Restaurants

Fuji now open in Chubbuck

Jun 27th, 2016 | By
Fuji is located across the street from the Wal-Mart, between the new Black Bear Diner and Starbucks. (Photo by Cydney McFarland/Idaho State Journal)

By Cydney McFarland/Idaho State Journal CHUBBUCK — Another new restaurant has opened in Chubbuck near the intersection of Interstate 86 and Yellowstone Avenue. Fuji, a Japanese bar and grill specializing in sushi and hibachi, opened June 20. Chubbuck is the second location for Fuji, which opened first in Idaho Falls a little over a year
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A&W restaurant now offers its frosty mug taste in Pocatello

Jun 21st, 2016 | By
A&W opened its first Pocatello location on Arthur Avenue on Monday. (Photo by Cydney McFarland/Idaho State Journal)

By Cydney McFarland/Idaho State Journal POCATELLO — Fast food restaurant A&W opened in Pocatello on Monday on Arthur Avenue between Carson Street and Day Street. With fast food restaurants popping up in Chubbuck in recent months, this is the first to open in Pocatello. Chet Willie, who owns both the new A&W and the Pit
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Data points to strong restaurant industry

May 27th, 2016 | By
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By Sarah Glenn For the Journal As a slew of new eateries spring up across southeast Idaho, some wonder if we have the population (and the appetite) to support the growth. According to industry research firm Alix Partners, all indications point to yes. In 2016, more than a dozen new restaurants are opening (or have
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Local restaurateurs react to growing industry

May 27th, 2016 | By
Cydney McFarland/ Idaho State Journal ~ Owner of The Bridge, Lisa Willmore and her newly hired baker Cristasha "Bug" Reardon are confident that their unique food and dining experience will allow The Bridge to hold up to the competition.

By Cydney McFarland Cmcfarland@Journalnet.com  CHUBBUCK – As fast food and chain restaurants flood into Chubbuck along Interstate 86, local restaurants are taking the new competition in stride. Chubbuck Mayor Kevin England said all the new businesses are a sign of good things to come for both Pocatello and Chubbuck. “These bigger outlets wouldn’t be coming
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Moving Up: Pocatello Co-op expands to new location, adds café

May 27th, 2016 | By
Doug Lindley/Idaho State Journal Karen Martin, assistant manager, sits at the fountain in the old Cook's Drugstore where the Pocatello Co-op has moved to.

By Janna Graham For the Journal POCATELLO – The Pocatello Co-op completed its long-planned move in April and now occupies a new space at 308 E. Center St.  The new location offers the opportunity for increased foot traffic while allowing the Co-op to continue participating in downtown events such as the First Friday Art Walk.  “This
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