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Colorado Springs award-winning Cajun restaurant hires new chef
Colorado Springs award-winning Cajun restaurant hires new chef

By: Teresa Farney - 0 14 hr ago

Alexandra Kowalski is the new chef whipping up New Orleans dishes at Mamma Pearl's Cajun Kitchen, 6620 Delmonico Drive. "I almost hired her on the...

Dining Review: Home-cooked Mexican food like a warm embrace north of Colorado Springs
Dining Review: Home-cooked Mexican food like a warm embrace north of Colorado Springs

By: Robin Intemann - 0 Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Arlene's Beans Mexican Take-out and Catering is a hole-in-the-wall joint. Trust me, the description is meant as a term of endearment because Arlene's...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Aug. 16, 2017

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 16, 2017

CLASSES ONGOING Colorado Springs Vegan Cooking Academy - CSU Extension, 17 N. Spruce St. Registration: csvegancooking.com. - Seitan and Soy Curls...

Pair up and dig into a no-cook platter for two
Pair up and dig into a no-cook platter for two

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 16, 2017

For a dish that's more than 60 years old, beef carpaccio is still in the game. Here, it steps up from appetizer status to no-cook entree for two. It...

Colorado Springs farm dinner showed off Colorado-made cheeses with local veggies and meat
Colorado Springs farm dinner showed off Colorado-made cheeses with local veggies and meat

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Aug 16, 2017

More than one of us was perplexed by the covered plastic cup of tannish-tinted liquid with a bright blue borage flower floating in it. It was placed in...

Pikes Pick: If you like it hot, try Spencer's Chili Fest in Colorado Springs
Pikes Pick: If you like it hot, try Spencer's Chili Fest in Colorado Springs

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

Can't decide what level of heat you'd like for your roasted green chilies? Alice Robinson, one of the family owners of Spencer's Lawn and Garden...

Downtown diners to have more lunch options as Colorado Springs launches Food Truck Tuesdays
Downtown diners to have more lunch options as Colorado Springs launches Food Truck Tuesdays

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

Downtown diners will have a few extra lunchtime options on Tuesdays as Colorado Springs premiers Food Truck Tuesdays off South Tejon Street. For 10...

An Italian sauce that brings life to any vegetable it touches
An Italian sauce that brings life to any vegetable it touches

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

I don't miss many things from my meat- and seafood-eating days, but I do miss anchovies. Not because I want to pluck them straight from the can or jar,...

You'll want to put this Sicilian vegetable salad on everything
You'll want to put this Sicilian vegetable salad on everything

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 15, 2017

I don't use my slow cooker often, but I break it out in the summer when my culinary mission, besides getting to my farmers market each week, is to...

Dining Review: Ambiance proves addictive at Manitou coffee shop, cafe
Dining Review: Ambiance proves addictive at Manitou coffee shop, cafe

By: Robin Intemann - 0 Thu, Aug 10, 2017

The vibe at Red Dog Coffee and Cafe is as arty and friendly as Manitou Springs in general. The menu consists of sandwiches, a few salads, a daily...

New owner for Palmer Lake landmark restaurant
New owner for Palmer Lake landmark restaurant

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Thu, Aug 10, 2017

Chris and Kerri Bohler, former owners of The Villa, have hung up their aprons. "We wanted to spend more time with our grandchildren and do some...

Chipotle closes Dallas restaurant after rodent sightings 
Chipotle closes Dallas restaurant after rodent sightings 

By: - 0 Thu, Aug 10, 2017

DALLAS — Chipotle has temporarily closed a Dallas location where a diner posted video of rodents inside the restaurant. A spokeswoman for Chipotle...

FDA warns that Moscow Mule mugs could be poisonous
FDA warns that Moscow Mule mugs could be poisonous

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 9, 2017

The Moscow mule — that Instagram-ready cocktail that has surged in popularity in recent years — has only a few ingredients: vodka,...

Summer's corniest treat makes a pretty cool ice-cream sandwich, too
Summer's corniest treat makes a pretty cool ice-cream sandwich, too

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 9, 2017

The only sensible response to beat the heat is ice cream. I recently tried corn ice cream and immediately began imagining a way to bring this...

This pasta dish, starring summer leeks and shrimp, tastes good at any temperature
This pasta dish, starring summer leeks and shrimp, tastes good at any temperature

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 9, 2017

I advocate this week on behalf of summer leeks, which tend to get overlooked at the farmers market. They are milder in flavor than their winter-harvest...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Aug. 9, 2017
Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Aug. 9, 2017

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 9, 2017

CLASSES ONGOING The Cooks Marketplace - 4697 Centennial Blvd. Registration: 960-4414, thecooksmarketplace.com. - Pressure Cooker 101: Soups, Chili...

Wine Guy: Rose is a favorite summer sipper around the world
Wine Guy: Rose is a favorite summer sipper around the world

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 9, 2017

As dry pink wines finally have gained popularity in this country, I have received so many samples that I needed two columns to cover them all. My first...

Make a fish dish that's a breezy snap
Make a fish dish that's a breezy snap

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 9, 2017

Few fresh foods are more tempting than a tomato in season. The only "preparation" it needs is to be pulled off the vine, sliced, drizzled with olive...

Colorado Springs chef details how to best enjoy a bowl of pho
Colorado Springs chef details how to best enjoy a bowl of pho

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Tue, Aug 8, 2017

Pho is Vietnam's national noodle dish, made from an exquisitely seasoned broth filled with thinly sliced meat and vegetables and served with garnishes...

When you want dinner to be a breeze, make this dish
When you want dinner to be a breeze, make this dish

By: - 0 Tue, Aug 8, 2017

There are nights when you want to think a little more about what you're cooking for dinner, and nights when you want to think a little less. This is...

Debts shutter downtown Colorado Springs community cafe
Debts shutter downtown Colorado Springs community cafe

By: Wayne Heilman - 0 Tue, Aug 8, 2017

Seeds Community Café closed Sunday, attributing its demise to "past financial decisions coupled with a lack of donations and customer traffic,"...

Food is free for the taking at floating 'forest' in NYC
Food is free for the taking at floating 'forest' in NYC

By: - 0 Sat, Aug 5, 2017

NEW YORK— An old construction barge planted with vegetables, apple trees and fragrant herbs is giving apartment-dwelling New Yorkers a chance to pick...

Dining Review: 'Four' means more with Brother Luck in Colorado Springs
Dining Review: 'Four' means more with Brother Luck in Colorado Springs

By: Robin Intemann - 0 Fri, Aug 4, 2017

If there's a Brother Luck Fan Club, count me in. I'm a groupie, I admit it. Like others, I've followed him around town from one restaurant to another...

Colorado Springs hotel offers reasonably priced hot lunch every other Friday with music
Colorado Springs hotel offers reasonably priced hot lunch every other Friday with music

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Aug 2, 2017

TGIF and the place to be at 11 a.m. every other Friday is the pavilion in front of The Antlers - A Wyndham Hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave. The hotel chefs set...

Pops for breakfast? These are nutritionist-approved
Pops for breakfast? These are nutritionist-approved

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 2, 2017

In the heat of summer when you trade your hot coffee for iced, why not add some chill to your morning smoothie, too? That's essentially what these fun...

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