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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, 4:56 p.m.

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, 4:17 p.m.

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, 5:34 p.m.

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, 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, …