Stories tagged: restaurants
UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017, 5:07 P.M.
Burger King, Tim Hortons owner adding Popeyes to holdings, plans to speed expansion
The parent company of Burger King and Tim Hortons is buying Popeyes for $1.8 billion, with plans to accelerate the growth of the fried chicken chain.
MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 7:08 A.M.
McDonald’s sales rise globally, but dip in US
McDonald’s global sales rose 2.7 percent at established locations as growth overseas offset a drop in the U.S.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 7:29 A.M.
Job market heats up for fast-food workers
Lisa Aragon just couldn’t get the headhunter to take no for an answer. Five times in a month, she turned down enticements, including higher pay and four weeks of paid …
MONDAY, JAN. 9, 2017, 9:30 A.M.
Restaurant menu prices to stay high in 2017, but discounts will abound
Sorry, diners: Although restaurants got pushback for raising menu prices in 2016, they aren’t expected to cave in and lower them this year. But there’s a silver lining. Promotions and …
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2017, 11:35 A.M.
Beloved sandwich shop on Broadway to close
After five years, Stella’s Cafe is shutting its doors.
SATURDAY, DEC. 24, 2016
Restaurants open on Christmas Day
Beverly’s at the Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St., Coeur d’Alene, (208) 763-3950, noon-9 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Casino, High Mountain Buffet, 37914 N. Nuikwalqw Road, Worley, (800 523-2464, 11 …
MONDAY, DEC. 12, 2016, 11:27 A.M.
Chipotle founder Ells takes over as sole CEO
Chipotle Mexican Grill on Monday named founder Steve Ells as the sole CEO of the burrito chain as it fights to recover from a series of food scares.
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 7:19 A.M.
Spokane’s legendary doughnut shop, Donut Parade, announces it’s ‘officially closed for good’
Owners of the popular Donut Parade announced Sunday that the business was closing for good.
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 5:20 P.M.
Anthony’s Beach Cafe and Cafe Rio Mexican Grill have closed after a year in business near South Hill Target store
Two restaurants have closed within three days of each other in the new Regal Plaza south of Ferris High School where where Target now anchors a busy shopping center.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 5 A.M.
Don’t feel like cooking Thanksgiving meal? Eat out instead
Some local restaurants will be open Thanksgiving. Just saying…
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016, NOON
The Real McElroy: Chef returns to Spokane and finds home at Casper Fry
Mike McElroy earned his culinary chops by working his way up the ranks in kitchens from Florida to California, with longer stints in Louisiana and Texas, where he got clean. …
THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2016, 8:33 P.M.
Food prices are falling. Why aren’t restaurant bills lower too?
Food prices are falling, so why isn’t the price of your favorite restaurant meal?
FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2016, 12:37 P.M.
McDonald’s turnaround revs up abroad as revenue beats estimates
McDonald’s Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Easterbrook has more tricks up his sleeve than serving Egg McMuffins all day.
THURSDAY, OCT. 20, 2016, 5 P.M.
Couple of Chefs open Bruncheonette
Husband-and-wife team behind popular food truck and catering company start their first brick-and-mortar eatery focused on their favorite meal: brunch.
FRIDAY, OCT. 14, 2016, 4 A.M.
Lower food prices seen at the store, but eating out not cheaper
Shoppers are finding some real bargains in the food aisles these days thanks to abundant harvests and cheap energy. Prices on many commodities, from poultry and beef to coffee and …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2016, 5 P.M.
Vegan pizzeria plans grand opening
Allie’s Vegan Pizzeria and Café is ready to open its new South Hill location following a fire in early June.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 20, 2016, 5:37 P.M.
Report grades restaurant chains’ work to rid meat supply of medically important antibiotics
Panera Bread and Chipotle Mexican Grill passed with flying colors, but KFC and Olive Garden were among the laggards in commitments to eliminate medically important antibiotics from their meat and …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 9, 2016, 6:44 P.M.
Burritos in the sky: Chipotle tests drone deliveries
Flying burritos will soon be a reality over Virginia Tech. Chipotle is taking part in a test this month that will let some of the university’s students and staff have …
TUESDAY, AUG. 30, 2016, 11:01 A.M.
Chipotle’s latest freebie: Kids eat free on Sundays
Chipotle’s latest burrito giveaway is for children. The company is offering free kid’s meals on Sundays during the month of September.
THURSDAY, AUG. 4, 2016, 4 P.M.
Team behind Syringa, Garnet open Bluebird restaurant in CdA
The new Bluebird in midtown Coeur d’Alene offers eclectic Pacific Northwest fare with Asian and French influences.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016
Coming soon: Remedy, a gastropub on Grand Boulevard
The South Hill restaurant will feature burgers, beer, craft cocktails and a rooftop patio.
THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016, 1:57 P.M.
Hamburger chain Wendy’s says Todd Penegor is now CEO
Wendy’s says Todd Penegor is now CEO and president of the hamburger chain, a move that was previously announced late last year.
THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2016, NOON
Old-World-style reds are focus at new Craftsman Cellars
Husband-and-wife Greg and Margo Shelman opened their Craftsman Cellars tasting room six months ago in Kendall Yards.
THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016, 8 P.M.
Pops’ Smokin’ It food truck serves up BBQ in Stateline
Pops’ Smokin’ It barbecue food truck is back in North Idaho
THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016, NOON
A new tea ritual in CdA
Gaiwan Tea House, which opened last fall, offers more than 70 kinds of loose-leaf tea.
THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2016, 4 P.M.
Grill, gastropub open to public at Kalispel Golf and Country Club
The Kalispel Tribe has opened to the public two restaurants in its newly acquired and historically private golf and country club.
THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016, 4 P.M.
Spokane winery pairs reds and whites with jazz
From the garage to downtown: Nodland Cellars opens tasting room in the center of Spokane
TUESDAY, FEB. 23, 2016, 4 P.M.
Spokane chef named semifinalist for 2016 James Beard Award
Adam Hegsted is the only one from the region in the running for a 2016 James Beard Award.
FRIDAY, FEB. 12, 2016, 8:31 P.M.
McMorris Rodgers bill on calorie labeling passes House of Representatives
A bill that would ease the regulatory requirements of small food businesses to provide calorie information for menu items, sponsored by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, passed the House of Representatives, …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 10, 2016, 12:13 A.M.
Burger King’s next conquest: Hot Dog King
Burger King is looking for a new crown: Hot Dog King. The Miami-based chain says it plans to put hot dogs on its menu nationally for the first time starting …