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The intersection of State and Lemp streets is one of the most storied crossroads in Boise. Widely known as the former home of the aptly named State & Lemp, James Beard-nominated chef Kris Komori’s tasting concept that blazed through the restaurant scene in a flash of garnished glory, thi…

When Boise Weekly reached out to Ryeongmin Han about his new restaurant, Han's Chimaek, he made a request: that we explain the concept of chimaek, the Korean word that basically means "chicken and beer." We're happy to oblige. 

The owner of The High Note Cafe, Maria Bahruth, said when she saw what was happening with the COVID-19 pandemic she got scared, and instead of staying open, she opted to close the cafe’s doors until she had more information. She reopened it on April 27 for take-out, and now, Bahruth is focus…

When Jacob Black founded Lost Grove Brewing, he adopted a two-pronged approach to making money, with revenue coming in from his taproom on Lusk Street and from distribution to bars and restaurants—“If we lost one of those legs, we’d have another one to support it,” he told Boise Weekly. Then…

Looking for Easter candy with a bit more pizzazz than Peeps? Look no further than local candy store The Chocolat Bar. The store has brought some staff back on to make artisan chocolate ready for Easter Sunday.

As the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic became clear, the Boise Farmers Market made an early and painful decision to postpone its season opener. On April 7, however, it announced it had found a novel way to serve its customers and vendors: a drive-thru option.

It seems that right now the only thing that is certain is uncertainty, and that is perhaps the most troubling situation of all. But in abnormal times a bit of normalcy couldn't hurt. Ergo: Beer. Hailey Idaho's Sawtooth Brewery was born on 11/11/11 in a room at the Clarion Hotel in Ketchum. I…

Venturing out to the store, shoppers may have noticed that some chain grocery markets have empty shelves. Fortunately, there are also many locally owned businesses in Boise that have you covered. Many of these stores may not carry the coveted toilet paper, but most of them have plenty of non…

One of Idaho's newest labels, Veer is the brainchild of Will Wetmore, assistant winemaker at Vale Wine Cellars and Hat Ranch Winery, where he also makes the Veer wines. Wetmore sources grapes from both Idaho and Washington. The Project's current lineup consists of a quartet of wines, the thr…

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