For some down home, oven baked, scratch made food that’ll keep you coming back, think Dana K’s Kafe, Advertiser and friend of the blog. Dana K’s is tucked away just behind and down the sidewalk from the Scotch & Vine on Marine View Drive in downtown Des Moines. It’s in the same cozy spot the Blue Vanilla and Blue Whale Bistro used to occupy. Dana and her co-proprietor husband Tom have many years together in the restaurant industry, and they have put together a can’t-go-wrong menu of sandwiches, soups, salads, pastries and more. Here is a review of Dana’s that Waterland Blog correspondent Greg Wright filed: Their hours could not be more convenient – they are open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week.

Dana K’s Kafe “Where Even the Aroma is Homemade” 22341 Marine View Drive S. Des Moines, WA  98198 206-212-6404