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Tag: Marrow Kitchen Bar

July
9th

Hilltop Kitchen owners purchase Marrow

Those kids at Hilltop Kitchen were up to something, I just knew it. Here’s the scoop: Hilltop Kitchen co-owners Chris Keil and Matthew Schweitzer have announced they are buying Marrow from Jaime Kay Jones and Kyle Wnuk, who opened their 50-seat Sixth Avenue restaurant in August 2011. Keil and Schweitzer will work with Wnuk and Jones through this month, with the intention of taking over by the end of July. Here’s the release from Chris Keil. I’ll have more details soon. Read more »

Oct.
23rd

New fall menu: Marrow Kitchen Bar

Marrow chef Kyle Wnuk and co-owner Jaime Kay Jones are pictured here. File photo by Dean J. Koepfler / Staff photographer

It’s so odd to think that a few weeks ago, we were cruising into restaurants wearing flip flops and capri pants. And just like that – the sideways rain returned. The most wonderful thing about the weather change? Squash, beets, kale, soups, braised meats and restaurants that feature all of the above. I’ve spent the last week checking in with chefs to find out what they’ve got simmering for fall flavors. For the next few days, I’ll post menus from restaurants around town. Today’s menu comes from Marrow. Read more »

Aug.
26th

Veg-friendly Tacoma: Marrow Kitchen Bar on Sixth Avenue

At Marrow, a new restaurant on Sixth Avenue in Tacoma, farrotto on the left, and Oregonzola fried squash blossoms at right. Photo by Peter Haley/Staff photographer

Pretty dining room, a prime corner in the popular Sixth Avenue eating district and a chef with a penchant for layering flavors and textures – Marrow Kitchen Bar is trying something unusual for Tacoma. So far? I like it. The restaurant was opened Aug. 2 by Jaime Kay Jones and husband Jason Jones, who in 2007 opened Top of Tacoma, a popular McKinley neighborhood lounge. In the kitchen at Marrow is co-owner Kyle Wnuk, who until recently was chef of Dirty Oscar’s Annex, also on Sixth.

While half of the menu is devoted to meat-eaters (more on that in a bit), the restaurant serves double duty with a menu of vegetarian creations with sophisticated flare and not a morsel of tofu or gimmicky meat substitute in sight. Read more »

Aug.
4th

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 »