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Tag: Tacoma vegetarian dining


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 »