Ten Reasons to Cheer for Beer!

I can’t think of a better spring pastime than drinking local beer. If that’s your idea of fun, too, come and visit the Modern, where you can ride a bike to some of the best local breweries in the west. Need additional encouragement? Here are ten of my reasons to check out our local beer […]

Seize the Day and the Season – Eat Seasonally

We don’t usually think of spring as a time of abundance. After all, most of us are still planting – or planning – our gardens. Abundance is a term we reserve for fall, with its harvest bounty. Still, for a brief time in the spring, Idaho’s mountains, streams, and ditch banks yield up treasures: morels, […]

Countdown to Modern Art 2014

It’s time to start the countdown to Modern Art 2014, happening this year on Thursday May 1st.  This year’s applicants were particularly strong so we are expecting an exciting show.  Last year’s Modern Art gave us everything from the sublime to the absurd and this year promises more art to inspire, amuse and confuse.  Over […]

New Year's Eve Menu 2013

New Year’s Eve 2013 Menu 4 Courses Menu $55/pers with a complimentary cocktail Reservation Only 5pm and 8pm (Price does not include gratuity) Belgium Endive Salad Shaved fennel, citrus, vinaigrette Cotechino & Lentils Served warm, leeks, carrots, onions ~ Pork Shoulder Tonnato Chilled, aioli, oil poached tuna, capers, parsley Steelhead Crudo Chilled, lightly cured, celery, […]

MODERN ARTIST TROY PASSEY ON RADIO BOISE

Artist Troy Passey was recently interviewed by Charlie Woodruff on Radio Boise 89.9 FM. Click on the link below to hear Charlie and Troy talk about Art, Leonard Cohen and Butterfly Nets, not in that order! It is a funny and insightful conversation. Troy has been creating work for Modern Art since its inception and […]

Modern Resolutions

The Modern would like to thank all the Modern Resolutionists who participated in the Modern Resolutions event in December. The fire dancers, personal trainers, Radio Boise, and the Record Exchange all made this an evening to remember And I must say, Edward’s Greenhouse knocked our socks off with their bed of flowers. The Boise Sesqui-Shop, […]

Sweet Valley and the Modern Hotel

Are you a locavore? The Modern is! It is our goal to use local producers whenever possible. Local producers help us create a seasonally inspired menu, which is fresh and just plain tasty. Today Sweet Valley Organics   delivered a beautiful batch of mushrooms, so I thought I would share them with you. The Modern will […]

And the best …

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