Best Hair Salon
Graeber & Company
350 N. 9th St., Suite 103, Boise ID 83702
Graeber & Company has defined beauty and brought fashion and culture forward in Boise and the Treasure Valley for more than 50 years. It offers an array of salon and spa services and exclusively carries the Aveda product line for men and women.
Graeber & Company is a locally owned and operated Aveda lifestyle salon and spa. The Aveda-certified team of more than 30 professionals is committed to enhancing your personal style as well as rejuvenating your well-being with both hair and spa services. Aveda’s Salon and Spa philosophy combines scientifically advanced technology to its established reputation for quality and excellence to nurture your hair, skin, body and spirit.
The salon has been helping generations of men and women look and feel their best and look forward to doing the same for you. For more information, visit GraeberAndCompany.com or find Graeber & Company on Facebook or Instagram.
Best Accounting Firm
2289 S. Bonito Way, Suite 100, Meridian, ID 83642
Harris was founded in 1996 as a firm with a unique mix of people and values. The firm’s work and the individuals that make its success possible are respected because of integrity as well as quality and accuracy. Harris engages in a results-focused accounting practice to build knowledge, which helps business decision-makers confidently influence the future of their organization. For more than two decades, Harris has partnered with its clients to provide services such as audit and assurance, tax, consulting and specialized accounting services in a range of industries such as construction, nonprofit, real estate, government and manufacturing.
Best Performing Arts
Idaho Shakespeare Festival
5657 Warm Springs Ave., Boise ID 83716
Since 1977, Idaho Shakespeare Festival has been bringing world-class theater to life under the stars. The mission of Idaho Shakespeare Festival is to produce great theater, entertain and educate. ISF’s mainstage season consisting of five plays in rotating repertory takes place in a world-class state-of-the-art outdoor amphitheater located in a stunning and unique habitat reserve. Picnicking is encouraged, and food is available on-site from the gourmet Café Shakespeare. It’s a beloved community tradition not to be missed! ISF also operates a vibrantly diverse selection of educational programming and outreach including School of Theater, Camp Shakespeare, Apprentice Company and two school touring performances, Idaho Theater for Youth and Shakespearience.
Best Wealth Management
King Barrios & Boe at RBC Wealth Management
661 S. Rivershore Lane, Eagle, ID 83616
The King, Barrios & Boe Investment group at RBC is a team of investment professionals committed to the preservation and growth of its clients’ wealth. The group leverages its team structure to design, implement and manage personalized asset and planning strategies for its high net worth clients. With offices locally in Boise and Sun Valley, the team has been servicing families, charitable organizations and institutions for more than 20 years.
Clients share many striking similarities. They are family oriented and civic-minded. They work hard and are careful with the wealth they have accumulated. They are down to earth and insist on honest, straightforward business relationships and advice. They will go the extra mile to do a job right—and they expect their financial advisors to do the same for them. The team approach is enhanced by leveraging the Royal Bank of Canada’s history, depth and global footprint. RBC is consistently ranked as one of the safest financial institutions in all of North America and the world.
Best Retail/Boutique/Service Company
A visit to Olive and Vyne is a unique and welcoming experience. Owners Hope and Kellie strive to provide personalized customer service and walk each guest through the olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting room so they can explore and discover flavor profiles that will turn a “ho-hum” meal into something new and exciting. The tasting room is fun and relaxing and has grown to include unique merchandise; a full pantry of pasta, spices, dips and spreads; a multitude of organic and gluten-free choices; and a favorite stop for gift-giving all year round.
Best Bank/Credit Union
Idaho Central Credit Union
Idaho Central Credit Union is a member-owned, full-service financial institution with more than 32 locations throughout the Treasure Valley, Magic Valley, Eastern Idaho and North Idaho. While growth is vital to ICCU’s success, the company remains focused on its mission, helping members achieve financial success, by providing exceptional service and diverse products to its membership. Idaho Central has been recognized for five years running as the nation’s top-performing credit union and Idaho’s best place to work. ICCU has been serving Idahoans for more than 77 years. Today, ICCU provides financial services to 1 in 6 Idahoans. You too can become a member of the premier credit union in Idaho. Join today at ICCU.com!
WestVet 24/7 Animal Emergency & Specialty Center
5024 W. Chinden Blvd., Garden City, ID 83714
WestVet is Idaho’s first and only integrated 24/7 animal emergency and specialty center and is nationally recognized as one the most progressive veterinary hospitals in the Northwest. Working in partnership with your family veterinarian, WestVet provides compassionate, continuous care for your beloved pet at the highest level available during times of unexpected illness or injury.
