Gianni’s Ristorante Italiano
5030 Evergreen Way, Everett; www.giannisitaliano.com; 425-252-2435
Perfect spot for pizza and a glass of vino in Everett.
Reviewed Dec. 2.
21910 Highway 99, Edmonds; 425-775-4243; www.ddir.com.
Fabled burger joint worth the wait in Edmonds.
Reviewed Nov. 25.
Stuff What I Like
2915 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-257-0357; www.stuffwhatilike.com
Specialty: Exotic burgers and Micronesian.
Exotic game is what’s cooking at Everett grill.
Reviewed Nov. 11.
1401 172nd St. NE, Lakewood; 360-652-0984
Forget the chains; try this inexpensive, tasty Mexican place.
Reviewed Nov. 4.
Fish Tale Brew Pub
2019 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-789-1510; www.fishbrewing.com/brewpub
Speciality: Beer and an interesting twist on pub food
Vegetarian options: Some options including falafel sandwiches and vegan wraps.
Fish Tales: You’ll come for the beer and stay for the food.
Reviewed Oct. 28.
La Cuesta Mexican Restaurant
1621 41st St., Everett; 425-303-0783; www.lacuestarestaurant.com.
Everett eatery is que buono and family friendly.
Reviewed Oct. 21.
Bite Me Cupcakes &Eatery
1118 First St., Snohomish; 425-346-8090. See bitemecupcakes.us
Simply Sweet Cupcakes
1206½ First St.; 360-568-8600, and 2705 Bickford Ave.; 360-863-2956, www.simplysweetcupcakes.com.
Snohomish’s dueling confections put to sweet-tooth test.
Reviewed Oct. 14.
#1 New York Pizza
17809 Highway 9, Snohomish: 360-668-7282.
Specialties: Pizza and Italian
Clearview pizzeria topped with charm, attitude.
Reviewed Oct. 7.
The Majestic Cafe
2929 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-339-2074; www.themajesticcafe.com.
Specialty: Comfort food
New location, same great comfort food.
Reviewed Sept. 30.
Emory’s Lakefront Bistro &Bar
11830 19th Ave. SE, Everett; 425-337-7772; www.emorys.com.
Returning from arson fire, Emory’s better than ever.
Reviewed Sept. 23.
The Crepe Escape and Coffee House
110 Cedar Ave. Snohomish, 360-722-0116; crepeescapesnohomish.com.
Crepery creates sensation in Snohomish.
Reviewed Sept. 16.
Kate’s Greek and American Deli
2512 Colby Ave. Suite A, Everett; 425-303-8012
Specialty: Breakfast and lunch
Downtown standby serves hearty breakfasts and lunches.
Reviewed Sept. 9.
Bistro San Martin
231 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington; www.bistrosanmartin.com; 360-474-9229.
Specialty: World-inspired regional.
Skillful staff makes restaurant special.
Reviewed Sept. 2.
Sol Food Bar &Grill
Specialty: South American, Caribbean
Give tasty Latin cuisine a try.
Reviewed Aug. 26.
A Pizza House
2625 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-252-5555.
Topings by the pound make for fill-you-up pizza.
Rviewered Aug. 19
Tuscano’s Italian Kitchen
14919 North Kelsey St., Monroe; 360-805-5453; www.tuscanositalian.com
The word is out on satisfying Italian eatery in Monroe.
Reviewed Aug. 12.
Original Pancake House
1904 201st Place SE, on the Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell; 425-419-4476; www.originalpancakehouse.com.
Specialty: Pancakes and omelettes
Bring a hearty appetite to Bothell breakfast mecca.
Reviewed Aug. 5.
Blazing Onion Burger Co.
Alderwood Mall, 3000 184th St. SW, Lynnwood, next to the food court; 425-640-9100; www.blazingonion.com.
Burgers, onion rings shine at mall’s newest addition.
Reviewed July 22.
Northwest Bistro &Brewery
104 N. Lewis St., Monroe; 360-794-4056 (no website yet; check them out on Facebook)
Specialty: Northwest-style local dishes, hand-crafted beers
New place shows promise amid a few kinks.
Reviewed July 15.
Zen Garden Chinese Restaurant
16300 Mill Creek Blvd., next to Mill Creek Town Center; 425-745-6668; www.zengardenmillcreek.com.
Speciality: Dim sum.
Lunchtime specialty dim sum alive and well in Mill Creek.
Reviewed July 8.
1510 41st St., Everett; 425-259-0525; www.afktavern.com/index.php
Good grub for gamers, geeks and everyone else.
Reviewed June 24.
Scuttlebutt Brewing Co.
1205 Craftsman Way, Everett; 425-257-9316; www.scuttlebuttbrewing.com.
Speciality: Pub fare.
