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Too Many Cooks archive for Jan. 2013

MONDAY, JAN. 28, 2013

Spokane-based Uncle Dan's to dress Wing Bowl 21

The Spokane-based dressing maker Uncle Dan’s will be front and center at the Super Bowl of eating in Philadelphia on Friday, Wing Bowl 21. Chris Stevens, president of Uncle Dan’s Authentic Salad Dressing Mixes, is supplying the bleu cheese dressing mix that contestants will be...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23, 2013

The Lantern Tap House will introduce plans for the space next door to the tiny South Perry Street pub with a food drive and open house this weekend. Ninkasi beer from Eugene, Ore., is supporting the effort. (Courtesy of the Lantern Tap House.)

Lantern Tap House to expand

The Lantern Tap House is expanding. Owners Mike and Melinda Dolmage, along with partner James Pearson, will introduce their plans to stretch the tap house into the space next door with an open house and food drive this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Mike Dolmage said...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 22, 2013

Roast House releases Congolese coffee

Roast House coffee has released new coffee from the Democratic Republic of Congo that has local coffee lovers talking. The coffee was grown by members of a cooperative of farmers called SOPACDI in the highlands of Congo near Lake Kivu. Years of conflict and civil...

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MONDAY, JAN. 14, 2013

Dickey's Barbecue is scheduled to open in Spokane on Friday, Jan. 18 at 12628 N. Division St. (Courtesy of Dickey's Barbecue.)

Dickey's Barbecue to open Friday 

Texas-style pit barbecue is coming to Spokane starting Friday. The first area Dickey's Barbecue franchise is scheduled to open at 11 a.m. on Jan. 18 at 12628 N. Division St., according to company spokeswoman Kate Morganelli. The franchise is owned by Dawn Carr and Walt...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 4, 2013

Spokane Santorini's sold, closed 

The Santorini's Greek Cuisine in downtown Spokane is closed. Reached by phone, owner Sally Tsakarestos would only say that they sold the restaurant, 112 N. Howard St. She would not reveal who purchased it, but said the new owners will not run it as a...

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Chicken terrine is on the charcuterie plate at Sante Restaurant & Charcuterie. (Lorie Hutson)

Sante reopening for dinner

Sante Restaurant & Charcuterie, 404 W. Main Ave., will reopen for dinner tonight after a break-in overnight. The restaurant closed Friday at breakfast and lunch while workers cleaned up broken glass. Thieves smashed the glass and grabbed the cash register, according to owner and chef...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 3, 2013

Spokane Cookies from the Woman's Society of Christian Service at the Ninth Street Methodist Church in Three Rivers, Michigan.

Spokane Cookies 

My colleague and Slice writer Paul Turner shared some mail he received from a reader. The reader said she is a "thrift store cookbook seeker" and found a recipe for Spokane Cookies in a book that she picked up on a trip with her daughter....

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