In the U.S. the donut is traced back to something called an olykoek, which translates to a sweetened cake fried in fat. The donut was first introduced by Dutch settlers and gradually morphed into the modern ring-shaped donut people are familiar with today. The popularity of the donut is one …

A great pizza is worth the heartburn that's inevitably going to follow. Flying Pie has been around for a long time in the Treasure Valley area and they make a lot of specialty pizzas but one of the really tasty ones is the Phosgo. It has pepperoni, ham, black olives, Italian sausage, green p…

Protests in Cuba began on July 11 with thousands of people taking to the streets and chanting, “yes, we can” and “freedom.” The protests stemmed from anxieties about food shortages, coronavirus outbreaks and blackouts. Cuban Americans have been showing their support and staging protests of s…

Ghorot is the metal band people need to know about. It’s a three piece that consists of Carson Russell, bass and vocals; Brandon Walker, drums and vocals and Chad Remains on guitar, amplifiers and vocals. This isn’t your run-of-the-mill type of metal band, instead, Ghorot makes music that’s …

Artist Bobby Gaytan is all about finding the right balance between his work, family life and his art. A graphic designer by day, Gaytan always manages to find time for what he calls his “passion projects,” and he has a lot of them. If you’ve been to Boise, you’ve probably seen some of his co…

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