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Teresa Farney

Food Reporter

  • Colorado Springs Restaurant Weeks is in full swing with good deals for dinners for two

    Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Note: Most meals are three-course dinners only for two and items listed are per person, unless otherwise indicated. 
 The Airplane Restaurant 1665 N. Newport Road, 570-7656, theairplanerestaurant.com Price: $30 Appetizer: Cheese sticks, potato skins or half tower nachos, to share...

  • Colorado Springs Restaurant Weeks is in full swing with good deals for dinners for two

    Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Note: Most meals are three-course dinners only for two and items listed are per person, unless otherwise indicated. The Airplane Restaurant 1665 N. Newport Road, 570-7656, theairplanerestaurant.com Price: $30 Appetizer: Cheese sticks, potato skins or half tower nachos, to share...

  • Foodies can get their fill in weeks ahead

    Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Get ready to do some serious eating during the next couple of weeks. Year No. 4 of Colorado Springs Restaurant Week kicks off Friday and runs through Oct. 4 (unless otherwise noted). Now is the time to experiment and widen your dining-out palate. Here's how it works: 37 participating...

  • Colorado Springs Restaurant Weeks is in full swing with good deals for dinners for two

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    Pizzeria Rustica 2527 W. Colorado Ave., 632-8121, pizzeriarustica.com Price: $30 Appetizer: Large Insalata Mista, regular caprese salad or small antipasto plate Entrée: Any standard menu pizza or pizza-of-the-day Dessert: Two mini gelatos The Public House Pub & Grill...

  • Manitou Springs restaurant wins Wine Spectator award for wine list

    Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Raise a toast to The Cliff House at Pikes Peak, 306 Canon Ave., Manitou Springs. Since 2001 the restaurant has been selected by Wine Spectator for one of the magazine's "Best of Award of Excellence" for its wine list. Paul York, the general manager, gives a couple of reasons why he...

  • Ancient heritage grains are creating new buzz as unaltered nutritional powerhouses

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Have you heard of einkorn, amaranth, emmer or Kamut? How about spelt, quinoa, millet, sorghum or teff? Some may ring a bell, others not so much. All of them are called heritage grains, and their nutritional attributes have made them the stars of the trendy ancient grains movement...

  • Bread not rising? It might be caused by using wrong type of flour

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    I had a gluten epiphany when I attended a two-day wheat conference in Fargo, N.D., a few weeks ago. Among the many wheat studies the North Dakota State University Wheat Breeding Labs does is testing various varieties of wheat for gluten (protein) content. I knew that gluten was the...

  • TABLE TALK: The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey winemaker's dinner takes place in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    The Harvest Festival at the Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, 3011 E. Colorado Highway 50 in Cañon City, takes place Sept. 27-28. The event, in its 13th year, is the perfect place to sample the latest wine releases created by the award-winning winemaker. A highlight of the weekend is the...

  • Spain meets Colorado. A happy food marriage on the Springs' west side

    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    Gazette Food Editor Teresa Farney taste tests TAPAteria on West Colorado Avenue. If the web had smell-a-vision, this restaurant may win hands down on sultry smells to tantalize your taste buds. Calamari, octopus and cocktail chorizo help create mealtime goodness. TAPAteria is...

  • Colorado Springs is home to a garlic and chili festival

    Published: Fri, Sep 5, 2014

    The Garlic and Chile Fest will take place at Summerland Gardens, 124 E. Cheyenne Road, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 13. This is the combined efforts of Larry Stebbins, director of Pikes Peak Urban Gardens, and Julie McIntyre, owner of Summerland Gardens. In previous years...

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