Today’s episode is all about the history of the Westside Drive In with current owner, Chef Lou Aaron. Under Chef Lou’s direction, they have been featured in several publications and on a few Food Network programs, most notably Diners Drive Ins and Dives.
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The History of Westside Drive In
Westside Drive In started in 1957. Ralph Caskey opened one of the very first drive ins in the Boise area. Fast forward to 1994. Chef Lou bought the place and immediately started turning things around.
Chef Lou has been through a lot in life. His passion for food has resurrected the Westside Drive In and has elevated their menu. You will find items at Westside that you don’t typically find on a drive in menu. They have prime rib, lasagna, spaghetti and meatballs, and many other items. They also have the standard burgers and fries as well as the famous Boise finger steak.
These are difficult times. On today’s episode Chef Lou feeds us some tremendous food for the soul. He’s a genuine guy who wants to do whatever he can to lift and help others that cross his path.
Where To Find Westside Drive In
If you are in the Boise area, you have to stop in and see these guys! Chef Lou is doing some incredible work. They don’t cut corners and it shows in their loyal following. You can find their website and browse the menu here. If you want to follow Westside Drive In on Facebook, you can find their page here.
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