7 Reasons to Drive to Spokane
As grey Seattle days loom ahead, it's natural to turn to spots in the state where the sun still pokes its head out, like Spokane (but get there before the November to January doldrums hit). The sizeable city in eastern Washington beckons eaters, both for the historic standby restaurants dotting Downtown and for the newer restaurants that are shaking up the scene. Kate Rose Hansen, co-owner of two new-school Spokane spots, Santé and Common Crumb, says, "Things are happening here. There's so much growth." Here are seven reasons to take a drive over the mountains and through the woods and check out Spokane for yourself on the next long weekend.