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 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion 

I love, therefore I am | Moment's Notice

One of my all-time favorite jokes is about Rene Descartes and his famous words, "I think, therefore I am." Descartes arrives at a party and is welcomed by the host, who is very... — Updated 6/9/2021

 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

Earth Day, and Chomsky's big brain | Moment's Notice

A friend recently noticed my Gnome Chomsky in the backyard – a fabulous little garden creature in the likeness of Noam Chomsky, standing above the spring flowers. It reminded me... — Updated 4/28/2021

 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

Renewal, COVID-style | Moment's Notice

Resurrection (n) 1. a: the rising of Christ from the dead b: the rising again to life of all the human dead before the final judgment c: the state of one risen from the dead 2.... — Updated 4/14/2021

 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

Giving a kind word, more often | Moment's Notice

"Kind words are worth much but cost little." – George Herbert Studies show that nearly 90% of consumers seek out and are influenced by online reviews of businesses. As the old... — Updated 3/31/2021

 By Maria Montalvo    A & E

Pizza Diaries, Volume 2 | Arts and Appetite

After the first volume of the Pizza Diaries in The Beacon's Art & Appetite column last month, Beacon readers shared many of their experiences searching for the perfect pizza... — Updated 2/3/2021

 By Maria Montalvo    A & E

Episode 1 of 'The Pizza Diaries'

Last year, pizza became America's favorite meal, with one survey pointing out that 55% of Americans partake in a pie at least once a week. We ate more pizza last year than burgers o... — Updated 1/13/2021

 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

Bright light: Cascadia Art Museum’s Alaska | Arts & Appetite

John Muir saw most of the stunningly beautiful natural environments, and he described his fascination with one the following way: "Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries... — Updated 5/4/2018

 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

The word is out on B Thai | Arts & Appetite

We have been hearing the quiet buzz about B Thai, just outside of the Edmonds city limits, for several months. When some good friends, who always find the best food in a 50-mile... — Updated 4/20/2018 Full story

 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

Looking for chai, and finding a great meal | Arts & Appetite

Looking for Chai Taiwanese Kitchen – that’s the name – sits around the corner from the 99 Ranch Market (a place I have always referred to incorrectly as Ranch 99). A good... — Updated 3/23/2018 Full story

 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

Yummy Amata Thai for lunch | Arts & Appetite

Amata Thai Cuisine Where: QFC Shopping Center, 22814 100th Ave. W, Edmonds Hours: Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner every day of the week until 9 p.m. Information:... — Updated 3/8/2018

 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

Performing arts in Edmonds taking off | Arts & Appetite

Edmonds’ performing arts scene continues to grow far beyond what many would expect from a city of our size, but our community’s well-known love of the arts definitely... — Updated 2/23/2018

 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

Barkada: An octopus of another color | Arts & Appetite

An octopus can change the color of its skin to reflect different environments. The new chef in town, Brian Madayag, is definitely showing a new kaleidoscope right here in Edmonds.... — Updated 2/8/2018

 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

Art as life: Cascadia’s new exhibit | Arts & Appetite

Oscar Wilde said that "life imitates art far more than art imitates life." Cascadia Art Museum’s new exhibit, “Northwest Design at Mid-Century,” presenting a variety... — Updated 1/27/2018 Full story

 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

Claire’s: Try it again for the first time | Arts & Appetite

Claire’s Where: 301 Main St., Edmonds Hours: 6:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Monday- Saturday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday Information: 425-776-2333, “We used to... — Updated 12/14/2017 Full story

 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

Engel’s Pub: An Edmonds institution

Edmonds is a place that revels in its history, its traditions and its institutions. On Thanksgiving morning, as families across town were beginning meal preparations, we were lucky... — Updated 12/2/2017

 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

Bar Dojo: sustainability, simplicity, sophistication | Art & Appetite

Editor’s note: Former Art & Appetite columnist James Spangler has left to pursue other opportunities. We welcome Maria Montalvo, who also writes the Moment’s Notice column... — Updated 11/15/2017

 By Maria Montalvo    Opinion

Arts & Appetite

Maria Montalvo is an Edmonds foodie and arts connoisseur who also writes the Moment's Notice column for the Beacon. Send ideas for food and arts news, including for advance... — Updated 9/18/2014


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