Under owner/chef Christian Phernetton, the Boise restaurant State & Lemp has ditched the communal table. The level of presentation kind of outpaces the quality of the food itself, though, despite some interesting and tasty combinations.
The restaurant/saloon at the corner of Idaho and 8th, from the owner of Bittercreek and Red Feather, resembles an Old West establishment, but with modern cocktails and beer selections to pair with Tex-Mex-inspired food.
Try cuisines from around the world with the third annual Refugee Restaurant Week. Refugee chefs partner with favorite local spots in the Treasure Valley to create dishes inspired by their home culture.
As part of its “10 Best” travel series, the internationally distributed newspaper is holding a contest to find out which Idaho restaurant serves the best finger steaks. You can vote for your favorite finger steaks once per day until Oct. 15.
The new restaurant is kind of one-stop shopping for Japanese cuisine. The menu lists sushi offerings (fanciful fusion rolls, sashimi and nigiri), poke bowls, stir-fried yakisoba noodles, teriyaki, ramen and more.
Jalapeño’s Bar & Grill, a Treasure Valley family-owned Mexican restaurant, will open its third location in the building that formally housed The Tailgate sports bar. The restaurant’s owners hope to open mid October.
After raising over $27,000 for the Idaho Food Bank last year, this year’s Betty the Washerwoman calendar will benefit three pet-centered organizations: the Idaho Humane Society, Pet Peace of Mind and the Fuzzy Pawz Rescue.
The minds that first united with Camel’s Crossing – owners Scott and Caitlin McCoy and chef Christian Phernetton – have a vision for Boise’s culinary future that includes a farm-to-table concept that is do-it-yourself.