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Fill Your Plates (& Bellies) at Foodfort 2024

Calling all connoisseurs of cuisine! Join us in celebrating the tastiest bites as we cut into Boise’s local food networks during Treefort Music Fest 2024 through multi-course meals, small plates and food talks with chefs.

As the culinary branch of Treefort, Foodfort curates intimate eating experiences and works to bring local, regional and national chefs, media, and culinary experts together to facilitate thinking and discussion about food in our daily lives.

Foodfort will have multiple eating experiences at Treefort 2024. In addition to the return of Street Eats, Foodfort will welcome Chef Salvador Alamilla of Amano for an intimate dinner exploring handmade masa, mezcal and Mexican cuisine. Foodfort dinners sell out quickly, so be on the lookout for tickets and more events announced soon!


A Night with Amano

Wed. 3/20 @ Basque Center | 6-8 pm

Foodfort kicks off on Wednesday 3/20 with A Night with Amano, featuring James Beard Award finalist, and local Caldwell restaurant: Amano and Chef Salvador Alamilla. Join us for this intimate dining event at The Basque Center from 6-8pm. This five-course menu will take you on a journey through the traditional flavors of Oaxaca, with locally sourced ingredients for a carefully crafted and delightfully delicious experience. These dishes were exclusively created for this evening, so prepare for a meal you won’t find anywhere else. Paired with these courses will be regional specialty Mezcal tastings and wine pairings. Plus, you’ll get your own Veladora glass to take home with you! 21+. No substitutions.

Amano Dinner Menu

Chips, Salsa y Guacamole
peanut salsa macha, salsa de molcajete, pineapple habanero, chef’s choice, guacamole con hierbas, olotillo chips

Sopa de Garbanzo
maitake, masa, watercress, snow pea

Al Pastor Aguachile
ahi tuna, pineapple, chile morita, cilantro

Short Rib Mole
Snake River Farms short rib, mole negro, vegetables

Pudin de maiz
corn, dulce de leche, burnt husk whip, pecan-pinole

Tickets are $165 and are on sale now! Only 100 tickets available! 

Street Eats 

Thur. 3/21 @ Zoo Boise | 6-8 pm

Street Eats returns to Zoo Boise on Thursday 3/21 from 6-8pm. Taste your way around 14 different chefs from the Treasure Valley. Each chef has prepared a special small plate to try, plus we’ll have drinks for purchase. Zoo admission is included with your ticket! 

Street Eats Menu:

The Lively: Mini Basque cheesecakes, blueberry + black currant compote, caramelized Rice Krispies | House of the Little Pig: Yuca con Chicharron, Curtido | White Rabbit: Meatball & “Spaghetti O’s” | Ansots: Txistorra wrapped in pastry, served with salmorejo (Basque gazpacho) | I Am Noodle Monster: Abura Soba | Madre Boutique Taqueria: Smoked Mushroom Pasole, Puffed Rice Chcharon | Anthony’s: Crab Stack | Susina + Wild Plum: Grilled Beef Kefta with House Sesame Pita and Herb Salad | Zee’s Rooftop Cafe: Curried Vegetable Stew, Injera made with Maskal Teff Flour from The Teff Co., Cranberry Aioli and Spicy Radish Microgreens | Basquenese: Char Siu Bánh Mì and Garlic Paprika Lamb Lollipop | Figgy Artisan Bakes: Brown Butter Ginger Parsnip Walnut Cake with Creme Anglaise | St. Lawrence Gridiron: Blue Brisket Sandwich | Wild Root Cafe: Ahi Taco | The Modern Hotel & Bar: Crispy Cauliflower with Charred Babaganoush, Pepperoncini, Parsley, Dukkah

Tickets to Street Eats are $55 and are on sale now! This is event is open to the public and all ages. Street Eats goes from 6-8pm, but we encourage you to arrive before 7pm. If arriving later than 7:30pm, some dishes may be gone, so show up early!

Street Eats

Cocktail & Cooking Demo with KIN Restaurant

Sun. 3/24 @ KIN | 12-1:15 pm

Learn some new techniques with the team at KIN! Guests of the demo will be ushered around three stations: cocktail making with bartender Tyler Cook, hand-cut udon noodles with James Beard Award-winning Chef Kris Komori, and pastry plating with pastry chef Erika Claassen. Each station will include a deep dive into techniques, histories, and flavors with the team – all while tasting samples and getting a behind-the-scenes look at the KIN kitchens. Please be aware that you will be walking through the KIN space and standing for the majority of the demo time. Non-alcoholic cocktails and vegan noodle options will be available. 

Tickets are SOLD OUT! 

Copper & Heat Podcast: the state of the boise food scene

Fri. 3/22 @ Boise Centre East #420B | 12-12:45pm

Copper & Heat is a podcast exploring the unspoken rules and traditions of restaurant kitchens through the stories of people that work in them. Join us for a conversation about the state of the Boise food scene: where we’ve come from and where we are going.

Food trucks at Treefort 2024

Available at Julia Davis Park all week!

Eat your heart out, pals! You can find all these food trucks at Julia Davis Park this Treefort:

Bochi Bochi
Kanack Attack
Calle 75 Street Tacos
Mad Mac
Lime and a Coconut
Gyro Shack
Rusty Dog
Coned Pizza
Smokehouse BBQ
Fly Food Truck
Negranti Creamery
Mountain Berry Bowls
*Mini Doh!Nuts!
Neckar Coffee