Top 5 Sushi Restaurants in Tacoma

A variety of sushi rolls.Whether you’re looking for something different to eat or just have a craving for sushi, you’ll find several great sushi restaurants around Tacoma serving up some interesting and delicious dishes. The next time you’re looking for a place to eat out, consider one of these top options in the area.

Fujiya Tacoma

When it opened in 1984, Fujiya Tacoma was one of the first sushi restaurants in the city, and it’s still going strong today. This casual restaurant is known for its artfully presented sushi and sashimi dishes. Sushi is also available a la carte for lunch and dinner. Consider the Spider Maki, which comes with soft-shell crab, avocado, and fish roe, or the Fujiya Maki, which has smoked salmon, asparagus, and shrimp. If you’re feeling brave, you can try the octopus, sea urchin, or flying fish roe.

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Head Back to School With the Swagger Wagon

A silver Swagger Wagon. The 2018 Toyota Sienna.When it’s time to head back to school, you don’t want just any minivan for the job. You need the Swagger Wagon. That’s why you should turn to the 2018 Toyota Sienna. Learn more about the excellent features and conveniences you’ll find in the Sienna that makes it the ideal vehicle for families.

Exterior Style You’ll Love

Whether you’re driving to the carpool line or soccer practice, you want to do so in style. That’s why you’ll love the sleek and modern looks of the 2018 Toyota Sienna. The Sienna offers bold style with strong upper and lower grille openings, lower side rocker panels, and a rear spoiler with a high-mounted LED brake lights.¬†Additionally, every Sienna comes standard with daytime running lights, heated side mirrors with built-in blind spot mirrors, and privacy glass on the rear windows.

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3 Insider Haunts in Tacoma

A beautiful view from Point Defiance Park.Tacoma isn’t without its share of popular hangout spots like Parkway Tavern and Bertolino’s Espresso Bar, which garner crowds thanks to their casual settings and tasty drink menus. Meanwhile, the city’s large urban park beckons visitors for a fun and nature-filled day outdoors. Looking for your next Tacoma hotspot? Here’s a guide to three of the best, and one that might just leave you spooked!

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Why the 2018 Toyota Camry Is an IIHS Top Safety Pick

A silver 2018 Toyota CamryThe 2018 Toyota Camry is backed by high ratings in areas such as roof strength, front crash prevention, and headlight reliability. These ratings cement Camry’s status as a Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). With top recognition from the IIHS for six years in a row, it’s no surprise the Toyota Camry is looking to impress once again in 2018. Here are a few safety features that make the Camry a national best-seller and five-star safety machine.

Air Bag Protection

Toyota has equipped the 2018 Camry with a set of side-curtain airbags that provide plenty of head coverage against blunt force. This protection is bolstered by front and rear head-curtain airbags and rear seat-mounted torso airbags. Add in a knee airbag for front passengers, and you have a midsize sedan that offers full-body cushioning during high-impact collisions.

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If You’re a Pro, You Must Be From Tacoma: Notable Athletes From the City of Destiny

Avery Bradley vs Jordan Crawford.Many cities have a reputation for producing some of America’s top athletes. From basketball to football to bowling, the City of Destiny has a list of outstanding athletes.

Avery Bradley

Avery Bradley made his debut with the NBA when the Boston Celtics drafted him in 2010 as a first-round draft pick. He played for the Celtics until 2017. In 2018, Bradley brought his A-game as a shooting guard to the Los Angeles Clippers.

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Six Tips for Driving Safely in Rainy Weather

rain soaked window overlooking a roadway.Late summer in Tacoma doesn’t always bring with it sunny weather and calm roadways. Instead, you could be met with spotty showers, pouring rain, and wet, slippery roads that make driving a bit more difficult. Need to head out but don’t know how to face the harsh weather? Here are six tips to help you navigate wet pavement and heavy rain safely.

  1. Keep Your Tires Properly Inflated

If you’re driving on tires that are underinflated or overinflated, you won’t experience the best traction over wet roads. In fact, you could end up hydroplaning and losing control over your vehicle. Your tire tread is still OK at 4/32 but entirely unsafe at 2/32 of an inch. If this is a problem for you, have your tires inspected before hitting the road.

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Is the Sienna a Good Choice for Casual in Town Driving and Out of Town Traveling?

A silver 2018 Toyota Sienna on a downtown street.The Toyota Sienna is a minivan, and the 2018 model is top-ranked for its towing capacity, cargo volume, and versatility. These features and others are musts for a variety of commutes and trips. You’ll find that they come in handy for short errands around town as well as long journeys with the entire family.

Spaciousness

Individual passengers love the spaciousness of the Sienna, but even with eight people along for the ride, you’ll have lots of cargo room to work with. There are 39.1 cubic feet of space in the back and 150 cubic feet behind the front seats. You can also add a variety of accessories to accommodate things like grocery runs, outdoor excursions, and hauling equipment for work or fun. Look into an available cargo net, cargo organizer, roof rail crossbars, cargo liner, and all-weather floor liners to build a Sienna that’s suited to your lifestyle.

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