Teresa Farney

Food Reporter

  • Table Talk video: Gorge on some great bbq at the Royal Gorge

    Updated: Wed, May 6, 2015

    Gazette Food Editor Teresa Farney checks out the new and improved food at the restaurants at the Royal Gorge. Executive Chef Beau Green is your culinary food guide with some coffee rubbed beef and tasty pickles.

  • Kids give mom a break from kitchen duty by making treats for her special day

    Updated: Wed, May 6, 2015

    OK, junior cooks: It's time to head to the kitchen, grab an apron and whip up something in honor of the busy woman you love who takes such good care of you. It doesn't have to be a complicated recipe. Think of dishes that require five ingredients or less. Even better, how about...

  • Eat Well: How to make Taco Tuesday healthier

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    If it's Tuesday, it must be taco night, so why not make a taco bar for dinner? Switch it up with an eye to making a healthy taco, starting with the protein. Instead of using the standard ground beef, try fish. Tuna is a popular choice, and you can get fresh tuna, which is great...

  • Table Talk: Take mom for a spot of tea on her special weekend

    Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    Mother's Day, one of the biggest eating out days of the year, is nearing and reservations at restaurants are filling up. In fact, getting a reservation at one of the big brunches is probably not an option any more. What to do for mom? How about treating her to a spot of tea a day or...

  • New Mexico chef serves up dishes fit for a Cinco de Mayo fiesta

    Updated: Wed, Apr 29, 2015

    With Cinco de Mayo less than a week away, I have tips and recipes that can help you create a festive south-of-the-border meal. I learned the tips at a Foundation of New Mexican Cookery class taught by Allen Smith, who was in town to serve as principal judge for the Colorado Springs...

  • Second Ruffrano's Hell's Kitchen Pizza to open, this time in south Colorado Springs

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    The owner of Ruffrano's Hell's Kitchen Pizza in Manitou Springs is opening a second location in the former The Front Pizza Wine and More, 1670 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. (west of the Target store). A peek in the door revealed a Ruffrano's Hell's Kitchen Pizza sign and red faux flames...

  • Table Talk: Colorado Springs coffee shop expanding food menu

    Updated: Thu, Apr 23, 2015

    Eric Umenhofer, owner of Colorado Coffee Merchants, 302 E. Fillmore St. is stepping up the food game at his coffee house and roasting facility. He has opened up the east side of his store to make room for a diner bar. That, in part, is because since January, Stephanie Lyman, owner of...

  • Colorado Springs middle school teacher inspires students in her World Culture and Cuisine classes

    Updated: Wed, Apr 22, 2015

    "Today, we are going to France." And with that introduction, Diane Hathaway has the undivided attention of her class of students at Eagleview Middle School. "Cooking in France is a religion. They are especially known for their crepes," she tells the eighth-graders. "Crepes were...

  • Eat well: Vegans in Colorado Springs have plenty to look forward to this year

    Updated: Tue, Apr 21, 2015

    Everything is coming up vegan these days, and that's just fine with JL Fields, a local vegan lifestyle coach and Gazette dining critic. She recently sent a press release about VegFest Colorado, a health and environmental fair June 20-21 at Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Golden. I...

  • Table Talk: Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center reopens popular dining spot

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    The Garden of the Gods Gourmet catering and events culinary team is once again in place at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. "We are not only going to be once-again running the restaurant (Café 36), but we are now their exclusive caterer for a period of at least two years,"...

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