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Category: Idaho

Evans Brothers Coffee Wins 2016 Good Food Award

The Good Food Awards are handed out annually to the country’s top craft food producers. Not only are the producers required to excel in a blind tasting competition, but they must also demonstrate they are “respectful of the environment, and connected to communities and cultural traditions.” This year, Evans Brothers, artisanal coffee roasters in Sandpoint, Idaho, were honored for their Kenya Gatundu Karinga AB coffee. Randy Evans describes its flavor profile this way: “super juicy, floral, citrus and chocolate.” You can see the complete list of 2016 Good Food Awards winners here. Evans Brothers ships their beans – shop here.

El Gallo Giro of Kuna ID Now Enrique’s

Ana and Enrique Contreras have operated what is generally considered to be the finest Mexican restaurant in the Treasure Valley (a region of western Idaho, around Boise, that borders eastern Oregon). That restaurant, El Gallo Giro, has been leased by the Contreras for 17 years. Last year, they decided to buy the restaurant and building outright and, in honor of Enrique Contreras’ efforts over the last two decades, they have chosen to rename the eatery Enrique’s. They hope to move to larger quarters, with a big patio, a few blocks away early next year.

LAF in the A.M. March 10th, 2015

A Morning Menu of LAF-Style Food News and Stories to Begin Your Day

 HAPPY NATIONAL BLUEBERRY POPOVER DAY!

Coeur d’Alene ID Conducting Food Truck Test Run

15 Great Breakfasts in Ontario County NY

More Info On Giordano’s Evanston Closing

Moomers of Traverse City MI Opens for Season

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LAF in the A.M. March 7th, 2015

A Morning Menu of LAF-Style Food News and Stories to Begin Your Day

 HAPPY NATIONAL CROWN ROAST OF PORK DAY!

A Visit to Crown Candy Kitchen

Making Salsa at Boca Tacos Y Tequila of Tucson

The Frito Pie Queen Has Passed Away

A Tale of a Huddy Burger Love Affair

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Steaks and Trout in Northern Idaho

With a decor featuring rustic wood and stone, saddles, and implements of the cowhand trade, servers in boots and cowboy hats, and a menu of steaks, big steaks, and bigger steaks, Wolf Lodge of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho is an Old West aficionado’s dream. Continue reading

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