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Monday, October 20, 2014

Opening and closing restaurants - Oct. 20th 2014


From the same owners as Pacific Avenue Pizza comes a new small bar in the up and coming eastern edge of Downtown Spokane. The new establishment is called Whisk and is small place now open at 17 W. Main.

In addition to the drinks at Whisk, a menu of pizza's are also available.

Marijane's TapHouse Grill

The name, Marijane's may point out the unique thing about this new sports bar in Spokane Valley. Marijane's is located at 11420 E. Sprague Ave ( former Ringo's Casino ) which is also home to members only cannabis club.

Marijane's TapHouse has beer, wine and a full bar with a food menu and many sports games shown.

50/Fifty closed?

After only a few months open we're hearing that the sports bar 50/Fifty on Indiana Ave. in Spokane Valley may be closed for good. We trying to find out the truth behind this and a reason why.

Tree of Life Deli

Tree of Life, a unique organic restaurant located on Schneidmiller Dr. in Post Falls has closed their doors. The business had a decent menu of sandwiches, sweets, etc.. all of which organic. But unfortunately couldn't make it too long in their somewhat hard to find location.

The Local Deli

The Hayden location of Caruso's has left the chain to go 100% local , even with their business name. The menu will be different but still a great deli.

The Local Deli can be found at 113 Prairie Shopping Center within the Prairie Shopping Center near the corner of US 95 and Prairie Ave. in Hayden

Pho Thinh

A new Vietnamese / Pho restaurant called Pho Thinh is opening in the former Pizza Hut near the intersection of W. Francis Ave. and N. Division in North Spokane.

Pho Thinh's address is 6022 N. Division.


A new smoothie drive up called Guice opened recently on the South Hill. Guice can be found at 4502 S. Regal.

La Plaza de Mexico

Filling the building at 9420 E. Sprague Ave. that was last Tacos Tumbras is a new restaurant called La Plaza de Mexico.

La Plaza de Mexico will also be a Mexican restaurant with drinks and a menu for both lunch and dinner.

Honeywon Café

A new restaurant called Honeywon Café has opened up at the Rock Pointe Corporate Center in Spokane.

Honeywon is taking about 2,600 square feet of space for their business which will serve both American and Asian menu options.

Coeur de Breizh Crepes

Coeur de Breizh is a crepe food truck that made a name for itself over the first part of the year at the Kootenai County Farmers Market and a few other events in and around Coeur d' Alene.

But now Coeur de Breizh has a permanent home location for the truck nearby the CdA Costco store at 3615 N. Government Way . The truck has many crepes for all tastes on their menu and is open most everyday and even now offers online ordering.

Casual Friday Donuts

Even though it didn't close down like once thought might happen, Spokane's Dawn of the Donut has had some big changes.

The former zombie themed donut shop has been sold and changes have been made to the interior and exterior already. The biggest change is the shop is no longer zombie themed.

The business is being rebranded as Casual Friday Donuts and is now owned by the same people that are behind Celebrations Bakery another local baking business.

Timber Gastropub?

We're still waiting on the all the official info on the new business going into the former Hot Rod Café building in Post Falls.

But design firm HDG Hissong + Hurtado Design Group has now shared a small group of exterior renderings of what the new place will look like. And, on their renderings they show the establishment as a business called Timber Gastropub.

Photo's of the new Timber Gastropub are now on HDG's Facebook page here-