Browsing the "Food" Tag

A sweet and hole-some history of Tacoma doughnuts

September 8th, 2015 | by Kate Albert Ward

Did you know that Tacoma was once home to "The Doughnut King?" Read this article by staff writer Kate Albert Ward to learn more about the enduring romance between Tacomans and this delectable treat.


The Commons on Fire: Comestible Creativity Sparks at Pacific Lutheran University

June 11th, 2012 | by Jason Sipe

It's not the easiest thing to find culinary innovation in Tacoma but that's not to say it doesn't exist. In fact, it's often hiding right under our noses, in unassuming neighborhoods, and in this case, at a school without an actual cooking program: Pacific Lutheran University, located in Tacoma’s Parkland neighborhood, has jumped on the emerging interest in food and has been steadily cultivating and harboring the culinary passion of students and staff alike


Fresh Produce

June 11th, 2012 | by Timothy Thomas McNeely

Looking for some refreshing summer reading suggestions? Timothy Thomas McNeely shares some literary picks of all sorts to fill your sunny and rainy summer days


Don’t be Scared, it’s just a Vegan Bake Sale

April 9th, 2012 | by Katy Evans

It may very well be a fact that the majority of vegans suffer tremendous sweet teeth to the point where they created their own day, World Wide Vegan Bake Sale Day, just to celebrate all treats baked in the vegan way. Or perhaps it's a devious tactic to win more sympathizers to their cruelty-free agenda. Either way, stop resisting


State of the Food Union

February 10th, 2012 | by Jason Sipe

The restaurant scene in Tacoma looks a lot like a teenager; but look a little deeper and there you’ll see flashes of maturity and ingenuity swimming amidst its efforts to fit in and avoid rocking the boat amid its peers


Gritty City Food Reviews Stink

November 7th, 2011 | by Gritty City Food

Tacoma is so well known for it’s aroma, and Stink is the perfect example of how that aroma is shifting toward a more delightful odor. We’ve traded burnt socks and rotten eggs for aged cheese and cured meats. I think we got the better end of that bargain


Future of Food and Drink in Tacoma

July 20th, 2011 | by Kate Albert Ward

By no means will Tacomans abandon the beloved dive bars and regular haunts of their youth, but the rise of innovative food and drink in Tacoma evidences a movement towards a more sophisticated palate



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