Everett pub offers same tast food at new location.
Reviewed June 17.
Hosoonyi Korean Restaurant
23830 Highway 99, Edmonds; 425-775-8196; www.hosoonyitofu.us
Korean cuisine goes beyond tofu and barbecue.
Reviewed June 10.
Pacioni’s Italian Restaurant
606 South First St., Mount Vernon; 360-336-3314; www.pacionis.com
Pizzeria stands test of time.
Reviewed June 3.
5028 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-258-6945
Handmade burritos hard to resist.
Reviewed May 27.
Billie on Gourmet Burgers and Fish &Chips
7405 Haredeson Road, Suite C; Everett; 425-348-4757
Mom and pop place turns out burgers to suit all tastes.
Reviewed May 20.
Ezell’s Famous Chicken
615 112th St. SE, Everett; 425-267-9690; www.ezellschicken.com
Specialty: Fried chicken
Bigger birds mean juicy meat in every mouthful.
Reviewed May 13.
Major League Pizza
2811 Colby Ave., Suite C, Everett; 425-259-5554; www.majorleaguepizza.com.
Downtown destination for pizza lovers.
Reviewed May 6.
BCD Tofu House
3301 184th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-776-8001; www.bcdtofu.com
Specialties: Korean tofu soup
Ignore decor and focus on Fantastic Korean fare.
Reviewed April 29.
1008 Cedar Avenue, Marysville; 360-653-7545; www.boondockerscafe.com
Specialty: Burgers and Indian food
Do Indian dishes work at a burger joint? Absolutely.
Reviewed April 22.
Masala Bar &Grill
19409 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell; 425-481-9000; www.masalabarandgrill.com.
Bothell restaurant hits every note just right.
Reviewed April 15.
Seeds Bistro &Bar
623 Morris St., La Conner; 360-466-3280; www.seedsbistro.com.
Specialty: American bistro fare, local ingredients.
Convivial eatery with straightforward fare.
Reviewed April 8.
Best of Pho
9330 State Ave., Marysville; 360-658-0897
Specialties: Pho, Vietnamese noodle soup
Marysville eatery features signature Vietnamese dish.
Reviewed April 1.
Diamond Knot Camano Lodge
170 E. Cross Island Road, Camano Island; 360-387-9972; www.diamondknot.com/Camano/index.html
Reviewed March 25.
Visit old favorite after exploring the island.
9414 State Ave., Marysville; 360-657-7783.
Specialties: Burgers, sandwiches and fries
Head to Marysville for fill-you-up burgers.
Reviewed March 18.
Mukilteo Lodge Sports Grille
7928 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo; 425.374.3333; www.mukilteolodge.com.
Specialties: Burgers, steaks and beer
Bow down to the Dawg burger in Mukilteo.
Reviewed March 4.
16510 State Route 9, SE #101, Snohomish, 360-668-4433
Chocolate OMG worth the visit.
Reviewed Feb. 25.
Demetri’s Woodstone Taverna
101 Main St., Edmonds, 425-744-9999.
Specialty: Northwest-influenced Mediterranean tapas
Tapas, Edmonds-style, near the ferry.
Reviewed Feb. 18.
1120 164th St., Suite F, Lynnwood; 425-745-2949; www.kababhouse.com.
Specialties: Pakistani and Indian
Authentic tastes of south Asia.
Reviewed Feb. 11.
3525 168th St. NE, Smokey Point; 360-658-0696
Specialty: Tried-and-true breakfast and lunch fare.
Talk shop over old-fashioned breakfast.
Reviewed Feb. 4.
Solid Rock Coffee Company
Specialties: Breakfast and lunch, homemade soup
Food’s the star at coffeeshops.
Reviewed Jan. 28.
Big Sticky’s Bar-B-Que
9214 State Ave., Marysville; 360-653-4433
Specialty: Kansas City barbecue
Great Kansas City-style barbecue in Marsyville.
Reviewed Jan. 21.
19565 U.S. 2, Monroe; 360-863-9999
Belly dancing tops off fine Mediterranean meal.
Reviewed Jan. 14.
24 Star Thai Cuisine
Hill Top Plaza, 1120 164th St. SW., Lynnwood; www.24starthai.com; 425-742-9155
Save room for superb coconut ice cream.
Reviewed Jan. 7.
Amigo Mexican Restaurant
6996 265th St. NW, Stanwood; 360-629-5052; www.stanwoodamigos.com.
Amigo’s your pal for Mexican fare.
Reviewed Dec. 24.
8630 36th Ave. NE, Marysville; www.asian1.us; 360-653-2422
Specialties: Sushi, Thai
Menu packed with good, healthy options.
Reviewed Dec. 17.