MEET TONY BROWN, CHEF AT RUINS SPOKANE

Chef Tony Brown, creator and mastermind behind Ruins, began his career at Twigs, worked at Luna for a year, and Mizuna for almost eight! In 2012, he opened Stella’s, which he has now merged with Ruins. You can find some of your favorite Stella’s Sandwich favorites at Ruins for lunch. He used to walk by […]

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5 PLACES TO EAT BEFORE THE SHOW

Theatre is a smorgasbord of senses and emotions. One performance alone can transport the audience to faraway places, introduce innovative ideas, elicit complex emotions and create visual panoramas of splendor and beauty. Preparing for a theatrical journey is the job of the audience. Arrive early to find your seat, peruse the program, and settle in […]

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SPENCER’S STEAKHOUSE

Spencer’s Steakhouse in Downtown Spokane is the ultimate fine-dining, steakhouse in Spokane. “Spencer’s uses only the highest quality 21-to-28 day aged, locally sourced, USDA Prime and Natural steaks and chops.” Their meat is tender, juicy, and full of flavor. If you prefer seafood, their coriander crusted halibut is a real crowd pleaser, as is the […]

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VERACI PIZZA

At Veraci Pizza in Kendall Yards, they fire their gourmet pizzas with apple wood from Yakima Valley in screaming oven temperatures around 1000 degrees. Pick up a large slice if you are in a hurry or dine in and share a pizza, salad, and wine. Treat yourself to their caramel brownie sundae, it is a special […]

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SPOKANE CHEF JEREMY HANSEN

Pictured is Chef Jeremy Hansen at one of his many Spokane restaurants, Inland Pacific Kitchen. To say that he is passionate about Spokane is an understatement. He has been a big part of the growth of the food culture of Downtown Spokane. He believes in the motto, “If you build it, people will come, but […]

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MCCLAIN’S PIZZERIA

Mike and Katie Zinkgraf along with Rob Harrison are the owners of McClain’s Pizzeria on North Division. They took over in 2017 after the previous owner, Matt, ran McClain’s for about five years. “We were truly blessed to have kept most of Matt’s staff who really make McClain’s what it is. We’ve added a few things to […]

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RUINS LUNCH MENU

Ruins has been invading my dreams since we came last time for lunch on a cold, rainy day. It seems like I always end up here on dull, dreary days when I am in desperate need of a ray of sunshine. Ruins is just that. With their bright blue exterior, they turn a day from […]

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STEELEHEAD

Steelehead Bar & Grille has a great ambiance, it’s located right in the heart of downtown, and I loved the kale and Brussels sprouts salad. I would definitely order the half size as it was plenty big to feed me (and obviously I love to eat). The salad had a great blend of flavors and […]

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MANITO TAPHOUSE DEBUTS NEW MENU

  At Manito Tap House you can “Eat, Drink, and Beer Merry”. Manito Tap House is a perfect meet-up spot on the South Hill for good food and drinks in a low-key environment. They make all of their food from Scratch and feature 50 Tap Handles so your options are endless. The menu’s rotate seasonally, but they recently introduced […]

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PHILLYCIOUS

Phillycious is a locally owned, quick and easy, cheesy, fully customizable Philly cheesesteak spot with some Korean influence in north Spokane right next to Thai Bamboo. Man, that was a mouth-full. So was this cheesesteak. Their “Customer Favorite” comes with 100% ribeye with grilled onion, green pepper, mushroom, bacon, provolone cheese and chipotle mayo. All […]

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