Photos: Forgeron Cellar’s Winemaker’s Dinner – February 1, 2014

It was yet another beautiful evening at Shore Lodge as The Narrows welcomed acclaimed Walla Walla winery, Forgeron Cellars, for an exclusive dinner event. On Saturday, February 1, Executive Chef Steven Topple and Sommelier Dave Boyle joined hosted guests to an evening of education and indulgence alongside Forgeron’s Don Gagne.

Guests enjoyed a sparkling wine […]

February 6th, 2014|Event Reports, Food and Drink|

Huffington Post Highlights Shore Lodge

Four seasons, countless activities, small town charm and incredible fine dining too? That is simply a day in McCall. Though sometimes unknown on a national scale, this town is truly a hidden a gem that offers travelers more to  see, do and taste than they might ever have imagined. […]

April 11th, 2013|Food and Drink, Lodge News, McCall Vacation Ideas|

Chef’s Corner: Oktoberfest Recipes

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With fall finally making it’s way to McCall we are now delighted with changing leaves, crisp autumn nights and the onset of Oktoberfest. An age-old tradition that combines culturally classic food with always delicious libations, Oktoberfest remains a festive time […]

October 11th, 2012|Food and Drink|

How to Sauce Up Your Steak

With Labor Day weekend nearly upon us, it’s time again to fire up the grill and raise a glass to the end of another great summer and the hard work we’ve put in to get here.

Labor Day was established in 1882 to pay tribute to the achievements of the American worker. It has since become a […]

August 30th, 2012|Food and Drink|

Steakhouse at Shore Lodge

Perfect-Steak-with-Sauce_6.2011-0011-300x226Here at Shore Lodge, we aim to bring guests dining excellence and with our new enhanced dinner menu at The Narrows, we do just that. Our new “Steakhouse Concept” offers a Grade A meaty meal right here in McCall. The menufeatures the best cuts of:

-Bison […]

August 10th, 2012|Food and Drink|

Burger Night | Thursdays at Shore Lodge

burgerThursday is a  great day. It’s past midweek, it’s almost Friday and it’s Burger Night the the Narrows Grill! For so many a burger has been a staple of their dining regiment since they can remember, usually prepared in a very simple, traditional way. At Shore Lodge, though, […]

July 19th, 2012|Food and Drink, Lodging Specials|

Huckleberry Season Hits McCall

For some it’s barbecues, for others it’s boating, but for us it’s all that and a berry, too! Here in McCall, Idaho the true sign of summer is small, round and incredibly delicious. That’s right, it’s huckleberry season!

From late May to mid-August, huckleberries grow wildly throughout the Rocky Mountain region at elevations from 4,000-6,000 feet. Since we’re […]

June 19th, 2012|Food and Drink|

Live Music in McCall

Shore Lodge is proud to host the top live music acts from throughout the Treasure Valley and beyond every Sunday and Monday evening from 6-9 p.m. in the Narrows Grill. Join us tonight as The Ringtones take the stage for an encore performance. Come in early to enjoy happy hour […]

April 2nd, 2012|Event Reports, Food and Drink|

Shore Lodge Semolina Gnocchi


2.5 lbs. potatoes, whole skin on

2 cups semolina flour

3 cups all-purpose flour

3 whole eggs

1/8 cup Romano cheese, powdered

1 TBSP salt

1 tsp white pepper


DIRECTIONS — (1) At 350 degrees bake potatoes until cooked all the way through.  (2) Peel and run through ricer […]

March 2nd, 2012|Food and Drink|

Narrows News: Wines on the Mind

A perfect steak, a gorgeous lake view and a wonderful glass of red wine. Welcome to a night at The Narrows. Regionally renowned for locally-focused cuisine, The Narrows restaurant here at Shore Lodge is also home […]

February 24th, 2012|Food and Drink|

Shore Lodge Pumpkin Cobbler

We’re just one day away from the most wonderful culinary time of the year: Thanksgiving! With families coming to town, the work week shortened and the to-do list lenghthened, many folks have yet to solidify the last minute items on their dinner menus.  Fortunately the team at Think Tasty has […]

November 23rd, 2011|Fall Activities, Food and Drink|

Savor the Season: Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Happy November! While this year seems to have gone by in a blink we are thrilled that the holidays will soon be upon us, marking the time for family, friends and lots of food! If you’re seeking a new dish to add to your Thanksgiving lineup or holiday dinner party menu, our chefs have […]

November 1st, 2011|Fall Activities, Food and Drink|

Sweet Summertime: Shore Lodge’s Huckleberry Lemonade

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Most folks find that their summer days here in McCall are filled with all kinds of outdoor recreation, from morning mountain biking to afternoon hikes, and certainly a few long days on out the famous waters of Payette […]

August 23rd, 2011|Food and Drink, Summer Activities|

Ahi Tuna Poke from The Narrows

Whether you’re seeking the perfect pancake or a fine filet mignon, Shore Lodge has a variety of deliciously diverse dining options to satisfy guests and visitors alike. Recently, a couple from California came through and were pleasantly surprised by their culinary experience while enjoying […]

August 9th, 2011|Food and Drink|

Don’t Forget to ‘Stop & Smell the Roses’

A friend and I decided to get up early this past Sunday, rent a canoe and head over to Shore Lodge to enjoy an early latte on the patio.

We rented our canoe from Gravity Sports, zipped up our life jackets and set out from the McCall Marina. About 30 minutes later (mental note, […]

July 28th, 2010|Food and Drink, Summer Activities|