My Edmonds Restaurant News

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... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Dining Al Fresco at our Garden Market, Red Petal closing

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Dining Al Fresco at our Garden Market, Red Petal closing

A dear friend inspired me to do a My Edmonds News restaurant review on the wonderful walkabout of food vendors at the Edmonds spring and summer market! When I announced that my intention was to write about the Edmonds Summer Market food scene, she looked puzzled and said: “But they only have ice cream and pizza.” This column is for the uninitiated! Happy Market Munching! “Garden” Market is open on... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Than Brothers — fast, fresh pho and friendly service

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Than Brothers — fast, fresh pho and friendly service

Two direct quotes from the Than Brothers website say it all! Pho “the soup is the makings of a lunch or light supper. Pho is especially invigorating in cool weather and to those recovering from a cold.” (This is my husband’s excuse for frequenting the location nearest to our home!) “In 1996, we open our first Than Brothers Restaurants on Aurora Ave in North Seattle area. We serve only Pho (or rice... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Another Indian restaurant set to open at old Skippers Friday

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Another Indian restaurant set to open at old Skippers Friday

The Copper Coffee Pot Indian Bar and Grill plans to open Friday, says owner VK Padmanabha. It’s located at 102 Main St., in the spot formerly held by Vatika Indian Cuisine. There’s a new paint job, and the inside has been completely renovated. In a nice touch, Padmanabha kept the restaurant’s distinctive portholes, a homage to the original Skippers. In 2010, you might recall, the Edmonds City Coun... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: What’s brewing at Gallaghers’

My Edmonds Restaurant News: What’s brewing at Gallaghers’

Business has never been better for Dennis Gallagher, who founded Gallaghers’ Where U Brew on Dec. 1, 1995. It was iffy during the first few years at the Dayton and Fifth location, though. “We were the only building in that location for three years,” said Gallagher, who named the brewery after himself and his business partner and co-owner, Fanny. “We increased sales every year, but just barel... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: ChurchKey Pub set to open Monday; Starbucks rumors

My Edmonds Restaurant News: ChurchKey Pub set to open Monday; Starbucks rumors

ChurchKey grand opening Monday: Trevor Miller, co-owner of the new ChurckKey Pub, says the business plans a grand opening on Monday and will be alive and kicking for New Year’s Eve. “We’re very excited,” he said. “We’re dealing with little details and are hanging up the last picture here and there.” Hours are still being finalized, but Miller says they could look like this: 3-11 p.m. weekdays, 3 p... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: ChurchKey Pub taking shape, holiday fun at Gallaghers’ Friday

My Edmonds Restaurant News: ChurchKey Pub taking shape, holiday fun at Gallaghers’ Friday

Updated with Bar Dojo anniversary event Dec. 19. Will Edmonds’ newest bar, the ChurchKey Pub, have happy hour? Well, duh. “We’ve heard rumors that this is a strong happy hour town,” says Dave Yoder, who of course knows this and much more about Edmonds’ dining habits. Yoder, along with Trevor Miller and his wife, Amy Nyberg, are the new owners of the establishment at 109 Fourth Ave. N, the former h... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: In case you aren’t full from Thanksgiving — new eateries to try

My Edmonds Restaurant News: In case you aren’t full from Thanksgiving — new eateries to try

Hope you had a gobblelicious Thanksgiving, wherever it was. On to the Edmonds restaurant news. Three have just opened in Edmonds. What’s your liking? Beer? Burgers? Soup and sandwiches? All three, for heaven’s sake? Read on – we’ve got you covered. Salish Sea Brewery – the (nitro) tap is flowing: Salish Sea Brewing Co. opened last Saturday for friends and family, then segued to a soft-soft opening... »

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