Inland Northwest chefs share their family's holiday dining traditions
Every family has some special holiday dish — a grease-speckled, faded cookie recipe passed down through the generations that's only referenced in the days leading up to Christmas.
Soul Soup and Coffee House hopes to fill a void in Coeur d'Alene
Soul Soup and Coffee House is a feel-good kind of place, filling a cozy niche in the Coeur d'Alene dining scene.
How one architecture and design firm is transforming the look of the Inland Northwest's dining scene
The new studio is sexy.
You'll find copious amounts of spice, oil and vinegar at Spice Traders Mercantile
Jars of spices from all over the world speckle the wall with green, orange, bright red and pale colors.
Six of the city's food trucks team up as part of First Friday
The food truck movement might have taken its sweet time to get to the streets of Spokane, but if you ask the chefs and business owners who run these mobile operations, they'll tell you they're here to stay. They've got each other's backs, too.
It's been 20 years since Luna first opened its doors at the far end of the South Hill, thanks to the efforts of Marcia and William Bond, but the neighborhood fine dining establishment soldiers on.
It wasn't all turkey during the original holiday feast
The original Thanksgiving wasn't exactly the Pilgrim-and-Indian lovefest we collectively misremember. But despite growing recognition of the degree to which the Thanksgiving story has been rewritten, the same analysis has not been applied to the holiday's traditional foods.
Shadle Park gets a dose of snickerdoodles and fudge bars
As a 12-year-old, Robie Calcaterra liked to hang around the Northside bakery where her sister worked. Once she had kids, Calcaterra made them birthday cakes and other treats and baked for charity events.
Three friends bring their Thai food know-how to a new Gonzaga-area restaurant
The sound of trickling water from a fountain and the soft pings of instrumental music set the tone for the tranquil ambiance of the restaurant lined with orchids and other greenery. It's definitely not the atmosphere this space on North Hamilton Street had when it housed Ionic Burritos, and then for a brief time, Rusty Roof's Burger & Shake Shack.
You'd think you should be going to this downtown beer bar for just that, a beer.
A stalwart of the culinary scene finally settles down with a new bar and smokehouse
William Webster says he just couldn't pass it up.
Mobile juice bar rolls out raw juice and lots of beets
Everyone is exposed to foods that aren't good for them — things too heavy in salt, butter, caffeine, sugars and GMOs, says John Gardner, the owner of Beet It Up mobile raw juice bar.
It's the last weekend before the holidays, and you need some wine
The holidays are coming and you need some wine.
Drinking beers on the cheap every day of the week
It's a little before 6 on a Friday evening at Mootsy's, and it's dim and warm inside the narrow downtown bar.
Idaho burger joint brings Southern California style to a place without surf
Gary Kender talks about food like he's telling a love story.
Mad Bomber Brewing Company honors vets the best way it knows — with good beer
If Tom Applegate looks shell-shocked, it's not combat-induced.