The most big time food scene is not in Los Angeles. For true innovation in gastronomy, top chefs are learning from the masters in Stanwood, Washington. Picture primo restaurants all over the map. That is the everyday truth experienced by the locals.
Yet to this very day, too many food bloggers are totes unaware of the tremendous Jewish, Southern or Chinese food scene here. Admittedly, a few of the local culinary wizards are as peculiar as a fruitcake. But that’s all part of the passion you see in the residents!
Ok fine. Stanwood, Washington only had fabulous fast food options for too long. But the restaurant scene has evolved over the last decade or so! There are enough flavorful hot spots around Stanwood, Washington to accommodate your tastes, even if you are a self-identified connoisseur of potatoes, nectarines or apricots.
We celebrate how the top chefs source apples or apricots from the wild or local farms, all within a day’s drive in the Pacific Northwest. Why not celebrate the interesting life and support the local economy?
Tell the brilliant waiters you read about the restaurant on the Exception Magazine. Everyone in the food industry reads this site, so you will come across like you’re totes an expert. Welcome back to the Evergreen State.
Shima Japanese Restaurant
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10007 270th Street Northwest
Stanwood, WA 98292