Originally published in The Spenardian Kimchi fried rice, thin-cut kalbi short ribs, a ginger lemongrass creme brûlée and many more Korean inspired dishes will be featured in this month’s specials at Bear Tooth. Bear Tooth is featuring about a dozen new specials this month, most of which are inspired by local writer, Kim Sunée’s new cookbook, Everyday Korean. “The … Continue reading The Spenardian: Bear Tooth’s November specials inspired by local writer, Kim Sunée
I inherited my taste for good wine and my love for photography from my grandfather, David Butcher. I was also lucky enough to inherit his stories and his history. Over a year and a half ago I moved in with my grandparents, into the house he built, next to my great-grandparents homestead and into the … Continue reading Spenardian by Blood: David Butcher
Originally published in The Spenardian To combat the unhealthy habits of her corporate lifestyle, Sarah Glassett quit her job of eight years to open Market Juice with her brother, Riley Smith. “I wanted to create something for people like me, who want to have easy access to healthy choices,” Glassett said. Glassett, who was born and raised … Continue reading The Spenardian: Anchorage’s first cold pressed juice bar opens in Spenard
Originally published in The Spenardian Spenard’s own Dipper Donuts took first place in the The Arc of Anchorage’s Sweet Rivalry plated dessert competition tonight. Sweet Rivalry is a fundraising event for the Arc of Anchorage.
Originally published in The Spenardian You may have never noticed Fish Creek before, but the watershed winds its way all through the Spenard neighborhood. A major salmon fishery for the Denaina natives who originally inhabited Anchorage, Fish Creek was known as Liq’aka Betnu, or ‘King Salmon Creek’ in their indigenous language. Jay Stange, vice president … Continue reading The Spenardian: Fish Creek Festival will focus on what connects us
Originally published in The Spenardian With about $150 to her name, 21-year-old Stephanie Johnson flew to Alaska from Denver on a one way ticket. It was the summer of 2001. “I did the classic 21-year-old thing where I moved here with no money and no plan,” Johnson said. Arriving in July of that year, Stephanie … Continue reading The Spenardian: Stephanie
Originally published in The Spenardian Whether you’ve seen her working at Anchorage Cycle or walking around the neighborhood taking photos of abandoned roadside fridges, you’ve probably seen Darcy Stein around Spenard. Photo courtesy of Darcy Stein.Stein, originally from New York, has called Alaska home for over five years. It was moving to Alaska and enrolling in a … Continue reading The Spenardian: Snapshots of Spenard: Local photographer shares her passion of film photography