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  • McDonald's meat supplier changed expiration dates

    A Shanghai reporter spent two months in the city’s Husi Food Company plant, which supplies meat to McDonald’s and Yum Brands (which owns Pizza Hut and KFC) in China, and found some pretty disgusting practices including falsifying expiration dates and picking food up off the floor and tossing it in processing machines, according to...

  • Drive-thru review: Love that shrimp from Popeyes

    This week I decided to try an eight-piece order of Cracked Pepper Butterfly Shrimp at Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen. Veterans always will call it "Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits" because that's what started this company. Here's the Cracked Pepper Butterfly Shrimp breakdown: eight shrimp marinated in Cajun seasoning and deep-fried with a light...

  • Get a taste of former Denver Dry Goods department store tea room menus at special dinners in Canon City

    Al and Linda Ballard, owners of The Ca?n City Queen Anne restaurant and tea house in Ca?n City, are never at a loss for ideas for unusual themes for their special teas and dinners. And, for some of us of a certain age, their newest theme, Tribute to the Denver Dry Goods "Tea Rooms," will resonate. The tea rooms operated at the department store...

  • Brewery boom marks bright spot in NM economy

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — That frosty tide of smooth, golden brown craft beer has finally come in, and it's helping to quench this drought-stricken state's thirst for jobs and economic development. Dozens of microbreweries and taprooms have popped up around New Mexico in recent years, the state's universities and colleges are developing...

  • Brewer bets on veteran's skills with new group

    The training, leadership and technology that comes with military service is the greatest asset the Pikes Peak region holds. That's what Todd Baldwin, owner and operator of Red Leg Brewing Company in western Colorado Springs, believes. An Iraq veteran and former fire support officer in the 101st Airborne Division, Baldwin's belief in the...

  • TABLE TALK: Manitou Springs eatery has new life in new location

    Adam's Mountain Cafe could be compared to something like a phoenix rising from its ashes, young again to live another cycle. The owners, David and Farley McDonough, were forced to move from their location in the heart of Manitou Springs when the restaurant was ravaged by flooding Fountain Creek a year ago. They bought the former Manitou...

  • Food not so divine at DeVine Grill

    eVine Grill is in a strip mall composed of a few service-related small businesses in Monument. The restaurant has a claim on the south end of the mini-complex, which offers an impressive vista of the Front Range from Mount Herman to Pikes Peak and points beyond. Unfortunately, the expansive view doesn't compensate for the lackluster food....

  • Soda tax's last stand? Bay Area preps for showdown

    WASHINGTON — If two of the most progressive U.S. cities don't pass a tax on sugary drinks, will the idea finally fizzle out? Sugary drinks have been under fire for years, with many blaming them for rising rates of obesity and chronic diseases. Yet efforts to curb consumption by imposing taxes and other measures have failed, in part because...

Chew on this: Top dining spots in the Colorado Springs area.

Thu, May 8, 2014 - 8:20 PM

Here are the 2014 Best of the Springs Dining winners.  Tere's a place for every meal, every taste.

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