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Dining Review: Generous servings, just the right amount of heat at Chaang Thai

By: - 0 - Yesterday

I should be embarrassed when I get visibly giddy at a restaurant, but when I greet a server with the statement, "I'm going to order vegan," and she replies, "Oh, we know what vegan is. No animals, no dairy, no eggs, no honey," well, tears of joy,...

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Dining Review: Colorado Smokehouse tiny in size, big in smoked meaty taste
By: Robin Intemann - 0 Sun, Mar 26, 2017

The distinct scent of smoked meats was missing the day I visited Colorado Smokehouse in Fountain.

The two smokers weren't in operation, so...

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Dining Review: Toast or Not Toast? Loyal Coffee's menu lets you choose
By: Robin Intemann - 0 Wed, Mar 15, 2017

Loyal Coffee offers more than a cuppa Joe.

With a limited food menu, an array of alcoholic/nonalcoholic beverages, teas, a cool vibe and...

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Dining review: Flatiron's American Bar & Grill boasts large menu, family-friendly prices
By: Robin Intemann - 0 Wed, Mar 8, 2017

Flatiron's American Bar & Grill has so many menu items that it feels like a variety show with too many acts. Yes, there is something for...

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Dining Review: For the love of pi; eatery's fare a homage to the popular food
By: Robin Intemann - 0 Thu, Mar 2, 2017

Math isn't my thing, but I'm still intrigued by pi, the number that starts with 3.14., because it relates so well to pie, the pastry.


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Dining review: A visual feast accompanies exceptional java at Switchback Coffee Roasters
By: - 0 Wed, Feb 22, 2017

They say we eat with our eyes first and I'll confess that I didn't expect to have such a visual feast at a coffee shop. But Switchback Coffee...

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Dining Review: Finding upscale Mexican worth every cent in Colorado Springs
By: Robin Intemann - 0 Thu, Feb 16, 2017

You bet tacos, tamales and enchiladas are available at La Cava Fine Mexican Cuisine, but these are upscale versions - as are most of the dishes...

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Dining review: Fine service, date-night dining at Mackenzie's Chop House
By: Robin Intemann - 0 Thu, Feb 9, 2017

Swordfish and pork chops and steak, oh my! It's no surprise that there's more to MacKenzie's Chop House than beef, but it sure makes it difficult...

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Dining review: Looking to eat more plant-based meals? Here are 3 you can grab around town
By: - 0 Wed, Jan 25, 2017

'Tis the season for New Year resolutions. Lots of us want to lighten up after a filling holiday season while others are ready to take on a challenge,...

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Dining Review: Neighborhood fave Savelli's Pizza, Pasta, Subs offers just what the name says
By: Robin Intemann - 0 Thu, Jan 19, 2017

Popular neighborhood pizza joints are as common in places like New York City or Chicago as 24-hour public transportation, yet even Manitou Springs...

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Dining Review: Frame up a simple, tasty meal at Blank Canvas Cafe
By: Robin Intemann - 0 Wed, Jan 4, 2017

Blank Canvas Café is a front. Sure, it's a restaurant, but there's a lot of activity in the works beyond the dining area. Fortunately, it's all on...

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Dining Review: Pleasing plates, beautifully served beverages at Arabian Nights Cafe
By: - 0 Thu, Dec 29, 2016

On an incredibly bitter cold day, I ducked into a modest storefront restaurant off North Academy and was met with quite a surprise. A mixed decor of...

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Dining Review: Delicious food worth the wait at La Baguette French Bistro
By: - 0 Fri, Dec 23, 2016

What do you do when something other than what you order arrives at the table: A. send it back; B. eat it anyway and hope you enjoy it; C. eat it...

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Dining Review: Quality beer, exceptional food at Cerberus Brewing
By: - 0 Wed, Dec 14, 2016

A few years ago, after receiving a letter from our veterinarian announcing that she was giving up her practice, we had to find a new place to take...

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Dining Review: A tempting menu, great service at Till Kitchen in Colorado Springs
By: - 0 Thu, Dec 8, 2016

Till Kitchen's single-page menu speaks volumes in its brevity, and trying to decide among the fewer than two dozen choices was difficult because...

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Dining review: Service friendly, food average at Rudy's Little Hideaway
By: - 0 Thu, Dec 1, 2016

The good news when we entered Rudy's Little Hideaway on a recent Saturday night was that we'd missed an apparent rush; the bad news was all the...

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Dining Review: Sick of turkey? Try comforting Mexican fare at Arceo's
By: - 0 Wed, Nov 23, 2016

Four years ago this month, my husband and I packed up our home and cats and moved from the outskirts of New York City to Colorado Springs. Within the...

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Dining Review: Walter's not your average bistro
By: - 0 Fri, Nov 18, 2016

A recent dinner at Walter's Bistro resulted in a lengthy discussion with my husband about expectations at fine dining establishments. He said when...

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Dining Review: Willamette Market & Deli an equal opportunity foodie destination
By: - 0 Fri, Oct 28, 2016

Something positively unique is happening on the corner of Willamette Avenue and Prospect Street. Amy Emerson and Natalie Peck have taken over the...

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Dining review: (New) Mexican fare in Monument backed by years of experience
By: - 0 Fri, Oct 14, 2016

La Casa Fiesta in Monument boasts that it has the best margaritas on Front Street; who's to argue? Although there may not be anywhere else on the...

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Dining Review: Taste-tempting inspired menu at Shuga's
By: - 0 Fri, Jul 22, 2016

The first decision to make at Shuga's is whether to eat inside beneath the flock of origami cranes or outdoors on the back patio where patches of sky...

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Dining Review: Breakfast ascends at Good Karma Coffee Lounge & Deli
By: - 0 Thu, Jul 14, 2016

Good Karma Coffee Lounge & Deli isn't quite nirvana, but it does have plenty of bright spots. Besides, disliking it altogether might not bode...