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Fresh-made Breakfasts Are Tops at The Griddle

The Griddle is certainly one of the Treasure Valley’s most popular places for a quality breakfast. Fresh, delicious food and some creative spins on old favorites make it a good choice to go when you want something for a great … Continue reading

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Mr. Wok in Boise Serves Korean Cuisine to Warm Your Soul

Mr. Wok in Boise is one of a handful of Korean restaurants in the Treasure Valley. Korean food is known for two things—-their love of BBQ and their love of ban chan, which are basically appetizers/side dishes. Korean BBQ is … Continue reading

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Johnny Echols of ‘Love Revisited’ Talks About The 60’s and His Musical Life

Johnny Echols knew from a young age that he loved music. When he was young, his parents, along with his childhood friend Arthur Lee’s parents, moved to Los Angeles where both kid’s parents were teachers. Shortly after that, a neighbor … Continue reading

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Boise Fry Company Gives You Your Potatoes of Choice; Beer And Burgers Too

The Boise Fry Company is one of those places you might take for granted, as much a part of the landscape as say the Boise River. And just like the river, we need to float on by once in a … Continue reading

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Paddles Up Poké in Boise Offers Delicious Fresh Ingredients Hawaiian Style

Walk down any street in Hawaii and you’ll find a poké place just like Paddles Up Poké in Boise. Boise doesn’t have as many poké shops as Hawaii does, but they do have Paddles Up Poké. Convenient to businesses, the … Continue reading

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Budd Friedman’s New Book ‘The Improv’ Is The History of Stand-up Comedy

The history of stand-up comedy in the US would be a lot different without Budd Friedman. In his new book, The Improv, Budd, along with co-author Tripp Whetsell, tells about the evolution of stand-up, from the days of the Catskills … Continue reading

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Guido’s Original New York Style Pizzeria in Boise Keeps a New Yorker Happy

Sometimes you really need to bring an expert to do a proper food review. For Guido’s Original New York Style Pizzeria, I did just that. Who better than bringing a native New Yorker who grew up on New York Style … Continue reading

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Jonathan Cilia-Faro Is Bringing His Music to U.S., Recording With Don Most

Even to the most rock/pop centric music fan, there is something about an operatic tenor’s voice that moves the spirit. Jonathan Cilia-Faro knows this well, going from a rough childhood to becoming one of the top selling artists in Europe … Continue reading

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Pamela Jean Plays the PNW, Blending Country and Rock And Original Songs

Pamela Jean loves singing and traveling. Her new tour, the Pedal to the Metal Tour, is bringing this talented singer/songwriter to Idaho and Washington, allowing audiences to see her perform not only some great covers, but also hear her wide … Continue reading

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Booker T Talks About Music, Motown, R&B, Rock, Cream And ‘Green Onions’

Green Onions is one of those songs that everyone knows. Some know it not by name but only by the distinctive beat that it carries, while many others know it as a classic R&B song from Booker T and the … Continue reading

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