THE CULINARY STONE

“Welcome to the culinary lifestyle marketplace, where gourmet living meets everyday prices. Discover specialty foods from around the world and the region, outfit your kitchen, and learn how to ‘live to eat.’” The Culinary Stone aims to deal with local ingredients as much as possible. They recently signed a contract with Rugged Roots Farm and […]

Read More

HOTEL RL BREAKFAST & VICTROLA COFFEE ROASTERS

Well, Chef Ricky has done it again. I went into Hotel RL for breakfast expecting a warm beverage and a pastry, boy was I wrong. Ricky prepared a special breakfast spread complete with everything puff pastry topped with goat cheese and chocolate cherokee tomatoes. For a more savory pastry, he made a rosemary fig and […]

Read More

BISCUIT WIZARD

Biscuit Wizard is officially open for business! They opened their doors (figuratively, because there aren’t actually any doors) this week, July 2017,  serving up buttermilk biscuit sandwiches all day long. The biscuits are made at Jeremy & Kate Hansen’s bakery, Common Crumb Bakery located down the hall. The sausage comes from another one of the Hansen’s restaurants, Sante Restaurant and […]

Read More

THE WELL AT LIBERTY LAKE

The motto at The Well at Liberty Lake is Live Well. Be Well. This local coffee house serves salads, wraps, coffee, tea, smoothies, bagels, black bean brownies, gluten free cookies, beer, wine, Acai bowls, and more. They are celebrating their one year anniversary in July. The owner, Natalie, has been in the restaurant industry in the US […]

Read More

BOOT’S BAKERY & LOUNGE

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again… Don’t be afraid to try boots if you aren’t vegan or gluten free. Their vegan dishes are so good you won’t even miss the meat. If you are vegan or gluten-free, this is your safe haven. Their menu selection changes daily based on ingredients that are […]

Read More

ROCKWOOD BAKERY

You know the expression, “it tasted like a slice of heaven”. After Rockwood Bakery’s pumpkin pie, I understand this much greater. Their pumpkin pie is so moist that it literally melts in your mouth. It has just the right blend of pumpkin and spice and you could taste the fine ingredients and creaminess. These pumpkin flavors lingered in my mouth like an […]

Read More

MADELEINE’S CAFE & PATISSERIE

Madeleine’s Cafe & Patisserie had me feeling like I was sitting in a French Bakery in the middle of downtown Spokane. The indoor space is large with lots of seating and modern vibes, and they have a small outdoor patio with covered seating. There’s free wifi which encourages you to stop and hang out for a while. I would be perfectly […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

MAIN MARKET CO-OP

Main Market Co-op is home to the only organic salad bar in Spokane. I thought I would miss having a Whole Foods nearby, but Main Market makes me forget Whole Foods even exists. They have a hot and cold salad bar with selections that change daily. Their salad dressings are BOMB. In the grocery section, you […]

Read More