Discover Burien, the City of Burien and Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services came together with the Burien community last Friday, Jan. 31, to raise $25,000 for the Highline Area and White Center Food Banks at Empty Bowls 2020!

Discover Burien wants to thank City staff for their amazing support of this event, and also to note the restaurants participating in this fundraiser – please thank these guys the next time you go out:

    • Normandy Park Senior Living
    • 909 Coffee and Wine
    • Osteria da Primo
    • Burien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
    • Frankie’s B-Town Bistro
    • Flight Path
    • Sidestreet Kitchen & Bar
    • Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Community
    • PCC Community Markets
    • Highline Medical Center
    • Merrill Gardens
    • Ivar’s Restaurants
    • The Greek House
    • La Costa Mexican Restaurant in Burien
    • Tin Room Bar & Theater
    • Elliott Bay Brewing Co.
    • Black Zia Cantina
    • Angelo’s of Burien
    • Pickled & Preserved Market and Deli
    • Azteca Mexican Restaurants
    • The Maven Mercantile
    • Lavish Roots Catering
    • Solstice Senior Living at Normandy Park
    • Village Concepts Retirement Communities

“We also want to thank the judges who made a concerted effort to try 25 different soups in one night! PHEW! We couldn’t have done this without Angie Coy-Jackson, Greg Ahrens, Chris Thomsen, Kim Davis, Alexandra Andrade, Sofia Aragon, Kim Hendricks, and Carmen Smith.”

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Photo courtesy Discover Burien.

DRUM ROLL PLEASE……And the winners are as follows:

RESTAURANTS:

    • 3rd Place – Flight Path: Beef & Chipotle Chili
      Frankie’s B-Town Bistro: Heirloom Tomato Bisque
      * Tied for 3rd Place
    • 2nd Place – Smarty Pants: Creamy Poblano Soup
    • 1st Place – Sidestreet Kitchen: Mexican Street Corn Soup

NON-RESTAURANT WINNER:

    • 1st Place – Solstice Senior Living: Clam Chowder

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VIDEO
Below is raw footage from our live walk-through video posted to our Facebook page (“Like” us here to get alerts for future live streams):