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  • 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

    Central intelligence

    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 …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14, 2012, 9:15 P.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 …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2012

    Hop Jack’s hits Spokane

    What’s a Hop Jack? Find out at a new casual neighborhood eatery in north Spokane. An intriguing 30-foot mural on the back wall inside the new Hop Jack’s restaurant, 9265 …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31, 2012, 3:35 P.M.

    Big Apple improvises to reopen for business

    NEW YORK (AP) — Two days after Superstorm Sandy brought business in New York City to a standstill, stores that lost power are again serving customers, albeit by flashlight. Companies …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012, 1:55 P.M.

    Shenanigans’ owner looking for new Spokane site

    The CEO of the company that recently closed C.I. Shenanigans said he’s looking for a new restaurant location in Spokane.


  • THURSDAY, OCT. 18, 2012

    Doug Clark: Thin-crust vision took thick skin

    There are probably quicker ways to wind up in the poorhouse or on a psychiatrist’s couch, but running a restaurant has to be right up there. Research shows that three …


  • FRIDAY, OCT. 12, 2012, 3:17 P.M.

    Industry sues over NYC crackdown on sugary drinks

    NEW YORK (AP) — Soda makers, restaurateurs and other businesses sued Friday to try to block the city’s unprecedented move to restrict sales of super-sized, sugary drinks, an effort the …


  • FRIDAY, OCT. 12, 2012, 7:58 A.M.

    Decades of Miss Subways smiled on NYC straphangers

    NEW YORK (AP) — It was an ad campaign conceived as eye candy to bring attention to other advertisements in New York’s transit system. But the “Meet Miss Subways” beauty …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 3, 2012

    Unprocessed server

    It all started with a 30-day challenge. Nick Murto and his son were reading fitness giant Tony Horton’s latest book when they settled on the plan. They would try to …


  • THURSDAY, SEPT. 20, 2012, 4:44 P.M.

    Chick-fil-A makes another statement on controversy

    ATLANTA (AP) — Chick-fil-A is once again in the public relations fryer. The controversy flared up this week when a Chicago politician said the company was no longer giving to …


  • THURSDAY, SEPT. 13, 2012, 2:35 P.M.

    NYC bans big, sugary drinks at restaurants

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City cracked down on the sale of supersized sodas and other sugary drinks Thursday in what was celebrated by some as a groundbreaking attempt …


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