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Fresh Sheet: Wisconsinburger opens on South Hill

There’s a new burger joint on the South Hill.

Wisconsinburger features a Midwestern menu, complete with fried cheese curds (which have been receiving raves reviews). And, of course, there are the burgers.

Owners are Jeff Nordvall and Laura Paisley, who owned the Lantern Tavern in the South Perry neighborhood before selling the business in 2012.

They opened Wisconsinburger in early April at 916 S. Hatch St. Call: (509) 241-3083.

Orlando’s opens

The student-run restaurant at Spokane Community College opens for spring quarter today.

Students in SCC’s Inland Northwest Culinary Academy prepare the meals. Themed weeks – Latin/Caribbean, Asian/Pacific Rim and Mediterranean – are planned for May.

The restaurant is in Building 1 on the SCC campus at 1810 N. Greene St. Its hours are 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Wednesday through Friday.

Orlando’s will be closed April 25. A special brunch buffet takes place June 4. Reservation-only Bistro Dinners will be served June 5 and 6. The final buffet of the quarter is June 17.

For more information or to make a reservation, call Janet Breedlove at (509) 533-7283. On the Web: www.scc.spokane. edu/?culcal.

Mind your meals

An eight-week Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating course begins tonight.

Classes run from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through June 4 in the Murphy Room at Providence Center for Faith and Healing.

Jane Joseph, a dietitian and health and wellness coach, will discuss how dieting and overeating can be transformed through mindful eating. The $250 cost covers all course materials.

For more information, visit To register, contact ConsciousChoice Wellness@

Wine 101

Learn more about wine and the art of wine tasting during a series of classes at Gourmet Way, 822 Government Way in Hayden, Idaho.

Classes take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday and May 16. The series is $75. Wine club members pay $65. Participants receive a book, 10 percent discount on wine purchases and other benefits. Drop-ins are welcome for $30, but that price excludes some of the perks.

For more information, call (208) 762-1333.

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