<i>Boise Weekly's</i> Boise Eats/Boise Drinks 2017

Boise Weekly's Boise Eats/Boise Drinks 2017

A tour of area eateries and drinkeries

The Hills Have Ingredients

Foraging plants for a unique beer recipe

It's Easy Being Green

Our greenbelt tour of watering holes on the waterfront between Garden City and Boise

Chinden Brews Cruise

Six breweries and a cidery to try in Garden City

A Saloon, A Roadhouse and a Hole-in-the-Wall

Three suds-sipping spots in Idaho's second city

A Crafty Cuppa

Third-wave coffee solidifies its hold on Boise

Food Trucks

Wok Like a Boisean

Noodles, Korean style

PizzaKen and PizzaTom

Nom Nom Momo

Mt. Everest MoMo Cafe

Just Desserts

Best-Selling Boozes in Treasure Valley Ranked

What flies off the shelves at the top 10 liquor stores
Welcome to Vodka Valley, Idaho

Boise Weekly's Bar and Restaurant Guide 2016

Look hard enough and you'll find figurative gems all over the place.

At The Flicks, Dinner and a Movie is Dinner at the Movies

Lights, Camera, Lasagna
When Carole Skinner opened The Flicks in 1984, she said it had to include some special things on the menu.

Idaho's Signature Potato Dish Puts the 'Gem' in Gem State

How Tater Tots ™ conquered America's small plates
Also known as country hash browns, potato bites, Asian moonz, batter bites, Harvest Splendor bites, Old European potato pancakes, po' balls, puf-ettes, spud bites, spud puppies, tater bucks, tater gems, tater puffs, tater roundabouts, tater sticks, tri-taters and, of course, Tater Tots.

Falling Hook, Line and Sinker for Reel Foods

The Boise fish market has quite the al-lure
If your search for fresh seafood is floundering, set a course for Reel Foods Fish Market and Oyster Bar.

Good Sports: BoDo's Double Tap Pub

Owner Morgan Powell said his specialty is "definitely the burgers," and it's hard to argue with that.
"We're not the fastest, but we don't want to be."

Wrapped Up in Tango's Subs & Empanadas

Sweet and savory treats and subs on the cheap.
The Boise shop serves what might be the world's best and oldest Argentinian street food.

State Street Eats

Fill your face for miles
From donuts to vegan fare and a truckload of options in between, you can satiate on State.

The Roll Call: Four Great Sushi Restaurants

Bright fish, bold flavors
Shige, Fujiyama, IOU and Superb Sushi

Perks of a Coffee Cocktail at Amsterdam's In-House Coffee Bar

"We can't make enough of our espresso martini."
The bar has several coffee cocktails on the menu, including its most popular, the chilled espresso martini--a concoction of Kahlua, Five Wives Heavenly Vodka and a shot of espresso.

Boozing on the Boise Bench

A crawl around Boise's higher-altitude downtown
From the Cenozoic Tertiary Period to present, much has happened on the Boise Bench; not least of which is the proliferation of bars. We drank at a bunch of them. Here's what we found.

Beyond Boise's Borders

Must-eat stops in Eagle, Meridian, Nampa and Caldwell
We headed to the outer limits and found traditional baked goods, coffee and pastries, to-die-for Mexican dishes, burgers and more.

Boise Weekly's Bar and Restaurant Guide 2015

Editors' Notes
Presenting the Boise 50: Unique dishes, drinks and trends that inspire us.

Meat Your Maker

A carnivore's delight
From handmade spam to burgers that barely fit in your hand.

Swing by a Sugar Shack

For the sweetest of teeth
City of Trees? More like City of Treats.

Take a Bite of Old School Les Bois

A taste of the good old days
Three examples of classic Boise area cuisine.

Have a Fishy Feast

Don't let these ones get away
Some of the finest fish (and mollusks) in the sea.

The Bird's the Word

All the reason you'll need to cross the road
A trio of pluckin' good chicken dishes.

Food on the Move

Boise keeps on truckin'... and parkin'
While local food trucks continue to hit the streets, others put down roots.

Past the Pita

There's more to the Mediterranean than meets the eye
Cast a glance beyond Greece for more than moussaka.

Essay: Blood Relations

On love and Basque sausage
In the first photograph I ever saw of the woman who would become my wife, she was grinning ear to ear with her arm elbow-deep in a bowl of blood.

Eat Your Greens

Veggies in the raw
Reinventing the vegetable.

Essay: Kitchen Gazelle

Lessons learned behind the line
Wisdom shared from the kitchen at State & Lemp.

Potatoes 2.0

Tubers get tuned up
These aren't your average, humble spuds.

Get Hip to Hops

The Treasure Valley beer scene taps into trends
From fresh hopped beer to barrel aged beer, Boise breweries offer something for all tastes.

Let's Do Lunch (or Dinner)

Nosh noon and night at Saint Lawrence Gridiron and Juniper
Get unique and decadent for lunch and dinner.

Essay: A Weird, Wild Ride

Randy King scours the Idaho landscape for eclectic edibles
In praise of crayfish, freshwater mussels, rockchucks and rattlesnakes.

Days of Wine and Boozes

Fine wines, moonshine and whiskey
Idaho rose is on the rise, but so are local liquor distillers and boutique whiskey.


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