Tag Archives: Ed Simon

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Winter in Boise!

It’s beginning to look like winter in Boise. The first snows are covering the mountains, while a chill is definitely in the air. The picturesque view tells everyone it is that time of the season, for holidays, cold weather, trips … Continue reading

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Upcoming Toys For Tots Boise Fundraiser Will Rock ‘n Roll for A Good Cause

Local music groups Gerry and the Dreambenders and Jake Leg have teamed up for the 5th Annual Toys for Tots Fundraiser on Friday, December 8 at the Sapphire Room. Toys for Tots is the United States Marine Corp’s project to … Continue reading

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In Memory of John Fleck: Larry Tamblyn Talks About The Standells

Note: I’m republishing this interview I did in 2014 with Larry Tamblyn, one of the original founders of the Standells. John Fleck, one of the key members of the Standells for many years, has died of AML Leukemia this past … Continue reading

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Star Country Cafe a Great Choice For Biscuits and Gravy

Wanting to take a drive out to the ‘country’, I decided a trek to the Star Country Cafe was a good place to head to. Having never been to Star itself, I headed west and then took a leisurely drive … Continue reading

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Thai Cuisine in Boise Serves Food That is Genuine, Authentic and Delicious

Thai Cuisine in Boise certainly doesn’t mince words about what is about. They serve Thai food and only Thai food; and they do it extremely well. Walking in, the décor is basic, with plenty of Thai touches to set the … Continue reading

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In Search Of: Finger Steaks at Zimm’s Burger Stache in Boise

A chance stop led me to Zimm’s Burger Stache in Boise for a late lunch. While my dining companion ordered the Lou Brown Burger, a nice burger topped with jalapeños, bacon and pepper jack cheese, my eyes immediately caught the … Continue reading

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Pozole Soup at Taqueria la Flama in Boise Is Perfect For A Cold, Rainy Day

On a cold, drizzly day, nothing sounded better for lunch than a nice hot bowl of pozole from Taqueria la Flama in Boise, the new Mexican restaurant that is the real thing. As I walked inside, the first thing I noticed … Continue reading

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El Cafetal Colombian Restaurant in Nampa Brings Colombian Cuisine to Idaho

As the sound of salsa music wafted through the the speakers in El Cafetal Colombian Restaurant in Nampa, I sat down for another visit to them. Maybe I like El Cafetal because they remind me of my visits to Cartegena, … Continue reading

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Canned Heat’s Fito de la Parra Talks The Blues, Canned Heat and Woodstock

When Canned Heat’s Fito de la Parra started playing drums as a child, he had no idea where it would take him. He only knew that he loved playing. Ultimately, his musicianship brought him to Los Angeles, where he became … Continue reading

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Fujiyama Japanese Sushi House Opens New Location In Meridian

Fujiyama Japanese Sushi House has opened its second location in Meridian. Fujiyama, which as gained an excellent following at their Milwaukee Street Location in Boise, is now bringing the same sushi and dinner entrees to the Meridian location on Fairview … Continue reading

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