When one of your favorite businesses in the Treasure Valley shuts its doors for the last time, it feels like a major punch in the gut, right?

At least that's how I felt when Old Chicago in Downtown Boise closed last March. I was there at least once a week for 10 years to work on my World Beer Tour. While I'm happy to see that a local restaurant, Union Block Bar and Eatery, has moved into the bar side of the restaurant, I'm still trying to work up the nerve to walk in to give it a try and see the remodel.

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That might be how you felt when these businesses closed up shop. Based on the results of the Facebook poll we took last week, these are the five businesses that Boise misses the most.

5 Defunct Businesses That Boise Misses The Most