Best Wild Boar

Gino's Grill

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Do yourself a favor and don't Google the term "wild boar" before you show up at Gino's Grill to order it. What you'll find are pictures of an animal that looks like a cross between the lovable Babe (although much darker, more ominous) and a woolly mammoth. Gino's version is much more pleasant to look at. Smoked in its own special braising sauce and served with gnocchi, we discovered this hunk of hog at dinner after last year's Best of Boise party, and we've been waiting to write about it all year. The shank hits the table bone-in, and it's an intimidating piece of flesh weighing in between 10 and 12 ounces.

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