There are few things more pleasurable in life than hot coffee on a cold day at a good diner.  My diner visits are slightly curtailed as part of a weight-loss plan but I still enjoy dropping in on new places.  Idaho has no shortage of roadside diners, family restaurants and coffee shops.

Some of the chain restaurants are very good but I prefer the independent stops.  I’m curious about your favorites and possibly you could share a few names and locations I still need to see.  I’ve posted pictures of a couple of favorites.  Can you e-mail me with your own favorites?  The address is

What makes a place special?  It almost feels like you’ve walked into someone’s personal kitchen and the aromas catch you at the door and revive great memories of home cooked meals.