I Found All-You-Can-Eat Mexican Food Downtown

Yesterday, I was walking along in downtown Boise, and I thought to myself: I want an alarmingly large pile of meat, rice and beans, but no restaurant serves that. And I felt a little bit sad.

But then, at that very moment, I turned and saw a sign pinned outside El Gallo Giro on Main street. It said that they serve all-you-can-eat Mexican food for $9.43 on Tuesdays.

And it was Tuesday.

Take that, atheists.

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From Seattle: Din Tai Fung

When I arrived in Seattle this evening, I was hungry and rumpled in the way that only eight hours in a Minivan can make you.

I wanted a casual yet entertaining meal, so I decided to visit Din Tai Fung, a beloved multinational chain in the Pacific Place mall in downtown Seattle. Din Tai Fung is basically the Dim Sum version of PF Changs, and it dominates the Pacific Rim with locations in Asia, Australia, Washington, California and also Dubai.

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Tasso Flashes Big Potential, Quirky Sensibility

Tasso is a new high-end sandwich shop stationed in one of downtown Boise’s more intriguing locations: the skinny space that previously belonged to Fresh Off the Hook in Bodo. 

Tasso’s (seriously well-designed) website claims that everything the restaurant serves is made from scratch. If the supple yet crusty bread is made from scratch, color me impressed.

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