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Coming Soon & Recently Opened

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Coming Soon New Winery: Bellesssimo Cellars in the Spokane Valley at 1507 East Trent  New Brewery: Young Buck Brewery in downtown Spokane at 32 West 2nd (in the recently closed Public Market space). New Venue: The return of the Big Dipper. There's money to be raised work to be done but were cheering this project on.  New Restaurant: Flying Goat to open a sister restaurant on the South Hill.  re.pub.lic ★ p i is rumored to open in the villagio/vintages space near Manito Tap House at 611 E. 30th. Here's a sneak preview that leaked of the planned look for the new digs.  re.pub.lic pi Recently Opened New Brewery: Perry Street Brewing recently opened to rave reviews. Located at 1025 S Perry. This neighborhood just keeps getting cooler.  Perry Street Brewing Kendall Yards continues to grow.  This urban living development has been adding businesses at a steady pace. First there was David Blaine's Central Food . Then Yards , which serves just breakfast and lunch (Bruncheon) opened

The Classic Cocktail Comeback

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The classic cocktail is reminiscent of a swankier era when sophisticated drinks were sipped and savored, but well- made cocktails with fresh ingredients have never gone completely out of style. And now, classic cocktails with modern twists are very much in vogue. The renewed interest in classic cocktails is  rooted in nostalgia and is in  keeping with the “slow food”  movement.  Classic cocktails have  returned to lounges and  eateries in full force. In  today’s cocktail culture,  bartenders are “liquid artists,”  and “mixology ” is considered  as much a skill and science  as making beer and wine.  Savvy bartenders can tailor  your favorite cocktail to your  exact specifications, but t hey can also expand your  palate with cocktails that  are cutting-edge. Whether  stirred, shaken or muddled,  a well-crafted drink is a work of art, and the Inland Northwest can proudly claim some of the country’s finest of cocktail masters. Washington  Spokane Italia Trattoria, an intimate

Expericing ART: Inland Empire Style

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A s the ever-increasing number of regional artists, galleries, museums, festivals and juried art shows attest, the Inland Empire  is rapidly becoming a destination for art lovers. You  can view art, buy artworks workshops even create art. Regardless of your choice, you can readily find, enjoy and experience art in this special part of the world.  Out and About Art Fest (Spokane) This colorful, annual event, staged by the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture (MAC), is Spokane’s premier outdoor juried-art festival. Now in its 28th year, the festival takes place the first weekend in June  in Coeur d’Alene Park, in Browne’s Addition, just west of downtown Spokane. At Artfest, artists from all over the Northwest converge to exhibit and sell their works. The event has a reputation not only for art, but also for a great lineup of bands and musicians, delicious food, beer and wine tastings and memorable workshops for children. For many, attending family-friendly Artfest has b

Bangkok Thai SOM TUM

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As published in Spokane Coeur d'Alene Living magazine. 2014

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Pour Local

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