Russian restaurant to light up old State & Lemp

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When the owners of State & Lemp moved on, the restaurant briefly transitioned to another concept known as Epek. It didn’t last. Empty for months, the restaurant at State St. and Lemp St. will soon reopen.

Alyonka Russian Cuisine will bring the only Russian food restaurant to Boise this fall, according to building permits with the City of Boise.

Elena DeYoung is behind Alyonka, and also serves as head chef at the annual Russian food festival. Outside the festival (and perhaps some local homes), Russian food has been hard to come by in the Boise area.

DeYoung applied to convert the 1,200 square foot building for use as Alyonka earlier this year – with minimal building changes. The project got its occupancy permit earlier this month.

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