Stories tagged: restaurants
Thu., 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.
Thu., 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.
Thu., 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
Thu., 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.
Thu., 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.
Thu., 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
Tue., 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.
Fri., 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, …
Wed., 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 …
Mon., 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 …
Thu., 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
Thu., 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.
Mon., 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 …
Wed., 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 …
Thu., 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.
Fri., 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.
Tue., 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.”
Sun., 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. …
Thu., 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 …
Sun., 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 …
Fri., 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) …
Fri., 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 …
Wed., 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 …
Sat., 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 …
Wed., 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 …
Wed., 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 …
Wed., 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 …
Wed., 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 …
Wed., 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 …
Wed., 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 …