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Question on pullman area

jameshig Jun 7, 2010 07:25 PM

My wife and I are going to be moving to pullman (actually colfax) next month and I'm a little worried about the food scene. I know it's a small town and revolves around the university, so my hopes aren't too high. Please tell me everything you know about the restaurants/grocery stores/farmers' markets/CSAs in the area. I'm guessing we won't be driving to spokane for groceries.

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    jameshig RE: jameshig Jun 10, 2010 07:47 AM

    Bump for help- anybody?

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      nothingman RE: jameshig Jun 10, 2010 04:23 PM

      I haven't lived in Pullman for quite some time, but there are little gems scattered here and there. I think there is still a co-op over in Moscow. Not sure about Pullman or Colfax. Any restaurant req's i could give would be too old to be useful. Good luck

    2. Vetter RE: jameshig Jun 10, 2010 09:35 PM


      I go through Colfax once or twice a year. As I recall, you're probably going to do most of your shopping in Pullman and Moscow. Moscow does have a coop and is kinda cute. Colfax is small town, though.

      I know of a great butcher's shop in Lewiston, if that helps! And Spokane has some good eats. Pullman has fab ice cream on campus. Wish I knew more to pass along.

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        mr99203 RE: jameshig Jun 11, 2010 07:53 AM

        There is a restaurant in Moscow called West of Paris that I've heard wonderful things about. I plan to make a little trip down this summer to check it out, let us know if you try it. And the Moscow coop and farmers market are great.

        Another little oddity is a restaurant in Dayton (about 65 miles down the road from you) called Patit Creek. It's very surprising for the area and quite good.

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          Tripper RE: jameshig Jul 2, 2010 01:54 PM

          Swilly's is excellent in Pullman. Nice atmosphere, good service and food. I haven't been there in a year or so but sense it is local institution.

          200 NE Kamiaken St, Pullman, WA 99163

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