There are some delicious new things baking in America’s potato capital. If you’re headed north for ski season, check these out.
Certified Kitchen + Bakery
Restaurateurs David and Lizzy Rex’s newest spot churns out baked goods both classic (peanut butter cookies, banana bread) and innovative (tahini layer bars, chocolate olive oil cake). All-day breakfast and lunch are on offer, too. certifiedboise.com
Russ Crawforth revamped his Donut Daze chicken and doughnuts shop with a new name, live music, karaoke and a pan-hipster menu dotted with the likes of Nashville hot chicken, Korean barbecue baguettes and cauliflower bites. regalbeaverboise.com
Franklin House Bed & Beer
Boise’s happening North End neighborhood got a cool new tenant in this “Bed & Beer” Airbnb option, which features a beer/wine garden, fire pits, hammocks and “social hours” where you can mingle with locals. airbnb.com