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First Bite: Zato Grill in Bonney Lake

Wok seared pork ribs with hoisin sweet chile glaze served with cole slaw is among the menu items at Zato Grill in Bonney Lake. Photo by Janet Jensen/The News Tribune.

Oh, how things can change in just a few years. Bonney Lake long has sowed its culinary seeds deep in fast-food chain restaurants.

But during the past five years, restaurants such as Sushi Town, Old School Custard, Puccini’s Venetian Subs and All Spices Thai have added much-needed variety in the East Pierce community.

And 2009 continued that trend, but with more grown-up offerings. Andre’s Bar & Grill, which opened in May 2009, and Hop Jack’s, new in August 2009, both gave Bonney Lake diners a decidedly more sophisticated experience.

And now another restaurant has joined those ranks – Zato Grill. It’s a handsome restaurant with an urban vibe. And tucked into a strip mall next to the movie theater, it’s an unexpected find. It opened Dec. 13. Read more »