The WestVet team includes highly experienced emergency doctors and critical care specialists, as well as board-certified specialists in small animal surgery, cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, feline behavior, internal medicine, imaging and radiology, oncology, ophthalmology, and physiotherapy.
The new 32,000-square-foot hospital houses state-of-the-art technology including digital X-ray; spiral CT; MRI; high-speed fluoroscopy; endoscopy; laparoscopic, thoracoscopic and arthroscopic surgery equipment; standard and cardiac ultrasound; telemetry and continuous ECG; all utilized to help doctors diagnose and treat your pets.
During regular business hours, please contact your family veterinarian with questions or concerns regarding your pet. Specialty appointments are by referral only. For emergencies, no appointment is required, please come directly to the hospital.
Best Pet Care/Grooming
Companions Dog Resort
106 W. 39th St., Garden City, ID 83714
Locally owned and family operated. Companions Dog Resort loves helping make dog owners’ lives a lot easier with the doggy day care service keeping your dog exercised, healthy and well-socialized. In addition to keeping your dog’s energy levels, fitness and social abilities in tune, Companions Dog Resort also provides a comfortable and trustworthy place for your dog to stay overnight when you are headed out of town. Convenience: let Companions take care of exercising your dog for you while you’re busy during the day. Professional: Companions Dog Resort staff are dog care specialists that whole-heartedly care about your dog’s well being. Trust: feel comfortable knowing your dog is well-taken care of.
In celebration of being voted No. 1 by the Boise community, Companions Dog Resort is offering new clients a free trial day of day care. Simply call 208.386.3647 and make a reservation.
5855 Glenwood St., Boise, ID 83714
Pasty Perfection is a full line bakery offering products made from scratch. Pastry Perfection offers custom cakes, pasties, breads, doughnuts, cookies, Danish, croissants, muffins, bagels, cannolis, cinnamon rolls, eclairs, pies, strudels, coffee cakes, dessert breads, coffee, espresso and much more.
Best Kids Activity
Wahooz, Pinz & Roaring Springs
400 W. Overland Road, Meridian, ID 83642
Roaring Springs is the Northwest’s largest waterpark and was recently ranked eighth-best waterpark in the U.S. by TripAdvisor. Roaring Springs’ attractions include two family raft rides, a wave pool, endless river, a racing slide, thrill rides and more. The new Bearfoot Bay will open in summer of 2018! This wilderness-themed play area will feature three new slides and fun play elements in an expanded kids’ pool.
Wahooz Family Fun Zone is open year-round and features 17 exciting attractions for all ages, including go-karts, mini golf, laser tag, laser maze and arcade games, plus bowling in Pinz & the exclusive Z Lounge. The new Indoor Adventure Park at Wahooz includes two amusement rides, a ropes course, climbing walls, bumper cars and four-story Ballocity. An expanded event center with seating for 500 in an upscale conference atmosphere is scheduled to open in late 2018.
Best Casual Dining
199 N. 8th St., Boise ID 83702
Fork opened it’s doors on February 21, 2011, and is a locally-owned and operated restaurant in Boise. “Loyal to local” is Fork’s commitment—a commitment that has the restaurant sourcing many of its key ingredients from local Boise and Northwest farmers, ranchers, bakers, distillers, brewers, producers and cheese makers. The result is a menu that is as surprising as it is familiar.
Seventy-five percent of Fork’s beer, spirits and wine come from the great Northwest region, and they’ve painstakingly restored and updated one of Boise’s oldest downtown landmarks into a comfortable, relaxed dining room. Local artisans used reclaimed or recycled materials to craft elements like tables and glasses. In 2016, Fork was awarded Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence (for the sixth year in a row), voted Boise’s Best Local Dinner and Best Local Salad, and won Open Table’s Diner’s Choice.
Fork is located in downtown Boise and is open daily for lunch and dinner; Fork also offers brunch on Saturday and Sundays.
Bardenay Restaurant & Distillery
610 W. Grove St., Boise, ID 83702
Bardenay captures the spirit of Idaho and the Northwest and is a cornerstone of Idaho’s restaurant and bar industry. The original establishment is located in a once-empty warehouse on the Historic Basque Block in downtown Boise. On April 25, 2000, history was made when Bardenay served the first cocktail to include spirits distilled in-house. Bardenay has set an industry precedent as the nation’s first full-service restaurant with an operational distillery. Bardenay produces rum, ginger rum, dry gin, London-style vodka, lemon vodka and Cassis, cherry and banana liqueurs. Whiskey and aged rum are in production.
