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Best cocktails in Snohomish County

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Emory's restaurant on Silver Lake in Everett. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald) 20220224

‘End of an era’: Emory’s restaurant sold; Anthony’s taking over

The well-known Northwest restaurant group says it will retain many features of the Silver Lake waterfront landmark in Everett.

Emory's restaurant on Silver Lake in Everett. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald) 20220224
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New Snohomish County restaurants: A sneak peek

The Daily Herald will begin publishing monthly lists of upcoming restaurants in Snohomish County.

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Best clam chowder in Snohomish County

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Watercolor illustration mushroom cream soup (clam chowder) and wooden spoon

Cooking with Taylor: The making of a Dutch baby, and a harrowing hiking tale

It’s “basically a giant pancake,” though slightly less fluffy and a bit more chewy.

Judyrae Kruse, longtime writer of The Herald's Forum cooking column, died Tuesday. She wrote the reader-to-reader recipe exchange column for 36 years, starting in 1977.

We’re reviving our recipe column: Submit your favorites to The Daily Herald

Help revive a past reader favorite, the Forum, by sending your favorite recipes to The Daily Herald.

Judyrae Kruse, longtime writer of The Herald's Forum cooking column, died Tuesday. She wrote the reader-to-reader recipe exchange column for 36 years, starting in 1977.
Wassail hot apple cider traditional winter cocktail. Stylish hand-drawn doodle cartoon style winter or autumn warm drink in a mug garnished with apple and lemon, cloves, cardamom and cinnamon.

Best cider in Snohomish County

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Wassail hot apple cider traditional winter cocktail. Stylish hand-drawn doodle cartoon style winter or autumn warm drink in a mug garnished with apple and lemon, cloves, cardamom and cinnamon.
The Bayside Cafe's breakfast sandwich includes hash brown, JUST egg, cheddar cheese, mayo and Impossible sausage. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald)

Our guide to vegan dining in Snohomish County

Here are plant-based restaurant options in Snohomish County (and a food writer’s meaty confession).

The Bayside Cafe's breakfast sandwich includes hash brown, JUST egg, cheddar cheese, mayo and Impossible sausage. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald)
Using leftover pork from earlier in the week, Haley Nelson creates tacos, Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022 in the kitchen of her home in St. Paul, Minnesota. Nelson has run her Cheap Recipe Blog for more than a decade, sharing ways to shop and cook cheaply. One of her tips is cooking meat and repurposing it throughout the week in several recipes. (Shari L. Gross/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)

As prices soar, here’s how to lower your grocery costs

Carefully planning your shopping trip beforehand is a key step, as is avoiding the frozen-food aisle.

  • Feb 15, 2022
Using leftover pork from earlier in the week, Haley Nelson creates tacos, Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022 in the kitchen of her home in St. Paul, Minnesota. Nelson has run her Cheap Recipe Blog for more than a decade, sharing ways to shop and cook cheaply. One of her tips is cooking meat and repurposing it throughout the week in several recipes. (Shari L. Gross/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Dim Sum steamed buns. Baozi, Mantou, Momo, Khinkali. Chinese buns dim sum served in bamboo steamer basket with sauce and chopsticks. Vector illustration of asian dumpling with green palm leaves.

Best Chinese food in Snohomish County

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Dim Sum steamed buns. Baozi, Mantou, Momo, Khinkali. Chinese buns dim sum served in bamboo steamer basket with sauce and chopsticks. Vector illustration of asian dumpling with green palm leaves.
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Best chili in Snohomish County

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Anne Abbott and James Abbott, who operated Buck's American Cafe in Everett together since 2015, were married since 1999. Anne died on Jan. 15, 2022, just weeks after a cancerous mass was discovered in her brain. (Credit: The Abbott family)

Buck’s co-owner dies: ‘Kindness defined Anne’ Abbott, 46

She ran two Everett restaurants, raised two kids and was “not one to complain.” She died of an aggressive cancer.

Anne Abbott and James Abbott, who operated Buck's American Cafe in Everett together since 2015, were married since 1999. Anne died on Jan. 15, 2022, just weeks after a cancerous mass was discovered in her brain. (Credit: The Abbott family)
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Best carry-out in Snohomish County

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lobster dish for Valentine's Day (Tulalip Resort Casino)

For Valentine’s Day, serve the “lobster of romance”

Tulalip Resort Casino Executive Chef Perry Mascitti dish features saffron, said to be a natural aphrodisiac.

  • Feb 8, 2022
lobster dish for Valentine's Day (Tulalip Resort Casino)
Toshihiro Kasahara works the grill on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022, at Toshi’s Teriyaki in Mill Creek. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Teriyaki trailblazer: Mill Creek’s Toshi created our regional dish

His humble takeout on Bothell Everett Highway is a throwback to the 1976 Seattle store that made the fast food famous here.

Toshihiro Kasahara works the grill on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022, at Toshi’s Teriyaki in Mill Creek. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Diners sit inside Rocket Alley Bar & Grill in Arlington during lunchtime on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. (Taylor Goebel  /  The Daily Herald)

They’re bowled over by the food at Rocket Alley in Arlington

Sure, it’s a bowling alley, but ask any local: They rave about the menu of self-taught owner Steve Saunders.

Diners sit inside Rocket Alley Bar & Grill in Arlington during lunchtime on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. (Taylor Goebel  /  The Daily Herald)
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Best burger in Snohomish County

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Hamburger with cheese, tomato and salad. Unhealthy food. Decoration for patches, prints for clothes, badges, posters, emblems, menus. Vector illustration in flat style
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Best brewery in Snohomish County

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Taylor Goebel, The Daily Herald new Food and Restaurant Reporter, introduces herself with 5 places around Snohomish County. Foods left to right: Marinated Chicken from El Pollo Rico, Fish and Chips from Ray's Drive In and Bingo from Milkie Milkie. (Photo Illustration by Kevin Clark / The Herald)

New Herald food writer ‘stoked’ to cover Snohomish County food scene

Taylor Goebel arrives from Delaware to write about our culinary culture.

Taylor Goebel, The Daily Herald new Food and Restaurant Reporter, introduces herself with 5 places around Snohomish County. Foods left to right: Marinated Chicken from El Pollo Rico, Fish and Chips from Ray's Drive In and Bingo from Milkie Milkie. (Photo Illustration by Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Daily Herald food, drink and restaurant reporter Taylor Goebel.

New on the menu: More stories about food in Snohomish County

Meet Taylor Goebel, a new Daily Herald reporter who will focus on local food, drink and restaurants.

  • Feb 1, 2022
Daily Herald food, drink and restaurant reporter Taylor Goebel.