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THE GONZAGA DINING & ENTERTAINMENT GUIDE

2016-2017

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Gonzaga University Student Publications is excited to present you with the 2016-2017 edition of Savor. We invite you to join our culinary adventure through some of the most unique, welcoming and delicious restaurants Spokane has to offer. Savor also includes exciting entertainment options around Spokane! With so many great options, the biggest problem is trying to figure out where to start! Whether you are looking for something sweet, a hearty meal or a fun way to spend time with family and friends, it’s all in the guide. Trust in the Gonzaga Dining and Entertainment Guide to lead you to the perfect place to take your family when they visit, relax on the weekend or have an unforgettable evening with your special someone. So treat yourself to a delightful meal, discover unbeatable happy hours and indulge in decadent desserts at the tastiest spots in the Inland Northwest. All of the restaurants warmly welcome the Zags and cannot wait for you to experience the best they have to offer!

Graphic Designers Brittney Bulawa Tyler Hamke Ad Manager Taryn Brandel Copy Writer Carley Schmidt Photo Editor Gavin Doremus Contact Us adoffice@gonzaga.edu (509) 313-6825

Cover Photo: The Bulldog Burger from The Bulldog

Wishing you fun times and good eats,

Gonzaga University Student Publications

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Bangkok Thai.........................................2 Aloha Island Grill..................................6 Anthony’s..............................................7 Caruso’s..............................................10 Clover....................................................12 Dolly’s Cafe...........................................14 Europa Restaurant.............................15 Ferrante’s Marketplace Cafe...........16 Fire..............................................18 Geno’s..................................................20 Hills’ Restaurant & Lounge.................21 Luna..................................................23 Ferraro’s Homemade Italian..........24 MacKenzie River Pizza, Grill & Pub.....26

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McDonalds.........................................28 The Old Spaghetti Factory..................29 Pete’s Pizza.............................................30 Scotty’s Doghouse...............................32 Stacks at Steam Plant..........................34 Sushi.com.......................................36 The Swinging Doors..............................38 Veraci Pizza.............................................40 Wisconsin Burger...................................41 White Box Cafè & Bakery..................42 Zips.....................................43 Barrister Winery............................... 47 Central Food............................................48


Brain Freeze Creamery.........................8 Bruttles Gourmet Candies....................9

Best of Broadway.................................44

“There is no love sincerer

than the love of food.” -George Bernard Shaw

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Aloha Island Grill W

North Monroe Location 1724 N Monroe St Spokane, WA 99205 (509) 327-4270 Lunch & Dinner Mon. - Sun. 10am-9pm West Francis Location 1220 W Francis Ave Spokane, WA 99205 (509) 413-2029

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Mon. - Sun. 7am-9pm Drive-Thru open at 6am eataloha.com $

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hen asked to describe the atmosphere of Aloha Island Grill, owner Patrick Keegan Sr. needs only two words: “Hang Loose!” As Spokane’s original plate lunch headquarters, Aloha Island Grill effortlessly infuses tropical Hawaiian flavors in their famous lunch plates, sandwiches and rice bowls. Menu favorites include Kalua Pork, Teriyaki Chicken and the Double Aloha Half-Pound Burger! Group meals, like the original Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea Party Packs, are great for groups from five to hundreds for meetings, parties, banquets, weddings and almost any occasion imaginable. In addition to the flagship store on Monroe, Aloha Island Grill has a location on Francis that offers a fantastic Big Island Breakfast Menu. Both locations are proud to have Coca-Cola Freestyle machines. Aloha Island Grill is a beloved hot spot for the Gonzaga Community that is easy on the wallet and the palate. Check out their Facebook page for discounts; Aloha is now accepting Bulldog Bucks at the Monroe location. Guests can expect a casual, laid back experience, reminiscent of the many walk-up, take-out food venues found throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Serving up an abundance of fresh food daily, at customer-friendly prices, Aloha Island Grill transports guests to white sand beaches and tropical breezes with every bite! Find Aloha Island Grill on Facebook and Twitter.

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WHEN IN SPOKANE

Visit Anthony’s at Two Great Locations!

