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Tag: Infinite Soups Tacoma


Hidden gem: Infinite Soups, one of the coolest niche restaurants in Tacoma

The message from a reader sent me into a mini panic. Melodramatic me, I must have gasped or something when I opened the email because fellow reporters asked what was wrong. I read the email out loud, “Do you have any information about what happened to Infinite Soups on Tacoma Avenue? They seem to be gone, but their homepage is still active. What a terrible loss. Thank you.”

It was their turn to gasp. Not only is Infinite Soups a popular niche cafe serving soup – and only soup – but the owners previously ran the cafe in the News Tribune building. They fed us every day for years. What had happened? A trip down to the soup shop that afternoon told me what happened – nothing. They’re still in that little spot tucked into a building with Malarkey’s Billiards. The problem? Infinite Soups is just hard to see unless you know where to look. Read more »


Free Cup Friday: Infinite Soups in Tacoma serves fall cheer in the form of a free cup of autumnal yum

Just in time for the autumnal chill, Infinite Soups is launching a handful of new Fall flavors.

And the small, plucky business – a micro niche restaurant that serves wonderfully executed soup and only soup – is starting what the restaurant’s owners are calling Free Cup Friday. Starting Sept. 10, anyone who asks for will receive a free cup of soup every Friday at the Sanford & Son location of Infinite Soups (not the Tacoma Avenue location). And the free cup offer is good every Friday until December.

“We’re doing it because my niece who works down there (at the Sanford & Son Infinite location), she’s excited because school is back in session and she wanted to do something nice for students,” said owner Wendy Clapp, who runs the two locations of Infinite Soups with husband Todd DeShazo and daughter Laura Adams. Read more »


Soup for you! Infinite Soups turns three

Happy anniversary to Infinite Soups. Tomorrow, Feb. 27, marks the third anniversary for the take-out soup kitchens that niche specialize in soup and nothing else. Like last year, they’ll celebrate with cupcakes from Corina Bakery. They invite all to stop by and get one. To mark their second anniversary, they’ll also launch new hours for their second location, which now will be open on Saturdays. Click more for details on Infinite Soups plans to expand to a third location, and to see new soups on the menu. Read more »