August 2011
Monthly Archives

Cajun Cuisine, Grape Stomping, Wine Tasting Getaway and Jamming Workshop: Harvest Idaho; One Bite at a Time

This week’s culinary event calendar embraces an attitude of entertainment and merriment for all ages. Spend seven days tasting wine, an afternoon of stomping grapes, or an evening celebrating Cajun cuisine — all captivate the senses and elevate the pleasure of harvest season.  Follow the events on Twitter. September 11 – 17: 7-Day Wine Tasting […]

Explore the Lochsa Country in North-Central Idaho; it’s plum full of cool things to do

Written by guest blogger Steve Stuebner A quick drive to Missoula, Mont., last weekend reminded me how much I miss the Lochsa River Country in north-central Idaho. To be totally honest, I feel a huge tug in my heart when I go there — a feeling that comes from many wonderful trips in which I […]

Cooking Classes, Spuds, Suds, Paella, Whitewater and Wine at Harvest Idaho: One Bite at a Time

If you’re into food, wine and locally sourced menus, it’s time for you to Harvest Idaho: One Bite at a Time. Beginning August 29 running through November 6,  you can spice-up your travel itinerary with a unique gastronomic experience unsurpassed by any, featuring local brews, eats, vino and sweets. The calendar below (September 4 – […]

Sandpoint Getaway

Written by guest blogger Danielle Gruden. Five people cramped in a Honda Element doesn’t seem like a great premise to a traveling story, however, this is how it began. My goal was to escape the tortured life of being pale skinned and move on to looking like I hadn’t been living in a cave for […]

Harvest Idaho: One Bite at a Time

In the Fall, Idaho is a spectacular venue for not only dramatic fall foliage, but also a plethora of diverse food and libations. Forty-three wineries, nineteen commercial craft brewers, five distilleries and 140 different crops change Idaho’s pristine landscape into an endless edible banquet. This year brings the first annual Harvest Idaho: One Bite at […]

South Central Idaho

Written by guest blogger Austin Rogerson. As a recreational fanatic and travel enthusiast, I could hardly wait to see the sights and scenery that would take place over the weekend while I helped escort some Taiwanese journalists who were being hosted by the Idaho Division of Tourism. Heading southeast to the Magic Valley, we arrived […]

From Desert Darling to Mountain Maven; My Trip to McCall

Written by guest blogger Katie Zinn. Being from Phoenix, AZ means pretty much one thing during this time of year: I’m hot. No, not the flattering, attractive kind of “hot” but rather the 113°, everywhere feels like you’re living in an oven kind of hot. It’s brutal. Thus, when given the opportunity to ditch my […]

Redfish Lake Lodge

Written by guest blogger Emily Engelhardt. A place in Idaho, a place in the Sawtooth Mountains, a place in my heart, Redfish Lake Lodge. As I sit here and write this I am reminded of what summer at Redfish Lake is.   Its sandy beaches, crystal clear water, families, boating, ice cream, live music on the […]