Local Seafood House Overlooking the Spokane Falls

Fun, Casual Dining For Families and Friends

510 North Lincoln Street Spokane, WA 99201

2912 East Palouse Hwy Spokane, WA 99223

(509) 328-9009

(509) 448-0668

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Brain Freeze Creamery Stroll into Brain Freeze Creamery, located in Kendall Yards or on South Grand Blvd., and you will find an array of hand-made, funky, unique and old school flavors comprised of locally sourced ingredients. Whatever you are in the mood for—from Maple Bacon to Palouse Crunch with red lentils or Rastachio—the creamery is always stocked with innovative flavors, including a vegan line of ice cream. In addition to shakes, malts, floats and ice cream sandwiches, the shop serves locally roasted espresso, bakery fresh bagels and breads and handcrafted sandwiches with vegetarian and gluten-free options. Don’t forget to try their specialty, breakfast burrito in a cone! Brain Freeze strives to deliver superior products made and cooked in house rather than using precooked, pre made, canned products in order to provide customers with better quality. This is not your typical ice cream shop and the friendly staff will make sure you walk away feeling satisfied. 1238 W Summit Pkwy 1230 South Grand Blvd Spokane, WA 99201 Spokane, WA 99201 (509) 321-7569 (509) 309-3830

www.brainfreezecreamery.com $-$$

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Sun. 8am-10pm Mon. - Thurs. 7am-10pm Fri. 7am-11pm Sat. 8am-11pm

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Bruttles Gourmet Candies Sink your sweet tooth into one of Bruttles’ gourmet candies and you won’t be disappointed! Each of Bruttles’ signature candies comes from a 60-year-old secret recipe developed by Aunt Sophia Gerkensmeyer, an “old world” master candy maker. Still hand-pulled on the marble slab she purchased from Spokane’s famous Davenport Hotel, Bruttles pays close attention to each quality batch of candy created. Their signature Soft Peanut Butter Brittle will leave you licking your lips and asking for more with its soft, flaky consistency and rich, creamy peanut butter flavor. Savor their chocolate dipped peanut bruttles, soft caramels, butter toffee, fudge and truffles too! Bruttles ships worldwide and does custom packaging for all types of events. Also check out their Valley location at 12609 E Sprague Ave. 828 W Sprague Ave Spokane, WA 99201 (509) 624-2394 bruttles.com $-$$

Dessert Mon. - Sat. 9am-6pm

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Caruso’s C

U-District Location 1120 N Division St Spokane, WA 99202 509-868-0585 Lunch & Dinner

Mon. - Thurs. 10:30am-9pm Fri. & Sat. 10:30am-11pm Sun. 11am-8pm

ilovecarusos.com $$

aruso’s Sandwiches and Artisan Pizza is much more than meets the eye. Located less than a mile from campus, Caruso’s has become a very big partof the Gonzaga Community. Caruso’s supports Zag students and faculty alike and offers a “Gonzaga Discount and Rewards Program.” Students and faculty receive 15% off their meal when they show their school ID when they pay (excludes alcohol). Caruso’s is always among the first names to be recommended to other WCC Universities when they come to Spokane, and Caruso’s frequently caters lunch and dinner for visiting sports teams. Caruso’s customizable catering menu is great for any group, large or small. Gonzaga recognizes the values Caruso’s owners pride their business on: teamwork, integrity, a passion for excellence, and, of course, having fun. These operating principles are some of the many reasons why Gonzaga is proud to have Caruso’s serve the university and the Greater Spokane community. At Caruso’s, they love putting “delicious” in all that they do. Customers can definitely taste it in their fresh, baked-daily bread, flavorful pasta, and crisp salads. Their artisan pizzas are handmade with the best cheeses, meats, vegetables, and sauces. No matter what you choose to order, you will enjoy how satisfying “daily fresh” can be at Caruso’s. Some restaurants talk fresh. Caruso’s lives it.

