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Tag: Crown Bar

Nov.
11th

Tacoma’s Primo Grill on the move – new home will be on Sixth Avenue

Charlie McManus, executive chef and co-owner of Primo Grill with wife Jacqueline Plattner, prepares seared Alaskan sea scallops, potato gratin, broccoli, citrus tarragon beurre blanc. In the foreground is steamed Kamilche Farms mussels (from near Shelton) with chive curry cream.Peter Haley / Staff photographer
Charlie McManus, executive chef and co-owner of Primo Grill with wife Jacqueline Plattner, prepares seared Alaskan sea scallops, potato gratin, broccoli, citrus tarragon beurre blanc. In the foreground is steamed Kamilche Farms mussels with chive curry cream. File photo, January 2013. Peter Haley / Staff photographer

Primo Grill, an anchor restaurant in Tacoma’s Sixth Avenue neighborhood, will move next year.

Husband-wife owners Charlie McManus and Jacqueline Plattner will relocate Primo about three blocks away to a building they own, which currently houses their sibling business, Crown Bar. No changes are planned for the footprint of Crown Bar. Read more »

July
10th

Booze news: Primo Grill and Crown Bar add Northwest spirits to the cocktail menu

Photo courtesy of Plattner.
Photo courtesy of Plattner.

Primo Grill and Crown Bar – the restaurant and bar on Sixth Avenue owned by Charlie McManus and Jacqueline Plattner – have forged a spirit partnership with Seattle distillers Big Gin and Rain City Vodka. Cocktails made with those and other Northwest spirits can be found at both Tacoma restaurants. Read more »

March
24th

The readers weigh in. Today’s topic? Fries in Tacoma

Fries and gravy from Hotel Murano's Bite Restaurant in Tacoma. Photo by Lui Kit Wong/Staff photographer

Today, I’ve been writing about burgers (watch for the stories next week). So I asked TNT Diner readers via Twitter about the perfect yin to burger yang: fries. Click “more” to see what TNT DIner readers recommend for fries about town and vote for your favorite, too. Read more »

Jan.
25th

South Sound restaurants raise money for Haiti

A few events happening around town to raise money for Haiti:
1. Buy a glass of McGavick wine at Primo Grill or Crown Bar and proceeds will benefit Doctors Without Borders.
2. Moctezuma’s is hosting something they’ve cheekily titled “Tacos for Haiti.” They’ll donate proceeds from one day’s business to the Red Cross to benefit Haiti.
Click more for details… Read more »