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Last call at Southside Johnny's bittersweet for regulars of Colorado Springs bar
By: Rachel Riley - 0 Yesterday

Last call came much to early for regulars of an iconic bar and restaurant in south downtown Colorado Springs.

Southside Johnny's, which opened...

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...

Pie Fives closed in Colorado Springs, elsewhere; franchisees have tangled with parent company
By: Rich Laden - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Pie Five Pizza, the fast-casual, build-your-own pizza chain, has closed its two Colorado Springs locations and two more in the Denver area after...

Colorado Springs chef sweeps culinary cooking contest
By: Teresa Farney - 0 Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Supansa Banker, executive chef at 2South Food and Wine Bar, 2 S. 25th St., won best small plate, best entree and Champion De Cuisine at the...

Microbrew fans around Colorado Springs have plenty to look forward to Wednesday
By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Microbrew fans can get their swag on Wednesday, when the celebration of Colorado Craft Beer Week marks hump day with a fundraising pour and giveaway...

Free ice cream on first day of spring around Colorado Springs
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Mon, Mar 20, 2017

What would the first day of spring be without ice cream?

That's the question driving local ice cream shops as they mark the season change with...

Table Talk: Till Kitchen's evolution and new pasta, cocktail classes
By: Teresa Farney - 0 Sat, Mar 18, 2017

Since it opened in June, Till Kitchen, 9633 Prominent Point, has been evolving. Within about six months of the restaurant's opening, a large portion...

From Afghanistan to Colorado Springs, the evolution of a veteran's moonshine distillery
By: Seth Boster - 0 Sat, Mar 18, 2017

At his Army base in the Afghanistan desert, Mike Girard would feel the rumble from rockets and hear the pop-pop-pop of gunfire, and the thought...

Colorado Springs restaurant group plans to start delivering meals on Mondays
By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Mar 15, 2017

At the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, I always try to fit in as many of the American Express Restaurant sessions as possible. Last June I dropped...

Get deals, eat Colorado Springs pie on National Pi Day
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Tue, Mar 14, 2017

Today math lovers celebrate National Pi Day.

Even though there's an actual National Pie Day, many businesses across the country are using the...

Colorado Springs welcomes Motif Jazz Cafe where craft cocktails, small plates and jazz dominate
By: Teresa Farney - 0 Sun, Mar 12, 2017

You may remember Jean-Paul Devarenne from his days as a bartender at the Wobbly Olive. Now he has been recruited by Steve Draper to be the beverage...

Popular Southside Johnny's closing, but owner has other big plans in Colorado Springs
By: Rich Laden - 0 Wed, Mar 8, 2017

Southside Johnny's, a popular bar, eatery and nightspot that helped lead a revitalization of downtown Colorado Springs' south side, will close March...

Dickey's Barbecue Pit opens downtown Colorado Springs restaurant
By: Rich Laden - 0 Tue, Mar 7, 2017

Dickey's Barbecue Pit, a fast-casual chain with a handful of Pikes Peak region restaurants, opened in downtown Colorado Springs on Monday at 130 E....

Billy Sims Barbecue to open first Colorado restaurant in Colorado Springs
By: Rich Laden - 0 Tue, Mar 7, 2017

A popular restaurant that carries the name of a well-known, ex-football star is coming to Colorado Springs.

Sorry, but it's not a John Elway...

Waffle House co-founder Joe Rogers Sr., has died
By: 0 Mon, Mar 6, 2017

Waffle House Co-Founder Joseph (Joe) Wilson Rogers, Sr., passed away at the age of 97 on Friday.

His loss is felt by his family and more than...