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Clover T

913 E Sharp Ave Spokane, WA 99202 (509) 487-2937 Brunch Sat. & Sun. 10am-2pm Lunch Tues. - Fri. 11am-3pm

Dinner Sun. 4:30-9pm Tues. - Thurs. 4:30-9pm Fri. & Sat. 4:30-10pm Closed Monday Cocktail Hour Daily 3-4:30pm Fri. & Sat. 10pm-close cloverspokane.com $$-$$$

houghtful food, fine cocktails and gracious hospitality. Clover will transform your dining experience. This unique neighborhood bistro is situated in a Craftman-style house not three minutes off Gonzaga’s campus. From a casual night out to a more formal dinner party, Clover is a place where you genuinely feel welcome. By employing the highest quality and freshest ingredients, supplied whenever possible by local farmers and purveyors, Clover earns your trust plate by plate. From dry-aged and house cured meats to its artisan bakery, most items on the menu are made from scratch and can be made to accommodate any dietary need. Breakfast and lunch favorites such as Eggs Benedict and Reuben sandwiches make an appearance on Saturday and Sunday’s brunch menu. Catering and take-out are available for all occasions. Equal care goes into Clover’s cocktail selection with its passion to turn an unsuspecting guest on to an amazing cocktail executed perfectly. The inviting bar sets the tone for classic well-crafted drinks. Additionally, Clover offers a welcoming wine menu and locally made beer. Cocktail hour is a must from 3 to 4:30pm daily and 10pm to close on Friday and Saturday. Be sure to visit Clover’s website at www.cloverspokane.com and from there join its Facebook family. Truly, the dedication of the Clover team is reflected in everything they do.

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1825 N Washington St Spokane, WA 99205 (509) 326-0386 Breakfast & Lunch Mon. - Sun. 6am-2pm $

ne of Spokane’s hidden gems; Dolly’s brings a meal that is sure to curb your breakfast hunger pangs. The comfortable atmosphere transports diners from the hustle and bustle of the surrounding neighborhood to a relaxing home-style dining experience. Classic breakfast items like the Two Egg Breakfast and a wide variety of omelets give patrons the option for a traditional breakfast experience. However, to fully experience Dolly’s, the staff recommends the Eggs Benedict, the Chicken Fried Steak Breakfast or the Bacon, Mushroom, Spinach, Avocado and Feta Cheese Omelet. Each dish shows off the unique, down-to-earth flavor of Dolly’s cooks. While it is easy to get caught up in the delectable goodness that is Dolly’s breakfast, they don’t take lunch lightly either. A plethora of traditional lunch items appear on the afternoon menu. For a “nevergo-wrong” option Dolly’s claims one of the best Club Sandwiches in Spokane. Getting off the beaten path, the hearty Guy Burger can quell even the largest of cravings and the Chicken Philly makes a classic sandwich even more amazing by using chicken instead of beef and loading up with even more toppings. Make sure to show a Gonzaga ID to get 10 percent off meals!

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Europa Restaurant For 35 years Europa Restaurant & Bakery has been crafting fresh pizzas, dazzling pastas and a wide assortment of pastries and desserts. Imagine this: you arrive to Europa for dinner, a welcoming hostess takes you to your candle lit table where you enjoy a glass of their Coeur d’Alene Cellar’s custom-made red wine, Myropa Red, with their Chicken Marsala. By the end of the night you have basked in the homey atmosphere, chatted with the friendly staff and topped off your night with a slice of delicious Triple Chocolate Mousse Pie. The aura that encompasses Europa allows you to enjoy fine dining in an approachable setting. Europa focuses on serving quality food from scratch on site. Their most popular dishes are their fresh-made pastas - crab spaghetti and gnocchi - and pizzas made on dough from their on-site bakery. Not to mention their puff pastries, called Rotolos, that are filled with fresh ingredients. 125 S Wall St Spokane WA 99201 (509) 455-4051 europaspokane.com $$

Lunch & Dinner Sun. - Thurs. 11am-10pm Fri. - Sat. 11am-11pm Happy Hour Mon. - Sat. 3-6pm, 9pm-close

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Made Fresh Italian

Artisan Pizza

Gelato

Calzones

Try Our Takeout!

