Lynnwood Eats: Shake N Go a quality alternative to big-chain fast food

Looking down at the perfectly round sesame bun, the melty cheese shining in the light, I couldn’t help but wonder how on earth they manage to put out restaurant quality at a fast food place. It’s shocking. Initially, reviewing the menu beforehand, I felt great concern. Shake N Go’s menu is extensive, everything from deli…

Sponsor spotlight: Celebrating success — 190 Sunset’s three-year anniversary story

This is a special month for us. Sept. 8 marks our three-year anniversary, and everyone’s invited to come celebrate! We’ll kick off a week-long celebration with the beloved Edmonds band “One Love Bridge”performing live on the 190 deck on Saturday evening, Aug. 31. We’re calling it our “Endless Summer Bash,” because here at 190 Sunset…

Sponsor spotlight: Celebrating success — 190 Sunset’s three-year anniversary story

This is a special month for us. Sept. 8 marks our three-year anniversary, and everyone’s invited to come celebrate! We’ll kick off a week-long celebration with the beloved Edmonds band “One Love Bridge”performing live on the 190 deck on Saturday evening, Aug. 31. We’re calling it our “Endless Summer Bash,” because here at 190 Sunset…

Aug. 1 registration deadline: 190 Sunset chef to speak at Lynnwood Chamber meeting

Skyler Gemar, executive chef of Edmonds’ 190 Sunset restaurant, will speak on “A Secret Sauce for Success: Growing Strategic Relationships to Capitalize on Market Trends,” at the Wednesday, Aug. 7 Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce lunch meeting. Gemar will discuss how he has leveraged local relationships and digital marketing to cross-promote and connect unique communities. The…

Welcome to our new sponsor Caravan Kabob

We are proud to announce our newest advertiser, Caravan Kabob, located conveniently in Edmonds’ Firdale Village. Originally from Pakistan, Chef/Owner Shahzad Raja has traveled across Asia, Europe and the Mediterranean, where he perfected his craft of preparing the freshest and tastiest cuisine from around the world. Tutored by Greek “Yia Yias,” his menu is a…

Beer lovers, rejoice: Hemlock State Brewing to open in Mountlake Terrace May 17

Beer lovers will have another reason to love Mountlake Terrace as the much-anticipated opening of Hemlock State Brewing Company is set for Friday, May 17. The taphouse, owned by friends and brewers Mark Dunford, Jerret Botch and Michael Ernst and located on the southeast corner of 236th Street Southwest and 56th Avenue West in Mountlake…

Review: Royal India Cuisine in Lynnwood — it just gets better

I have mixed emotions. I do love to share good news and encourage locals to check out the great cuisine offered at restaurants in the community. But when we arrived at Royal India Cuisine recently, well past the standard lunch hour, it was still packed! Only one parking space left. “Wonder what’s up,” said my…

Now open in Edmonds: 85°C Bakery Cafe

Now open in Edmonds in the former Payless Shoe location on Highway 99: The 85°C Bakery Cafe. Here’s the drill: You grab a tray, collect the pastries you want, get in line, and then order drinks. This the second location in South Snohomish County. There is also one in Lynnwood, which we reviewed here. The…

Lynnwood Lifestyles: South County bike rides, Easter Bunny alert, MidiCi Pizza happy hour

Get fit this season with Bike2Health’s South County Rides April – September 2019 Bike2Health, a project funded by the Verdant Health Commission, is kicking off this season by offering free rides to locals in Mountlake Terrace, Lynnwood and Edmonds. Residents living in these cites can join the Cascade Bicycle Club for family-friendly bike rides perfect…

Scene on St. Patrick’s Day: Celebrating in Perrinville

The St. Patrick’s Day spirit was alive and well Sunday night at The Hook restaurant in Perrinville, as an estimated crowd of nearly 200 gathered to celebrate the wearin’ of the green and enjoy live entertainment. According to Marni Muir, who submitted this report, special host Kevin O’Neill “sang his heart out with his favorite…

Travel eats: Barbecue sings the blues — on Beale Street

Former Restaurant News writer Kathy Passage writes about her food adventure in Memphis. Pork. It’s why I can never become a vegetarian. There I’ve said it, not ashamed to admit I’ve never found anything that quite replicates a texture, taste and aroma of bacon sizzling in the skillet. I adore pork chops. I could write poetry…

Blue C Sushi restaurant abruptly shuts down

Blue C Sushi, which has a location in Lynnwood’s Alderwood Mall, abruptly closed all seven branches including five in the Seattle area due to financial problems, according to a memo the company emailed to employees Sunday night after dinner service. That’s according to a report from our online news partner The Seattle Times. Blue C also has…

Hearty and healthy options from our new advertiser, Chanterelle

As we head into the new year, the folks at Chanterelle in downtown Edmonds know that with resolutions, people are trying to be healthier and more fiscally mindful. That being said, they also know that everyone still likes to enjoy themselves and go out for a treat. We are proud to welcome Chanterelle as our…

Restaurant News: ‘Reclaim the Rec Room,’ plus other New Year’s Eve ideas

Roots, Rock and Reggae will “reclaim the Rec Room” Bar and Grill There’s been a lot of media attention focused on an incident involving white supremacists at the Rec Room in unincorporated Lynnwood. Now a campaign to “Reclaim the Rec Room“ is underway. Join Lion of Judah as they take to the stage offering “peace,…

Sponsor spotlight: Let 190 Sunset do the holiday cooking this year

Bring your family to Edmonds’ 190 Sunset for holiday dinner. The restaurant is open for dinner on Monday, Dec. 24 and December 31. Reservations for Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve can be made on the website. The restaurant also has fully-prepared meals to go available for the holiday table. The Prime Rib Feast serves…

Restaurant News: The Local 104 should be on your list

The Local 104 – please make a note of it. If you travel east on Ballinger Way, (or Highway 104 is it’s also known), from Mountlake Terrace. you’ll see something that should spark your interest. About halfway from Thriftway Foods on your way to Lake Forest Park’s Town Center, you’ll notice a space on the…

MLT’s Hemlock State Brewing on tap to welcome customers in January

What started as a friendship a few years ago for three homebrewers quickly became a full-fledged business that involved making beer in a Shoreline garage. Now those three friends are upping their game, converting more than 2,000 square feet of commercial space in Mountlake Terrace’s Arbor Village complex into a new production brewery and taphouse….