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Look for the bright yellow box | Arts & Appetite

Mr. Gyro Express is at the corner of 164th Street SW and 52nd Avenue West, at the Edmonds border, and you cannot miss it: it's painted rubber ducky yellow! When you pull in to the p... — Updated 9/29/2022


Arts, appetite, and benefitting the community | Arts & Appetite

If there is one thing we know about Edmonds: It's a food town! But we also love our community. This community rarely misses an opportunity to gather and enjoy a good meal together,... — Updated 9/15/2022


At Cascadia: Books, and Northwest crafts and arts | Arts & Appetite

Cascadia Art Museum is presenting two very different and very wonderful exhibitions this summer, and neither should be missed. Besides, visiting the museum at this time of year allo... — Updated 8/27/2022


In Perrinville: A bakery worthy of poetry | Arts & Appetite

"How simple you are, bread, and how profound!" - P. Neruda Pablo Neruda, the Chilean poet who wrote "Odes to Common Things," penned one of his famous odes to bread, telling us that... — Updated 8/20/2022


Seafood and see views at the Beach Café | Arts&Appetite

When the sun came out this summer, it was a long time coming, and everyone flocked to the waterfront to soak up the sun. Any trip to the beach is made better with a tasty summer mea... — Updated 8/4/2022


Zuri's: Donuts as art (and a lot of food science)

This donut shop is a revelation. As someone who has never been a donut lover, I am here to say that Zuri's Gourmet Donuts has made a donut fan out of me. Driving east on 196th, the... — Updated 7/21/2022


Chanterelle: It's not just the tomato bisque | Arts & Appetite

In a survey of the most famous works of art throughout all human history, one painting is so well known that more than 80% of respondents give the same answer: Leonardo da Vinci's "... — Updated 6/30/2022


Festival weekend: Oh, all the art you will see in Edmonds | Arts&Appetite

It is that time of year – the Edmonds Arts Festival is almost here! It was canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic, and held in August last year after initially looking like it... — Updated 6/21/2022


Spring: The Summer Market, and brunch options | Arts & Appetite

Ah, spring in the Pacific Northwest! Such a beautiful time of year – more flowers than seem possible are blooming all around us and the sky is more often blue than gray. Each... — Updated 6/2/2022


Classic breakfast in Edmonds – for generations | Arts & Appetite

Generations of residents from Edmonds and beyond have lived in a world with breakfast at Pancake Haus. That is what happens when a restaurant that established itself more than 50... — Updated 5/13/2022


Rise and shine for Rise & Shine Bakery in Edmonds | Arts & Appetite

The new location of Rise & Shine Bakery is bigger and brighter, and offers even more opportunities for wonderful flavors. Opening in Edmonds a few months ago, I was one of many... — Updated 4/28/2022


Going on a journey at Cascadia Art Museum | Arts & Appetite

"A Luminous Journey: The Art of Maria Frank Abrams" is a thought-provoking and wonderful exhibition by a fascinating artist. Maria Frank Abrams (1924-2013) was born in Hungary and... — Updated 4/25/2022


Shoreline's El Cubano es estupendo | Arts&Appetite

Our culinary options in south Snohomish County just get better and better – and this time with a very specialized cuisine that I am especially fond of: Cuban! El Cubano recently... — Updated 3/24/2022


Anthony's: A Western Washington – and a little beyond – tradition

Who has not been to a birthday party or family gathering at Anthony's? It is a tradition, certainly, in our region, and one that we recently embraced as the perfect place to... — Updated 3/10/2022


Niles Peacock: Pizza, cocktails, and community | Arts & Appetite

Walking into Niles Peacock Kitchen & Bar, you can feel how quickly it has become a neighborhood favorite. Families, couples, friends, neighbors are all buzzing in conversation w... — Updated 2/23/2022


Fantastic Taqueria Puebla now in Mukilteo | Return Visit

One of my all-time favorite local restaurants, Taqueria Puebla, has moved to Mukilteo. The original location on the Edmonds-Lynnwood border at Highway 99 and 168th Street SW has... — Updated 2/10/2022


The Hook: Great, fresh seafood in the neighborhood | Arts & Appetite

Perrinville Village, on the corner of 76th Avenue West and Olympic View Drive, is growing into quite the neighborhood hub and, because of its great location, is a hub for folks... — Updated 1/27/2022


Jaiiya: A bowl (or maybe a few) of goodness | Arts & Appetite

It is 2022! Time is marching on ... How many restaurants on your route to work or to your favorite shop make you pause and think, "Oh yeah, I really want to try that place?" Well,... — Updated 1/13/2022


Celebrate New Year's Eve, Edmonds-style | Arts & Appetite

"What are you doing for New Year's Eve?" "Oh, I don't know ... I put off planning for the New Year with a new COVID variant and the Edmonds City Council talking about ending... — Updated 12/22/2021


Flyin Tacos; tasty tots at the market | Arts & Appetite

As readers of this column may know, we recently went on a few searches for good pizza in the area and called it the "Pizza Chronicles." The title was inspired by a fantastic show... — Updated 12/16/2021


At Charcoal, chefs meet the artists | Arts & Appetite

After visiting Charcoal, the new restaurant in downtown Edmonds tucked inside the Graphite Arts Center, I planned to title this review "Food as Art." However, when I asked Mary... — Updated 12/2/2021


Truly modern thinking at Cascadia Art Museum | Arts & Appetite

"That exhibition was such a surprise," my Mom said as we walked away from Cascadia Art Museum after seeing their current exhibition, "Kenjiro Nomura, American Modernist: An Issei... — Updated 11/11/2021


A few rainy-day bites | Arts&Appetite

The weather forecasters are telling us to prepare for a longer, cooler, and wetter fall and winter than we have experienced for the last few years. If the rain this week is any indi... — Updated 11/4/2021


Everything about Hawaii is comforting, even the food | Arts & Appetite

We in the Pacific Northwest are lucky to be as close as we are to Hawaii. It may be six hours away, but when you are talking about taking in the beauty and gratification of being... — Updated 10/21/2021


A first look, and some great returns | Arts & Appetite

The last few days of summer brought sunshine and an apparently universal impulse to get out and enjoy the sights and sounds – and tastes. With no shortage of options in our area,... — Updated 10/6/2021


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