Crown and Thistle is a family-owned, Coeur d'Alene local favorite with a Celtic-inspired menu and decor to match. From London's St. John restaurant, cow-owner Jennifer Drake borrowed Welsh rarebit: toasted sourdough bread topped with Worcestershire and beer-cheese sauce. She also adapted a London landmark's recipe for fish and chips. But the bangers (sausages) are her husband, Ben's handiwork. Get there early to stake out a "snug" (a type of cozy booth) or a spot outdoors in warmer weather.