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Great Northwest Wine: Washington meets thirst for cabernet

For the first time in Washington’s history, cabernet sauvignon is king. Last fall, the state crushed a record 210,000 tons of wine grapes, of which 42,600 were cabernet sauvignon. That …


Columbia Winery looks forward

Columbia Winery has had a trying dozen years. The longtime Washington winery has changed hands three times since 2001 and now looks like it will enjoy some much-needed stability. In …


Wine sales keep rising, but we love our beer, too

Americans are continuing our love affair with wine as 2014 arrives, but we may love beer and spirits even more. Here’s what’s trending in drinks: • We love wine. We …


Fu-Ki turns skeptical tasters into sushi fans

So, you can teach old dogs new tricks. We called on Chase Earling to help out when a planned review had to be postponed at the last minute, and the …


Fu-Ki turns skeptical tasters into sushi fans

So, you can teach old dogs new tricks. We called on Chase Earling to help out when a planned review had to be postponed at the last minute, and the …


Waddell’s launches brewery

For five years, Michael Noble has been pouring other people’s beers at his Waddell’s Neighborhood Pub & Grille on South Regal. Now, Noble has a new North Side spot with …


New Geno’s off to a tasty start

In the beginning, there was Geno’s, an unpretentious, traditional, red-checkered-tablecloth Italian joint on North Hamilton Street near Gonzaga University. Geno’s 2.0 arrived in November 2011, under new owner William Webster. …


Sparkling wines make foods festive

Perhaps the most versatile of food-pairing wines is bubbly. This is especially true during the holidays, when we are thinking about how to celebrate the year that has just passed. …


Wine prices set certain menus apart

When did this area become a mecca for good – even great – Italian food? We thought we had covered enough when we trumpeted Tony’s on the Lake (Sept. 6) …


Proper care can ensure china, silver, crystal look their best at holidays

Company’s coming. Is your dinnerware ready? With Thanksgiving in sight and the Christmas season hot on its heels, now is a good time to take stock of your fine dinnerware …


Booming cider market creates tough choices

The hard cider boom is on. Virtually nonexistent in the U.S. 20 years ago, sales of the fermented apple juice are on a marked climb, rising from about $35 million …


Want to spice things up? Try Thai

Thai required? A year with thoughts of food on the front burner and a lifetime of enjoying (almost) anything put in front of us and no, Thai has never been …


More local bottles, cans filling grocers’ shelves

It’s not quite Christmastime yet, but area brewers are putting good things in small packages. Laughing Dog and Orlison last week became the first Inland Northwest breweries to can their …


Girls’ Pint Out unites Idaho women with a taste for craft beer

Grabbing a beer with the girls has a whole new dimension these days. There’s now a North Idaho chapter of Girls’ Pint Out, a national organization that brings together women …


Idaho finally making mark on wine world

It’s been a long time coming, but the Idaho wine industry is coming into its own. The Gem State’s modern wine industry started in the mid-1970s, and it has taken …


Find a brew – or a few – for every palate

If you’re one of those folks who has a hard time choosing among 31 ice cream flavors, your head just might explode at this weekend’s Inland NW Craft Beer Festival. …


Find a brew – or a few – for every palate

If you’re one of those folks who has a hard time choosing among 31 ice cream flavors, your head just might explode at this weekend’s Inland NW Craft Beer Festival. …


Welcome fall with affordable, crisp white wines

It might not be fashionable to wear white after Labor Day, but it is perfectly acceptable to drink white wine straight into autumn. In fact, you don’t need to worry …


78th Annual Greek Dinner Festival

You know the drill. Greek pastry, Taverna, dancing, deli and cooking demonstrations. Greek goodness on a plate. When: Opens Thursday, runs through Sept. 28; pastry served from 11 a.m. Dinner …


Italian delights, family style

Sometimes we’re amazed at all the wonderful dining experiences we have in the Inland Northwest – or in this case we’ll call it the circulation area of The Spokesman-Review. As …


Ales for the Trail microbrew festival

What: The North Idaho Centennial Trail Foundation and Pilgrim’s Market are teaming up for a craft microbrew festival to raise funds for maintenance of the Centennial Trail. When: 1 to …


Italian delights, family style

Sometimes we’re amazed at all the wonderful dining experiences we have in the Inland Northwest – or in this case we’ll call it the circulation area of The Spokesman-Review. As …


When the weather’s warm, red’s better with a slight chill

In weather like this and pretty much all summer, red wine benefits from a slight chill before serving. If your house is warm and your bottle of wine is room …


Spokane County Interstate Fair

What: Annual celebration of fall, with all thing farm, carnivals, music, rodeo, demonstrations and displays. What we like, however, is the food. Elephant ears. Kettle corn. Fresh corn on the …


Raise a glass to summer’s end

With summer winding down, the calendar is filling up with outdoor beer events: • Laughing Dog celebrates its eighth anniversary with its annual barbecue, Saturday from noon-7 p.m. at the …


National Lentil Festival

What: Celebrating 25 years of paying tribute to the Palouse’s favorite legume When: Today and Saturday


Indaba puts its twist on signature latte

If coffee does more than just fuel your days, you need to seek out Indaba, an independent neighborhood coffee house in Spokane. Why? Possibly the best latte in town – …


A feast for the eyes and ears

We’ve all asked or been asked the same question when it comes time to dine in unfamiliar surroundings: Where’s a good place to eat? Most answers are a question: What …


Veteran infuses beers with military identity

The name of North Idaho’s next brewery may sound a bit wacky, but its inspiration is deadly serious. Mad Bomber Brewing is a project of Tom Applegate, a recently discharged …


Veteran infuses beers with military identity

The name of North Idaho’s next brewery may sound a bit wacky, but its inspiration is deadly serious. Mad Bomber Brewing is a project of Tom Applegate, a recently discharged …