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Hong Kong Dim Sum Everett

I have been enjoying the dim sum at HK in Everett. When I drove up today it was closed. Does anyone know if they plan to reopen. It was nice to have good dim sum in the North End and not to drive to Seattle. I hope they will reopen soon!

Feb 25, 2014
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Fresh Whole Octopus

I want to make Greek style grilled octopus during the holidays. Can anyone tell me where to find a whole fresh octopus? Had this in Chicago a few months ago and was to die for.

Dec 17, 2013
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best vineyards in wa?

I would high recommend that you visit Walla Walla. Several of our favorite winiers that make outstanding syrah's are Charles Smith Wines, Syzygy, Reninger and Seven Hills. There are many more that we have not tried but see excellent scores in the Spectator for WW wines. If you are lucky enough to find a bottle of Cayuse at a wine store be sure and enjoy. Girason Inn is a nice place to stay. They only have 3 rooms so will need to make reservations ahead of time.

Jan 08, 2012
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I will second the rec for Gordons. We have eaten there many times and it is always outstanding. You will not be sorry for the drive to Freeland.

Jul 17, 2011
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I will second the rec for Gordons. We have eaten there many times and it is always outstanding. You will not be sorry!

Jul 17, 2011
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Shallotts on 4th Avenue

Does anyone know if Shallotts moved or did they go out of business?> I was in Seattle yesterday and wanted to have lunch and they are closed. It has always been one of my favorite places when in Seattle.

Apr 27, 2011
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South Beach Fish market in Newport has nice seafood. Their prices are a little high but always fresh.

Apr 16, 2011
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Vacationing on the coast (SeaRoseBeach) Oregon Need restaurant help.

We are staying at Sea Rose Beach this weekend and had a wonderful lunch yesterday at Thornton's in Florence. I would recommend the Cobb Salad and the Bacon Tomato & Egg Salad. Blue Cheese dressing was fantastic!.

Jan 16, 2011
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Whidbey and surrounding for an 80th bday

We have been to Gordons many times and NEVER dissappointed. Save room for desert.

Jan 05, 2011
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Need reccomendations for Vietnamise or Thai in Seattle

Will be downtown tomorrow shopping and would love to have Vietnamise or Thai. Any recs will be much appreciated. Anywhere from ID to north Seattle.

Dec 21, 2010
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Anyone try new Bamboo Village dim sum in Wallingford?

We went today and I have to say the dim sum is not that good to me. The service was good and the price was great but lots better dim sum in the ID. The food was bland and everything needed soy to have any taste. We will try again in a month or two.

Aug 16, 2010
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Suggestions for dinner near Virginia Mason Hospital

I will be in Seattle this weekend at VMH and looking for suggestions for a good spot to have dinner. Open to any type food.

May 18, 2010
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Cannon Beach to Brookings along 101

The Crazy Norweigan in Gold Bar is always good.

Apr 10, 2010
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Gordon's on Blueberry Hill - anyone been lately?

We have been to Gordon's 4 times in the last year and every time have enjoyed the food. His specials are always amazing. The salmon/halibut with a fruit salsa was to die for. I have not been to Prima Bisto so cannot compare. Also love the chocolate decadence! All of his desserts are delicious.. Please report back if you go and give me an update.


Jan 19, 2010
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Monroe/Marysville/Mt. Vernon

I would strongly recommend Sakura in Burlington. Everything we have had there is delicious.

Oct 01, 2009
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Alderwood H Mart

I stopped by H Market yesterday and one of the employees said they are opening tomorrow, Dec. 4th.

Dec 03, 2008
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Camano Island

Try Suzie' Place on 270th in Stanwood. She has amazing gyro's, sandwiches and a large selection of salads in a deli case. The greek sampler plate is enough for two at lunch.

Jul 24, 2008
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Roland's Red Curry Paste: Where to find it in Seattle?

I would suggest you call Mekong in Everett. They carry an extensive line of Roland products. Good luck.

May 10, 2008
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Frozen wild huckleberries? [SEA/Western WA]

I would be interested in getting some berries from the mushroom forger in Arlington. Please email me name/phone number to

Feb 14, 2008
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Looking for Andrew - Sushi Chef previously in Westport, WA

In August, I had the best sushi at Takohaci in Westport, WA. When I went back two days later I was told they were not serving Sushi any more. I would drive 200 miles to have sushi with Andrew. Does anyone know where he is working?

Oct 19, 2007
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