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There’s always something fresh to explore and discover in Kent, Washington. Here’s the lowdown on some new, and newly relocated, spots worth checking out.
Asadero Sinaloa makes a move
Wildly popular Asadero Sinaloa features carne asada and other traditional Mexican dishes. (Think meat extravaganza.) The restaurant recently moved to downtown Kent from its original Kent East Hill location and added some new menu items along the way. Bring your appetite and be prepared for large portions. The Wagyu steak gets rave reviews. (310 Washington Ave. N., 253-854-0971)
Dogwood Café debuts downtown
Kent’s new Dogwood Café and Lounge is making quite a splash. The coffee, lunch, happy hour and dinner spot just opened its doors in historic downtown Kent. You’ll find a cool, friendly vibe and a tasty menu that’s still evolving. Don’t pass up the savory house-made empanadas and spicy jalapeno mac and cheese. (222 1st Ave. S., 253-277-4905)
Shibu Ramen does noodles at Kent Station
Fans of brothy noodle dishes should definitely make their way to Shibu Ramen in Kent Station. You’ll find all kinds of flavor-packed ramen options, from spicy to tame, served up in large portions in a friendly atmosphere. (437 Ramsay Way, 253-246-7744)
Cravings serves up coffee and downtime
Need a personal time-out to reset and refresh? Head to Cravings: Bit, Sip and Savor. This weekday coffee, breakfast and lunch spot is a great place to chill or gather with friends. Get caffeinated on a comfy couch, enjoy a tasty pastry or linger over lunch. Whatever you’re craving, you’ll find it here. (20638 84th Ave. S. 253-480-6124)
Lake Fenwick unveils a floating walkway
Top off your culinary outing with a stroll along the water at Kent’s Lake Fenwick Park and check out the new floating walkway. If you’re up for a more active outing, test your skills on the disc golf course or tackle the park’s flight of 180 stairs.