Forget Hibachi, Mandolin Restaurant and Steak House Has the Teppanyaki You’re Looking For

There are few dining experiences that thrill the taste buds while entertaining the diner quite like teppanyaki. No, I didn’t mean to say hibachi cooking of Benihana fame. Here’s why: Hibachi barbecue grills use charcoal or gas flame and feature open grate design. Teppanyaki grills, on the other hand, have a solid griddle-type cook surface,…

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Think Your Potholes are Bad? Check These Out

Here’s the backstory: People talk a lot about busted roads in Tacoma but this 500 foot strip of awful is literally more patch than road at this point. The potholes are so deep you can actually damage your chassis if you don’t navigate them properly. Its infamy is so widespread that, in years past, whenever there was a paving project elsewhere in the city that ended up with surplus asphalt, the crews would bring the extras here to dump into the potholes.

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Video: A 2:53 Update On Point Defiance Construction

Head down to the Point Defiance area and you’ll find construction happening all over the place. Between multiple projects going on at the zoo and aquarium, and a major overhaul of the Point Defiance/Ruston connection (more below) there’s plenty to see. That’s why Reddit user SummitDweller took his drone out to capture the progress recently—and what…

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