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  • Dining Review: Small kitchen, big Mexican flavor in downtown Colorado Springs

    By Robin Intemann -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Ordering a meal at a counter with the staff working in a small kitchen in full view is evocative of food trucks. Although Salsa Latina is bricks and mortar, it has all the elements that make those kitchenettes-on-wheels so popular, right down to the Styrofoam containers in which the...

  • Must See Must Do: What's happening around Colorado Springs this weekend

    Linda Navarro
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Who ya gonna call? Geeks Who Drink. It's "Ghostbusters" trivia night complete with costumes and craziness at 5 p.m. Saturday at Green Man Taproom & Beer Garden, 320 S. Weber St., and simultaneously in 24 other cities nationwide. It's the "Ghostbusters" 30th anniversary. Teams have...

  • Burrito chain urged to drop 'illegal' from name

    Associated Press
    Updated: 18 hr ago

    FORT COLLINS — Some people are urging the Colorado burrito chain Illegal Pete's to change its name because of the way the word "illegal" has been used to describe immigrants. The Coloradan ( ) reports that about 30 people gathered in Fort Collins...

  • Denver International Wine Festival in Broomfield worth the road trip

    teresa j. farney -

    Attention, food and wine lovers, here is a festival you'll want to check out: the Denver International Wine Festival at The Omni Interlocken Resort, 500 Interlocken Blvd., Broomfield, Nov. 19 to 21. The event kicks off with a wine dinner at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 19. Celebrity TV chef and...

  • Tickets going fast for All Colorado Beer Festival

    Stephanie Earls
    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Dear ‘Rest of Nation’, We appreciate what you bring to the table, but this one’s just for us. Sincerely, Colorado   The All Colorado Beer Festival, the only beer fest dedicated exclusively to Colorado beers, will bring 70 brewers, two cideries and a brewer of non-alcoholic...

  • Drive-thru review: How to blow a Diet Disaster fuse

    By Ken Hoffman, Special to The Gazette
    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Let's get something straight: The Mile High Bacon Cheese Thickburger has nothing to do with Denver. It's got everything to do with the pile o' bacon nestled on top of a Certified Angus Beef patty. There's 1.5 ounces of bacon here. In bacon weight, 1.5 ounces is a lot - almost four...

  • Missing Count Chocula in Colorado town found drowned in booze

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    The case of the missing Count Chocula cereal boxes was solved Friday in Fort Collins, when a craft brewer admitted to buying them to brew in a small-batch beer. Black Bottle Brewery in Fort Collins bought two Albertsons' inventories of the iconic chocolate and marshmallow-bit cereal,...

  • High-end Colorado Springs restaurant moves to new building

    teresa J. farney -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    There are new digs for Joseph Freyre's Joseph's Fine Dining, which has opened at 1603 S. 8th St. The new eatery is directly across the street from the old location. The dining area is much larger with an inviting bar at the entrance. The menu is much the same as at the previous...

  • Dining Review: Thai Mint is appealing to all the senses

    By Robin Intemann -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    hai Mint is a restaurant for the senses: vibrant food presentations, enticing aromas, delightful Thai-accented English that
charms the ear, plates warm to the touch and, best of all, food that melds a range of tastes thanks to an eclectic blend of spices and herbs. It didn't hurt,...

  • Cashew Butter

    Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Cashew Butter - Yield: 2 cups 
2 cups unsalted roasted cashews
2 to 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar, optional Procedure: In a food processor or blender, combine nuts, 2 tablespoons of oil, salt and sugar if desired. Process on high speed for 30...