Anthony’s at Coeur d’Alene is slated to open in June.
The Kirkland, Washington-based, family-owned regional chain of seafood restaurants plans to open its first Idaho location at the Riverstone development along the Spokane River. The 6,125-square-foot restaurant will seat 150 diners for lunch and dinner.
The layout includes an open kitchen and cast-concrete fireplace. A 4,200-square-foot, partially covered patio overlooking Riverstone Pond is also planned. The restaurant will employ about 80 people.
Anthony’s at Coeur d’Alene will be at 1926 W. Riverstone Drive. Call (208) 664-4665. On the Web: anthonys.com.
Clover is teaming up with Foundry Vineyards of Walla Walla for a wine dinner May 24.
Dinner’s at 6:30 p.m. and costs $80. Courses include curried octopus ceviche, cedar-roasted spring salmon and dark chocolate and pumpkin seed terrine – all paired with Foundry wines.
Clover is at 913 E. Sharp Ave. Call (509) 487-2937 to make a reservation.
Eat your books
Eastern Washington University Libraries is hosting Books2Eat on Monday. And home cooks of all levels are invited to create an edible treat that doesn’t require refrigeration but does carry a literary theme.
Past entries have included cakes, sandwiches, cookies, muffins and cupcakes. Examples include a pink Rice Krispies pig for “Charlotte’s Web” and a SpongeBob Square Cake.
Everyone is invited to vote for their favorites, then help consume the creations. All entries will be sliced and served for free to all in attendance.
Entries can represent any part of a book – from its title and author to a certain character or setting. Awards will be given for “my favorite” and “best represents the title.”
The event runs from 1 to 4 p.m. in the lobby of the JFK Library. Voting takes place until 2:30 p.m., when eating commences.
Call (509) 359-2264 for more information. On the Web: ewu.edu/about/ewu-events.
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