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First bite: Savor Creperie opens in downtown Tacoma

A ham and gruyere crepe with asparagus and a dijon spiked creme fraiche.
A ham and gruyere crepe with asparagus and a dijon spiked creme fraiche.

Some chefs treat crepes like tortillas, using them as roll-up sandwich wrappers. Others serve crepes as open-face affairs. I’ve even seen a chef turn a tower of crepes into a cake (called a mille crepe cake). At Savor Tacoma Creperie, which opened in downtown Tacoma yesterday, crepes were served as folded-over envelopes, warm pockets spilling thinly sliced meats, melted cheeses, saucy drizzles and fresh herbs. The crepes were exactly what I’d hoped for.

Savor is a cafe everyone should put on their must-visit list, if not because of fair pricing, then because the crepes were well tended – even on a busy opening day with a line out the door. The crepes tasted tender with a gentle bite, came with thoughtfully composed flavors and fresh herbs peppered every plate. Savory crepes were around $8-$9, with a side of dressed greens. Sweet crepes were even better deals in the $7-$8 range (see the menu below). Read more »


Opening in downtown Tacoma – Savor Creperie

Coming to downtown Tacoma in January – Savor, a creperie that will operate at 1916 Pacific Ave. Think of this creperie as the kind found all over Vancouver B.C. – small cafes where diners order at the counter and take a table as their crepe is made to order on a griddle.

Owner Tom Vigue is new to Tacoma, but not to restaurants. Before moving here this year, he operated Chef Appeal in Richmond, Va., and worked in corporate chef positions with hotels and senior communities before and after he owned the restaurant and catering company. Read more »