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Stories tagged: restaurants

UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017

Spokane’s first McDonald’s on North Monroe coming down to make way for a new one

Spokane’s first McDonald’s restaurant on North Monroe is coming down to make room for an updated McDonald’s at the same location

UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017

Can McDonald’s finally make a premium burger work?

McDonald’s has launched a line of premium mix-and-match sandwiches it calls Signature Crafted, a pricier option it hopes customers will bite onto despite their focus on value. The Signature Crafted …

Subway shuts hundreds of stores in historic retrenchment

Subway Restaurants closed hundreds of domestic locations last year, marking the biggest retrenchment in the history of a chain that spent decades saturating America with restaurants.

UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017

So you want to go out but you don’t want to watch the Gonzaga game? We asked readers to recommend their favorite Spokane TV free bars and restaurants.

So you want to go out but you don’t want to watch the Gonzaga game? We asked readers to recommend their favorite Spokane TV free bars and restaurants.

100 years ago in Spokane: Police search for 3 missing girls

Three Spokane girls were missing from their homes and police were searching throughout the region. Mildred Peters, 13, was the first to disappear. At first, police had information that she …

McDonald’s to offer mobile order-and-pay toward end of 2017

McDonald’s Corp. says it will launch mobile order-and-pay and curbside pickup across its U.S. restaurants toward the end of the year.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017

Know Spokane: Our demographics are more diverse than our cuisine

Even the most optimistic foodie would have trouble calling Spokane a food destination. That’s not to say we don’t have great restaurants, but for someone accustomed to the dizzying array …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 21, 2017

Burger King, Tim Hortons owner adding Popeyes to holdings, plans to speed expansion

The parent company of Burger King and Tim Hortons is buying Popeyes for $1.8 billion, with plans to accelerate the growth of the fried chicken chain.

McDonald’s sales rise globally, but dip in US

McDonald’s global sales rose 2.7 percent at established locations as growth overseas offset a drop in the U.S.

Job market heats up for fast-food workers

Lisa Aragon just couldn’t get the headhunter to take no for an answer. Five times in a month, she turned down enticements, including higher pay and four weeks of paid …

Restaurant menu prices to stay high in 2017, but discounts will abound

Sorry, diners: Although restaurants got pushback for raising menu prices in 2016, they aren’t expected to cave in and lower them this year. But there’s a silver lining. Promotions and …

Beloved sandwich shop on Broadway to close

After five years, Stella’s Cafe is shutting its doors.

Restaurants open on Christmas Day

Beverly’s at the Coeur d’Alene Resort, 115 S. Second St., Coeur d’Alene, (208) 763-3950, noon-9 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Casino, High Mountain Buffet, 37914 N. Nuikwalqw Road, Worley, (800 523-2464, 11 …

Chipotle founder Ells takes over as sole CEO

Chipotle Mexican Grill on Monday named founder Steve Ells as the sole CEO of the burrito chain as it fights to recover from a series of food scares.

Spokane’s legendary doughnut shop, Donut Parade, announces it’s ‘officially closed for good’

Owners of the popular Donut Parade announced Sunday that the business was closing for good.

Anthony’s Beach Cafe and Cafe Rio Mexican Grill have closed after a year in business near South Hill Target store

Two restaurants have closed within three days of each other in the new Regal Plaza south of Ferris High School where where Target now anchors a busy shopping center.

Don’t feel like cooking Thanksgiving meal? Eat out instead

Some local restaurants will be open Thanksgiving. Just saying…

The Real McElroy: Chef returns to Spokane and finds home at Casper Fry

Mike McElroy earned his culinary chops by working his way up the ranks in kitchens from Florida to California, with longer stints in Louisiana and Texas, where he got clean. …

Food prices are falling. Why aren’t restaurant bills lower too?

Food prices are falling, so why isn’t the price of your favorite restaurant meal?

McDonald’s turnaround revs up abroad as revenue beats estimates

McDonald’s Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Easterbrook has more tricks up his sleeve than serving Egg McMuffins all day.

Couple of Chefs open Bruncheonette

Husband-and-wife team behind popular food truck and catering company start their first brick-and-mortar eatery focused on their favorite meal: brunch.

Lower food prices seen at the store, but eating out not cheaper

Shoppers are finding some real bargains in the food aisles these days thanks to abundant harvests and cheap energy. Prices on many commodities, from poultry and beef to coffee and …

Vegan pizzeria plans grand opening

Allie’s Vegan Pizzeria and Café is ready to open its new South Hill location following a fire in early June.

Report grades restaurant chains’ work to rid meat supply of medically important antibiotics

Panera Bread and Chipotle Mexican Grill passed with flying colors, but KFC and Olive Garden were among the laggards in commitments to eliminate medically important antibiotics from their meat and …

Burritos in the sky: Chipotle tests drone deliveries

Flying burritos will soon be a reality over Virginia Tech. Chipotle is taking part in a test this month that will let some of the university’s students and staff have …

Chipotle’s latest freebie: Kids eat free on Sundays

Chipotle’s latest burrito giveaway is for children. The company is offering free kid’s meals on Sundays during the month of September.

Team behind Syringa, Garnet open Bluebird restaurant in CdA

The new Bluebird in midtown Coeur d’Alene offers eclectic Pacific Northwest fare with Asian and French influences.

Coming soon: Remedy, a gastropub on Grand Boulevard

The South Hill restaurant will feature burgers, beer, craft cocktails and a rooftop patio.

Hamburger chain Wendy’s says Todd Penegor is now CEO

Wendy’s says Todd Penegor is now CEO and president of the hamburger chain, a move that was previously announced late last year.

Old-World-style reds are focus at new Craftsman Cellars

Husband-and-wife Greg and Margo Shelman opened their Craftsman Cellars tasting room six months ago in Kendall Yards.