Lunch & Dinner Tue-Sat. 11 am-9 pm 4516 S. Regal

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(509) 443-6304

Doitalian.com


“Without ice cream, there would be darkness and chaos.” -Don Kardong

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Fire Artisan Pizza 816 W Sprague Ave Spokane, WA 99201 (509) 413-1856 Lunch & Dinner Mon. - Fri. 11am-Close Sat. & Sun. 4pm-Close fireartisanpizza.com $$-$$$

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amed “Best Pizza” and “Best Atmosphere” by the Inlander, Fire Artisan Pizza serves some of the most delicious pizza in the Pacific Northwest. Their dough and sauces are made in-house with the finest local ingredients. The wood fire oven, fueled with locally grown cherry wood, burns hot at 850 degrees, giving our pies the perfect crisp. Providing a modern and welcoming environment, Fire will surely become one of your favorite restaurants in downtown Spokane. With 16 craft beers on tap, a fantastic wine list, traditional and innovative pizza pies, and a gluten-free crust option, Fire can satisfy everyone in your party. And don’t forget to grab a warm and gooey chocolate-chip cookie with grey salt and vanilla ice cream for dessert. Accepting reservations and take-out orders, Fire’s friendly staff and engaging environment is perfect for meeting up with an old flame or a Friday night out with the family. Stop by on Monday night for pint night when all draft beers are $3 or come in on Tuesday for a pizza and bottle of featured wine for $22.

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Geno’s

Geno’s is the latest location to join the group of Northwest pubs that include the Elk in Browne’s Addition and The Two Seven on the South Hill, among others. Geno’s follows the same simple formula as its sister pubs before it: offer great house made food, inventive cocktails and good beer in a comfortable atmosphere. Proud to be apart of the Gonzaga neighborhood, Geno’s sticks to the idea that every neighborhood should have a comfortable pub to call its own. So whether it’s to watch the big game with your friends, a quiet date night with someone special or a quick drink during their awesome happy hour, come in a see why people say, “Every neighborhood should be so lucky!” 1414 N Hamilton St Spokane, WA 99202 (509) 368-9087 wedonthaveone.com $$

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Lunch & Dinner Mon. - Sun. 11am-11pm Happy Hour Mon. - Fri. 4pm-6pm, after 9pm Sun. All Day


Hills’ Restaurant & Lounge F eatured on Food Network show Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives, Hills’ Restaurant and Lounge provides the perfect balance between comfort and elegance. With owner and chef, David Hill who attended the Culinary Institute of America and has worked in French restaurants for years, the extensive menu at Hills’ offers a variety of choices influenced by French, Cajun, Asian and other international roots. Hills’ menu includes an elk burger, a pulled pork sandwich, steak, chicken, seafood and much more! A downtown favorite since 1993, Hills’ is dedicated to fresh and local ingredients, with breads, fries, potato chips, pasta and ice cream made in-house. The chef has an organic rooftop garden that has a multitude of peppers, herbs and spices that become key ingredients in Hills’ delectable cuisine. Hills’ firmly believes that people shouldn’t have to pay high prices for good, made-to-order food. Featuring low lighting, wood accents and good acoustics, Hills’ aims to take comfortable and casual, and pair it with a truly unforgettable meal. Though the staff is small, they have many years in the business together and truly know how to take care of their customers’ every need. Hills’ boasts an impressive full bar, featuring 10 unique microbrews and 16 wines by the glass. Hills’ also offers a happy hour from 4 to 6pm Tuesday through Friday taking $1 off of any drink.

401 W Main Ave Spokane, WA 99201 (509) 747-3946

Lunch & Dinner Tue. - Sat. 11am-9:30pm Sun. 4pm-8:30pm Happy Hour Tue. - Fri. 4pm-6pm Want us to pay for parking? Call for details! hillsrestaurantandlounge.com

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“Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us.

Life is so endlessly delicious.” -Ruth Reichl

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Neighborhood

Fine Dining

As a locally owned business, we are committed to supporting our local food community, specifically Casa Cano Farms, Spokane Bakery Supply, Spokane Family Farms & Spiceologist to provide you with fresh, seasonally inspired food.

FILLER Hours Mon-Fri: Lunch: 11:00 - 3:00pm Dinner: 5:00 - Close Sat/Sun: Brunch: 9:00 - 3:00 pm Dinner: 5:00 - Close Happy Hour: 3:00 - 6:00 pm

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Ferraros M

3022 N Division St Spokane, WA 99207 (509) 325-7443

Lunch & Dinner Mon. - Fri. 11am-Close Sat. 12pm-Close Sun. 3pm-Close ferrarosfamilyitalian.com

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ake your next night out a trip to Ferraros Italian, where traditional Italian cuisine has been passed down through generations. The restaurant’s casual, family-friendly environment helps guests feel welcome and at ease, while providing top-notch service, filled with laughter and excitement. So bring the kids, kick back and enjoy a relaxing family meal. The family-owned and operated eatery offers happy hour Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m., complete with a full bar and half-price appetizers. But don’t just stop by for happy hour – stay for dinner too! You are sure to find something that will fit everyone’s needs. Gluten-free pasta is available, and even better, all entrees include ice cream for desert! If you can’t make a time for a sit-down meal, stop by for take-out, or order Ferraros Italian catering for your next event. You will feel the love through these homecooked Italian meals, no matter where you are.

