Restaurants recently reviewed

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Pho Mai Noodles

5129 Evergreen Way S., Everett; 425-303-8866; www.phomainoodles.com.

Specialty: Noodle soup.

Warm up and fill up at cheery Everett noodle soup.

Reviewed Dec. 16.

Gianni’s Ristorante Italiano

5030 Evergreen Way, Everett; www.giannisitaliano.com; 425-252-2435

Specialty: Italian

Perfect spot for pizza and a glass of vino in Everett.

Reviewed Dec. 9.

La Conner Brewing Co.

117 S. First St., La Conner; 360-466-1415; www.laconnerbrewery.com

Le Conner brewpub has pizza, beer mastered.

Reviewed Dec. 2.

Dick’s Drive-In

21910 Highway 99, Edmonds; 425-775-4243; www.ddir.com.

Specialties: Burgers.

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.

La Carreta

1401 172nd St. NE, Lakewood; 360-652-0984

Specialty: Mexican

Forget the chains; try this inexpensive, tasy Mexican food.

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;

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Specialty: Mexican

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

12061/2 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.

Specialty: American

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.

Specialty: Crepes

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

1405 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425- 241-7111; solfoodbarandgrill.com, also on Facebook

Specialty: South American, Caribbean

Give tasty Latin cuisine a try.

Reviewed Aug. 26.

A Pizza House

2625 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-252-5555.

Specialty: Pizza

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

Specialty: Italian

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.

Specialty: Burgers

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.

AFK Tavern

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

Specialty: Korean

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

Specialty: Pizza

Pizzeria stands test of time.

Reviewed June 3.

Casa Tequila

5028 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-258-6945

Specialty: Mexican

Handmade burritos hard to resist.

Reviewed May 27.

Billie on Gourmet Burgers and Fish &Chips

7405 Haredeson Road, Suite C; Everett; 425-348-4757

Specialty: Burgers

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.

Specialties: Pizza

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.

Boondocker’s

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.

Specialty: Indian

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

Specialty: American

Reviewed March 25.

Visit old favorite after exploring the island.

Bleachers

9414 State Ave., Marysville; 360-657-7783.

Specialties: Burgers, sandwiches and fries

Head to Marsyville 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.

Mongos

16510 State Route 9, SE #101, Snohomish, 360-668-4433

Specialty: American

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.

Kabab House

1120 164th St., Suite F, Lynnwood; 425-745-2949; www.kababhouse.com.

Specialties: Pakistani and Indian

Authentic tastes of south Asia.

Reviewed Feb. 11.

Ellie’s Restaurant

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

10025 19th Ave. SE, Suite 102, Everett; 425-316-8579; www.solidrockcoffeeco.com.

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.

Bella Balducci

19565 U.S. 2, Monroe; 360-863-9999

Specialty: Mediterranean

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

Specialty: Thai

Save room for superb coconut ice cream.

Reviewed Jan. 7.

Amigo Mexican Restaurant

6996 265th St. NW, Stanwood; 360-629-5052; www.stanwoodamigos.com.

Specialty: Mexican

Amigo’s your pal for Mexican fare.

Reviewed Dec. 24.