D'Bali Asian Bistro on the West Plains is gaining a following for its Southeast Asian cuisine

D'Bali Asian Bistro on the West Plains is gaining a following for its Southeast Asian cuisine

Diners at the recently opened D'Bali Asian Bistro are welcomed not as valued guests, but in a manner more befitting beloved friends and respected family members of co-owner and chef Jeannie Choi, affectionately known as "Mama Jeannie." "If you look at the decor, the feeling we were trying to go for is that you are coming to her home, and everything has her fingerprint on it," explains Choi's close friend and the restaurant's marketing manager, Kelly Bishop.

Spokane's Liberty Ciderworks wins Good Food Award

Esteemed Spokane cider maker Liberty Ciderworks recently brought home another accolade for one of its products at the 2019 Good Food Awards, held in San Francisco last weekend. Liberty’s Heirloom Series McIntosh was one of 13 ciders from across the U.S. honored at the event, and one of just three craft ciders from the Pacific Northwest and the only 2019 Spokane-area award recipient.

Preview menus for Inlander Restaurant Week 2019, plus more food news

Hungry already for the seventh inception of Inlander Restaurant Week, happening Feb. 21 through March 2? Get the first taste of some of this year's menus, and the first look at the 2019 event guide, at the second annual First Bite for Second Harvest on Thursday, Jan. 31.

Salt blocks can be used as a versatile cooking alternative

Salt is an essential element for all animal life, including humans, who long ago realized the naturally occuring substance was an effective preservative and flavor enhancer.

Presenting the winners of the 2018 Spokane Culinary Arts Guild Awards

Hospitality industry professionals from around the Inland Northwest convened last night in Spokane Valley for the inaugural Spokane Culinary Arts Guild Awards. After keynote talks by chef Jeremy Hansen and local cocktail expert Renee Cebula, plus a buffet of small bites by MAX at Mirabeau, ranging from Cougar Gold mac and cheese and a seafood bar to tandoori chicken and smoked brisket, winners in several of the guild's awards categories were recognized on stage with the presentation of awards.

The Spokane Culinary Arts Guild curates local dining recommendations and fosters appreciation for the service industry

When Erin Peterson realized an important element was missing from the Inland Northwest's culinary scene, she set out to fix it.

Like the neighborhood around it, the Union Tavern offers a mix of new and old in a casual setting

Walk into the old palmistry building on East Sprague these days and you're more liable to catch someone palming a basketball on one of the eight flat-screen TVs than glimpse someone deciphering the future written in delicate lines on patrons' hands.

Easy recipes to help your New Year's Eve party or bowl game bonanza go smoothly

Don't want to brave the bar crowds or the cold?

Pioneering Spokane restaurant Santé to close after a decade of fine dining

It's the end of an era for one of Spokane's most celebrated restaurants. A little more than a decade after debuting as one of the most innovative dining experiences the region had ever seen, owners Jeremy and Kate Hansen plan to close their acclaimed flagship restaurant in the spring.

3Ninjas expands its Asian fusion food truck and catering with a storefront in Kendall Yards

Steven Kitchens describes the new, nonmobile location of 3Ninjas as "a tiny home with food," and he's not exaggerating. At 315 square feet, however, the restaurant is still larger than 3Ninjas' food truck and mobile catering kitchen inside an 8-foot by 20-foot trailer.

New Hop Mountain Taproom and Grill features local brews and eats in the foothills of Mount Spokane

For 10 years, Hop Mountain Taproom and Grill co-owner Joe Condon dreamed of opening a restaurant.

Homemade cake pops are a delicious gift for family and friends

As we enter the holiday home stretch, it's way too easy to get bogged down with stress as we figure out what to get for family and friends.

A sweet spot in Coeur d'Alene and other food news

There is nothing accidental about the multi-themed appeal of Woops!

North Hill on Garland offers a comfortable vibe and creative takes on bar food staples

Most wouldn't order a Hot Pocket at a bar, no matter how inebriated they are, or willing to indulge a guilty pleasure. But you will, we think, want to order a "Hot Hill Pocket" at the newly opened North Hill on Garland.


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