GRIT, EAGLE - 360 S. Eagle Rd., Eagle
Eagle has a little-hidden secret; GRIT, an eclectic American Cuisine restaurant, located in the Albertson's shopping center on corner of State & Eagle Road. Grit features a variety of menu options including house smoked bacon, pastrami, and ham, hand tossed pizzas, as well as a new take on restaurant favorites such as fried chicken and steak. A few unique favorites include: Crispy Cauliflower & Butternut Squash prepared with Chickpea Batter and served with a cashew yogurt dipping sauce. Another is their deep fried pickled Jalapenos with a green goddess dipping sauce! Seriously, The Grit Dip will please any hungry soul with its smoked SRF Kobe Beef, pepper relish, cheddar cheese, crispy onions, chipotle bacon au jus on a Baguette. Don’t forget dessert! Grit’s Honeycrisp Apple Cobbler is outstanding; you’ll want to share with...no one!
BOISE BOBA, EAGLE - 3210 E Chinden Blvd Ste. 126, Eagle
EAGLE Eagle Marketplace, on corner of Chinden & Eagle Road, has welcomed Boise Boba into their new location (located between the 3 Girls Gourmet and Eagle Fitness. If you are unfamiliar w/Boba or “Bubble Tea”, I suggest you step in and acquaint yourself with this delicious, ‘Inspired Taiwanese Drink’. Boba/Bubble tea is tea usually mixed with fruit and/or milk. The concoction is typically shaken or blended to mix up ingredients, Boba/Bubbles called “tapioca pearls,” or chewy balls of tapioca starch that float on the bottom of the drink and are sucked up via wide straws--the most distinctive part of Boba/Bubble tea. It’s a refreshing change from the usual daily intake of coffee, soda, and/or energy drinks! Try it Today!
OAK BARREL OF EAGLE, EAGLE - 1065 E Winding Creek Dr., Eagle
Oak Barrel of Eagle prides itself on their excellent selection of fine wines and fresh cuisine. Their menu offers a fresh and decadent selection of shareable appetizers, house-made soups, fresh salads, savory sandwiches, and mouth-watering entrees to satisfy every taste. Our very talented culinary team manages a “scratch” kitchen where we make everything fresh. In addition to the restaurant, the Oak Barrel also has a lounge in which the full menu is also available. The ‘Sports’ Lounge, has 6 TV’s and a projector screen to watch those highly anticipated games! Another detail that separates them from other local restaurants or sports bars, is the wide range of weekly entertainment & event nights, included on their monthly calendar. (http://www.boiseoakbarrel.com/live-music-and-events/)
ST. LAWRENCE GRIDIRON, BOISE - 500 S Capitol Blvd. | Boise
St. Lawrence Gridiron, in downtown Boise, is a culinary adventure wrapped up in a light & spacious location with a comfortable, urban style of its own. The restaurant’s, exposed ceiling beams, wood counters and menu items served on an unconventional cutting board plate differentiates them from others, and that’s before the food is sampled! The restaurant and craft cocktail bar specialize in the exploration of American cuisine through Low Country Southern food, and our local Idaho vernacular. Popular Brunch & Lunch menu items include Brisket Platter, Radish & Burrata, Cornbread Panzanella, Smoked Chicken Salad Sandwich and more. The menu is updated regularly, and if you are unfamiliar with a few of these menu items, come down & try them! It’ll be a culinary trip you don’t want to miss! Lastly, it’s perfect to come with a friend or two, order multiple items and share so that you can experience as many flavors as possible. Enjoy!
ENRIQUE'S, KUNA - 482 W. Main St. | Kuna | http://www.enriqueskuna.com
Are you walking around, listening to your belly growl and clueless where to go? If you have the time and believe me, you will want to make time, you need to head out to Enrique’s in Kuna and experience traditional Mexican food, with the best and freshest ingredients, with Enrique’s own homemade sauces! I know everyone gets use to their everyday cuisine, and often treat themselves to a local Mexican restaurant; however, after eating at Enrique’s, you will now realize, a short trip to Kuna is worth the drive! Honored as 2016 Idaho State Small Business Persons of the Year and 2016 Best of the Treasure Valley, Enrique’s represents high-quality staff, atmosphere, flavor, and experience overall. Have them prepare their delectable Guacamole at your table! You won’t want to leave.
HAPPY EATING TO ALL AND, TO ALL A FULL BELLY!