All spirits are made in-house from start to finish—entirely handcrafted and small-batch. “Bardenay” is a term used loosely by sailors in place of the word cocktail. Even though the name means cocktail, the commitment to guest satisfaction doesn’t stop at the bar. The Bardenay menu features casual Northwest-style cuisine with an emphasis on excellence. Nearly everything at Bardenay is handmade from scratch using only the highest quality of ingredients.
Best Art Museum
Boise Art Museum
670 Julia Davis Drive, Boise, ID 83702
Visit the Boise Art Museum (BAM) to experience a wide range of locally, regionally, nationally and internationally acclaimed artists and artworks as well as related educational opportunities to interact with and learn more about art, artists and the world. BAM’s ARTexperience Gallery provides the opportunity for children and families to experience art firsthand. As an extension of the museum experience, the BAM Store offers a wide range of unique, handmade merchandise related to the exhibitions that make fabulous souvenirs and gifts.
Boise Art Museum offers art classes and workshops for children and adults as well as free school tours and free ArtReach visits to rural Idaho schools. Additionally, BAM presents Art in the Park—its largest annual community event and fundraiser—each year in September. Boise Art Museum’s mission is to create visual arts experiences that engage people and inspire learning through exceptional exhibitions, collections and educational opportunities. It is the only collecting, accredited art museum in Idaho. BAM houses a permanent collection of more than 4,000 objects from various cultures, periods, styles and art media.
In 2017, BAM celebrated its 80th anniversary, commemorating past achievements and building a foundation for years to come.
Best Cosmetic Surgeon or Medispa
951 E. Plaza Drive, Suite 150, Eagle, ID 83616
For almost 15 years, Renu Medispa has been dedicated to providing results-driven treatments and products to ensure clients look and feel their best. Renu’s personal approach to addressing concerns or maintaining skin health allows it to customize the perfect plan for every individual based on their goals with respect to their schedule, comfort level and budget.
Best Fitness Center
Treasure Valley Family YMCA
Two locations: 1050 W. State St. Boise, ID 83702; 5959 N. Discovery Way, Boise, ID 83713
The Treasure Valley Family YMCA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The Y works to strengthen the foundations of the community by developing successful youth, engaging people in healthy living and instilling a commitment to social responsibility. The Y provides support and opportunities that empower people and communities to learn, grow and thrive.
Every day, the Y works side by side with its neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to have the Y experience. The financial assistance program makes this possible.
The Y’s child development and youth programs include child care, preschool, before and after school programs, sports, fitness, arts, education, leadership and camp programs. These opportunities help children develop values, improve skills and build healthy relationships, which results in positive behaviors, better health and academic achievement.
Through the Y’s four Treasure Valley facilities and hundreds of programs, youth, adults and families have access to endless opportunities to achieve healthy living. There is a place for everyone through swimming, land and water sports, weight loss and nutrition guidance, disease prevention and management, wellness coaching, group exercise, and community-based races and triathlons held throughout the year. Learn more at YMCATVIdaho.org.
Best Interior Design
1005 E. Park Blvd., Boise, ID 83712
Cornerstone Design is an award-winning, professional interior design and procurement firm serving the luxury residential, hospitality, commercial, multifamily, and mixed-use markets. Cornerstone Design’s expert and dedicated team consistently delivers meaning and value to its clients through design excellence. Cornerstone celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2017!
Lee Read Jewelers
650 E. Sonata Lane, Meridian, ID 83642
Lee Read, Idaho’s diamond jeweler, is family-run and locally operated full-service fine jewelry store. Founded by Lee and Maxine Read in 1963, it has grown from a 500-square-foot jewelry shop in downtown Boise to the 10,000-square-foot diamond dream store, located in the center of the Treasure Valley.
Currently owned by Larry and Nelda Read, Lee Read Jewelers is run and operated by sisters Sarah, Rebecca and Rachel Read.
With the selection of five to six small jewelry stores combined, Lee Read Jewlers is a full-service fine jewelry store specializing in diamonds and diamond jewelry who want shopping for your diamond to be more than some clerk asking you about the four Cs.
