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Members of the Spokane Buddhist Temple made senbei for the annual Haru Matsuri or Spring Food Festival at the temple, 927 S. Perry St. (Lorie Hutson)

Super Senbei Saturday

There's just something about senbei. Perhaps it is the combination of salty and sweet. Maybe it is the satisfying crunch... I'm not exactly sure what it is, but they are delicious. This year, the volunteers at the Spokane Buddhist Temple invited me to stop by...

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People's Best Pastry Chef winner

And the winner is... not Lynette Pflueger. Food & Wine magazine editors announced Tuesday that the winner of the People's Best Pastry Chef Competition is Jodi Elliot of Foreign & Domestic in Austin, Texas. The link for all of the details is here. After 25...

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Kaiti Blom with Revel77 is a finalist in Camp Photo Contest for the Barista Guild of America. People can see her photo titled Coffee Unites Us and the others in the competition on the Barista Guild of America Facebook page. (Courtesy of Kaiti Blom.)

What coffee means to Kaiti 

A set of photos taken by Revel 77 barista Kaiti Blom has made her a finalist in the Barista Guild of America's contest. Contest organizers asked baristas to share pictures that show what coffee means to them for a chance to win an all-expense paid...

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Lynelle Pflueger, Spokane native and former pastry chef at Sante Restaurant and Charcuterie, is up for the people's best new pastry chef in a competition sponsored by Food and Wine magazine. (Courtesy of Lynette Pflueger.)

Spokane native up for best pastry chef

Lynette Pflueger, a Spokane native and the former pastry chef at Santé Restaurant and Charcuterie, is up for the title of The People's Best New Pastry Chef in a competition sponsored by Food & Wine magazine. Pflueger is one of 16 chefs named by Food...

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