Dining Bites

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  • Thursday, February 28, 2008 8:48am

Las Margaritas Family Mexican Restaurant (14356 Aurora Avenue North, Shoreline): A recent change in ownership has resulted in more choices, including more seafood and vegetarian dishes. Popular dishes include carne asada (a butterflied and flame broiled skirt steak) and sizzling fajitas with a choice of chicken, beef, pork or prawns marinated in a special sauce, grilled with fresh mushrooms, onions and green bell peppers. Average meal cost: $6.45 to $14.95 (Reviewed Dec. 12)

Nordstrom Cafe Bistro (Alderwood Mall, 2800 184th St. SW, Lynnwood): Known for being trendy and upscale, Nordstrom’s dining lives up to the reputation of its shopping counterpart, with generous sandwiches (including turkey and rosemary focaccia) and specialty items such as the cilantro lime shrimp. Average meal cost: $7.95 to $13.95. (Reviewed Dec. 5)

Capri Bistro Ristorante Italiano (1132 164th St. SW, Ste. A, Lynnwood; 425-741-2374): Gourmet Italian for the non-gourmet person, Capri offers a warm atmosphere and attentive servers. A diverse menu with a great variety of entrees, appetizers and salads; and an extensive wine menu featuring imported Italian wines and domestic California wines. Average meal cost: Dinner, $10.95 to $17.95. Dessert, $6.95. (Reviewed Nov. 28)

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