Everything at Lee Read is here for a reason, from the 1,200-gallon aquarium and the kids room to a full-service jewelry service and repair center, the only American Gem Society Gem Laboratory in Idaho. Your shopping experience will truly be that: an experience
Lee Read believes in selling gorgeous diamonds for phenomenal values. The store provides premium quality at doable prices.
Lee Read’s goal: To have you like them just as much after you buy your jewelry as when you’re buying it.
Best Luxury Auto Dealer
Peterson Auto Group
Now five generations strong, Peterson Auto Group is Idaho’s largest car dealership chain and is privately owned and operated.
Peterson’s owners live in the community where the dealerships are located and are in the stores on a day-to-day basis. This allows family values and relationships to permeate the businesses and create a real family atmosphere for employees and customers.
Peterson views a car sale as the beginning of a relationship and a welcome to the family. Over the years, many of Peterson’s clients are third- and fourth-generation customers and have bought and serviced multiple cars with Peterson.
Peterson’s history and commitment to longevity, maintaining a safe and secure environment with a relentless focus on customer service and attention to the community are what’s built the Peterson brand over the last 90 years.
With 10 brands and five locations in Boise, Meridian and Nampa, Peterson Auto Group stands out as the automotive dealer with integrity and honesty. It is Peterson’s goal to truly satisfy the transportation needs of the families in the community and provide high-quality service and care long after the sale is made.
Best Med Spa
Two Rivers Salon & Spa
661 S. Rivershore Lane, #100, Eagle, ID 83616
Two Rivers Salon & Spa is a luxurious getaway located in the heart of Eagle. Just a few feet off the bank of the beautiful Boise River, Two Rivers Salon & Spa is inspired by the river’s serenity and offers guests a unique experience not found anywhere else in the valley.
With more than 13 years experience, education and a recent major expansion and remodel, Two Rivers has become an unrivaled expert in the salon and spa industry.
The full-service salon and spa is capable of accommodating large parties, perfect for those special occasions, holiday and work gatherings. Indulge in an array of tremendous services, including tranquil manicures and pedicures along the river, rejuvenating massage and body care treatments, revitalizing skin care services and beautifying hair and makeup services.
Make your appointment today to get away. Whether it’s for an hour or a full day, come relax and let the professionally trained staff enhance your life.
Best Private School
Bishop Kelly High School
7009 Franklin Road, Boise, ID 83709
Bishop Kelly High School is a private Catholic high school founded in 1964 in Boise. BK educates students in the Catholic tradition, focusing on the development of the whole person: spirit, mind and body.
The close-knit school community is made up of more than 65 faculty and staff members, approximately 700 students in grades nine through 12, an incredible group of involved and supportive parents, and more than 7,000 alumni from Bishop Kelly and its predecessor, Saint Teresa’s Academy. The school community encourages its students to strive for excellence in and out of the classroom. The community lives and grows in its faith together, and has many opportunities to put the Bishop Kelly prayer—“Help me to see Jesus in others, and help others to see Jesus in me”—into action.
Best Insurance Agency
Health Benefits of Boise LLC
1608 N. Meridian Road, Suite 115, Meridian, ID 83642
Health Benefits of Boise is committed to achieving success in business by serving customers to the very best of its ability and resources. In the service of this goal, the company applys its knowledge, creativity and experience to communicating effectively, fostering an atmosphere of mutual trust, kindness and respect, and continually educating employees and customers.
The independent agency specializes in Medicare Advantage, Medicare supplemental insurance and prescription plans for those who qualify for Medicare. It also specializes in Idaho Marketplace or Exchange for individuals and families looking for coverage. The agency works with all the carriers and can help calculate tax subsidies and check to see if you may qualify for cost sharing on your health insurance plan.
The agency offers a variety of dental, vision, life, accident and critical illness plans.
Free quotes are available on all products and there is no charge for services.
Best Golf Course
BanBury Golf Club
2626 S. Marypost Place, Eagle, ID 83616
Prepare yourself for an unparalleled golfing experience. BanBury Golf Course is a pleasure for golfers of any skill level to play. Test your accuracy with its fairways, water hazards and sand traps; it has everything you need to challenge you and improve your game.
Designed by John Harbottle III, BanBury Golf Course meanders around the South Channel of the Boise River, successfully uniting golf with native habitat. BanBury is a challenging 6,890 yard par 71 public course.
One of the Treasure Valley’s favorite courses, this scenic course features water on nearly every hole, making it a favored location for hosting weddings and events.
