Plant-based restaurant to open on Spokane's South Hill

SPOKANE, Wash. - “For the love of plants.” That is the motto of Spokane's newest plant-based restaurant. 

RÜT (pronounced "root") will be both a bar and kitchen inspired by the seasonal offerings of the Pacific Northwest, according to their website. The restaurant is committed to both environmental and individual well-being. 

RÜT will be located at 901 W. 14th Ave in the building that once housed Picabu Bistro. 

The new gastropub is founded by chefs Justin Oliveri and Josh Lorenzon. Oliveri is a co-owner of Cascadia Public House and Lorenzon worked at Mizuna before opening the Bijou Cafe in Portland. 

The new South Hill eatery will feature brunch, lunch and dinner. The menu includes a variety of plant-based dishes including salads, appetizers and larger entrees. 

RÜT is set to be open daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., but an official opening date has not yet been set. 

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