Ylli Ferati has been bartending for nine years, the last six years of which have been spent full time at Fiori D'Italia, his family's restaurant. "I grew up in the restaurant world," Ferati said. Ferati's grandfather first came to Anchorage to work on the slope. On his off shifts, he helped run Today's Pizza, along [...]
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 cool thing [...]
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 in Alaska, opened [...]
There are dozens of cafes, restaurants, eateries and mom and pop shops in Spenard that provide Spenardians with a hearty meal. Here are just five of the many places to spend your lunch break for a reasonable price. Out of the Box 3807 Spenard Road This gluten-free restaurant provides a healthy alternative to some [...]
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.
Zoi Maroudas, founder and CEO of Bambinos Baby Food, opened the doors to her new storefront on Sept. 1. A ribbon cutting ceremony took place the day before, in which Gov. Bill Walker was in attendance. “This all started with the idea of helping parents find real, traditional food that is dedicated to infant quality [...]
Amanda Cash’s food truck, The Magpie, can be seen from a mile away. To Cash, the bright yellow truck is similar to the feeling of Spenard. “It’s eclectic, bright and colorful,” Cash said. Cash is the sole owner of The Magpie, but she has several investors. She has lived in Spenard for seven years with [...]