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.
Mary Lou Henderson might not have been a star cook, but she made one heck of a dip
A photograph taken on a pine-tree-lined street shows a 20-something woman donning a collared checkered dress, a long coat, a short, bobbed haircut and a smile.
Downtown's Wild Dawgs serves up hot dogs and flatbreads long into the night
Back when it opened in 2011, Wild Dawgs was known more for its logo than its food.
The PowderKeg brew festival offers cold comfort for your taste buds
Beer and snow are perfect mates.
The Pumpkin Spice Latte craze is bigger than Starbucks
Ask certain people, and they will tell you autumn is defined in three words: Pumpkin.
Service Station has spent eight years doing more than just filling cups of joe
From the road, one might see the broad, two-story Service Station building and wonder why a coffeehouse would need so much space.
This Valley ice cream shop makes it hard to pick just one
Customers lean over the glass, examining the 48 flavors of ice cream with the scrutiny of diamond cutters. An employee hands over a sample and says with a laugh that they definitely don't brag about being a low-fat ice cream shop.