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Alaskan business owners breathe new life into Spenard vacancies

Alaskan business owners breathe new life into Spenard vacancies

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Words by Mariah Dejesus-Remaklus. Photos by Young Kim. There have been vacant buildings in the Spenard area for some time now, including the old buildings that once housed TapRoot and La Mex. But while Anchorage locals may have walked and driven by seemingly abandoned properties, they were actually passing by the resurrection of these “ghosts.” …

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The evolution of a Bear Tooth special

The evolution of a Bear Tooth special

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By Zakiya McCummings Photos by Young Kim Gathered around a table, tucked away sits Bear Tooth’s very own knights of the round table: general manager Steph Johnson and front-of-house managers Amara Liggett, Amy Mack and Brian Dagget. As plates start to arrive, so do the chefs: executive chef Natalie Janicka and sous chef Jessica Rose….

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Naan your average restaurant: Yak​ and Yeti turns 10

Naan your average restaurant: Yak​ and Yeti turns 10

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Words by Rob LeFebvre Photos by Young Kim The best word, perhaps, for Spenard’s own Yak and Yeti Himalayan Restaurant is adventurous. The tiny box of a restaurant sits right on Spenard Road, two doors down from Pho Lena and Frigid North, and right across the street from the newly revamped Carousel Lounge. It’s painted…

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Sounds of Spenard

Sounds of Spenard

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If you look in the space between Anchorage’s local cover bands and the acoustic songwriters, you’ll find The SpeNerds. The surf-style band found inspiration from iconic groups such as The Ventures, Dick Dale and even the Pulp Fiction soundtrack. They enjoy playing covers of songs just as much as writing originals and their shows feature…

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From homebrew to storefront: Zip Kombucha is first of its kind

From homebrew to storefront: Zip Kombucha is first of its kind

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You may have sipped on Ginger Rogers at Double Shovel Cider Co., or bought a growler of your favorite Blueberry Mary kombucha from La Bodega, but Zip Kombucha now has its own brick and mortar in Anchorage’s Spenard neighborhood. Zip Kombucha’s storefront officially opened Sept. 23. “Our grand opening went really well. It was so…

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