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BW Find: Cafe Shakespeare Picnic Baskets


While the products that appear in this section are usually one-off items that we in the newsroom have serendipitously discovered, every once in a while we take it upon ourselves to reintroduce one of the feathers in Boise's cap that's simply too cool (or in this case, delicious) for our readers to pass by. In honor of the 2019 season kickoff of the Idaho Shakespeare Festival this week we're putting Cafe Shakespeare's tantalizing picnic baskets front and center. At $43 for a two-person spread (which in our experience could easily feed three) these baskets are the cream of the Cafe Shakespeare crop, and come in three styles: Southern, Northwest or Bistro. Each basket includes an entree, a host of side dishes, and brownies and chocolate mints for dessert. With options like buttermilk fried chicken, chilled citrus salmon, hummus and crostini, pickled vegetables and greens with French mustard vinaigrette, you can't go wrong with any of the three. To add icing to an already-sweet cake, you can pre-order your meal long before curtain call at