Vector illustration of a cartoon appetizing british fish and chips meal, with fried fish and potatoes inside red cornet, for snack restaurant and takeaway food. File is EPS10 and uses multiply and overlay transparency. Vector eps and high resolution jpeg files included

The best fish & chips in Snohomish County

You voted, we tallied, here are the results.

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New Snohomish County eateries: A sneak peek of upcoming restaurants

The Daily Herald is publishing its monthly list of upcoming restaurants in Snohomish County.

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Recipe: History’s ‘most delicious’ raisin drop cookies

Raisins are the star of the show in this easy cookie recipe from Daily Herald reader Jackie Noble.

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Sreylish "Alice" Tum, owner of Alice’s Goodie-Licious, smiles with an assortment of the malasadas and kolaches she makes at Bobby’s Hawaiian Style Restaurant on Monday, March 14, 2022 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Searching for locally-made pies and other goodies? Head to Facebook

Where can you find some of the best food in Snohomish County? On social media, of course.

Sreylish "Alice" Tum, owner of Alice’s Goodie-Licious, smiles with an assortment of the malasadas and kolaches she makes at Bobby’s Hawaiian Style Restaurant on Monday, March 14, 2022 in Lynnwood, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Woman Buying Takeaway Food From Drive-Thru Fast Food Restaurant.

The best fast food in Snohomish County

You voted, we tallied, here are the results.

Woman Buying Takeaway Food From Drive-Thru Fast Food Restaurant.
In a story about Manca's Cafe closing in the 1950s, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer noted that "most Dutch Baby addicts could eat two at a sitting." (Courtesy of Mark Manca)

Nuggets: A new column and a delicious piece of local history

Dutch babies were created in Washington state, and the inventor’s great grandson lives in Everett.

In a story about Manca's Cafe closing in the 1950s, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer noted that "most Dutch Baby addicts could eat two at a sitting." (Courtesy of Mark Manca)
Bantaba in Lynnwood serves up West African dishes like benachin. Also known as jollof rice, the popular Gambian dish is vibrant red from the use of tomatoes and spices. Bantaba serves theirs with a choice of fish ($11), beef ($12) or lamb ($13). Thursday, March 10, 2022. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald) 20220315

Hearty West African cuisine in Lynnwood

Bantaba will make you feel right at home with portions so big that leftovers are a given.

Bantaba in Lynnwood serves up West African dishes like benachin. Also known as jollof rice, the popular Gambian dish is vibrant red from the use of tomatoes and spices. Bantaba serves theirs with a choice of fish ($11), beef ($12) or lamb ($13). Thursday, March 10, 2022. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald) 20220315
It is a pot dish vector illustration material with stew.

A hearty recipe for smoked sausage soup

In this week’s Food Forum, a reader shares a cozy smoked sausage soup recipe.

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Belgian waffles with bananas Foster.

Bring a bit of New Orleans flair to your breakfast table

Top these Belgian waffles with a decadent sauce of bananas Foster, a dessert invented some 70 years ago in the Big Easy.

Belgian waffles with bananas Foster.
Caption: The holy grail of kitchen appliances is one that most Americans don’t know about yet.

Can this pricey small appliance from Germany change your life?

Ronco’s Kitchen Magician has nothing on this gadget — especially its $1,500 price tag.

Caption: The holy grail of kitchen appliances is one that most Americans don’t know about yet.
Labels from Felix Custom Smoking seafood products. (U.S. Food and Drug Administration)

Feds press Monroe company to stop selling unsanitary seafood

An inspection last year found Listeria mono, a harmful bacteria, on surfaces at Felix Custom Smoking.

Labels from Felix Custom Smoking seafood products. (U.S. Food and Drug Administration)
Kory Dyer, center, along with his parents, Kent and Tania Dyer, sit inside the dining room Friday, March 4, 2022, at Meatheads Smokehouse and Beer Works in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Smoke marks the place for beer and barbecue in Lake Stevens

Since opening last year, Meatheads Smokehouse and Beer Works has won plaudits for its brews and slow-roasted meats alike.

Kory Dyer, center, along with his parents, Kent and Tania Dyer, sit inside the dining room Friday, March 4, 2022, at Meatheads Smokehouse and Beer Works in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Carne asada and chorizo tacos from Carniceria Los Compadres on Thursday, March 3, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Snohomish County grocery stores double as dining destinations

These restaurant-grocery hybrids serve up tacos, pupusas, bibimbap and more.

Carne asada and chorizo tacos from Carniceria Los Compadres on Thursday, March 3, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2009 file photo, a can of Spam is shown on a counter in North Andover, Mass. To honor Spam lovers in Hawaii, Hormel Foods will release a new flavor, Portuguese sausage Spam, exclusively for the state at a street festival on Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Honolulu. The flavor, which will be available to sample at the event, may eventually be sold elsewhere in the region and internationally. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Spam and melty cheddar sandwiches fit for a party

In this week’s Food Forum, Spam stars in a super-easy sandwich recipe from reader Patricia Rudd.

FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2009 file photo, a can of Spam is shown on a counter in North Andover, Mass. To honor Spam lovers in Hawaii, Hormel Foods will release a new flavor, Portuguese sausage Spam, exclusively for the state at a street festival on Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Honolulu. The flavor, which will be available to sample at the event, may eventually be sold elsewhere in the region and internationally. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
Realistic flying cake chocolate with red strawberries toppings and  macaroons  3d illustration

The best desserts in Snohomish County

You voted, we tallied, here are the results.

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A person walks along a path past the Weyerhaeuser Building on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, at the Port of Everett in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Port OKs historic Weyerhaeuser building lease with restaurateur

The 10-year deal with China City owner Jack Ng includes up to $1 million in renovation by the port.

A person walks along a path past the Weyerhaeuser Building on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, at the Port of Everett in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Emory's on Silver Lake claims the title of largest dining deck in Snohomish County. (Sharon Salyer /The Herald)

Emory’s on Silver Lake will keep name, new owners say

According to new ownership at Anthony’s Restaurants, the biggest change will be where Emory’s sources its ingredients.

Emory's on Silver Lake claims the title of largest dining deck in Snohomish County. (Sharon Salyer /The Herald)
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Sablefish for Forum

A local fishing family shares an easy sablefish recipe

Since announcing the return of Food Forum last week, we’ve received more than a dozen recipes from readers.

Sablefish for Forum
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This slice of Mardi Gras offers a respite in troubling times

If you’re in the mood for a cooking project and a break from the news, chocolate king cake is a delicious way to celebrate Fat Tuesday.

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