Phillips Avenue Diner brings a modern twist to classic comfort food in a fun, retro-inspired environment. This month, the staff shares recipes for two of the popular downtown Sioux Falls eatery’s lighter summer favorites.

House Sangria

Daily in-house selection varies)


Red wine

Cranberry juice

Apple juice



Apple slices


Mix wine and juices together (to taste).

Garnish with fruit.

LeeAnn Anderson,
Kitchen Manager

“We’re just a down home family restaurant. Our staff is bubbly and we all love what we do.”

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Combine in bowl:

Baby spinach leaves

Grilled chicken breast

Sliced strawberries

Candied pecans

Gorgonzola cheese crumbles

Honey balsamic vinaigrette

Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette


1/4 C Balsamic vinegar

1/2 C Extra virgin olive oil

2 T Honey

2 tsp. Mustard (stone ground or Dijon)

Salt and pepper (to taste)


Whisk ingredients together in a small mixing bowl.

Store extra in air tight container in a cool cabinet or refrigerator.

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