My Edmonds Restaurant News

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... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Denny’s coming back Dec. 12

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Denny’s coming back Dec. 12

Denny’s on Aurora and 205th (8431 244th St. S.W.) has set an opening ETA of Dec. 12. Denny’s, you’ll recall, closed a few years back and was replaced by America’s Diner, which promptly shut down as well. The reopened Denny’s will need staff, and an ad is out on Craigslist for all positions: dishwashers, host/hostess, servers, cooks, and management. Main Street Burgers returning?: Speaking of comeb... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: And the 1st place Best of Edmonds winners are…

My Edmonds Restaurant News: And the 1st place Best of Edmonds winners are…

The first-place winners have been announced in the Best of Edmonds 2013 contest, co-sponsored by My Edmonds News and EdmondsDeals.com. Here they are, and thanks for voting! (2nd and 3rd place winners will be revealed next week.) Best place to take out-of town guests: Anthony’s HomePort Best full breakfasts Chanterelle Best place to take kids Revelations Yogurt and Dessert Bar Best place for a date... »

My Edmonds Restaurant News: New microbrewery taking shape, American Brewing now open 7 days

My Edmonds Restaurant News: New microbrewery taking shape, American Brewing now open 7 days

With the exodus of Gallaghers’ Where-u-Brew to Harbor Square, to join American Brewing Company, it was only a matter of time when downtown Edmonds would sport its own microbrewery. As My Edmonds News reported in June, that time is near, thanks to the husband-and-wife team of Jeff and Erika Barnett. How near? Jeff Barnett says he gets that question a lot, especially since his Salish Sea Brewing Com... »