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Wednesday, September 18, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Savoring Sandpoint

SANDPOINT – Maybe Sandpoint is on the way to your next lakeside destination for summer fun. Perhaps music during the Festival at Sandpoint, Aug. 2-12, will be the draw. Either …


Here’s the Dirt: Love crepes? This is for you

Judie and Ryan Sowards are leasing a downtown Spokane storefront for a new Euro-styled creperie called Beignets, in the Crescent Building.


Former Niko’s site will host two new eateries

A former downtown Spokane restaurant will be replaced later this year by two new eateries – Rex’s Burgers & Brews and Fraiche Contemporary French. Both are taking space at Riverside …


Four years of reviewing restaurants had ups, downs

To paraphrase an old quip from some unknown wit, the only things that will survive the impending nuclear holocaust are cockroaches, Cher and Hudson’s Hamburgers. Eventually, all situations must go …


Chicken joint charms even a wary wing-eater

I’m guess I might as well admit it right away – I hate chicken wings. Ever since my vegetarian phase back in high school, I’ve been rather squeamish about eating …


Barbecue joint will give you the Willies – and some great meat

I do believe I’ve discovered possibly the last restaurant in the entire USA with an 8-track tape player still happily in use. A wall-mounted rack full of the chunky tapes …


Soulful Soups adds a little Spirits

The warming soups, salads and beer bread are back. But after business hours, the new Soulful Soups shakes off its daytime demeanor and dims the lights to become Spirits Lounge. …


Sikhs mark guru’s birthday with open kitchen celebrations

It was standing room only on Nov. 13 last year at the Top of India Restaurant in Spokane Valley. “They were sitting over here, standing up, going outside,” said owner …


Expansion of Chaps will bring sweet delights

The name evokes a cowboy-and-dusty-horse image, but Chaps owner Celeste Shaw likes to describe her eatery as a “Montana-meets-Paris” kind of place. That will be more true when an expansion …


Former Twigs location receives a major makeover

Relax. Many of the same faces are still there. And a lot of the old favorites from the early days of Twigs and Bin 98Twenty are on the menu, says …


Mizuna to reopen Tuesday

Mizuna Restaurant and Wine Bar, 214 N. Howard St., will be closed until Tuesday while crews repair water damage. Owner Mike Jones said a broken sprinkler head in the fire …


‘Dish’ is gourmet off the beaten path

They’re calling the restaurant Dish Home Cooking, but let’s be honest: It would only be home cooking to someone who happens to live with a chef. Owners Gary and Laura …


Baek Chun now in Spokane

Now Baek Chun sushi lovers in Spokane can save on gas money. Baek Chun Sushiyama has begun serving its sushi rolls, Japanese and Korean foods in the former Arctic Circle …


Taste Café is a delectable treat

When a colleague raved about the chocolate chip cookies at Taste Café, I was unmoved. Oh, I was positive that the cookies tasted just fine. I had been to the …


The Dish: That’s one Crazy idea

Think opening a restaurant is crazy? How about opening one during a lingering national recession: One that serves only four basic sandwiches from a menu that was dreamed up some …


Red Lobster to open Monday in Spokane

Wood-fire grilled seafood will be on the menu at the new Spokane Red Lobster, 4703 N. Division St., when it opens Monday. The national chain is introducing its new “Bar …


Vintages at 611 heats up as temperatures rise

As the days get longer and warmer, Vintages at 611 is promising longer hours and outside dining. For now, the new restaurant offering an eclectic menu of American fare is …


Economy takes toll on local restaurants

The economy, weather and dwindling cash have led owners of Le Piastre in Coeur d’Alene to close the doors – at least temporarily. Chef Adam Hegsted says he and his …


A decade later, sandwich shop returns

Pat Matthews handed out more than a thousand free sandwich coupons in 1998, when he closed the doors on his downtown Spokane lunchtime eatery, Sandwich Gardens. This week, 10 years …


Sweetie Pie Cafe will treat you right

Find homemade meals, pies and sweets at a tiny little cafe near the corner of Ash and Northwest Boulevard. Mother-daughter team Marilyn Blair and Julie Becker recently opened The Sweetie …


Mizuna serves up meatier experience

It was a welcome way to come in from the cold. Record snows had reduced the sidewalk to an uneven and narrow path. Parking might have been mistaken for abandoning …