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…

Edmonds Restaurant News: A delicious day trip dining in Mukilteo

While this is the restaurant news column, let’s face it — most of us cook at home, in some fashion. Our local markets offer great ways to enjoy healthy meals at home. On a recent visit to the Edmonds PCC, I noticed the store format changes. New logo and signs adorn the building, fixtures and…

Edmonds Restaurant News: Outdoor dining in Edmonds and nearby

Opportunities abound both in town and not so far out of town, for dining al fresco. The shorter list would be establishments who do NOT have a spot to enjoy our wonderful sunny weather. Sidewalks with sunshine have encouraged most Edmonds area entrepreneurs to park a few tables where space permits, so diners can catch…

Edmonds Restaurant News: Sushi Moto satisfies, Top Pot update

We stripped the paper off our wooden chopsticks and salivated in anticipation. We just ordered a Sashimi Sushi Combo at one of our favorite places in Edmonds — Sushi Moto Japanese restaurant. It was my birthday. “Have you written a review on this place?” my spouse asked, as Sushi Moto has been our mainstay for…

Restaurant News: Catch a wave, eat poke, talk story

Perks of the job: the awesome individuals I meet as I write my column features. Steven Ono, the owner of Ono Poke located at 10016 Edmonds Way, Ste. E, in Edmonds, is no exception. Let me start off with just how exceptional. His commitment to authentic Hawaiian poke is challenged by logistics — the physical…

Restaurant News: Time-saving trends for putting together a meal

Trends in the air: The restaurant business is booming, and not just in Edmonds. More than ever, folks eat meals away from home. Great for our economy, and for our farmers, as the fruits of their labors appear on the porcelain plates at the local eatery. The USDA reports that consumption of food prepared away…

Restaurant News: An Edmonds kind of romance

Admit it: We all LOVE to be loved. A special holiday, just around the corner, plays a role in expression of love. Mister Rogers had a wonderful song about how folks show love — “There Are Many Ways To Say I Love You.” In one version of the song he says the “eating way,” as…

My Edmonds Restaurant News: Keeping your resolutions with flavor

If you are like most people, one of your New Year’s resolutions is to eat healthy. The good news is that you can still enjoy your favorite cuisines while meeting that goal. We love Indian cuisine in our family, so I decided to search out healthy dishes at some of our newest locations. First I…