• Dining Review: A fine view, but missing some Skynyrd and spice

    By Robin Intemann robin.intemann@gazette.clom -
    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    Bourbon Brothers Southern Kitchen has created a storyline to go along with the menu theme and architectural design, but it distracts more than it enhances. Clapboard siding, chairs on what might be considered a veranda and a dining area evocative of an enclosed porch all contribute...

  • Ute & Yeti pub opens at CityROCK

    Stephanie Earls
    Updated: Fri, Jan 23, 2015

    CityROCK Climbing Center celebrates the grand opening of its new, in-house pub and cafe, The Ute & Yeti,  3 p.m. at 21 N. Nevada Ave. The pub’s on the ground floor, so you don’t even have to climb stairs for your liquid reward. You don’t have to be a member of the Colorado...

  • WATCH: Surprised by which restaurant's super-racy Super Bowl TV is only in the West?

    By Bruce Horovitz, USA Today
    Updated: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    Perhaps one of the raciest Super Bowl spots, ever, will be seen on Super Bowl Sunday by less than half the country. The regional ad by regional burger chain Carl's Jr., which will mostly be seen by viewers in states in the West, features a model promoting its new All-Natural Burger...

  • Colorado Springs wine festival features wines of Italy

    teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    For 24 years, the Wine Festival of Colorado Springs has been the best weekend of sipping and education about the juice of the grape - and this year will be no exception. Scheduled Feb. 19 to 21, the focus of the three days will be an immersion into wines of Italy, the world's largest...

  • Superfood ingredients, natural baking chemistry create wholesome loaves at local bakery

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Updated: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    When it comes to bread, less is more; just ask Melissa Miller. “We keep our ingredient lists tight, sometimes just five items,” she said. Miller is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian and Nutrition Specialist for Great Harvest Bread Company.

  • Customers get to make the call at Colorado Springs' newest brewery

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    When Dave Shaver and two business partners opened Brewer's Republic on Nevada Ave. in 2010, the goal was to give downtown Colorado Springs something it really didn't have at the time - a relaxed, intimate venue with a vast and ever-changing lineup of local and regional craft beers....

  • Drive-thru review: Subway debuts new chicken strips in the Monterey Chicken Melt

    By Ken Hoffman King Features Syndicate -
    Published: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    This week I tried a new Monterey Chicken Melt, using new and improved Grilled Chicken Strips, at Subway. Here's the breakdown: grilled white-meat chicken strips, shredded Monterey cheese, spinach, tomatoes, cucumbers and red onions on your choice of freshly baked bread. Of course, you...

  • Map: The top 5 most disproportionately popular cuisines in Colorado

    Dalton Walker
    Published: Sun, Jan 18, 2015

    Who doesn’t like a good food map? First, I didn’t know Gluten-free was a cuisine. Second, what is Gluten-free. Just kidding about the second one Huffington Post and Yelp broke down which cuisine is most common and disproportionately popular for each state. Gluten-free is tops in...

  • Southern Colorado group hoping to heat up demand Pueblo hot chile

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Jan 17, 2015

    PUEBLO — Pueblo County is hoping to heat up demand for Pueblo Chile with a $143,000 grant to help start the process. The Board of County Commissioners accepted the grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's specialty crop program. Pueblo County economic development director...

  • Dining review: Deli near Colorado College dishes up fresh, satisfying food

    By Robin Intemann, robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jan 16, 2015

    Wooglin's Deli & Cafe sits in the shadow of Colorado College, but when it comes to the food, Wooglin's shines. The reality is that the order-at-the-counter eatery could fit in anywhere. It emphasizes fresh, well-prepared food that's relatively easy on the wallet and satisfying to...