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Tag: Lobster Shop Tacoma


Cool off: Drinks and patios for enjoying that giant orb in the sky

Some people take air conditioned cover when temperatures hover in the 80s. Some people head to a deck for a drink. I’m not sure where I’ll be this week, but it’s a safe bet that I won’t be eating much soup. Unless it’s chilled.


Here are drinks paired with decks and patios for summer sipping:

Harmon Taproom
Where: 204 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma, 253-212-2725,
The drink: Beer. They’ve got loads of it.
The patio: It’s a beer garden with picnic benches surrounded by greenery. The water view is peek-a-boo, but there if

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Brunch battle: Ruston waterfront showdown at C.I. Shenanigans and the Lobster Shop

This is a tale of two brunches. A showdown on the Ruston waterfront. A smackdown of omelets and prime rib carving stations. Whose bloody Mary reigns supreme?

The winner is … well, it’s a tie.

Two Ruston waterfront restaurants – C.I. Shenanigans and the Lobster Shop – are on equal footing for elegant Sunday brunch buffets. It’s the season for special-occasion dining and both make ideal upscale destinations for Father’s Day, graduation celebrations or a pre-wedding function. They’re both wide on selection, high in quality and come with beautiful surroundings. They’re both sure to please even persnickety foodists. (The pricetag

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