Grilled Cheese

One way to grill the cheese Pick a locally baked sourdough loaf (pre-sliced or not) and a plain goat cheese, preferably local as well. Spread the goat cheese over one slice of bread and cover with a second slice. For those not vegetarian: thick-sliced bacon. Cook bacon in a separate pan and set aside. **I…

North End Cooking

Eating well and health go hand in hand! Boise is a truly multi-cultural community with influences from Mexico to the Basque Country, from the sea to the traditional heartland cooking we all enjoy. The North End is also a great supporter of being “localvore” and vegan. Click here for a website that provides a southwest…

Walking the North End

Walkability In urban design, walkability is the measure of the overall walking conditions in an area. Factors which are commonly part of walkability studies include land use mix, street connectivity, residential density (residential units per area of residential use), and retail floor area ratio. Other factors which are also believed to affect walkability include access…

Gardening

Gardening has a long tradition in Boise and the North End has long provided some of the best example of residential and urban gardening anywhere. From Xeriscaping to formal gardens, great vegetables and fruit trees to great Spring tulips and some of the best examples of ornamental trees anywhere, the North End has it. We…