One Restaurant’s Impact: Tibbitts@FernHill Gives Back

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By Paul Schlienz

 

Tibbitts@FernHill is one of a kind.

A small restaurant with a big impact on its community, Tibbitts@FernHill is easy to miss if you’re not looking for it, but it’s well worth seeking out. This 25-seat eatery, located on a quiet street in Tacoma’s Fern Hill neighborhood, in the city’s southernmost reaches, has already achieved accolades, awards and a loyal clientele in its short two-year existence.

“I didn’t want to do what everybody else did,” said Chef Shawn Tibbitts, the restaurant’s owner, “I wanted to have my own creative niche, my own outlook on flavors that I built throughout my whole career as a line cook.”

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