1177 N. Eagle Road, Eagle, ID 83616
One of the area’s most preferred dental offices serving patients in Eagle, Boise, Meridian, Star, Middleton, Emmett, Horseshoe Bend and the surrounding area.
The goal at Lighthouse Dental has always been to provide the best professional care possible in a comfortable, relaxing environment. Lighthouse Dental combines advanced technology with good old-fashioned service. The practice offers the best advice on how to maintain a healthy smile without the high-pressure sales pitch. Lighthouse has been your neighborhood dental office in Eagle since 2001.
Serving patients includes providing information that helps them to make more informed decisions about their oral health needs. Lighthouse Dental encourages you to involve yourself in your own treatment and ask questions throughout the dentist/patient relationship. In Lighthouse’s opinion, an informed and involved patient is most likely to achieve the highest level of health care, and the team at Lighthouse Dental looks forward to working with you to achieve this goal. Come see why LHD is one of the valley’s most referred offices.
Ada West Dermatology
1618 S. Millennium Way, Suite 100, Meridian, ID 83642
Ada West Dermatology is a full-service outpatient medical office that is committed to providing comprehensive and complete dermatologic care to patients in Boise, Meridian, Eagle, Nampa, Caldwell and beyond the Treasure Valley. Its modern clinic has six board-certified physicians and eight certified physician extenders who are very experienced in treating all of your skin problems with the best available medical and surgical modalities including Mohs micrographic surgery and dermatopathology services. Ada West Dermatology also specializes in providing high-quality cosmetic skin treatments.
Hollingshead Eye Center
360 East Mallard Drive, Suite 110, Boise, ID 83706
Experienced eye surgeon Dr. Mark Hollingshead has been part of the Boise community in Idaho’s Treasure Valley for more than 20 years. With the addition of highly trained eye surgeon Dr. Ryan Barrett in 2016, Hollingshead and his team offer patients an even wider range of state-of-the-art medical and surgical vision services than ever before.
Hollingshead Eye Center has made it possible for thousands of people in Boise and southwest Idaho to improve their vision with affordable options such as financing, flexible spending account funds utilization and insurance discounts. Learn more about options that make vision correction more accessible.
You will see the difference!
Boise Valley Chiropractic
1701 N, Regal Drive, Boise, ID 83704
Patient care is a top priority at Boise Valley Chiropractic. At the clinic, you are treated the way we would want to be treated. All the correct treatments will be applied for your specific needs, and James Bingham will have you back on track in no time.
Your body has the ability to heal itself. Boise Valley Chiropractic is here to assist in the healing and restore your body’s balance.
Bingham received a bachelor’s degree in health education from Idaho State University. He went on to graduate cum laude from Western States Chiropractic College. Since graduating, he has been practicing in the Boise since 2003. Bingham specializes in athletic injuries sustained to the neck, spine, soft tissue and all extremities. He uses light touch and adjustment methods to treat each injury properly. Chiropractic services are also used to treat shoulder and knee problems.
Best Law Firm
Holland & Hart LLP
800 W. Main St., Suite 1750, Boise, ID 83702
Holland & Hart has been pioneering innovative solutions for the Boise/Treasure Valley community for decades. Today, the practice has more than 40 attorneys who advise local, regional, national and international clients of all sizes on a wide range of transactional, intellectual property, litigation and governmental legal issues.
Many of Holland & Hart’s attorneys are Idaho natives and have chosen to work in, live in and contribute to the place they call home. The firm joins its deep local experience with the resources of its regional network to provide clients a viable alternative to higher-cost coastal firms, delivering efficient, sophisticated and business-focused legal solutions to clients in a multitude of industries.
Best Commerical Real Estate
Thornton Oliver Keller
250 S 5th St., Boise, ID 83702
Thornton Oliver Keller provides expert real estate advisory services to property owners and businesses throughout Idaho. Established in 1991, Thornton Oliver Keller now manages and lists nearly 500 properties for a wide range of clients. Its team of brokers and property managers is highly regarded for their expertise, experience and unparalleled service.
Because the firm is independent, it has relationships with brokers, lenders and appraisers from all over the country. This gives clients access to a large network of skilled commercial real estate professionals, which results in responsive service and more transactions closed.
Best Home Builder/Remodeler
12601 W. Explorer Drive, Suite 200, Boise, ID 83713
Brighton Homes was founded in 1994 as an entity of Brighton Corporation. Since that time, Brighton Homes, an eco home builder in Eagle, has created hundreds of homes across the Treasure Valley with styles ranging from patio homes to estates. Through its expertise, attention to detail and adaptability, Brighton Homes exceeds homebuyer expectations and successfully navigates the ever-changing real estate landscape.
