Chick-fil-A breaks ground on new Lynnwood restaurant

Chick-fil-A took a big step toward opening its first restaurant in Lynnwood. The company formally broke ground at the future site of its first restaurant in Lynnwood on a sunny Wednesday afternoon. The restaurant will be located at 3026 196th St. SW. in the parking lot of Lowe’s. Lynnwood will be one of three Chick-fil-A…

Happening nearby: Snohomish Pie Company coming to Mountlake Terrace

Over the past couple of years Mountlake Terrace’s West Plaza shopping center has seen numerous changes: the expansion of Double DD Meats, the addition of the Diamond Knot Brewpub @ MLT, the closure of Prime Pizza and its space being taken over by Romio’s Pizza and Pasta Express. Now another tasty change is coming to…

Holly House having day-long fundraiser at PF Chang’s on Sept. 23

PF Chang’s in Lynnwood will be donating 20 percent of all its sales to Holly House on Sept. 23. The fundraiser will be from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. at the Alderwood Mall location. Holly House will be collecting socks and underwear for the 2,000 low-income children it serves in 15 schools In the Edmonds School District.. You and your children also can…

Nestle Toll House Cafe by Chip opens at Alderwood mall

Washington’s first Nestlé® Toll House® Café by Chip has opened at Alderwood Mall. The popular bakery café serves up freshly baked cookies, premium Nescafe® Milano coffee, smoothies, crepes and a wide array of other delectable treats and lunchtime snacks. The Lynnwood location marks the 135th café system-wide. “We like to think that shopping goes hand-in-hand with a sweet treat…

Cafe Rio makes gift to Edmonds Public Schools Foundation

Mexican restaurant Café Rio, which held its grand opening and ribbon cutting at Alderwood Mall Wednesday, also made a $2,500 gift to the Edmonds Public Schools and Alumni Foundation. Included in check presentation, from left, are Nicole Hurley, Café Rio; Deb Anderson, foundation executive director; Brenda Klein and Linda Fitzgerald of the foundation board; and…

Tip-A-Cop Fundraiser set for Thursday, April 3, at ClaimJumper

ClaimJumper Restaurant hosts the Tip-A-Cop Fundraiser from 5-9 p.m., Thursday, April 3 at its location in Alderwood Mall. All the tips provided to the officers serving meals will benefit Special Olympics. ClaimJumper is located at 18725 33rd Ave. W. For more information call 425-778-5700.  

Big E Ales Saturday chili cook-off to benefit pediatric brain tumor research

Big E Ales in Lynnwood is the place to be from 4-8 p.m. Saturday for the brewpub’s first chili cook-off, with all proceeds benefiting the Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Fund at Seattle’s Children’s Medical Center. The event will also feature a silent auction and raffle, with items that include a Seahawk jersey, Big E basket…

Looking for a place to watch the Hawks Saturday? We have you covered

By Natalie Covate/For Lynnwood Today After a week off, the Seattle Seahawks will be facing off against the New Orleans Saints in football playoff action Saturday afternoon, and just about everyone will be watching. If you are lucky enough to be going to the game, here’s a way to avoid the traffic: The Sounder Train…

Anthony’s Seafood Grill presents Breakfast with Santa

Anthony’s Seafood Grill in Lynnwood presents Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 7 and 14. Alderwood Mall’s Santa will be at the restaurant, located in the Terrace Area of Alderwood Mall, from 8-9:30 a.m. on both days. Eat breakfast, decorate cookies and listen to carolers. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. $5 from…

Free burger at Dick’s for Veterans on Monday, Nov. 11

If you’re a veteran, Dick’s Drive-Ins plans to honor you with a free burger, fries and soda on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11 Any burger on the menu, including the famous, quarter-pound Dick’s Deluxe, plus an order of hand-cut fries and a 16-ounce soda will be served free throughout the day at all six Dick’s…

Alderwood Boys & Girls Club hosts fundraiser at TCBY on Tuesday, Aug. 20

Looking to cool off with some frozen yogurt and support a good cause? Then head on over to the Lynnwood TCBY, located at 2615 184th St. SW., from 4-10 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 20 as the Alderwood Boys & Girls Club hosts a fundraiser. Be sure to mention you are with the Alderwood Boys and Girls…

