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By Scott Wink and Scott Ki, These restaurants have evolved to meet the challenges of COVID-19, from a Cuban food pop-up in El Barrio Norte to weekend sushi platters Boise was originally called Les Bois, or “wooded” in French, and Idaho’s City of Trees Boise was once considered a hidden treasure for its low Read More


By Michael Deeds , With fall temperatures dropping, patio season typically would be ending for Boise restaurants. But these aren’t typical times. To keep customers feeling safe during the coronavirus pandemic, restaurants are cranking up outdoor heaters, lighting fire pits — even adding temporary outdoor structures. Kevin Settles, owner of Bardenay and Coyne’s, said Read More


By Michael Deeds, For grape junkies, deciding where to eat involves two menus: the food menu and the wine menu. Consequently, the annual Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards are a must-see. The long-running publication, which describes itself as “the world’s leading authority on wine,” highlights dining destinations with the best selections. Last year, 10 Idaho restaurants made the cut Read More


By Ryan L Morrison, Two of Boise’s downtown restaurants are preparing for the limited service that indoor dining will ultimately bring during the pandemic. Fork and ÀLAVITA have added two new air purification systems in preparation for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “Now more than ever we find it important to keep staff and guests Read More


By Michael Deeds, The coronavirus pandemic is enough to drive a person to drink. Although most restaurants in the Boise area have reopened after forced closures, some bars remain shuttered by order of Central District Health. Others have applied for food establishment licenses, created limited menus and returned to pouring drinks. It’s an awful era Read More

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