Restaurant reviews

CafeWorks in Everett a place of partnerships and paninis

I wanted to delay going back to the office after a recent assignment downtown with Herald news producer Sue Misao. I knew just… Continue reading

Everett bakery offers delightful array of goodies

It was mid-Saturday afternoon and the bakery was still packed. One thinks of Saturday morning as the time when people line up for… Continue reading

J&L Texas-style barbecue expands to Colby Avenue smokehouse

The orange barbecue shack in Snohomish has expanded to downtown Everett. The second location of J&L BBQ opened this week on Colby Avenue, between The… Continue reading

Glowing recommendation holds up at Red Lantern in Edmonds

A while back, reader Don Brody contacted The Herald to offer up a dining story suggestion. A well-traveled man, Don even lived for a time… Continue reading

Pop over to Popeyes in Everett for chicken and the fixings

I’m a fried chicken junkie. I’ve been trying to go to Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen since the chain opened its first restaurant in Snohomish County in… Continue reading

New owners keep The New Mexicans menu hot in Everett

The place was packed, as it should be on a Friday night. The New Mexicans, on Hewitt in downtown Everett, was loud with laughter and… Continue reading

Family run Brianna’s Cafe in Marysville serves comfort foods

My editor, Sara Bruestle, recently heard from a reader who suggested we check out Brianna’s Cafe in Marysville. Brianna’s is an American comfort-food diner that… Continue reading

Cafe Dijon returns to reinvigorated Broadway in Everett

Cafe Dijon is back on Broadway. Ali Kalantari has returned to make his signature sandwich plates and French onion soup. Folks in the… Continue reading

Authentic taqueria Tacobook on Broadway gets two thumbs up

Some of what you read on Facebook might be alternative facts, but the fare at Tacobook is totally authentic. Cheek meat. Chorizo. Tongue. Tripe. It’s… Continue reading

Celebrate Chinese new year at Journeys East

The Year of the Fire Rooster begins Jan. 28 with the Lunar New Year celebration, and you can take part at many local Chinese eateries.… Continue reading

Student chefs dish out fine dining at Le Bistro

We were in luck. We didn’t have a reservation for the popular fish & chips day, but there were still several open tables. My co-worker,… Continue reading

16 of the best eats at local restaurants in 2016

Herald Staff From spicy “hangover” soup at G Mart Food Court to triple-berry pie at Whidbey Pies & Cafe, 2016 was a year of some… Continue reading

Lunch combos offer delicious variety at Mukilteo Thai

You know the lunch you ordered will be good when the soup served with it is so tasty that you want another cup. I’ve enjoyed… Continue reading

Camano Island barn dinners showcase local food

Our region now offers yet another delightful dining experience for exuberant gourmands. The Kristoferson Farm on East Camano Drive is hosting a… Continue reading