Over 1,300 attended last Friday’s ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser events at the Burien Community Center, setting a new record – raising $25,797 for the Highline Area and White Center Food Banks! Last year’s total was $25,300. The Winners for the Restaurant Category:

  1. Maven Mercantile with a Chicken Apple Butternut Stew
  2. Azteca Mexican Restaurant with Diablo Shrimp
  3. 909 with Creamy Tomato Parmesan
The Winners for Facility Category:
  1. Highline Hospital with Fire Roasted Tomato Basil
  2. Burien Nursing Rehab with Mushroom Bisque
  3. Day Star – Veggie Beef Pasta
VIDEO Here’s our video walkthrough, which includes some behind-the-scenes shots and interviews, shot around 11 a.m. on Friday:

Congrats to all the winners, and a huge, hearty THANKS to all who attended!


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