Local bakeries are offering at-home cupcake decorating kits

click to enlarge PHOTO COURTESY OF LILAC CITY BAKERY
Photo courtesy of Lilac City Bakery

Local food spots are getting creative with their take-out options, offering make-at-home kits for everything from cupcakes to cocktails (see Inlander.com/food for more on drinks).

Lilac City Bakery and sister location Celebrations Bakery are taking preorders for themed cupcake-decorating kits ($40 each; gluten-free and vegan kits also available for $50). Each kit comes with a dozen premade cupcakes, piping bags of colored icing and decorations like sprinkles. Last week's theme was a sunflower-inspired cupcake; new themes are announced Mondays on the bakery's social media pages.

Vine & Olive Eatery and Wine Bar in Coeur d'Alene is helping take craft night to the next level with a DIY wine cork trivet kit that comes with a bottle of bubbly rose. The $20 kit has all the supplies and instructions you'll need (minus a hot glue gun) and can be preordered for pickup. Make one for yourself, your best friend or as a Mother's Day gift. Find details on the restaurant's Facebook page.

Restaurants in the Goodwin Group — Backyard Public House, Barnwood Social Kitchen, Remedy Kitchen & Tavern, Brick West Brewing — recently introduced a collection of "avoid the store" home cooking and entertaining packages. A movie box ($29) comes with candy, popcorn and soda, while the dinner box ($49) comes with basic ingredients to make up to eight meals. The restaurants are also offering brunch boxes ($39) and cut-your-own steak boxes ($85-$135). Call your nearest location to order a box for Friday pickup.

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Chey Scott is the Inlander's food and listings editor. She compiles the weekly events calendar for the print and online editions of the Inlander, manages and edits the food section, and also writes about local arts and culture. Chey (pronounced Shay) is a lifelong Spokanite and a graduate of Washington State University...