Going to Spokane next weekend for 4 days to help a friend do some wedding shopping and since I've never been to Spokane, was wondering if anyone knew of some good vegetarian places. The places can also be just veggie friendly -- as I do eat meat -- just not a lot of it.
Also I'll take any recs for good healthy midpriced food. I know that's such a vague statement -- but I also know going to smaller towns such as Spokane that there is usually only a few good places. I'll be staying at the Davenport. Are there any sushi bars in town?
Also any regional food I should check out while I'm there -- I'm flying in from St Louis.
Gordy's Sitchuan Cafe. Tiny place hidden a block south of the corner of Grand and 29th on the South Hill (501 E 30th Ave). Best Chinese food in town. I haven't been in awhile, but I remember a ginger beef dish with big chunks of fresh vegetables and tender pieces of meat. The entry fills up fast with people waiting to be seated or waiting for takeout.
Mizuna. They've added a few nonvegetarian things, but they're supposed to be quite good. Spokane is 150,000 people plus outliers, and the local hobby is going to restaurants. There are waits usually at: Anthony's, Tomato Street, the Outback [avoid the one at the Valley mall. The one on Division is passable.] There are excellent hotel restaurants at the Doubletree, [avoid CJ Shenanigans unless you want to spend extravagantly] and around the Hotel Lusso, near the Davenport. I've never tried the D's Palm Court, but their bar is a pretty place to sit in the evening; you're surrounded by restaurants there, but I'd avoid the Bourbon Street and the Heroes sports bar, frankly; go across the rive rand catch supper at Anthonys for a dinner with a view and good food; also good: Clinkerdaggers in the Flour Mill [it used to be one] also on the Falls. Outlying, many, many choices. Twigs up on Nevada can be good---long drive, though, about 10 miles.] THere's some sushi, but it's not a big item here. Salmon is; some local wines;