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Tag: Gig Harbor breakfast

May
23rd

Second bites: Netshed No. 9 in Gig Harbor, Whitehouse Restaurant in Bonney Lake

Yum! Burgers! Click below to see where I found this delicious pile of meat and bun.
The Whitehouse makes it easy to cut your burger, the kitchen stabs a knife right into the center for you, before serving.

When new restaurants open, occasionally I’ll find flustered service or a kitchen producing less-than-stellar results. That’s why I return for a second visit to test whether the restaurant is suffering the usual aches of fledgling restaurants, or if there’s a bigger problem. Unlike diners who turn to review websites to post “I hate you! So there!” assessments after a single visit, newspaper critics who follow AFJ standards always return to the scene of the crime a second, third or fourth time. Here are second bites of two restaurants that earned mixed reviews after first-bite visits in April. Read more »

April
26th

First bites: Art House Cafe in Stadium and Netshed No 9 in Gig Harbor

Art House Cafe chef and co-owner Dustin Joseph working in the cafe bakery's display kitchen. Lui Kit Wong/Staff photographer
Art House Cafe chef and co-owner Dustin Joseph working in the cafe bakery’s display kitchen. Lui Kit Wong/Staff photographer

Eating at the dining counter at Art House Cafe is like watching a live cooking show, only better because Neapolitan-style pizza and freshly baked English muffins go straight from the oven to your belly.

A nine-seat perch yields an unfettered view of chef Dustin Joseph sautéing, frying, slicing and dicing alongside his culinary team. Virtually every kitchen staffer is part of Art House’s kitchen theater, including the dishwasher. Read more »

March
20th

Opening Thursday: Netshed No. 9 in Gig Harbor

Netshed No. 9  – Gig Harbor’s newest waterfront restaurant – will open Thursday. The restaurant will operate at 3313 Harborview Drive. The menu is all about breakfast – listing everything from sourdough ricotta pancakes to chicken and waffles, stuffed biscuit sandwiches, sausage breakfast burgers with tomato jam, chilaquiles, ham steak, frittatas, scambles and waffles made on 100-year-old waffle irons.  Read more »