Stories tagged: restaurants
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 …
MONDAY, JAN. 11, 2016
Spokane, state experiencing shortage of cooks
Molly Patrick can’t find a cook, at least not one she wants to keep around. The head chef at The Blackbird and Manito Tap House said she’s had three openings …
THURSDAY, JAN. 7, 2016
Nelson Phelps finds niche in neighborhood restaurants
Three North Side friends and business partners are turning their penchant for good Northwest food into a growing group of popular neighborhood restaurants across the Spokane area
THURSDAY, NOV. 12, 2015, 9 P.M.
McMorris Rodgers pushes ‘common sense’ nutrition bill at Spokane Valley pizzeria
Pizzerias and convenience stores should have more flexible ways to post their nutritional information, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers argued at a Domino’s in Spokane Valley on Thursday.
MONDAY, NOV. 9, 2015, 5:26 P.M.
No source found for E. coli; Chipotle could reopen midweek
SEATTLE (AP) – Washington state health officials said Monday they have found no source for the E. coli outbreak related to Chipotle, and the chain’s Pacific Northwest restaurants could reopen …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 30, 2015
Doug Clark: Four bucks for a slice of toast?
America has officially run out of fads. That thought dawned on me last Saturday after I joined a throng of young San Francisco hipsters who stood in line to pay …
THURSDAY, JULY 23, 2015, 9:35 A.M.
Outback Steakhouse and Bonefish Grill set to open in NorthTown Mall
NorthTown Mall will be adding two popular restaurants later this year, Outback Steakhouse and Bonefish Grill.
FRIDAY, JULY 3, 2015
Some summer nights, the best place to eat out is your own back patio
Some days you just don’t want to work. That may seem odd considering our job is to search out places to eat and share our findings with you.
TUESDAY, OCT. 14, 2014
Meaty, cheesy bliss at Wisconsinburger
If you grill it, they will come. Pardon me for adulterating the mystical message Kevin Costner heard in “Field of Dreams.”
SUNDAY, AUG. 3, 2014
Millennials test fast food industry
Most consumers will tell you they prefer fresh, tasty, healthy food over processed, greasy, assembly-line fare. Millennials, though, may be the first generation to back that up with their wallets. …
THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2014
Spokane officials work out agreement for food truck rules
Complaints from food truck operators that proposed city regulations were burdensome likely will lead to lighter rules. City officials on Wednesday worked out an agreement for a new food truck …
SUNDAY, DEC. 8, 2013
Restaurateur-designer Josh Hissong speaks of his success
Post Falls native Josh Hissong likes to quote independent filmmaker Jim Jarmush’s fifth rule of moviemaking, which begins, “Nothing is original.” The irony is that Hissong himself is an original …
FRIDAY, DEC. 6, 2013
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) …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 13, 2013
Owners of Elk, Moon Time, plan next project
Anyone watching Spokane’s Restaurant Monopoly game board will notice one already successful player continues to expand and buy properties. That would be a Spokane-based partnership that recently bought Geno’s, a …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2013
Rainbow of flavors
Summer’s sweetest treat is enjoying a seasonal resurgence in Coeur d’Alene. Both Pilgrim’s Market and Scratch Creamery & Pizzeria are offering a new rainbow of house-made flavors, ranging from strawberry …
SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2013
City cooking up simpler rules for food trucks
When Sabrina Sorger and her husband, Roian Doctor, first rolled out their food truck last year, they got a lot of visits from Spokane city officials. First, they were told …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 2013
Riverfront Park’s Fountain Café opening in time for Bloomsday
Just in time for patio weather and Bloomsday runners, there’s a new place to dine in Riverfront Park. The Fountain Café opens to the public this week. The new outdoor …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013
Fusion Flours creators open take-out business with gluten-free foods
It’s no exaggeration to say that gluten-free eating saved Tara Wright’s life. Now, she’s hoping to help others who can’t eat gluten with her new business. Almost three years after …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 20, 2013
Spokane Restaurant Week begins Friday and runs through March 3
Cheryl Kilday moved to Spokane about two and half years ago and, like any new resident, she began asking the people she met about great local restaurants. It surprised her …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 6, 2013
Bistro at golf course is worth the drive
A recent television show dramatized the romance of going to Italy, a reminder of one of the best vacations ever. Maybe that is why an outing for Italian is definitely …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 6, 2013
Prospectors goes back to the future
Prospectors Bar and Grill on North Division Street has been reunited with its original owners. The restaurant closed just before Christmas but was reopened in late January by Mike and …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9, 2013
David Blaine wasn’t dreaming about the day he would run his own restaurant. As his daughter approached high-school graduation, Blaine and his wife naturally began talking about the changes her …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 2, 2013
Asia Restaurant a delicious discovery
One of the enjoyable results of eating, or dining out, is discovery. If you cook at home it can be a page in a cookbook or a recipe from a …
THURSDAY, DEC. 20, 2012, 12:48 A.M.
Midwest hit by its first major snowstorm of season
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The first major snowstorm of the season began a slow crawl across the Midwest on Thursday, creating treacherous, sometimes deadly driving conditions and threatening to …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5, 2012
Twenty years later, Luna still feels at home
While many people dread the rush of holiday festivities that begin at Thanksgiving and race into the new year, Marcia Bond can’t help but smile. For her, the festivities are …
SATURDAY, NOV. 24, 2012, 3:56 P.M.
New trail spurs interest in ex-Atlanta rail route
ATLANTA (AP) — Since a new urban trail opened last month in an old rail corridor in Atlanta, it has drawn a steady stream of joggers, dog-walkers and cyclists to …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21, 2012, 9:54 A.M.
Sandy victims prepare for subdued Thanksgiving
NEW YORK (AP) — The things that Marge Gatti once cherished are lying on what’s left of her deck, spattered in mud, like a yard sale gone awry. The white …
THURSDAY, NOV. 15, 2012, 8:33 A.M.
Booze calories nearly equal soda’s for US adults
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans get too many calories from soda. But what about alcohol? It turns out adults get almost as many empty calories from booze as from soft …