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The Daily Evergreen

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The Daily Evergreen

Staff of the Black Cypress pose for a group portrait outside of their award-winning restaurant.

Pullman restaurant nominated for Outstanding Hospitality James Beard Award

NIKHIL GANTA, Evergreen reporter August 17, 2023

“We opened hoping to create a venue reflecting the qualities of our region that keeps us here - goodwill, self sufficiency, solidarity: generally, an understanding that time is precious and seems to...

Mac salad was delicious as always, though.

Bite of the Palouse: Island Grill receives thumbs up with unenthusiastic shrug

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist May 4, 2023

If you have been following this series at all, you may know that there have been quite a few restaurants that have occupied spaces in the Lumberyard. Billing itself as a fantastic gathering space for...

Having a Cubano sandwich already puts it up high in my books.

Bite of the Palouse: Crybaby Cafe is a perfect weekend spot

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist April 27, 2023

If there is one thing that Pullman and the greater Palouse have in abundance, it’s cafes. The residents of the Palouse do not need to worry about getting their caffeine fix and these joints often...

Main Street in downtown Pullman is home to many different restaurants, cafes and bars.

Bite of the Palouse: The Big 7

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist April 20, 2023

There are many different things that go into a restaurant experience. Starting from the parking situation and ending with the check at the conclusion of the night, each location is judged on every point,...

Not my favorite spot, but still a good option for those close

Bite of the Palouse: Nuevo Vallarta fails to impress, still solid spot

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist April 13, 2023

Coming into WSU as a freshman, I soon realized that the Palouse has a secret. Its secret weapon? The sheer variety of Mexican food that is available! Whether a truck, restaurant or Tin Tans on Greek...

I might just order an entire cup of strawberry juice poppers

Bite of the Palouse: POPO keeping columnist through school

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist March 23, 2023

Each day of class seems to stretch longer and longer and, despite some better weather, summer feels far on the horizon. In order to push through I need a good spot to get everything, from a refreshing...

Abtesam Khan in Mela Bangladeshi Cuisine.

‘Food can heal everything’

NIKHIL GANTA, Evergreen reporter March 9, 2023

Abtesam Khan, Mela Bangladeshi Cuisine owner and head chef, said her journey with cooking began with her children: twin sons who were born prematurely. Their doctor said that good nutrition would be...

The Cougar Burger with fries at Birch and Barley

Bite of the Palouse: Birch and Barley hits the mark but fails to impress

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist March 9, 2023

Every college town seems to have that restaurant that everyone flocks to, one whose parking lot is constantly full of cars. Pullman has a couple of such spots, and Birch and Barley can be easily counted...

A lot to be desired in Mac Daddy’s blend of mac and cheese.

Spokane vs. Palouse: Battle for best mac

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor March 8, 2023

Maybe it was destiny that I ended up at Mac Daddy’s, or maybe it was just that the restaurant I was going to had a fire in the kitchen and they had to evacuate. However, when having mac and being from...

The shock of the night: the fries were delicious

Bite of the Palouse: La Casa Lopez’s Marg Night is yet another reason to go

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist March 2, 2023

Tastebuds change, people mature, but La Casa Lopez stays one of the best places to get Mexican food on the Palouse. There are a handful of good spots on the Palouse to satisfy your Mexican food craving;...

I will be popping back in for some more of that Carne

Bite of the Palouse: Nayarit Mexican Restaurant is a downtown Pullman essential

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist February 23, 2023

Sometimes a restaurant flies under my radar, and I constantly tell myself that I should it try but never quite get around to it. I have found that I do not go down Main Street much anymore in downtown...

Minh’s Restaurant is one of the top three Pullman restaurants to visit

Bite of the Palouse: Minh’s Restaurant breaks into top three best restaurants

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist February 15, 2023

Minh’s has breached the top three. I am a creature of food habits and my top three restaurants in Pullman have solidified throughout the year. I had tasted Minh’s a few years ago, but that was before...

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