2015 Culinary Festival Day 1 Recap

The air is crisp, the snow is melting, and the buzz around McCall is simply palpable. But not for the change of season and excitement for summer ahead but instead, for possibly more important matters: it’s Culinary Festival time! This weekend, four of Idaho’s top chefs are here in McCall to delight guests in […]

April 10th, 2015|Event Reports, Food and Drink|

Joseph Phelps Winemaker’s Dinner

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All great things start from the ground up and, for construction-guru turned winemaking master Joseph Phelps, that idea could not be more true. In the late 1960’s Phelps was running one of the largest construction companies in the country when we took on a […]

March 25th, 2015|Event Reports, Food and Drink, Lodging Specials, McCall Vacation Ideas|

Spring Break Lunch and A Movie 2015

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Spring Break is upon us, parents, and so are those two dreaded words “I’m bored.” Yes, though the kids being out of school means some much-needed free time for them, it also can mean a tricky time for parents who have to get extra […]

Announcing the 2015 Spring Culinary Festival

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Save the date! The Shore Lodge Spring Culinary Festival is back with more chops. After a highly successful first year, the weekend-long event, dubbed a ‘must do’ for all Idaho foodies, returns April 10-12, 2015.

Guests will experience high-end cuisine firsthand, learning from some of our state’s top chefs. […]

Charles Krug Winemaker’s Dinner Menu

Executive Chef Steven Topple has been working tirelessly to craft the perfect menu for our February 7 winemaker’s dinner featuring the renowned labels from Charles Krug. He and The Narrows team have been swirling, smelling and sipping until each of the five expertly crafted courses are fully realized. It’s a tough job, but naturally, they are happy […]

January 27th, 2015|Event Reports, Food and Drink|

The Narrows Welcomes Napa’s First Winery

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Executive Chef Steven Topple and The Narrows culinary team have been lucky enough to host events with some of the globe’s most incredible winemakers. Our guests have tasted from Idaho to Italy and loved every sip along the way. But on Saturday, February 7, the […]

Winemaker’s Dinner featuring Corliss Estates + Tranche Cellars

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The Pacific Northwest affords us many gifts: breathtaking scenery, endless recreational pursuits, unique culinary delights and wine. Unique, beautiful wine. The region’s emerging wine culture has produced some of the nation’s most notable winemakers and vineyards, two of which are making a guest appearance in […]

Top Summer Wines for 2014

Summertime sunshine and a glass of great wine – in our mind, that’s the perfect combination. A couple of guys who happen to agree are our resident sommelier at Shore Lodge and Whitetail, Dave Boyle, and our friend from Copper Cane and Meiomi Wines, Doug Hengehold. Doug and Dave sat down recently to talk […]

September 5th, 2014|Food and Drink, Summer Activities|

All About Huckleberries

Huckleberries in McCall IdahoSummertime in McCall, Idaho is a beautiful thing. With gorgeous mountain-lake views, infinite opportunities for adventure and, of course, an endless supply of huckleberries, it’s no wonder every year around this time thousands of people gather in nearby Donnelly to celebrate the state’s […]

August 8th, 2014|Food and Drink, Summer Activities|

Photos: Justin Wine Dinner

Every day at Shore Lodge is a delicious one. With sensational views and the scrumptious cuisine of Chef Topple at your disposal day and night, it’s hard not to feel satisfied. But there are days when we like to kick it up a notch and take our guests on an extra special culinary […]

June 12th, 2014|Event Reports, Food and Drink, McCall Vacation Ideas, Summer Activities|

Culinary Festival Recipes

The dust has settled but the enthusiasm remains as we look back at our first-ever Shore Lodge Culinary Festival. The three-day event celebrating all things epicurean was nothing short of, well, epic. From acclaimed chefs competing in our inaugural Chopped-style “Culinary King of the Mountain” competition to foodies taking part in highly interactive cooking […]

April 16th, 2014|Event Reports, Food and Drink|

2014 Culinary Festival Day 2 Recap

Today, as the food coma is finally wearing off, all we can say about the culmination of our first-ever Culinary Festival is “wow.” The weekend truly exceeded expectations. The display of talent from our chefs, the enthusiasm from our guests and the increasing level of deliciousness with each and every bite were each nothing […]

April 7th, 2014|Event Reports, Food and Drink, Spring Activities|

2014 Culinary Festival Day 1 Recap

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Last night, we kicked off our first-ever Shore Lodge Culinary Festival and we are proud to report that so far, we are off to an epic start. The evening began with four simultaneous cooking demonstrations by our four celebrity chefs: Wiley Earl of Fork […]

April 5th, 2014|Event Reports, Food and Drink, Spring Activities|

Free Foodie Events

Shore-Lodge-Culinary-Festival-2014Excitement is in the air at Shore Lodge as we get ready to kick off our first-ever Culinary Festival this weekend. The three-day event will be jam-packed with entertainment, including cooking classes, friendly competition, and amazing selection of food and drink to boot. And guess […]

First-Ever Shore Lodge Culinary Festival – April 2014

CulinaryFest_267by333typeMcCall may be a frosty winter wonderland outside, but come April 4-6 the inaugural Shore Lodge Culinary Festival will bring some serious heat to town. The three-day event will bring culinary enthusiasts and hardcore foodies together with some of Idaho’s top chefs and industry experts […]