Celtic Bayou Irish Pub &Cajun Cafe
19800 44th Ave. W., Suite H, Lynnwood; 425-776-7404; www.celticbayou.com
Specialties: Cajun classics, Irish pub food, microbrews
Welcome combo of Cajun and Irish cuisine in a pub atmosphere.
Reviewed Oct. 29
Moose Creek Barbecue
3617 172nd St. NE, Suite 5, Arlington; 360-651-2523; www.moosecreekbbq.com
Specialties: barbecue beef, brisket, ribs, pork and chicken
Mom-and-pop shop turns out the best dang barbecue.
Reviewed Oct. 22
Patty’s Eggnest &Turkey House
303 128th St. SW, Everett; 425-355-0300; www.pattyseggnestrestaurant.net
Specialties: Breakfast, turkey lunches and dinners, prime rib Friday and Saturday nights
Yum! Patty’s building Eggnests all over the county.
Reviewed Oct. 15
Crusty Tasty Bakery
607 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett; 425-322-4759; www.crustytastybakery.net;
Specialty: European pastries, bread
Bakery is tops in European pastries.
Reviewed Oct. 8
T&T Seafood Restaurant
22511 Highway 99, No. 103, Edmonds; 425-776-3832
Specialty: Chinese seafood
Venue’s changed but cuisine is still delicious.
Reviewed Oct. 1
Portofino Pizza &Pasta
1306 Olympic View Drive, Edmonds; 425-771-4788; www.portofinopizza.com
Popular Edmonds eatery Portofino specializes in pizza.
Reviewed Sept. 24
300 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle; 206-728-8595
Specialty: Fresh seafood
Relocated restaurant fine, but capable of soaring.
Reviewed Sept. 17
Jasmine Thai Cuisine
2725 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-374-5137
Specialty: Noodles, rice and curry dishes
Reviewed Sept. 10
Curries shine at downtown Thai eatery.
10023 NE 183rd St., Bothell (in a small strip mall between NE 183rd Street and Main Street); 425-485-1769
Specialty: Mexican food
Julio’s gets it right with fresh ingredients, skill.
Reviewed Sept. 3
Red Rock Subs
3514 Broadway, Everett; 425-252-2786; www.substhatrock.com
Specialty: Made-to-order sub sandwiches
Everett sub shop rocks.
Reviewed Aug. 27
9711 Firdale Ave., Edmonds (Firdale Village Shopping Center); 206-546-7999; www.caravankebab.com
Specialty: Mediterranean, Indian
Wonderful cuisine beats small annoyances.
Reviewed Aug. 20
1531 Melrose Ave. E., Seattle; 206-324-0662; sitkaand spruce.com
Specialty: Sustainable, local and organic
Foodie paradise at Melrose Place on Capitol Hill.
Reviewed Aug. 13
Karl’s Bakery &Cafe
2814 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-252-1774; www.karls-bakery.com
Specialty: Doughnuts, pastries, cakes and classic American breakfast and lunch
Karl’s is venerable for a reason.
Reviewed Aug. 6
610 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-776-6666
New Edmonds burger joint is family-friendly.
Reviewed July 30
Oyster Creek Inn
2190 Chuckanut Drive, Bow; 360-766-6179; oystercreekinn.net
Specialty: Northwest classical with a very local emphasis
Skilled chef revives Chuckanut restaurant.
Reviewed July 23
Ivar’s Mukilteo Landing
710 Front St., Mukilteo; 425-742-6180; www.ivars.net
Savory seafood and a spectacular view.
Reviewed July 16
7525 Hardeson Road, Everett; 425-353-6300; usmaniacuisine.com/index.html
Specialty: Pakistani, Indian and Mediterranean
Exotic menu a great introduction to Pakistani cuisine.
Reviewed July 9
3110 Lakewood Road, Lakewood; 360-652-8844
Specialty: Burgers, sandwiches, fries, milkshakes
Quality, homemade fast food in Snohomish County.
Reviewed July 2
Five Restaurant Bistro
650 Edmonds Way, Edmonds; 425-563-7117; www.fiveedmonds.com
Specialty: Northwest cuisine with European touches
Favorite French favorites found in Edmonds.
Reviewed June 25
1822 Broadway, Everett; 425-257-1315
Specialty: Sandwiches, wraps and salads
Tasty, affordable fare in north Everett.
Reviewed June 18
17917 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell; 425-486-1428; www.villanuovasantana.com
Italian fare served with flair.
Reviewed June 11
Blackbird Bakery Cafe
10007 Main St. (270th Street NW), Stanwood; 360-939-2253; www.blackbirdbakerycafe.com
Specialty: Baked goods, sandwiches
Stanwood gets a place with a pedigree.
Reviewed June 4
Avocados Mexican Restaurant
10822 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-322-5690
Fresh and healthy Mexican food.
Reviewed May 28
50th Street Burgers
4817 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-252-0650
Specialty: Burgers and sandwiches
Burgers just the way they should be.
Reviewed May 21
901 Grace St., Coupeville; 360-678-0683; www.oystercatcherwhidbey.com
Specialty: Seasonal Northwest with European touches
Coupeville eatery’s a gem in every way.
Reviewed May 14
526 Main St., Edmonds; 425-678-8680; www.epulobistro.com
Specialty: Northwest cuisine with Mediterranean flair
Small plates mean lots of delicious choices.
Reviewed May 7