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Dorothy Dean presents how to make and eat Jell-O worms

I can hardly contain myself. My most favorite holiday of the year is less than one month away. Eek! I’ve been very busy preparing, too – stringing cotton spider webs …


A $17 Kit Kat bar? Macaroni and cheese-flavored candy canes? Yes and yes!

Let’s start the workweek with two interesting tidbits from the culinary world: Gimme a break, gimme a break, break me off a piece of that … $17 luxury Kit Kat …


Happy Hour of the Week: 1898 Public House

It’s $4 for craft drafts, well cocktails and glasses of wine. Ordered and devoured: Ahi Poke Tuna (with an awesome Wasabi Aioli), Devilish Deviled Eggs, Coconut Shrimp, Smoked Brisket Sliders, …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019

Made With Love Bakery is her dream: ‘I hope that I can be a blessing to the neighborhood,’ owner Callie Johnson says

Made With Love Bakery opened on June 29, but owner Callie Johnson has been baking out of the shop’s commercial kitchen since January. She sells her goods through the Indaba …


Ramen burger at Nudo is worth a little canoodling

Ramen Burgers aren’t new. I first ate the menu item – where bread buns are replaced by two ramen buns – at chef Joseph Elevado’s Andrea’s in Encore Las Vegas …


Dorothy Dean presents: Tender chicken adobo is a family favorite

Three states, six addresses, one daughter, three dogs and countless memories (and eye rolls) have brought my husband and me to our seventh year of marriage this year. The main …


McDonald’s is tardy to the chicken-sandwich party with a spicy entry that can’t touch Popeyes

Someday, when schoolchildren read in their history textbooks about the Great Chicken Sandwich Wars of 2019, fast-food giant McDonald’s might merit only a footnote. The chain this week debuted a …


Happy Hour of the Week: Craft & Gather

Owner and partner Darrin Sanders’ Craft & Gather in the former clubhouse of Painted Hills Golf Course has become a favorite and go-to Happy Hour in Spokane Valley.


A new beginning: David Adlard’s Candle in the Woods is back in business in Athol

The light went out for chef David Adlard’s Candle in the Woods in Athol about two years ago. Adlard was operating out of his home, initially as a bed and …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019

Running Tab: An unexpected community is discovered at Yards dinner

Moving is difficult – duh, right? – but beyond the challenges of physically transporting your home from one place to another, a few aspects of relocating to a new city …


Dorothy Dean presents: Loaded Cheeseburger Soup is creamy and satisfying

Hope you put your party pants on today – or, better yet, stretchy pants – because we are celebrating one of America’s most iconic foods: the cheeseburger. That’s right, today …


Sunday in Spokane: Sugar? Yes, please – at Trailbreaker Cider, Hello Sugar and Luna

With all the peace and quiet around me, I took it upon myself to enjoy a sugar rush – everything in moderation, of course – and checked out two new …


Happy Hour of the Week: Steam Plant

Steam Plant was named by Men’s Journal as one of “the 10 coolest places in America to drink craft beer.” And it’s no wonder. The 1916 building, which operated as …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019

Local ‘Lem’s Pops’ ice cream truck a knockout father-daughter duo

Chauncy Welliver, the “Hillyard Hammer,” is used to packing a punch. With an impressive heavyweight boxing career, he also owns and operates BoxFit in Spokane. But for once, he’s not …


Dorothy Dean presents Sunomono – a sweet and tangy Japanese cucumber salad delight

Our go-to is Japanese, as we’re both big fans of sushi. While we rotate through numerous rolls, shrimp tempura, yakisoba, ramen and edamame, one staple on our table is sunomono, …


Steam Plant is named one of 10 coolest places in America to drink craft beer

Spokane has received some love for its burgeoning craft beer scene, as Men’s Journal has included Steam Plant Brewing Company in downtown on the magazine’s new list titled “The 10 …


Happy Hour of the Week: Twigs Bistro and Martini Bar Spokane Valley

Details + don’t miss: Small plates are $6-$8 and great for sharing. Draft beers and glasses of wine are $1 off; signature martinis are $2 off; and house wine is …


Teen is legally blind after 7-year diet of french fries, white bread and ham slices, doctors say

An extreme case of “fussy eating” caused blindness in a teenager from the United Kingdom, according to a new report published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine.


509 Beer: What is malting? LINC Foods knows

Since I’ve spent most of my life in a city, I haven’t had the chance to stand on a rolling hill in the middle of a barley field and watch …


Dorothy Dean presents: Blueberry Cheesecake Bars are a delightful, harmonious dessert

Four years ago, I came across a casting call for home bakers. I applied on a whim, filling out the application and attaching photos of cakes and treats I had …


C’mon, get Happy (Hour): It’s time to gather with friends and celebrate

There are a number of reasons to be happy about Happy Hour. The workday is over. It’s time to gather with friends. Why not over food and drinks that are …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 27, 2019

Locally rooted: Share Farm offers home delivery of area produce, more

It’s truly farm to door, and it’s to the benefit of local farmers and vendors and a convenience for customers. Share Farm, by local entrepreneurs Vince Peak and Eric Kobe …


Dorothy Dean presents: Creamy chowder a delicious way to enjoy summer’s bounty

If you’re not into soup year round, brace yourself because the winds of change are headed your way. I’m telling you, this chowder will have you proclaiming summer as “soup …


Great Northwest Wine: Canned wines gain in popularity and acceptance

There was a time when the idea of wine in an aluminum can was horrifying. Something as noble as wine coming in a beer can was akin to fingernails on …


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

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

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

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 …