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Open on Sixth: Tacoma’s new Marrow restaurant opens with a menu of unusual proteins and elevated vegetarian cuisine

Marrow Kitchen Bar opened Tuesday in Tacoma’s Sixth Avenue restaurant district with a menu of unusual proteins and a companion vegetarian menu elevated to a fine dining level I’ve never seen in a Tacoma restaurant.

I spoke with owner Jaime Kay Jones this morning and she said the first few opening days have trended smooth and already diners have picked a few clear winners on the menu – the oxtail cake, vegetarian risotto and duck, for starters, but more on that in a moment. Read more »


Ostrich, goat and boar, oh my: Coming soon to Sixth Avenue is Marrow, a fine dining concept that Tacoma needs

Get ready for Marrow. The fine dining restaurant with a focus on unusual proteins and craft cocktails is aiming for a July opening on Sixth Avenue.

Here’s reason to be interested – it’s backed by Jaime Kay and Jason Jones, co-owners of Top of Tacoma, and Kyle Wnuk, chef at the recently opened Dirty Oscar’s Annex on Sixth Avenue (I am wowed by his top-notch burgers, but more on that in a moment).

Marrow will occupy the space recently vacated by Beyond the Bridge Café. The short-lived café was one of a gaggle of coffee houses on Sixth. The addition of Marrow brings two things Sixth Avenue and Tacoma need: fine vegetarian dining and a restaurant that emphasizes oft-overlooked proteins in a restaurant setting. Duck, goat and ostrich, anyone? Read more »