Harris Ford hosts food truck, vehicle event on July 12

Harris Ford will be hosting a local food truck head-to-head taste test competition along with a vehicle challenge on Friday, July 12. The Ford Food Truck Challenge tour will be from 4-7 p.m. and will provide people a unique opportunity to eat, drive and vote at local Ford dealerships. Participants are encouraged to take the…

Dick’s Drive-In hosting high school summer dance party July 19

To celebrate its 60th Anniversary “and all the great high schools nearby,” Dick’s Drive-In announced it is hosting “the first ever Edmonds Dick’s Drive-In High School Summer Dance Party” from 7-10 p.m. Friday, July 19. “We can’t wait for all of the local high schools to come join us for a great night of music,…

Restaurant review: Phoenix really knows how to do pho

By Eunbi Cho/University of Washington News Lab What could be better than a hot bowl of pho during the cold, rainy weather of Seattle? (Or, now that spring has arrived, on a warm, pleasant evening?) A Vietnamese restaurant in Lynnwood serves the best pho in town that I have ever found: Phoenix Restaurant. It has…

Alderwood mall happenings

Nominate a teacher The Alderwood mall is looking to recognize a teacher for National Teacher Day on May 7. The winner will win a $500 Shop Etc. mall gift card. For more information, go here. Nominations can be made through April 3, and voting will run from April 16 to 28. You must be 13 or…

Giving Grill to benefit Whole Planet Foundation

For $5 you can chow down on a lunch featuring a beef or salmon burger, chips and a drink at Whole Foods Market in Lynnwood. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the outside cafe and all proceeds benefit the Whole Planet Foundation. For more information on the Whole Planet Foundation, check out www.wholeplanetfoundation.org/

Anthony's Fish Bar opens at Alderwood Mall

There’s another option for Anthony’s seafood at Alderwood Mall. Anthony’s Fish Bar recently opened in the food court. It’s a classic quick-dining fish and chips bar with to-go service also available. “Menu items range from our award winning fish ‘n chips and clam chowder, to fish tacos, salads, fresh wild catch of the day and…

Anthony’s Fish Bar opens at Alderwood Mall

There’s another option for Anthony’s seafood at Alderwood Mall. Anthony’s Fish Bar recently opened in the food court. It’s a classic quick-dining fish and chips bar with to-go service also available. “Menu items range from our award winning fish ‘n chips and clam chowder, to fish tacos, salads, fresh wild catch of the day and…

Snohomish County’s first Dick’s Drive-In opens Thursday

Dick’s Drive-In announced today that the grand opening of its new Edmonds location is set for this Thursday at 3 p.m. It’s at 220th & Highway 99 in the parking lot of Top Foods. The celebration will feature local marching bands, including the Lynwood High School band, local dignitaries, and company co-founder Dick Spady. “We…

Snohomish County's first Dick's Drive-In opens Thursday

Dick’s Drive-In announced today that the grand opening of its new Edmonds location is set for this Thursday at 3 p.m. It’s at 220th & Highway 99 in the parking lot of Top Foods. The celebration will feature local marching bands, including the Lynwood High School band, local dignitaries, and company co-founder Dick Spady. “We…

Peek inside the new Anthony’s Seafood Grill

We’re getting our first look inside Anthony’s Seafood Grill at Alderwood Mall, which opened to the public on Monday. The interior of the restaurant includes colorful glass jelly fish light fixtures, a glass octopus in the bar and an underground water feature in the lobby commissioned by a local artist. This is the company’s first…

Peek inside the new Anthony's Seafood Grill

We’re getting our first look inside Anthony’s Seafood Grill at Alderwood Mall, which opened to the public on Monday. The interior of the restaurant includes colorful glass jelly fish light fixtures, a glass octopus in the bar and an underground water feature in the lobby commissioned by a local artist. This is the company’s first…

Anthony’s Seafood Grill opens Monday

Anthony’s Seafood Grill — the company’s first landlocked restaurant — is getting ready to open to the public this Monday. It’s located in the former McGrath’s restaurant at Alderwood Mall next to the AMC-Loews Theaters. On Friday, Oct. 7, Anthony’s will host a private benefit dinner to celebrate the grand opening. “In keeping with our…

Anthony's Seafood Grill opens Monday

Anthony’s Seafood Grill — the company’s first landlocked restaurant — is getting ready to open to the public this Monday. It’s located in the former McGrath’s restaurant at Alderwood Mall next to the AMC-Loews Theaters. On Friday, Oct. 7, Anthony’s will host a private benefit dinner to celebrate the grand opening. “In keeping with our…