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 [...]
It's the best dessert, Chris Thomas, a detective for Anchorage Police Department says he has ever had. “There was a bacon maple fritter that I would gladly cut someone for. It was next level,” Thomas said. “I feel like this would be a perfect meeting food. Eating this would easily be the most productive thing [...]
By Victoria Petersen 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 began working [...]
Sitting all alone on the corner of Fireweed Lane and C St. is Ramen House by Saijo. A fairly inconspicuous building, one wouldn't normally notice it if it weren't for the packed parking lot during the lunch rush. The stand-alone building has been many things in the last few years. Most recently a Mexican restaurant [...]
By Victoria Petersen Hot dogs? Cupcakes? Kimchi fried rice? With half a dozen or so food trucks lined up under the windmill, you're bound to find something that will feed your appetite. The Spenard Food Truck Carnival, a weekly carnival featuring local food trucks and fire dancers, opened today for the 2017 summer season. The [...]