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What’s for dinner tonight: alligator sandwiches in Spokane Valley, Baby Yoda cocktail in Browne’s Addition

Baby Yoda at Bijou in Browne’s Addition. (Bijou)
Baby Yoda at Bijou in Browne’s Addition. (Bijou)

It’s a new year, and these two new menu items are certainly raising a few eyebrows:

SecretBurger.com, who really broke out in Spokane in the spring, is offering alligator sandwiches for dinner tonight at its latest event at the Black Diamond restaurant in Spokane Valley.

Secret Burger events are an opportunity for chefs to get creative with their menus for one night only, and tickets must be purchased in advance.

For attendees with tickets this evening, chef Larry Phelps said the sandwich is an in-house 80/20 alligator tail/hickory smoked bacon mix, custom Cajun spice blend, spicy remoulade and shredded cabbage on focaccia served with a side of crispy fried okra.

We’re missing out on this event, too, as the $25 tickets have been sold out since the holidays.

KXLY posted a great photo of an alligator on the grill. The Black Diamond is at 9614 E. Sprague Ave. in Spokane Valley.

Baby Yoda likes this cocktail he does

Browne’s Addition bar Bijou (1925 W. Fourth Ave.) has created a Baby Yoda cocktail in a nod to “The Mandalorian” star of the same name.

The margarita includes matcha (ground powder from green tea leaves) alongside flavors of lime and agave.

Perhaps Baby Yoda makes up for an evening without an alligator sandwich?

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