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There are so many new and fabulous restaurants around south Snohomish County that it is hard to create a reasonable rotation without eating out pretty much every day. It makes me sad that I …

Serving culinary education from a food truck: Part 2 | Arts & Appetite

Editor's note: This is the second in a two-part series on Edmonds College's Triton Taste food truck. Read the first story at www.tinyurl.com/mrx89bsc. The Triton Taste, that bright blue food truck …

Editor's note: This is the first in a two-part series. In 2019, Edmonds College decided to do something a little different in the culinary department – it moved the chefs out of the kitchen and …

Shared Expressions in NW Art: Cascadia Art Museum's New Exhibit

Cascadia Art Museum's "Native American Modern" exhibition opened on Tuesday, July 25, to a large and enthusiastic opening night crowd. The color and creativity of the exhibit created excitement as …

A few of my favorite (food) things | Arts & Appetite

There are a lot of little things that make us happy. A Sunday walk on the beach with the dog, a favorite song or book and, like the song says, raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, or …

Perrinville joins the burgeoning pizza scene | Arts & Appetite

Edmonds is definitely known for its restaurants these days. Residents and visitors alike have been waiting for several new spots to open up in town, especially in the new Main Street Commons at …

A community meal in Edmonds | Arts & Appetite

Note to readers: This is not your typical restaurant review. This is about a meal enjoyed at a local dining establishment, but it is not quite a review and so needed a disclaimer. On …

El Mariachi: Taco perfection in Everett | Arts & Appetite

I lost count of the number of people who asked (or let's be honest) TOLD me to review El Mariachi Birria Y Tacos. Although this column generally covers the communities of the Beacon newspapers …

Taking another look at Bar Dojo – again

This column is being printed on my birthday, so I thought: Where do I go to celebrate in and around Edmonds? A few restaurants are always on my list, like Rise & Shine Bakery, Lasa and …

The gift of a great book: Thought | Moment's Notice

“There must be something in books, something we can’t imagine.” – Ray Bradbury, “Fahrenheit 451” When I was 13, I saved my allowance to buy a biography about a rock star. I had the …

Put emphasis on 'lunch' for your lunch meetings | Arts & Appetite

I, for one, am excited about the return of the in-person lunch meeting. Now that the new editions of etiquette guidelines have established protocols for eating on video conferences, we can once again …

Pok Pok Thai Kitchen: Perfection in Westgate

Foodies from across the Puget Sound region will be in Edmonds to try one of our newest restaurants: Pok Pok Thai Kitchen. The name "Pok Pok" comes from the sound of the pestle hitting the mortar …

Lucky Edmonds – Harvest Wonton Noodle Is Here | Arts & Appetite

For several months at the end of 2022, I would drive down Highway 99 just to see if Harvest Wonton Noodle had opened yet. I had seen the sign for quite a while, with the wonderful logo of a noodle …

Dinner with friends at La Casa de Amigos | Arts & Appetite

A meal from La Casa de Amigos (loosely translated as the "house of friends)" fulfills the promise of its name – it is a meal cooked with love and care that is tasty and comforting. La Casa de …

Demos for a dozen | Arts & Appetite

Have you heard of Table for 12? All of us who wander downtown Edmonds regularly peeked in often, checking the signs in the window on the storefront next to Arista Wine Cellars, excitedly waiting …

Year in Review: Arts & Appetite (Part 2)

Last week, the first Arts & Appetite of the year completed a look back on the year in arts in Edmonds, but as the column name says, this is arts and "appetite." So we took a look back on how …

Year in Review: Arts & Appetite (Part I)

The Beacon marks the close of every year with a bit of a look back, and since 2022 was so chock full of happenings, this year we need two issues! Since Arts & Appetite covers what feeds both …

Put some art in your holidays | Arts & Appetite

You still have time to make this holiday season a little more beautiful with some wonderful artistic experiences across Edmonds. As it has for the past several years, Cascadia Art Museum is …

Giving thanks for our favorite restaurants (part 1) | Arts and Appetite

This is the time of year for giving thanks ... even the holiday says so. In 2022, we have all been traveling again, visiting with loved ones, and, thankfully, eating in our favorite restaurants …

Another market for a Saturday morning | Arts and Appetite

We are so lucky to live near the stretch of Highway 99 in Edmonds. The cornucopia of phenomenal restaurants and markets is one I am so grateful to visit (usually at least weekly). For this column, …

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