Author Archives: Ed Simon

Phở Tây in Boise Gives Diners A Nice Choice Of Vietnamese Delights

Phở Tây in Boise is a newly opened Vietnamese restaurant that seems to be hitting all the right notes. Open since December, it has an open, airy feeling with tables and booths topped with nice wood finishes. Decorative placemats serve … Continue reading

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Upcoming Benefit for the Philip B. Garonzik Music Scholarship Fund Promises Wonderful Music For All

What a Wonderful World: A Benefit Concert for the Philip B. Garonzik Music Scholarship Fund will take place at the at the Sapphire Room in the Riverside Hotel on Wednesday, February 7 at 7pm. The show will feature keyboardist/vocalist/songwriter Steve … Continue reading

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Lance Lipinsky’s Rock Baby Rock Brings A Rockin’ Weekend To Treasure Valley

Lance Lipinsky’s Rock Baby Rock is coming to the Treasure Valley this weekend. Following the already sold out show on Friday night at Boise’s Sapphire Room, Lance will be bringing his show celebrating the birth of rock and roll to … Continue reading

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Brick29 In Nampa Sets The Bar For Exceptional Food In The Treasure Valley

There are many fine restaurants in the Treasure Valley and Brick29 in Nampa may set the bar for all of them. Under the talented command of owner/chef Dustan Bristol, Brick29 has brought creative food, made with fresh ingredients, together in … Continue reading

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Enrique’s Mexican Restaurant in Kuna Excels in Mexican Food, Cocktails

Enrique’s Mexican Restaurant in Kuna is an ideal spot to enjoy quality Mexican food with delicious drinks. Located just a short drive away in Kuna, it is obvious that plenty of people coming in to Enrique’s have driven to Kuna … Continue reading

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Boise Philharmonic Chamber Players Inaugural Series Starts A Great Season

The Boise Philharmonic Chamber Players filled Boise’s Egyptian Theatre last Sunday with Igor Stravinsky’s A Soldier’s Tale. The piece, written by Stravinsky in 1918, combines a small mixed group of musicians with a spoken ensemble. The Soldier’s Tale  (L’Histoire du … Continue reading

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KJ Mac of 101.5 KOOL Boise Brings Musical Memories To The Treasure Valley

KJ Mac of 101.5 KOOL Boise has a mission—-to bring music that brings memories back to the Treasure Valley. KJ has been in the Boise area for many years, moving to Idaho in 1978 with his family to begin his … Continue reading

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Fork In Downtown Boise Has Great Cubano Sandwich, Cocktails & More

Even before moving here, the Fork in Downtown Boise has been one of my favorite places to enjoy a nice meal at. Fork has been a fixture in Boise for some time now, with food that emphasizes international flavor made … Continue reading

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Jake Leg Puts On A Great Show At Big Mic’s In Kuna

Jake Leg, the popular local blues and rock band, played to a packed house last Saturday night when they returned to Big Mic’s in Kuna. The band, based in the Caldwell/Nampa area, really knows how to get the crowd excited and … Continue reading

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Scrumptious Fresh Chinese Food At Wok Fusion In Meridian

Wok Fusion in Meridian is a nice neighborhood Chinese restaurant. Unlike most Chinese restaurants, the menu is not large, but what they have on it is well thought out and provides a nice variety of dishes. The dishes are all … Continue reading

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