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Autumn Ales—Boise’s Brewers Offer a Fine Arrangement of Beers and Food for the Fall Season

Posted by Andrew Mentzer. Woe is me. It’s shoulder season. I can’t ski yet and it’s far too cold to jump in the river. It only makes sense that this happens to be the finest time of year for seasonal beers and comfort grub at many Idaho brewpubs. While fall temps may have dropped, it’s […]

Harvest Idaho ~ One Bite at a Time. September 2013 Foodie Events

See. Hear. Taste. Smell and Touch.  Introduce your five senses to Idaho’s foodie event scene.  September 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, 2013 Wednesday’s & Friday’s at Noon Paella on the Patio, Basque Market, Boise You don’t have to wait for a special occasion to enjoy a generous portion of delicious seafood, chicken and […]

Party-Gem State Style on July 4th

Small town parties, steaks on the barbie and Idaho libations – the perfect mix for a July 4th, Ida-Ho-Down!  Travel Idaho’s Scenic Byways and experience our welcoming small towns and opportunities for relaxation and recreation. (Cast yourself and a friend in an Ida-Ho-Down!) The Best Small Town July 4 Celebrations! Crouch:  The village of Crouch is located […]

Celebrate American Craft Beer Week in Idaho!

For a state that is one of the country’s leading producers of hops and barley, only 31 beer-making businesses are scattered across Idaho, bringing the count close to its peak in 1888 (pre-prohibition) when there were 33 breweries across the territory.  Today, Idaho  brew masters are brewing a “boutique style” of liquid gold that is becoming […]

A Craft Ale Trail Through Western Idaho. Harvest Idaho – One Bite at a Time

For a state that is one of the country’s leading producers of hops and barley, only 30 beer-making businesses scatter across Idaho, close to its peak in 1888 when Idaho had 33 breweries across the territory.  Pre-prohibition the excitement was fueled by the unquenchable thirst of camp miners in search of gold.  Now, the excitement […]

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 […]

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 […]