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MacKenzie River Pizza T

3 Inland NW Locations

South Hill – Spokane North Nevada – Spokane Coeur d’Alene Open for Lunch & Dinner Happy Hour Specials

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he casual, rustic atmosphere, stunning panoramic canvas and historical photographs set the tone for the distinctive, creatively prepared food at MacKenzie River. Customers will experience notably creative flavors that reach far beyond just pizza. It is easy to find something for everyone with a menu that includes an incredible array of delectable dishes, prepared fresh daily. Gourmet pizzas, 1/2 pound all-beef burgers, fish tacos and house-made meatloaf are among some of the restaurant’s most popular dishes. Gluten-free and vegetarian options are also available. In addition to first come, first serve seating, the restaurant also offers take-out and party platters, which are great options for anyone on the go or in the mood for a get together. Reservations are also available for large parties. The enthusiastic staff at MacKenzie River ensures that each and every customer that walks through their doors receives the service they expect and deserve –Gonzaga students even get a 10 percent discount (excluding alcohol). Employees demonstrate upbeat attitudes and create a positive, comfortable energy for their guests. Thus, striving to ensure everyone leaves with satisfied tummies and happy souls. It’s the MacKenzie River way.

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Pete’s Pizza

In the early 1970’s, a group of Gonzaga Italian Club students encouraged local pizza maker, Pete Barranco, to make calzones like they had eaten while studying abroad in Italy. Using his grandmother’s calzone recipe, Pete opened Pete’s Pizza, “The Calzone King,” in 1972 at the very same location it is today on Sharp Ave. Serving up their famous calzones, pizza and salads, Pete’s Pizza only uses quality products with house-made dough and marinara sauce made fresh every morning. Pete’s Pizza has something for everyone! Order your own creation or one of their classic pizzas or calzones in either a full size or lite size portion. Find gluten-free options, daily specials and the “Calzone of the Month” at www.petesspokane. com. Enjoy a calzone from the restaurant who has been serving Spokane from scratch since 1972.

821 E Sharp Ave Spokane, WA 99202 (509) 487-9795

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2328 W NW Blvd Spokane, WA 99205 (509) 326-1900

petesspokane.com $

Lunch & Dinner Mon. - Wed. 11am-9pm Thurs. - Sat. 11am-10pm Sun. 11am-9pm


“Food is an important part of a balanced diet.” -Fran Lebowitz

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Scotty’s Doghouse I

1305 North Hamilton St Spokane, WA 92202 Hours Mon. - Fri. 11am-2am Sat. & Sun. 10am-2am

Walk-up Window Hours Sun. - Thurs. Until 10pm Fri. - Sat. Until midnight Social www.scottysdoghouse.com www.fb.com/scottysdoghouse Instagram: @scottysdoghouse twitter: @scottysdoghouse

f you haven’t been already, Scotty’s Doghouse and the all new Lucky Puppy should be on your top priority list of bars to check out in Spokane. Founded by a Gonzaga Alumni, Scotty’s was created to be a friendly and welcoming environment. From old friends to current students Scotty’s has the perfect atmosphere for anyone to gather for a good time. Stop by for a great meal, a place to watch your favorite team, or a dance floor to sing and let loose. Scotty’s has a new twist on classic bar food with options to keep everyone happy. Come in any day for our unbeatable deals such as Taco Tuesday and Bottomless Mimosa Sunday. The viewing parties for the Seahawks and Gonzaga games are legendary and with new and exciting DJs there is always a beat guaranteed to make you dance the night away! Positioned on the corner of Hamilton and Sharp, Scotty’s Doghouse is the center of Gonzaga nightlife. Opened only a year ago Scotty’s has been named one of the best bars in Spokane. The Lucky Puppy is opening September 23rd, completing the Scotty’s family by offering dining for all ages, karaoke and live performances.

