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Brick 29 Bistro Restaurant Review: Once a secret, hidden only 20 miles outside of Boise, Brick 29 has earned its reputation as a worthwhile trek from the city. Tucked into a nondescript building in a transformed subtly-chic space, the restaurant's asymmetrical dining area is spacious and multi-leveled. The roominess is enhanced by soft lighting and semi-gloss wood surfaces. But it’s the food that brings the fans and keeps them driving back. The contemporary cuisine makes use of local produce and isn’t overly inventive, but it elevates the ordinary. Appetizers range from flaky pan-fried oysters with a cilantro cocktail sauce to fresh Idaho Jo-Jo’s with a blue cheese fondue and horseradish Louie. There's also a "bisque of the day" that never lasts past lunchtime. Our favorite entrées are the rich and creamy crab and goat cheese ravioli with Kurobuta pancetta and green beans, the tender Parma honey-brined pork loin with peach-thyme compote, and the simple lamb shank with smoked mushroom risotto. The famed Sunday brunch buffet typically includes prime rib, gourmet omelets, a creamy vegetable casserole, and brandy bread pudding. Weekend reservations are a must. A full bar and luscious desserts round out the dining pleasures.