The Gem State is known for its potatoes, and you can enjoy a range of creative preparations throughout the state. However, for those wanting to set out on a culinary adventure, you can expect much more than potato dishes. Whether you're planting roots or just passing through, you'll want to try potato pancakes cooked by a locally owned establishment. Authentic Mexican cuisine can also be found in abundance throughout the state. You'll find a wide assortment of ethnic cuisines to enjoy. Excellent restaurants serving Brazilian BBQ, Thai and Japanese food can be found throughout the state. There's no lack of fine French dining when you're looking for a special night out and casual diners for the times you need a quick bite.