Located at the neck of Chinden Boulevard just before it flows into Boise, and halfway between State Street and the Bench neighborhood, Roots Zero Waste Market is at a crossroads.

Behind the neat shelves and handwritten price tags of City Center Wines in Boise is an undercurrent of panic. Ever since the Trump administration announced a 25% tariff on European wines under 14% alcohol four months ago, co-owners David Hansen and Linda Lloyd have feared for their shop’s future.

The holidays are a time for giving and for parties, and from Monday-Saturday, Dec. 16-21, Water Bear Bar will throw a pop-up benefiting the Women's and Children's Alliance that will let folks have their gingerbread cookies and eat them, too.

Located at the neck of Chinden Boulevard just before it flows into Boise, and halfway between State Street and the Bench neighborhood, Roots Zero Waste Market is at a crossroads.

If Idaho has a patron crop, it's potatoes, and the greatest thing you can do with a potato is about to get its day. On Saturday, July 13, Boise will celebrate National French Fry Day. In order to help people appropriately celebrate this amazing holiday, parties across Boise have been planned.

Buying fresh coffee beans is one thing, but soon, shoppers at the Boise Co-op's North End location will be able to buy their beans green and roast them in-store. At a June 19 unveiling, the Co-op became the first grocery store in the world to install a Bellwether Roaster—a zero-emission coff…

Beside the entrance to Spacebar Arcade on Capitol Boulevard is a second flight of stairs leading downward. Take them, and you'll emerge into what can only be described as a red-lit Ping-Pong cave, soon to be inundated on busy nights by the pock of balls striking home and the smell of broth. …

It's impossible to emerge from the lunch line at Boise's Russian Food Festival with a half-filled tray. That's because the men, women and children staffing the line to hand out cabbage- and meat-stuffed piroshkies, pillowy potato chebureki pockets and ladlefuls of beef stroganoff and borscht…

If you care about your health, your body and/or whether your food tastes good, find a copy of The Dorito Effect (2015) and read it. Award-winning author Mark Schatzker, who wrote the lauded nonfiction quest Steak: One Man's Search for the World's Tastiest Piece of Beef (2010), is back at it …

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