — cooking, that is

The list of classes of a culinary nature attests to the keen interest of Edmonds residents in all things gourmet. Many classes feature award winning chefs like Bobby Moore from Barking Frog, Erin Coopey, Cookbook Author, Instructor and Owner of Glorified Home Chef and many more. Sweet Basil’s School of Cooking’s owner Jeanne Judd has been satisfying our community’s culinary curiosity f... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Edmonds kind of cuisine

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Edmonds kind of cuisine

I believe there is a secret culinary garden somewhere down near our Edmonds Ferry terminal. A plot tucked away, filled with rows of greens and herbs. All of the local cuisine in today’s column was filled with such fresh flavors that can only come right to the table from a local garden. My last “dinner and a movie” experience was so much fun. A film like One Hundred Foot Journey playing in Edmonds ... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Best Korean cuisine around found in Edmonds

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Best Korean cuisine around found in Edmonds

We are extremely fortunate to have the absolute best Korean food available in the greater Seattle area, right within our Edmonds city limits! Our family gets withdrawal symptoms if we do not have Kim chi every week. For inquiring minds…Here is the scoop on coffee vending machines that are a fixture at the front of most every Korean restaurant. A courtesy item, most give you a small cup of steaming... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Here and There Grill offers yummy meals on wheels

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Here and There Grill offers yummy meals on wheels

Spotted here and there…food trucks in Edmonds! Traveling restaurants on wheels… a fairly new phenomenon in its current format, but their history goes way back to post Civil War times! Chuck wagons fed the hungry herders while on cattle drives. Mobile food trucks have been around for years, serving construction sites and other blue collar professions. The food truck resurgence was fuelled by a comb... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News special: Simon Majumdar returns to American Brewing Company

My Edmonds Restaurant News special: Simon Majumdar returns to American Brewing Company

Simon Majumdar, a best-selling author and national food celebrity, worked the grill at American Brewing Company in Edmonds last evening. Simon cooked up some shrimp, chicken, and salad on skewers. I confess to being star struck… I’ve been watching The Food Network long before Emeril Lagasse uttered his first “Bam!” Food-focused television programs like Iron Chef America, make my saliva glands work... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Edmonds kind of dining deals

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Edmonds kind of dining deals

Dining out can put demands on our wallets these days. A recent feature on My Edmonds News listed out various Happy Hour the offered at many Edmonds locations, a great way to stretch your dollars. Acting on some advice overheard at a local restaurant; “Look for places frequented by folks of a certain age…” I started paying attention! Our Savvy Seniors know the best spots in Edmonds to save and savo... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Gratitude for food — nearby and further afield

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Gratitude for food — nearby and further afield

I love writing about the great food here in the Edmonds area. I recently found another reason to enjoy my job. I have been invited to be a judge for the “Taste Off”! I’ll be tasting the offerings from restaurants participating in The Taste of Edmonds. Yummy! This year A Taste of Edmonds takes on the flavor of a Carnival! Always a great opportunity to taste local cuisine, this annual event starts n... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Starting Saturday, Bar Dojo does brunch

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Starting Saturday, Bar Dojo does brunch

Brunch is definitely an Edmonds kind of meal. Celebrating a special occasion? Need a reward for an early morning jog or bike ride? How about a great reason to roll out of bed on a weekend? Brunch meets all those needs, and I’ll bet readers could give me a few more choices, so please share! Bar Dojo has committed to opening for brunch on weekends, beginning Saturday July 12. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 ... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Yummy choices at Firdale Village, Five Corners — what’s your favorite?

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Yummy choices at Firdale Village, Five Corners — what’s your favorite?

Best Kept Secrets … Restaurants that is! Readers, please share if you have a favorite place that is tucked away in our wonderful town. My husband recently turned me on to Caravan Kebab, hidden in plain sight at Firdale Village. This little café space has been home to several food business over the years, even launched the Flying Apron, back when vegan and gluten-free baked products were in the ear... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Some beefy choices from local eateries

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Some beefy choices from local eateries

Mmm hmm… Main Street has some tasty burgers and much more! The 50’s Burger Bar opened for business Wednesday, June 4. Official grand opening is July 4 during the Edmonds 4th of July celebration but why wait? The restaurant, located at 414 Main Street, features a selection of amazing burgers made with local grass fed beef, fresh battered cod & chips that they make themselves, classic dine... »

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