Edmonds Restaurant News: Salish Sea celebration, drink spot delays, soup that sizzles

Salish Sea Brewing’s Fifth Anniversary Party Sunday, Nov. 18 Noon-8 p.m. 518 Dayton Ave. Edmonds Sounds like Salish Sea Brewing Company is pulling out all the stops for its 5th Anniversary celebration this coming Sunday, Nov. 18, from noon-8 p.m. They’re featuring a new beer release and hourly prize drawings, with 5th Anniversary special pricing…

Edmonds Restaurant News: A new chapter for Randy and Brooke Baker

Brooke and Randy Baker met in 1983 in Los Angeles, where they both worked as server captains at Lautrec, a high-end fine dining establishment so elegant that the servers were clad in tuxedos. Twenty-seven years ago they moved to Washington. As Brooke concentrated on child-rearing, Randy managed a number of restaurants including Dukes and McCormick…

Salt & Iron Chef de Cuisine Kevin Favro

Edmonds Restaurant News: In the kitchen with Salt & Iron chef Kevin Favro

Did you ever notice that each menu at the Salt & Iron  in downtown Edmonds is “signed?” Look at the bottom right corner next time you’re there. You’ll see the names “chefs Kevin Favro, Skyeler Milgate, and Schubert Ho.” I like it when people sign their work. Generally, it means they’re proud of it. Usually…

Edmonds Restaurant News: Bistro 76 now open for dinner, Romeo’s changes hands

It’s been fun watching Bistro 76 Café in Perrinville develop into a favorite haunt for many local residents. Their most recent development has been to add a dinner menu, which is served from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. I’ve enjoyed their breakfast and lunch options (they are open from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday…

Edmonds Restaurant News: Hunan cuisine at Dong Ting Chung, plus new openings

Dong Ting Chun, located at 22001 Highway 99 in Edmonds, has arrived. Entrees at Dong Ting Chun delight the palate with the true chili-laden, smoky flavors of Hunan, and have their own twists, of course, given availability of time honored ingredients. Dong Ting Chun has branched out from their California base and brings a broad range…

Edmonds Restaurant News: Tempting tastes at Cheesemonger’s Table, Epulo

Eat. Drink. Shop. Local. I spotted these four words on the header of the menu at The Cheesemonger’s Table on a recent visit. Good words, which remind Edmonds diners to support our local restaurants, so they can support the local suppliers. The farmers who grow the greens and vegetables in the salads, the dairy whose…

Edmonds Restaurant News: Food takes center stage as holiday season begins

Traditions both unique and familiar, the season begins… with food at local Edmonds restaurants. Mary Hernandez, one of the partners at Casa Oaxaca, invited me to come in and participate in Día de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead). Twenty-five years spent in Arizona, I’m familiar with these traditions in our Hispanic community. I…

Edmonds Restaurant News: Locals showcase special menus for Seattle Restaurant Week

Seattle Restaurant Week beckons! Menus dishes showcase fall comfort food fare for chilly evenings. Dine Sundays through Thursdays, Oct. 15-Nov. 2. Local Edmonds restaurants are serving three-course dinners for just $33, and two-course lunches for $18. Please note that hours and days of the week may vary. For other cities, visit www.srw.seattletimes.com You’ve got to…