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Stacks at Steam Plant S

159 S Lincoln St Spokane, WA 99201 (509) 777-3900

Dinner Sun. - Thurs. 3pm-10pm Fri. - Sat. 3pm-11pm steamplantspokane.com $$

tacks at Steam Plant offers guests the opportunity to dine within a historic Spokane landmark. Originally, the Steam Plant was constructed to produce steam heat and electrical power for downtown Spokane and was in operation until 1986. The restaurant features 80-foot ceilings, old boiler pipes and catwalks, a view to the pub down below and the opportunity to walk into the base of a 225-foot smokestack with an opening to the sky above! Stacks has a distinctive approach to dining, working with local farmers to create dishes that celebrate the region. Stacks even showcases its own nationally acclaimed, handcrafted beers. Serving up traditional pub fare and Northwest American cuisine, the food complements the one-of-akind space with flavors as unique as the venue. Menu items are made from scratch and many of the meats are smoked on-site. Entrée options include steak, seafood, pasta, entrée salads, burgers and poultry. House favorites include the Black & Blue Sirloin, seasoned to perfection and the Pub Style Fish and Chips, a generous portion of cod, dipped in tempura batter made from Steam Plant’s Highland Scottish Ale. From the food to the beer, the service to the atmosphere, Stacks hopes their guests leave in awe of their overall experience and are quick in their desire to return.

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Sushi.com

Taste top-notch tradition in Sushi.com’s Japanese cuisine. Their mission is to provide you with the highest quality Japanese food, served by the most knowledgeable and friendly staff in Spokane. You will be treated with fast and friendly service and always with a smile! Whether you want to order take out or enjoy a sit down dinner at this family-oriented, welcoming and calm restaurant, Sushi.com will dish up some delicious cuisine. Try their specialty dishes of oysters, yakisoba noodles, bento or sushi, and enjoy a selection of beer, wine and sake. Sushi.com provides allergyfriendly options as well. If you desire traditional Japanese food that will leave you feeling satisfied, this is the place for you! 430 W Main Ave Spokane, WA 99201 (509) 838-0630 mainsushi.com $$

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Lunch & Dinner Mon. - Thurs. 11am-9pm Fri. 11am-10pm Sat. 12pm-9pm Sun. 12pm-8pm


“People who love to eat are always the best people.” -Julia Child

FILLER

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The Swinging Doors T

1018 W Francis Ave Spokane, WA 99205 (509) 326-6794

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Sun. - Thurs. 7am-12am Fri. - Sat. 7am-2am Happy Hour Mon. - Fri. 3pm-6pm theswingingdoors.com $$

he Swinging Doors, owned by Gonzaga University alumnus Bob Materne and his wife Barb, is known for pub food made with quality ingredients and huge portions. Try their appetizing breakfast, burgers, steaks (not to mention a FREE steak dinner on your birthday!), fish and chips or nachos. Or savor their signature dish you won’t want to pass up: marinated, hand-breaded, Washington grown, Broasted Chicken. You’re in luck because their huge breakfast dishes are served all day, every day and minors are allowed until 10pm! Don’t miss out on happy hour from 3 to 6pm Monday through Friday, with beer and drink specials as well as $2 off appetizers. “We go out of our way to make sure our customers are having fun,” says owner Bob Materne. That is easy to see when you walk into this fun and casual environment which welcomes everyone in sports jerseys to suits and ties. Want to watch your favorite team? They have 50 TVs and the most satellite programming for the best sports viewing in Spokane! Although there is plenty of parking, guests should expect a crowd, so making reservations is definitely recommended. If you are on the go, order take out. Find them on Facebook by searching “The Swinging Doors.”

