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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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!…

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…

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…

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…