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It’s probably common knowledge out there, but this experience was a first for me. My son and daughter-in-law gave us a gift card to The Melting Pot in downtown Boise. We decided to use it in the middle of a gigantic blizzard, but hey!, nobody else was downtown.

The Melting Pot is a fondue restaurant. So basically, you kind of have to order the same thing. It’s a four course meal, and goes: cheese, salad, entree, dessert. The only thing wide open was the salad option. I had Caesar, my wife had one of the house specials.

The waitress uses a little pot to melt some cheeses together and you use long, dainty, forks to dip stuff in the hot cheese. It looks like this:

She comes back around to clean this up, and brings you the salad so you won’t get bored. During this phase, there was plenty of…

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