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Sante on fire

#SpoCOOL / Spokane /

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Most have heard of Sante's kitchen-fire by now and how the downtown spot won't be able to offer full service dinners for at least a few weeks. This is sad in many ways, but you can't keep a good restaurant down. If you haven't already, you need to check out Sante's current offerings of sandwiches, soups, and charcuterie, because, frankly, limited cooking options aside, the kitchen is currently serving up some of their best meals to date.

Hyperbole? Not at all.

The beef stew we recently tried was sublime, and that's coming from someone who really don't love stews. This one had a beautiful depth of hearty flavors, making it feel like we were drinking a good glass of red wine as much as eating an actual stew. It might have been the best brunch dish we have ever had at Sante.

Not to say that the sandwiches are playing second fiddle. Build your own with the best cured meats in town and you might just end up hoping the option will stay on the menu after the kitchen re-opens.

Cheesy post-title aside, Sante really is on fire. It is impressive how they faced this setback and turned it into an opportunity. Go pay them a visit and give them the support they deserve. Heck, the "support" part is secondary; go pay them a visit just to eat an amazing meal. Why wouldn't you treat yourself to that?