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Western Road Trip ~ Harvest Idaho, One Bite at a Time

Submitted by Foodie Traveler – Anne Iverson, Santa Monica I decided to plan a Western Road trip and explore some of the states I hadn’t been too since moving to California from Illinois.  Montana, Wyoming and Idaho were on my list to visit with a good friend of mine. My Honda Pilot was gassed up and […]

Cheers to St. Patrick’s Day!

Drinking beer at an Irish pub is almost synonymous with St. Patrick’s Day; while microbreweries have become the trendy thing in the Northwest. Historic Wallace, with its roots as a rough and tumble mining town with plenty of booze and brothels, has a long history of producing beer. In fact, in 1910 the mayor ordered […]

13 Ways to Celebrate with your Valentine

1)  Sweetheart Sunset Dinner Cruise on Lake Coeur d’Alene A romantic dinner on the lake that includes prime rib, chicken piccata, Caesar salad, au gratin potatoes, fresh fruit and a special Valentine’s dessert, served with a complimentary bottle of champagne. Saturday, February 11th | 6:30 – 8:00 pm Tuesday, February 14th | 6:30 – 8:00 […]

Bordellos, BBQ and Brews

As noted in an earlier post, I had the opportunity to spend a few days recreating in and around Wallace in northern Idaho, where much of the city is on the National Register of Historic Places. Outdoor recreation is everywhere, but I would be remiss if I overlooked Wallace’s downtown amenities. As a buy-local kind […]

Love Craft Beer? A Place For Adults To Hang Out in North Idaho

I am always in search of a place for grown ups to be able to sit and enjoy some great brews and be able to have conversations here in the North Idaho area. What always happens is I find a place that has great Craft Beer choices, but it is just not a place to […]

Halloween, Winemaker’s Dinner, Nation’s Largest Steelhead Derby. Harvest Idaho: One Bite at a Time

Week 10: October 31st — November 6 Jack Frost paints a portrait of beauty With colors so vivid and bright; It’s framed with a purple misty haze And draped in a frosty night. Big, fat, bright orange pumpkins Nestle snugly among shocks of corn; Leaves flutter silently earthward; Ice sparkles like glass in the dawn. […]

A Taste of Italy in Idaho

Heading west from Montana or east from Washington atop Interstate 90, we always build in time to stop in the historic silver mining town of Wallace. Sometimes we stop for a pint at the brewpub, other times a shot of espresso and a pastry. Now we’ll stop for the cannolis. A few weeks ago, heading […]

Braised Lamb, Tea Tasting, and Italian Cooking. Harvest Idaho: One Bite at a Time

Week 9: October 24 – 30 Before you head out with the wee ghosties and ghoulies for some trick-or-treating, stop in to one of these fantastic culinary events. Rest assured, they are more treat than trick! October 26: Braised Lamb and Manchego Potatoes Cooking Class, Basque Market Enjoy tapas and wine tasting while learning how […]

Horseback Riding, Wine Tours, and Fall Recipes. Harvest Idaho: One Bite at a Time.

Week 8: October 17 – 23 As we get closer to Halloween and the cool Idaho air gives us a reprieve from the summer heat, rich wines and hearty dishes of comfort foods take center stage. It’s not too late to enjoy an outdoor adventure and ease into fall with these great Idaho events. October […]

Lamb Dine Around, Street Food, Potato Vodka Tour. Harvest Idaho: One Bite at a Time

Week 6: October 3-9 The harvest season is in full swing, supplying farmer’s markets with endless edibles and fall decorations, and vineyards with a bounty of fruit. Blazing reds, gold, and orange dapple the countryside creating a natural palette of breathtaking beauty. Celebrate the gifts from the land.   All Week: B-29 Streatery, Caldwell and […]