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Jan.
17th

Second bites: Revisiting Tacoma eateries My Greek and Soul

My Greek owner Nader Morcos with a plate of lamb souvlaki. Lui Kit Wong/Staff photographer
My Greek owner Nader Morcos with a plate of lamb souvlaki. Lui Kit Wong/Staff photographer

As this paper’s dining critic, one of my favorite functions is to master the art of a second bite — or a “do-over,” as I call them.

In Part 2 of my series where I revisit restaurants that had shaky starts when they opened in 2013, I’m featuring two eateries on the verge of getting it right.

Sometimes I’ll find a restaurant performing well for food but still struggling — or flopping — in another area. Today’s column features two restaurants that exemplify that: The food has improved, while service or atmosphere still need tending.

Are they still worth your dining dollars? I say yes, but with reservations. Both restaurants deliver styles of cuisine in short supply in the South Sound. Yet will diners be as forgiving of the lapses as I am? Only time and your dining dollars will tell. Read more »

Oct.
1st

Gyros update: It’s Greek to Me move on schedule for Jan. 1, Greek festival this weekend

Two important things for your gyro radar: The annual Greek festival at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox church is this Friday through Sunday. I’ll have a complete story with tips for how to eat around the festival this Friday, but for now, here’s another important gyros update – It’s Greek To Me is on schedule with its move across the street. Read more »