At Big Star Coffee, rigorously trained baristas handcraft each cup of coffee to their client’s request, rather than relegating their jobs to automated coffee makers. Drawing on a supply of fair-trade, organic teas and coffee beans, they concoct drinks from simple Americanos to cinnamon- and spice-infused mexican mochas. Alternatively, they blend summery drinks that run the gamut from coffee frappes to Red Bull smoothies, which bolster energy levels and fuel select automobiles. They also stock a glass-fronted case with pastries, wraps, and breakfast sandwiches.
The animated cheers of sports spectators at Simplot Stadium rumble in the distance, but the atmosphere at Bent Fork Bar & Grill is peaceful. Diners lounge within its sun-filled dining halls or on its back patio, where the Indian Creek rushes past guests lingering over their final bites of burgers, steaks, and pastas. Beneath the restaurant's high ceilings and wooden pillars, you can spot the owners—members of the Buhler family—tending to their respective posts: Amanda supervises the floor, Bo captains the kitchen, and Ryan doles out draft beers and specialty cocktails at the bar. Throughout the month, they also host community events ranging from live music to town meetings to vote on the mayor's new haircut.
Clad in a cowboy hat and honky-tonk boots, the Idaho Burger's smiling spud mascot holds a burger up to his ear, as if listening for its secrets. Inside the eatery, hand-cut fries made with Idaho potatoes flank the never-frozen patties, which hide within toasted buns. Bakers rise each morning to carve their initials in the sleeping sun or craft cream pies from scratch.
We are Eagle's original Golf Course open to the public all year long. You and your guests will enjoy eighteen championship holes enhanced with rolling hills, sparkling lakes and mature trees, set amidst the beautiful Boise mountains. See why GOLF Magazine named Eagle Hills "One of the best bangs for the buck in a public"
On a typical day across the grounds of Terrace Lakes Resort, guests are often hiking, mountain biking, four-wheeling through the pine-lined trails of Boise National Forest, relaxing in a geothermal hot-water pool, or watching the sun descend behind the mountains with a refreshing drink in their hands. Guests staying overnight in the resort’s cabins enjoy unrivaled access to the Idaho backcountry and enjoy nature however they see fit, from whitewater rafting to fishing to challenging a squirrel to a tennis match. In addition, Terrace Lakes Resort blankets the alpine setting with a 5,928-yard golf course that challenges golfers of all stripes. The par 72 layout eases players into the round with a relatively open, slightly longer front nine characterized by dramatically sloped greens. The second act's winding circuit of narrow, tree-lined fairways requires golfers to exercise more precise play than having to retrieve their ball from the Operation patient. Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par 72 course * Length of 5,928 yards from the farthest tees * Course rating of 69.2 from the farthest tees * Slope rating of 128 from the farthest tees * Three tee options * Scorecard
3 Girls Gourmet was forged when the women behind 3 Girls Catering—two of them sisters, one a close friend—decided to open a brick-and-mortar café to further celebrate their love of fresh, healthy foods. To this end, the trio gathers organic, locally grown ingredients when possible, and fills a menu with gluten-free and vegan options, such as hummus platters and vegan lentil soup. Focaccia bread baked fresh daily wraps around Sammiches such as the salami-stuffed Italian Stallion, or sits next to plates of fresh salad. Throughout meals, diners can sip on fair-trade coffees, organic teas from Café Moto, and complimentary spa water infused with cucumbers and lemon.