Anelia’s is closing but memories remain
March 24, 2021
No one in La Conner ever met Alice Yantos, but she is about to be missed in a big way.
Alice’s granddaughter Jennifer Ferry has been cooking her grandma’s signature pierogis, cabbage rolls and other Polish delights on First Street since she and Matt Farrell opened their restaurant – honoring Alice, aka Anelia – in 2014.
“It’s the best Polish food we’ve ever had,” said regular customer Larry Spaboni. “The pierogis are the best we’ve ever tasted, and we’ve had them in a lot of different places.”
In February 2020, the 50-seat restaurant was plenty busy. Its d...