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How to avoid meat at Pig Out: Options for vegetarians and vegans

Don’t let the name ruin the fun: Pig out in the Park isn’t all about the pigs. Or the meats. In fact, in the food festival’s 40 years in Spokane, …


Hog wild! Pig Out in the Park is celebrating 40 years of food, music and fun

As far as growing pains go, Pig Out in the Park, which is celebrating the big 4-0 this year, has had it relatively pain-free. On the food side of things, …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, 11:36 a.m.

Something’s run a-fowl – it’s the Great Chicken Sandwich Feud!

I woke up this morning thinking about – and even smelling … OK, not really – chicken sandwiches because the Twitter-verse has run a-fowl – get it? – over the …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, 3 p.m.

Uno, dos, tres new De Leon’s Taco & Bar locations now open for business in Spokane

If you visit one of the three new De Leon’s Taco & Bar locations in Spokane, you can eat a Holy Taco and sip one of more than 50 types …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 8 p.m.

Powered by Plants: Where to purchase plant-based products in Spokane

Like an 18th century sailor mapping out a series of Caribbean islands on a rum-running escapade, vegans and vegetarians will often ping-pong around a city bouncing from store to store …


Dorothy Dean presents: Filipino Pork Skewers are a crowd favorite

A popular street food in the Philippines and staple at any Filipino barbecue, pork skewers are served slightly charred with sweet and savory flavors, and these delectable sticks of meat …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 2:49 p.m.

Petit Chat Village Bakery in north Spokane closes its doors

A beloved bakery in the Whitworth University neighborhood of north Spokane has shuttered its doors. A post on Petit Chat Village Bakery’s Facebook page Aug. 10 made the closing official.


Great Northwest Wine: Rhône Valley grapes thrive in Washington vineyards

One of the biggest revelations to emerge from the Pacific Northwest in the past decade is just how well it grows grape varieties native to the Rhône Valley, a region …


Fresh tomato sauce is rich, flavorful and ready in less than an hour

It’s easy to think of tomato sauce at two ends of the spectrum: Directly out of the jar or cooked for hours on the stove top. I’m pleased to report …


Autumn looms with Spam Pumpkin Spice and Busch Pumpkin Spice Latte Super Hard Seltzer

Starbucks and Trader Joe’s have led the annual autumnal invasion with their pumpkin spice lattes and pumpkin oatmeal, and


Dorothy Dean presents: Light and crisp Watermelon Sangria is a summer must

When taking in all the fun in the sun, a refreshing drink is a must, and nothing’s easier than pulling a pitcher from the fridge of a ready-made cocktail that …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 3:59 p.m.

‘It’s made us better brewers’: Hard seltzer water is gaining in popularity among younger drinkers

For the past few springs and summers, hard seltzer water has been swallowing up a sizable chunk of beer and wine market share nationwide, and, more importantly, it has found …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, noon

Birds and Bubbles? Yes, it’s fried chicken and champagne for dinner

It might seem like an unlikely pairing, but Wandering Table hosted a Birds and Bubbles dinner across the corridor at the Yards Bruncheon on Thursday night in Kendall Yards, and …


Spokane Public Schools emphasizing nutrition, even in tough budget times

The district will continue its scratch-cooking program and will be offering smoothies to students at middle and high schools in the next school year. Though staff reductions hit lunchrooms hard, …


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 11, 2019, 10:40 p.m.

What’s on school menus this fall? Trade mitigation

Meatless Mondays, Taco Tuesdays, and now, Trade Mitigation Thursdays? This fall, some U.S. school cafeterias are expecting shipments of free food, one little-known consequence of President Donald Trump’s trade disputes.


First ranch dressing festival is today; Bridge Press entertainment; cider house tour; Terrain Table benefit; Frito-Lay gives back

Only in Idaho! Celebrate all things ranch at the First Annual Ranch Festival from 12-5 p.m. today at 9151 N. Hess St. in Hayden. Uncle Dan’s – not to be …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 11:54 a.m.

Life after ‘Top Chef’: Brandon Rosen talks food, Spokane, marriage and goals

Chef and Michigan native Brandon Rosen, who now resides in San Mateo in California’s San Francisco Bay area, competed on the most recent Season 16 of Bravo’s “Top Chef” and …


Dorothy Dean presents: Peach Cobbler Cheesecake Salad is a modern spin on a classic

Originating in China, the world’s largest peach producer, the fuzzy and juicy fruit grows in two ways: clingstone and freestone. Clingstone means the flesh adheres to the seed, while freestone …


Cabernet sauvignon thrives in Washington

It can now be argued that Washington’s signature wine is cabernet sauvignon, the grape that attracts wine lovers from all corners of the globe to Napa Valley and France’s Bordeaux …


Ales for the Trail Microbrewery Festival is Saturday in Coeur d’Alene

This microbrewery festival featuring ales should cure your ails. The Ales for the Trail Microbrewery Festival is Saturday from 2-8 p.m. at McEuen Park, 420 E. Front Ave., in downtown …


UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019, 4:20 p.m.

Jeremy Hansen selling Spokane restaurants after accepting executive chef job in Philadelphia

Prolific Spokane chef Jeremy Hansen is headed to Philadelphia early next month after accepting an offer to be an executive chef.


UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 8:50 a.m.

Powered By Plants: Slicing vegan cheese, which ones are the best?

Like hundreds of thousands of Americans who’ve taken the plunge, I became vegan for animals and the environment, not my own health. In fact, in the year since – after …


UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 7:21 a.m.

‘Now we are in coffee land’: Deborah Di Bernardo travels to Rwanda in search of industry’s next big bean

As the owner of Roast House Coffee in North Spokane and First Avenue Coffee downtown, Deborah Di Bernardo is not only judging on taste, consistency and freshness. She also is …


An Instant Pot picnic with pate, savory cheesecake and dessert

I came across a recipe for country pate, a dish I had never tackled, done in the Instant Pot. Brilliant! Instead of being mildly overwhelmed by foil-wrapped bricks, water baths …


Dorothy Dean presents: It’s dunking time with Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookies

My multi-talented friend and fellow contestant from Food Network’s Halloween Baking Championship – which he won – has been “on a never-ending quest to perfect chocolate chip cookies.” Well, I’m …


Survey: More than 1 in 4 delivery drivers taste the food they’re dropping off

Ordering dinner straight to your doorstep via an app may be convenient, but it turns out that relying on a driver to deliver your food untouched may not be a …


Vegfest offers lifestyle inspiration

From the diverse cast of speakers and presenters, who shared plant-based recipes and tips for a vegan lifestyle – including a particularly fit and energetic vegan bodybuilder – to vendors …


UPDATED: Mon., July 29, 2019, 12:30 p.m.

Great Northwest Wine: How to find great, affordable wines

Most wine lovers seek great wines at affordable prices. Fortunately, the Pacific Northwest is loaded with delicious examples.


UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2019, 6:48 p.m.

Kit Kat Pumpkin Pie bar returns, wine and Cheez-It pairing … and Hidden Valley Ranch-flavored Pop-Tarts?

No, this pumpkin news isn’t from Starbucks about its in(famous) lattes or Trader Joe’s about its season oatmeal. Yes, it’s only July, but Kit Kat is getting a jumpstart on …


Spokane Valley Farmers Market is the new kid on the block

The Spokane Valley Farmers Market includes a beer garden, music, food trucks, local artisan crafters, food processors, farms, baked goods, produce and more.