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Veraci Pizza

There are as many pizza preferences as there are pizza eaters, but at Veraci Pizza, it is all about the crust. Made by hand daily, with fresh local ingredients Veraci’s ultra thin artisan-crusted pies are ready in two minutes. Maybe it is magic. Maybe it’s the 1000 degree pizza oven, fueled by Yakima applewood. Veraci was voted “Best Pizza in Spokane” by the food bloggers at SpoCool, but smoky, fire-kissed pizza is not all it has to offer. A full menu of salads, appetizers and desserts tailor to all types of eaters, and gluten-free options are available. Stop by during happy hour, weekdays from 3-5pm, for some great deals on equally great eats. Stay by for a slice (or a whole), or have Veraci cater your next event! Hot, fresh, and authentic, Veraci Pizza is sure to please. 133 W Summit Pkwy Spokane, WA 99201 (509) 389-0029 veracipizza.com $-$$

Lunch & Dinner Wed. - Mon. 11am-9pm Closed Tues.

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isconsinburger, located on Spokane’s South Hill, boasts gourmet, house-made burgers of all varieties. Whether you are craving house-ground beef, homemade turkey or veggie patties, or house-made sausage, the locally-owned eatery has something to offer – not to mention, it has held the title of the Pacific Northwest Inlander’s “Best Burger” since 2014. Along with American-style burgers, the mom-and-pop restaurant also features a large selection of bottled beers and retro sodas, as well as 10 on-tap beers and a number of dipping sauces. For desert, housemade frozen custard is a favorite. The staff at Wisconsinburger strives to provide guests with a friendly and welcoming environment – just like the genuine, Midwestern experience of eateries in Wisconsin. It’s not hard to feel casual and comfortable among the reclaimed, now modern bowling lanes that are used for much of the bar and table décor. Stop by the restaurant for the full-service dining experience, or simply order your meal to go. Whatever the occasion, Wisconsinburger can provide the same high-quality, fresh selection of juicy burgers.

916 S Hatch St Spokane, WA 99202 (509) 241-3083 Lunch & Dinner Mon - Thurs. 11:30am-9pm Fri - Sat. 11:30am-10pm Sun. 11:30am-8pm wisconsinburger.com $

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White Box Pies I

1215 N Ruby St Spokane, WA 99202 (509) 927-8850

Breakfast, Lunch & Dessert

Mon. - Sat. 7am-4pm Sun. 7am-3pm whiteboxpiesbakery.com $

t’s all about a good-tasting, high-quality, gluten-free breakfast, lunch and dessert at White Box Café and Bakery. Boasting exceptional service and a comfortable atmosphere, this bakery and café is located a mere block from Gonzaga’s campus. Serving homemade breakfast, delistyle hot or cold sandwiches, soups, salads, quiche and pot pies, White Box can make any meal gluten-free. Every morning, croissants, cinnamon rolls are handmade, gluten-free rice-flour buns are baked fresh. Famous for huckleberry pies and decadent cheesecakes, White Box freshly bakes and hand-makes all of their desserts daily. White Box offers special orders and a seasonal selection of pies in a variety of favorite flavors including pumpkin, pecan, caramel apple and chocolate mint, to name a few. Voted one of the top dessert bakeries in the area by Z-Best of Spokane. White Box can ship your favorite pies anywhere in the United States. White Box also offers catering for weddings, office events and parties. Stop by and check out White Box Café & Bakery’s newly remodeled restaurant! They now have over 65 seats, so make a reservation today for your next luncheon or breakfast gathering! Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dessert out on their patio too! Don’t forget, if you are in a hurry, call ahead and they will have your meal ready to go. A bonus, show your Gonzaga ID for all students, faculty and staff, and receive a free dessert bar with any whole lunch meal ordered!

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Best of Broadway B

INB Performing Arts Center

334 W Spokane Falls Blvd Spokane, WA 99201 (509) 777-6253

wcebroadway.com $$

est of Broadway welcomes students to experience highquality theatre productions in the heart of the city. The Best of Broadway series is the region’s only place to see national touring Broadway musicals. Productions are direct from New York City to ensure excellent performances – “Beautiful, The Carole King Musical”, “Pippin”, “Kinky Boots”, “Cinderella”, “Mamma Mia”, “Annie”, and “Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band” are just a few of the popular musicals featured this season at the INB Performing Arts Center in downtown Spokane. Purchase tickets in advance by phone at 800-325SEAT or online at wcebroadway.com. Individual tickets range from $22.50 to $77.50 depending on the production. Gonzaga students can purchase discounted tickets which are available at the box office two hours prior to curtain at most engagements. Students with a valid ID may purchase up to two tickets at $27.50. The 2016-2017 season schedule is available at wcebroadway.com.

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