Well, the wait is over. Four restaurants have opened in neighborhoods from Parkland to Tacoma. Find casual Hawaiian fare (loco moco plate, anyone?); wood-tinged barbecued meats; ice cream in fanciful flavors and gourmet hot dogs paired with the regions best craft beer list. Here are details of each opening:
Da Tiki Hut: This casual Hawaiian eatery opened last week in the Sixth Avenue restaurant district. Its one of just a few places around the South Sound to find a real-deal loco moco plate. Whats that? A classic Hawaiian lunch plate of a fried hamburger patty slathered in gravy, topped with a fried egg and served with white rice (read: its not diet food). The Hawaiian food market is limited around the South Sound to South Hills Aloha Hawaiian Grill, Federal Ways Pac Island Grill and Lakewoods Polynesian Grill. Its convenient to find one more place serving kalua pork, thats for sure. At Da Tiki Hut, find the loco moco for $6.50 and the musubi at $2. Kalua pork will set you back $6.50-$8.50. Find Da Tiki Hut at 4427 Sixth Ave. (where Taco Time used to be). Find the restaurants Facebook page here.