Hosting Holiday Dinners with Local Makers

If you’re playing host to friends and family for the holidays this year, you’ll need to do some planning. Luckily, our community is filled with local merchants to help you pull off the perfect dinner party or cocktail soiree. Count on these local businesses to provide you with the most perfect decor, from floral arrangements to glassware. Whether you plan to hire a catering service or cook everything yourself, these local businesses are the places to go.

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    Idaho Made

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    Idaho Made - find everything handmade by local artists and crafters at this premier destination, from dishware to art to decor.

     

  2. Floral Creations

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    Bouquet Centerpieces - Floral Creations has a varied selection of seasonal floral arrangements that will add some color and life to your holiday tablescape.

  3. Olive and Vyne

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    Olive and Vyne - this family-owned business is a mainstay in Eagle, and specializes in gourmet oils and vinegars imported from Italy.

     

  4. A New Vintage Wine Shop

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    A New Vintage Wine Shop - with rotating varieties of red and white wines, there’s wine that will pair well with your holiday dinner here.

  5. Mixed Greens | Modern Gifts

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    Mixed Greens Modern Gifts - this retail boutique holds a variety of modern gifts from cards, table settings, and more.

  6. Boise Co-op in the Village At Meridian

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    Artisan Goat Cheeses - Eden Creamery offers a wide variety of handmade artisan farmstead cheeses, including feta, gouda and farm cheese.

     

  7. Ric's Capital City Florist

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    Capital City Florist - contact this local florist for any of your seasonal festivities and pick up a floral center piece for any occasion.

     

  8. Greenfield Custom Meat

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    Greenfield Custom Meat - with several cuts of beef, pork and lamb, this family owned butcher can provide the perfect protein for your holiday meal.

  9. Snake River Tea

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    Snake River Tea – this local tea shop sells specialty loose leaf teas and matcha because "Life's too short to drink bad tea."

     

  10. Idaho Honey Bee

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    Raw Honey - this honey from Idaho Honey Bee is locally produced and minimally processed to preserve local pollens for allergies, enzymes and flavor.

  11. Lit&Co. Candles - Hyde Park

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    Lit & Co. Candles - decide the best scents for your occasions and purchase a high-quality, natural soy candle for your home.

     

  12. Treasure Valley Coffee/Roastere

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    Boise’s Best Specialty Coffee - is this coffee blend from the Treasure Valley Coffee, Inc.. Roasteré is a mixture of imported arabica coffee beans.

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    The Boise Farmers Market

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    Boise Farmers Market - find fresh fruits, vegetables, proteins, breads, jams, honey, and more at this weekly community event.

     

  14. Meriwether Cider Company

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    American Apple Pie Cider - this seasonal flavor of cider from Meriwether Cider Company features the best elements of apple pie, including several warm spices.

  15. Erickson's Fine Wine

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    Erickson's Fine Wine - this winery is stocked with an abundance of family and independent businesses, both locally and from around the world.

     

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    Idaho Candle Company

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    Idaho Candles - each candle from Idaho Candle Company represents a different location from around Idaho, making them a wonderful addition to any tablescape.

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    Acme Bakeshop

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    Acme Bakeshop - find the most crispy and flavorful breads made fresh every day at this local bakery.

  18. Boise Art Glass

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    Tumblers - hand-blown glasses from Boise Art Glass are dishwasher safe, come in several colors and can be used for any beverage of your choice.