Cafe Yumm!, a franchise restaurant chain founded in Eugene, Oregon, plans to open its first Idaho location in Eagle. Two more of the restaurants, which specialize in healthy bowls anchored by rice and beans, are planned for the Boise area.
Facing construction and permit delays, Boise specialty shop Reel Foods Fish Market won’t reopen as soon as hoped. After closing in January, a move from Capitol Boulevard to Vista Village is taking longer than planned.
Grammy-winning British band Gorillaz recently released the studio version of “Idaho,” a song it first debuted during a Seattle concert in fall of 2017. Where does it stack up among the best tribute tunes to the Gem State?
Bru, a new pub at 132 N. 8th St. in Downtown Boise, opens July 13 with a wall of 30 self-pour beer taps. The automated bar offers local beer and cider from Idaho, and also serves pizza. It’s the only self-service taproom in Boise city limits.
The Twilight Criterium, Wizard World Comic Con, National French Fry Day and Cirque Italia Water Circus highlight weekend things to do in Boise, Idaho, along with concerts from Whitey Morgan and X Ambassadors.
WalletHub recently released its ranking of the Best & Worst Cities for Recreation. Boise, Idaho, finished at No. 9 in the report, which used metrics involving movies, trails, restaurants, parks and more. Boise ranked No. 13 in 2017.
Rock band Twenty One Pilots, which sold out Taco Bell Arena at Boise State University in 2017, will return to the arena on Nov. 17, 2018, for another concert. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, July 20, at Ticketmaster.
Wizard World Comic Con will invade the Boise Centre on July 13-15. Celebrities slated to attend the pop culture convention include William Shatner, Ron Perlman, Marina Sirtis and Brent Spiner. And Kato Kaelin, who hosts the Entertainment Stage.
Boise listeners heard a new local morning show July 9 on Hot AC radio station My 102.7 FM. Married couple "Joey & Lauren in the Morning," who air weekdays from 6 to 10 a.m., replaced the syndicated "Johnjay and Rich Show."
Brixx Craft House, a sports bar and gastropub, recently opened at 7700 W. State St. in the former Native Grill & Wings space. The locally owned Boise restaurant serves local and national craft beer, plus burgers, pizza, salads and more.
An Eagles tribute at Rock the Village at The Village at Meridian, a Neil Diamond tribute show, concerts from Ashanti, Ja Rule and Social Distortion, a brew festival, and fireworks at a Boise Hawks baseball game highlight weekend things to do in Boise, Idaho.
Kiwi Shake & Bake, a new restaurant serving New Zealand food, plans to open at The Afton apartments in Boise. The bakery and cafe will sell food including meat pies, mousetraps, cakes, milkshakes, fish and chips, battered oysters and salads.
The 2018 Wine Spectator Awards have been unveiled, and nine Idaho restaurants made the annual list, including Chandlers Steakhouse, The Narrows Steakhouse, Richard's, Bella Aquila, Capitol Cellars, Fork, The Ram and more.
The Feed Your Soul Festival, comedian Joe Rogan, a North End Pizza street party, blues singer Charlie Parr, and local beer events from Barbarian Brewing, Bear Island Brewing and Hops & Bottles highlight weekend things to do in Boise, Idaho.
Barbarian Brewing, based in Garden City and Boise, Idaho, is releasing Unicorn Farts IPA. The brewery believes it is the first in the state to make an edible glitter beer. The purple brew is a hazy, East Coast-style juicy IPA.
Hops & Bottles, a bottle shop selling beer and wine, opened June 26 at 1420 W. Grove St. in Downtown Boise, Idaho. Combining a pub and retail atmosphere, the store is a new destination for Idaho beer and dog lovers.
A summer tradition every year since 1994, Flying Pie Pizzaria in Boise, Meridian and Nampa will sell habanero pizza July 2 through Labor Day. New this year: The quadruple, or quad, habanero pizza, which is drizzled with ghost pepper sauce.
Tap & Cask, a sports bar at 1055 S. Broadway Ave. in Boise, recently closed. The building is a well-known Boise restaurant spot. It was the home of Murphy's until it closed in 2013. The space reopened as a chain "breastaurant," Tilted Kilt, in 2014.
A new Flying Pie Pizzaria opened June 13 at 1020 12th Avenue South in Nampa. The restaurant includes a self-serve beer wall with 28 taps, and revives the $1 lunch slice tradition that was popular in Boise years ago.
Boise sports bar and grill The Tailgate has been sold and will close June 30. The restaurant at 815 W. Ann Morrison Park Drive opened in July 2016 after taking over the building formerly occupied by Cheerleaders.