Don Chareunsy joined The Spokesman-Review on April 29 as Food Editor for the Features Department – that’s restaurants, bars, chefs, food and beverage, recipes and more. On July 22, he became Features Editor and leads the department’s five weekly sections – Food (Wednesdays), Health (Thursdays), Seven7 (Fridays), Family (Saturdays) and Today (Sundays). Check out the Gonzaga University alumnus on Instagram @dchareunsy.
Travis Tveit, lead chef at Iron Goat Brewing Co., and his sous chef, Teague Tatsch, placed third at the All-American Chef Battle in Las Vegas last Wednesday in a three-day national competition that also included David Adlard, chef-owner of Candle in the Woods in Athol, and his sous chef, 17-year-old high school student Sarah Kitchings, also of Athol.
Chris Young and guests Scotty McCreery and Payton Smith are headlining the Spokane Arena on May 7 with their “Town Ain’t Big Enough World Tour 2020,” and tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at ticketswest.com.
“I love the Zags – I really do!” country music superstar Blake Shelton proclaimed unexpectedly during his Friends and Heroes 2020 Tour stop at the Spokane Arena on Saturday night. The four-hour celebration of country music old and new was equally a showcase for Shelton’s natural charisma, talent and humor and Shelton’s friends and heroes – music industry upstarts and legends Lauren Alaina, John Anderson, the Bellamy Brothers and Trace Adkins.
Valentine’s Day and Valentine’s Day weekend are in the history books for 2020 – how did you stack up as a Valentine this year? Food (but not in the form of fondue or chocolates) for thought regarding the second-biggest commercial holiday in the U.S.