Best Home Decor Furnishing
3210 E. Chinden Blvd., Eagle, ID 83616
The Nest was started in Boise in 2003 by buyer, designer, seeker, finder, shopper, explorer and treasure hunter MK Houston. She worked in a land of giant buildings, big boxes and bizarre shipments of thousands of identical items, destined for mass minion appeal. Where the days were not 24 hours long, but more like 124 hours long. She took off to seek a new land. What she found was amazing! Exotic things of interest, beautiful textiles, thought-provoking art, farmhouse antiques, vintage treasures, spring scents and much more! Every day is a new opportunity to connect with someone in a positive way, be inspired by people, nature and art, and to trek off to new places—to find new twigs for your nest.
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate 43° North
3597 E. Monarch Sky Lane #200, Meridian, ID 83646
Impeccable real estate—it may not be a word that you associate with real estate agencies, but “impeccable” is the measure by which Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate 43° North judges it service. It describes not just attention to detail in helping you buy or sell a home, but attention to your experience.
It’s what you feel in the zeal of the staff for connecting your aspirations with homes that fulfill them—with thinking of real estate not as a series of transactions, but as a series of realizations.
Impeccable describes the builders Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate 43° North works with, the communities it promotes, the relationships it builds and the integrity of its culture.
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate 43° North is a small business with big ideas—a locally owned, client-centric organization where the decision-makers are always accessible. Real estate is bought and sold between people, and the company has the best in the business. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate 43° North believes you’ll find them …impeccable.
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate 43° North: Your Direction Home
Best Mortgage Company
Guild Mortgage Company
Locations in Boise, Eagle, Meridian and Nampa
With more than five decades of experience in providing loans, service and expertise to homebuyers, Guild Mortgage upholds an enduring presence in the lending community. By strategically meeting the ups and downs of the real estate and financial markets, Guild has remained steadfast in its mission to provide affordable home financing, unsurpassed service and a dedicated workforce to meet its customers’ needs. Guild is now a nationally recognized mortgage banking company with more than 250 branches and satellites serving homebuyers throughout the United States.
Best Landscape/Tree/Lawn Company
Cutting Edge Landscape
5373 Alworth St., Boise, ID 83714
Starting with a simple vision: to offer outstanding service and partner with customers, Cutting Edge has built a reputation as a premier landscaper. Its team has the experience and resources to design, install and maintain landscapes of virtually any size.
Cutting Edge’s vision encompasses sustainability and innovation, and the company believes in honesty, integrity, hard work and long-term relationships. It strives to offer unparalleled service and to nurture customer and employee satisfaction. Landscape is Cutting Edge’s passion, and quality is the result.
Cutting Edge has had the privilege of working with loyal customers and employees for more than 20 years. The company loves what it does!
Best Assisted Living
Grace Assisted Living
Grace Assisted Living is the place that you and your loved ones will feel at home.
Grace is both elegant and comfortable.
Grace wants your family and friends together to enjoy the theater room, live music, fun activities and a fine dining experience that Grace’s chefs provide.
And when the need arises, care is always there.
Best Fine Dining
276 W. Bobwhite Court, Boise, ID 83706
Barbacoa whimsically and artfully presents the comfort of the campfire in a theatre-like manner. As you are seated, a chocolate-colored bandana is rolled around silver of old Spain, a bone-handled steak knife is knotted in the whey, and mini rustic paella pans corner the tables. Under the glow of the hand-blown “Iced Antlers” chandelier—crafted by local artist Filip Vogelphol—the show begins in this art gallery/museum/dining room.
A server trolleys up to your table with a cart of fresh avocados and tins filled with chopped tomato, red onion, cilantro and lime, offering to prepare fresh guacamole with tortilla chips tableside. A second course of sweet corn bisque is poured from a copper steamer over a jalapeno pancake and fresh crab. A friend receives a unique signature Caesar salad served with polenta croutons. For dinner, fabulous locally produced certified Angus beef—dry aged for 31 days–is presented on Argentinian ironwood platters decorated with horseshoes. Four-cheese and serrano ham macaroni and cheese is served on the side in a mini cast iron kettle, or maybe you decided on the seven-herb wood grilled corn-on-the-cob that is presented vertically on your plate. Either way, you revel in comfort that is intertwined with perfect chemistry and style.