Restaurant reviews

Red Twig is a red-hot place for breakfast in Edmonds

The cafe and bakery’s offerings go well beyond standard bacon-and-eggs fare.

Mukilteo’s MOD Pizza offers a hip-hot-hasty delish pie

Get an affordable pizza your way piping hot out of the oven.

A year of fancy, messy, delicious dining in Snohomish County

These are some of our favorite places to fill our stomachs and our hearts.

Christa’s Sandwichboard in Snohomish serves it super-sized

The restaurant offers a variety of hot or cold, saucy or dry, classic or adventurous sandwiches.

Yummy Banh Mi offers cheap sandwiches with rich flavor

Classic Vietnamese meets fast food at new restaurant in downtown Everett.

Jubie’s Barbecue and Caribbean Delight lives up to its name

The new Everett eatery offers food from Trinidad and Tobago. The owner and chef is Caribbean.

Mukilteo’s Hani Hani scores with the police chief

The Japanese restaurant serves dishes (poke, ramen, grill) inspired by the Hawaiian islands.

San Fernando’s has the Peruvian chicken you’re looking for

The Lynnwood restaurant serves pollo a la brasa and other melting-pot dishes that Peru is known for.

Feeling insanely hungry? Monroe’s Burger Madness has the remedy

Big burgers, swift service and a crazy eating challenge await diners at this hamburger joint.

Everett’s Chianti’s Ristorante Italiano is delizioso dining experience

EVERETT — It’s a rainy autumn night. Where to go for satisfying comfort food? We recently tried the new Chianti Ristorante Italiano on Hewitt Avenue… Continue reading

New Edmonds bakery showcases owner’s mastery of pastry

Desserts are the highlight at Ganache Patisserie and Cafe on Main Street near the theater.

Bean Box: Mail-order coffee to fit your (evolving) palate

The Seattle-based gift and subscription service features the area’s top-rated artisan roasters.

Get schooled on Texas BBQ at this Monroe restaurant in a bus

Brisket, pulled pork, sausage, chicken and the fixin’s all await you near the Reptile Zoo on U.S. 2.

Everett hole-in-the-wall hides a gem of Oaxaca deli flavors

Go for Mexican tacos, tortas and enchiladas, stay for the corn smut

Narrative Coffee brings San Francisco cafe feel to Everett

I can’t remember who said that Narrative Coffee is “very San Francisco.” I like the description because the downtown shop is hip, upscale… Continue reading

Design-your-own pizza arrives at Tulalip

Fridays were pizza night in the Mascitti home. Chef Perry Mascitti’s mother made the dough from scratch and her favorite pizza pans were worn and… Continue reading

Gyro Shack on Evergreen Way a drive-thru for real Greek food

If how to pronounce gyro is Greek to you… don’t worry. Say it phonetically as “gyro,” as in gyroscope, and someone will correct… Continue reading

Renamed Tang Wong carries on China Doll’s legacy in Everett

For more than 50 years, it was the China Doll. It was in a drab, mostly windowless building with a bright yellow sign… Continue reading

The Creamery Co. in Marysville not your average fro-yo shop

When readers contact The Herald to make suggestions for stories about local restaurants, we pay attention. Not long ago, we heard from a mother and… Continue reading

A tour of McMenamins Anderson School in Bothell, pub-crawl style

Soon after McMenamins Anderson School opened, general manager Jared Prince was walking through The Woodshop, one of the three restaurants on the property, and recognized… Continue reading