THE SCOOP

The Scoop is a small ice cream & waffle shop, locally owned and loved by its neighbors. The owner creates all the flavors and works hard to make her business a success. They make new flavors almost hourly in their store. It a pretty cool sight if you catch them at a time they are […]

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EPHATA CAFE

Ephata Cafe. Think vegan, gluten free, juice bar, Korean, breakfast, healthy, cafe. These are just some of the words that describe this unique cafe. They do it all. Ephata Cafe has been in business for almost two years. When I asked the staff what makes them different, they answered without hesitation explaining the owners passion and desire for quality. Quality […]

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DOWNRIVER GRILL

Ok, Downriver Grill lived up to all the hype. It is the restaurant I will send people to when they are looking for a great high-end lunch/dinner in Spokane. The staff and owners at Downriver Grill really care about their customers and the Spokane community as a whole. They love being a hot spot for many “Spokanites.” Downriver Grill has […]

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BRAIN FREEZE

Brain Freeze Creamery won the “Best of Inlander” Ice Cream award in 2014 & 2015. At first I thought it was a little biased, seeing that The Inlander office is right across the street from them… but then I tasted their ice cream. Brain freeze used to only sell their ice cream wholesale, to restaurants in […]

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THE TWO SEVEN PUBLIC HOUSE

When you try to go to 3 different restaurants for lunch and the first is closed on Mondays, the second is under construction, and the third apparently doesn’t exist anymore… Then you end up here. The Two Seven Public House is hidden near Trader Joe’s on the South Hill. The Two Seven Public House was dark and […]

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THE SPOKANE CLUB

The Spokane Club is an iconic club located in Downtown Spokane. If you are lucky enough to know someone who is a member, you should definitely convince them to bring you as a guest. When inside, it feels like you’ve escaped Spokane and you are in some old gentlemen’s club. They offer a variety of amenities including […]

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MAPLE STREET BISTRO

I was pleasantly surprised by Maple Street Bistro. It is a great place to meet up for breakfast or lunch. The space is light and bright and they have patio seating out front. It sits on a random strip of land in between Maple & Walnut that I have driven by a million times and […]

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SWEET PEAKS

We had such a blast at Sweet Peaks “soft opening” in Coeur D’Alene this weekend! They are officially open for business and it’s definitely worth the drive to CDA. Sweet Peaks made its way over from Whitefish, Montana to beautiful Coeur D’Alene. This is the owner (owned with her husband) and she is so passionate about her company […]

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YARDS BRUNCHEON

If you haven’t been on the Centennial Trail, then this is your weekend to get out there! Weather forecasts show for sunshine and warm temps all weekend. I like to start the trail at Kendall Yards and do a loop headed east to the Monroe Bridge, pass division, pass Gonzaga, and turn by the River […]

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QUEEN OF SHEBA

Queen of Sheba is about so much more than food. It’s an experience you’ll never forget. You use the sponge-like bread (injera) as silverware by pinching meat and veggies with the injera. SO MUCH FUN! The food is full of flavor but not too crazy for American taste buds. Expect some spice but don’t let […]

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