Though rallies have historically been held the second Friday of the month, this event has been moved in order to avoid scheduling conflicts with other popular downtown events and the Hyde Park Street Fair.
A decades-old tradition returns Saturday, July 14, when the Eagle Fire Department hosts the 2012 Rocky Mountain Oyster Feed at Merrill Park. Faithful gonad fans—numbering near 1,000 each year—line up to put down some primo fried huevos del toro, or "eggs of the bull."
Set below the green tops of trees casting shadows across the grass, the annual Savor Idaho event pits Boise taste denizens in a battle against filling their stomachs too quickly. In the lush Idaho Botanical Garden, foods from more than a dozen local eateries will be paired with more than 100 wines for a local taste-apalooza.