At The Last Chair Chef Good is Never the Enemy of the Best

It has been a a pleasure as well as an education to eat our way through Chef Good’s culinary evolution, as well as just hang out with him and his wonderful wife Alley over the years. It is quite clear to MagoGuide that Tim’s career is far from over and we want to be there for whatever new directions he decides to take. The rest of you need to get your butts over to The Last Chair and find out what all the fuss is about.

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Home Ranch Bottoms: Get Lost, Eat Q, Drink Beer, Repeat

Home Ranch Bottoms (HRB) is the product of fusing a dive bar with a barbecue shack, a KOA campground, and a western tchotchke shop. This isn’t foodie hype dude, it is the very rare exception to the rule that you can’t get world class q at an establishment that also serves beer, much less a full bar. This is destination dining in the North American Redoubt, so you obviously have to earn it big time. HRB is off the grid 40 miles up an intermittently paved dirt road just across the North Fork of the Flathead River from Glacier National Park.

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We Love Both Jam on Hawthorne and Stepping Stone

We’ve enjoyed everything about Jam on Hawthorne. The eggs were usually good and the Morningstar vegetarian sausage was a really pleasant surprise, as was the coffee which was especially good. Just like with Stepping Stone Cafe in NW, you’ll have a long wait if you go on the weekend for brunch. But during the week, there is plenty of seating at Jam on Hawthorne for breakfast.

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