Braised Chicken from Durkin's Liquor Bar.
We might still be a few weeks away from the beginning of Inlander Restaurant Week
, but it's never too early to start strategizing how you're going to take advantage of Spokane's biggest culinary event of the year.
Almost 100 restaurants — 97 to be exact — are taking part in the third edition of Restaurant Week, which starts on Feb. 20 and runs through March 1. Yes, we know that's longer than a week. We wanted to make sure there was plenty of time for readers to take full advantage of the special fixed-price, three-course menus available for either $18 or $28.
Pastrami Duck from the Wandering Table.
Cruise through the Restaurant Week website, and you can plan your culinary attack by area of town
, or by the type of cuisine or price
, and there's an incredibly easy guide to show you how this whole thing works.
The most important thing to remember is the need to make a reservation as early as possible, because the restaurants will fill up. But if you do end up having to wait a bit for a table, you can always have a drink from one of many local distilleries, breweries and wineries
Cuban Pork Sandwich from the Backyard Public House.
Between now and Feb. 20, study up at the Inlander Restaurant Week site, look for a guide around town, and start building a healthy appetite. You're going to need it.