Boise eatery The Green Chile, named after New Mexico's famous capsicum, has decided to get out of the business after four and a half years in operation. Owner Mark Jensen confirmed that he's selling his restaurant at 5616 W. State St., which his children have been running for the past year.
"I'm living in Utah now and the kids are getting burned out and want to sell," said Jensen.
Though Jensen says there has been "some interest" in the space, he insists that the doors will stay open until a deal is made. He says there's also the possibility that whoever purchases the spot will continue with the Green Chile concept.
"It'll be open until we sell," said Jensen.
For more info, call 208-853-0103 or visit greenchileidaho.com.
And in opening news, Mount Everest Momo Cafe has set up shop at 2114 S. Broadway Ave. in the Broadway Park Plaza. Though the joint prominently features momo in its name, it has no relation to Momo Dumplings in Meridian.
Mount Everest's menu is mostly dominated by Indian specialties, including samosas, Tandoori-baked naan and a number of vegetarian, seafood and lamb curries. The menu also features pan-fried Tibetan-style noodles along with its namesake, chicken or veggie Nepalese momo served with tomato achar.
For more info, call 208-342-1268 or visit boisemomocafe.com.
In downtown opening news, Dharma Sushi and Thai is now open in the Adelmann Building at 624 W. Idaho St. The fast-casual, counter service concept offers American-style sushi rolls along with rotating Thai curries. Dharma Sushi and Thai also offers delivery and a late-night menu from 9 p.m.-3 a.m., Wednesday-Saturday.
For more info, call 208-392-2834 or visit eatdharma.com.
And finally, in reopening-under-a-new-name news, former Russian Bear Cafe owners Oleg and Svetlana Mironov have opened Rendezvous in the former Seasons Bistro, Wine Bar and Catering space at 1117 E. Winding Creek Drive, Ste. 150, in Eagle.
Rendezvous offers Eastern and Western European favorites--like meat dumplings, cabbage rolls and crepes--along with filet mignon, roasted lamb chops and braised duck breast. The spot will still serve its signature selection of Baltika Russian beers in addition to wines and regional draft crafts.
Rendezvous is open 4:30-9 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday; and 4:30-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday. For more info, call 208-939-1911.