As an offshoot of Sierra Trading Post, Derailed.com holds fast to the same business model as its parent company: bargaining with top brands to procure overstocks at heavily discounted prices. But like a youngest sibling taking up juggling cats, it strives to differentiate itself from its older counterparts. It stands out with a youthful vibe thanks to skate, surf, and SUP apparel and the staff's laid-back attitude. They'll happily answer questions and make recommendations on their throngs of camping gear, running shoes, collegiate attire, and bicycle accessories from brands including Hurely, Billabong, and Teva. Though their merchandise boasts an average discount of 48% off the retail value, shoppers can save even more—customers receive a $10 coupon when they sign up for emails, and clients of the Give & Go Referral program get a $20 egiftcard when the friend they referred uses their own $10 email coupon.
Seasoned barkeeps fill glasses with the aromatic pours from a rotating selection of 12 wines, and the cellar stocks a slew of bottled vintages from Idaho wineries to far-flung international locales. Guests can also indulge in sips of 38 domestic and international beers. It's all a part of the new ownership at Corkscrews, who complement their libations with a freshly concocted menu that showcases pizza, salads, a spread of cheeses, and desserts, from cheesecake to ice cream with almonds. On top of filling Corkscrews' cozy environs with daily live entertainment, the owners enjoy renting out the facility and its team of wine handlers for private events such as holiday parties and Flat Earth Society meetings.
Because no two bodies are alike, The Relaxologiists at Mattress Land use their exclusive bedFit diagnostic technology to determine the ideal snooze position for each customer, as well as the ideal mattress. Comfy Sleep surfaces come from premier brands such as Beautyrest, Sealy PosturePedic, Stearns and Foster, and SleepFit. Shoppers can also upgrade to latex mattresses or Custom mattresses made for each sleepier with separate sides, which accommodates the differing body types of spouses and accidentally conjoined mad scientists.
Meridian Floral, a full-service florist, offsets customers’ winter blues with fresh arrangements fit for any occasion. The company's exclusive spring bouquet combines daisies, carnations, alstromeria, and larkspur in a vase full of vibrant blossoms. The exclusive tropical bouquet commingles Birds of Paradise, asiatic lilies, bear grass, and ti leaves that evoke the calmness of kicking back in a hammock with a cold drink in one hand and a fistful of plants in the other. To collect flowers, customers can stop by the Meridian Floral shop, located just off I-84, or phone in a delivery order ($7 fee not included with Groupon), provided their delivery address is within the bounds of Boise, Meridian, Nampa, or Caldwell Valley.
The fashion-forward staff at Renewed Expressions consignment boutique stocks a frequently rotating inventory of women’s clothing in misses, juniors, and plus sizes up to 3X. Shoppers can eschew the worn-out threads and still-attached previous owners that characterize the selection of many other consignment stores and peruse carefully selected duds from such name-brand manufacturers as Banana Republic, Hollister, Jones New York, and Abercrombie & Fitch. Feminine hips can find a flattering fit in a versatile denim skirt or prepare for doing business by slipping into a pair of dress pants. Elegant black dresses gather night gazes whereas day dresses eliminate the stress of deciding what to wear to upcoming black-tie barbecues. The selling price for most items averages between $10 and $15. Shoppers looking for expert advice in designing a fall wardrobe can make an appointment for a consultation with one of Renewed Expression’s knowledgeable fashionistas or email the wardrobe consultant from Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace.
Yogurtz may have garnered sweet accolades for its self-serve yogurt machines and sweet-and-savory toppings bar, but lately it's its smoothie menu that has been generating buzz. Packed with real fruit combinations including mango-orange-peach, raspberry lemonade, and berry delight, each smoothie treats guests to a flavor experience unmarred by fats, dairy, dyes, artificial flavors, high fructose corn syrup or preservatives. Those looking to boost their energy may add a 20g weigh protein shot to any drink for additional cost. Beyond smoothies, Yogurtz still offers its certified-kosher frozen treats that made it famous. Some flavors include non-fat white chocolate mousse, seasonal fresh pumpkin pie, and sweet Belgian chocolate with no added sugar; all are certified to contain live and active probiotic cultures.
At the topping bar, more than 100 sweet and savory accouterments await to adorn yogurt, crowning cups in hot and cold syrups, candies, fresh fruits, and nuts. Waffle cones and waffle bowls are baked fresh daily, and can cup frozen desserts at no extra charge. After decorating their dishes, guests settle into a dining area with more than 200 seats, including an 84-seat patio and a separate party room.