Senior Eats

A great big ‘oui’ for sweet tooths

Dec 27th, 2017 | By
A great big ‘oui’ for sweet tooths

Tucked away in a corner of the Pal-Do store at 96th and South Tacoma Way in Tacoma is a French patisserie, or bakery. Racks and cases and holders overflow with creme horns, sweet cakes, layer cakes, filled cookies, macarons, and sweets of every description. We were lucky and went early in the day so we
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Fried chicken is king at this Circle K

Nov 14th, 2017 | By
Fried chicken is king at this Circle K

As I visit the restaurants serving interesting food in Pierce County, I look for my favorites: Macaroni and cheese, burgers and fried chicken. I have  been pretty lucky with some, but not so lucky with fried chicken. Then I mentioned it to the nice gal who was doing my hair, and she said people from
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Bring a big appetite to Dixie’s

Oct 10th, 2017 | By
Bring a big appetite to Dixie’s

Dixie’s Home Cookin’, which has been doing business in Sumner for at least 13 years, is named after the proprietor’s father, a firefighter from Indiana who loved good food in generous portions. It is open for breakfast and lunch, serving everything from a build-your-own omelette at $7.99 to “Dad’s Big Breakfast,” which includes four eggs,
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Where hot dogs are more than just a hot dog

Sep 12th, 2017 | By
Where hot dogs are more than just a hot dog

When I see an interesting Tacoma restaurant advertised on television, such as The RedHot Hot Dog Joint,  I try to track it down and see what it is really like. The RedHot Hot Dog Joint excited me because I love a hot dog. Summer, winter, any time. I am happy with a dog on a
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