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Past articles by Sue Kidd:

Tacoma’s newest hot restaurant is open in Proctor. Have you been? Here’s what it’s like

Cactus Southwest Kitchen + Bar in Proctor is now open and it’s collecting quite a buzz with Tacoma diners. The restaurant serves dishes made with Southwest ingredients, such as blue corn tortillas, hatch chiles, squash and more. → Read More

A new Italian restaurant is coming to Tacoma’s Proctor neighborhood. Here’s what it’s like

Crudo & Cotto will open this summer in the Proctor neighborhood. The owners are from Basilico Ristorante, a popular Italian restaurant. Expect a menu that includes both cooked and raw preparations, and oysters. → Read More

Here’s what to eat (and not) at Cheney Stadium during the Rainiers season

Here are the new restaurants and other changes for dining at Cheney Stadium for the 2019 Rainiers season. → Read More

Here’s what new restaurant in Tacoma’s Sixth Avenue neighborhood is going to be like

Crisp Greens is a healthy eating cafe opening in Tacoma’s Sixth Avenue neighborhood. The restaurant is an outgrowth of a catering operation called Crisp Meals that prepares healthy ready-to-eat meals. → Read More

Here’s one more moving to Tacoma’s old Brewery District. The new digs open in May

Engine House No. 9 will split off its brewery operations and move to Fawcett Avenue in Tacoma’s old Brewery District. The new brewery space means more beer production for the Tacoma brewery. → Read More

5 new restaurants are opening at Tacoma's McMenamins Elks Temple

When the McMenamins Elks Temple opens in Tacoma April 24, locals will finally get that long-awaited hotel we’ve been waiting years to visit. → Read More

5 new restaurants are opening at Tacoma’s McMenamins Elks Temple. Here’s a preview

McMenamins Elks Temple will open April 24 in downtown Tacoma, and it brings with it 5 new restaurants. There’s a tiki bar, Spanish-themed tapas bar, a pub with seating for 250, a game room and a secret bar hidden inside the restaurant. → Read More

Seattle-based Cactus opens in Tacoma’s Proctor neighborhood

Seattle-based Cactus Southwest Kitchen + Bar operates Southwestern themed restaurants from Alki Beach to Bellevue Square. Now, they have their first Pierce County restaurant in Tacoma’s Proctor neighborhood. → Read More

The delicious island eats at Da Tiki Hut are back. Here’s a first look

Da Tiki Hut was closed for a year after a devastating grease fire in the kitchen. The restaurant reopened with the familiar menu from before — poke, loco moco, macaroni salad — plus a few surprises coming soon. → Read More

Cheney Stadium ditched a restaurant, adds another for Rainiers season. Here’s what else changed

Here’s a guide to the concession stands in Cheney Stadium for the Rainiers 2019 baseball season. Here’s what to eat and where the stands are located to help you plan your food needs around the Tacoma stadium. → Read More

Remember Peggy’s famous cinnamon rolls? Well, they’re back. Here’s where to get them

Peggy’s cinnamon rolls were legendary for the 20 years the Waldherr family produced them in Freighthouse Square in Tacoma. You can find them again, along with pie and broasted chicken, at Anglea’s in Midland. → Read More

A new restaurant is coming to McKinley this spring. Put it on your family date night list

Dusty’s Hideaway is coming to Tacoma’s McKinley neighborhood. It will be a family friendly restaurant with a play area in the back for kids. At night, it will have a cocktail list and modernized diner food. → Read More

Hey, bargain eaters. This new sushi menu has full-sized rolls that are all-you-can-eat

Hanilkwan Sushi & Grill in Lakewood added an all-you-can-eat sushi menu to its lineup of Korean fare. The restaurant has a few restrictions, but diners aren’t limited to mini rolls and don’t have to sit at a sushi bar to get the deal. It’s served daily at lunch or dinner. → Read More

Tacoma restaurant Da Tiki Hut is finally reopening. Here’s when

Da Tiki Hut closed in March 2018 following a devastating grease fire in the kitchen. The restaurant is reopening this week, a year after the fire closed it. The restaurant serves a menu of classic Hawaiian food. → Read More

Lakewood’s Tijuana Taco has closed, but the crunchy tacos have a new life. Here’s where

Lakewood’s Tijuana Taco has closed its brick-and-mortar restaurant but will operate a food truck. The taco truck will serve throughout Pierce County and add two more trucks. → Read More

Graham restaurant closed by health department for operating without a food permit

Purdy’s Public House in Graham had a soft opening last weekend, but it did not have the proper permits to serve food. The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department closed the restaurant. → Read More

This new pub brings extra gravy as a standard offering and makes a mean Cheesy British

Oddfellas Pub & Eatery was founded in Auburn in 2010 and opened a second location in Tacoma’s Westgate neighborhood in late February. The pub features a classic pub menu, plus crowd-friendly sandwiches and pizza. It has 25 beers on tap, too. → Read More

This new South Hill restaurant is fast food, but it’s not going to be what you expect

Muscle Maker Grill opening in Puyallup | Spring 2019 → Read More

Tacoma’s finally getting another waterfront restaurant. Here’s where and when it opens

Gino’s at the Point hopes to open in March 2019 at Dash Point. The upscale, waterfront restaurant will be in the former home of Tacoma favorite Lobster Shop. It will have a Mediterranean meets Northwest menu. → Read More

There’s a new martini lounge in Bonney Lake. Would you believe it has a $100 martini?

Glow Martini Lounge in Bonney Lake opened in mid-February with a lengthy list of classic cocktails, signature cocktails and martinis. They even have a $100 martini on the menu. → Read More