If you’re a foodie, Boise is a pretty tasty place to live. Earlier this year, Food & Wine confirmed something that all of us who live here already knew…Boise is one of America’s Next Great Food Cities. 

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We know the trendy thing to do when talking growth is to poo-poo it and get really angry at anyone who has a California birth certificate. Hey, we get it. We’d like to be able to afford a house one day, too. But, let’s look at the positive side of things! With growth comes new concepts to try and many of those concepts are restaurant concepts. 

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With so many new businesses opening around the Treasure Valley, you may have found a new favorite. But when someone’s coming to visit the area and asks where they should eat, your mind tells your mouth to immediately blurt out an old mainstay and what to order there. It’s almost involuntary. 

Why? Because when a restaurant knocks a certain item out of the park, it becomes their “claim-to-fame” and the one dish that EVERYONE in town recommends, talks about and photos food pics of. Several restaurants in the Treasure Valley have achieved that sort of status. We polled our listeners to see which restaurants are well known for a single menu item. These were the top answers.

10 Well Known Boise Restaurants Famous for a Single Menu Item

The whole menu at these Boise mainstays is delicious, but it's THESE specific items that get people through the door the first time!

New Businesses That Have Opened In and Around Boise in 2022

Boise's growing and so are these businesses! Some are brand new to the market. Others are expanding their footprint. Check out what's new in 2022!

10 Of Boise's Most Splurge Worthy, Expensive Steaks

For this list, we checked the menus at some of Boise's top-rated steakhouses and fine dining establishments and picked the MOST expensive steak from each. If we didn't do it that way, this list would probably be dominated by Chandlers which six different steaks costing $70 or more on their regular menu! (We also didn't include steaks big enough for two.)