Even before the Oxford English Dictionary chose “locavore” as its 2007 Word of the Year, Boise foodies flocked to this sleek, sexy space opened in 2002, where an entire page of the menu is needed to list the local purveyors used. At another restaurant, a glowing blue wine cellar and metal spiral staircase might be there to serve as a distraction from sub-par food. But at Red Feather, the design needs to be a little audacious to compete with the food. This is a restaurant where the macaroni and cheese is a blend of three local cheeses—Ballard Family Farm’s white cheddar, pepper cheddar and Danish pearl—and where a lamb burger (grass-fed and local, natch) is topped with Ballard feta, crispy onion and jalapeño. Although Red Feather is known as a top Boise restaurant for dinner, it does one of the best weekend brunches in town (8:30AM-2:30PM Saturday and Sunday).
- Open Hours: Sunday to Thursday from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Friday to Saturday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM
- Feature: Breakfast & Brunch
- Credit Cards Accepted: visa, mastercard, amex