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  • Colorado Springs restaurant celebrating Thanksgiving by serving up free meals

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    No family or friends around for Thanksgiving, or can't afford to make a holiday dinner? The north location of Amanda's Fonda is preparing to fill in as surrogate chef and host this year. Normally closed on Thanksgiving, Amanda's Fonda at 8050 N. Academy Blvd. will open its doors from...

  • Colorado Springs chefs give generously for good causes

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    Local chefs bring their best game to benefit events such as the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction. Not only did the 14 chefs who fed the 300 attendees Oct. 9, bring all their own prepared food and employees to help serve it, they also participated as live auction figures and...

  • Colorado Springs chef serves multi-course family-style meals at his Sunday Super Club dinners.

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    James W. Davis Jr., executive chef at 2South Food and Wine Bar, 2 S. 25th St., is offering the Sunday Supper Club, a series of private (sign up for membership online) family-style dinners at 6 p.m. Sundays. Cost is $29 per person for a four- to six-course meal. Wine pairing is $19. A...

  • Colorado Springs chefs show their talent for decorating gingerbread houses

    teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    Four teams of gingerbread house bakers constructed some amazing structures at the Early Connections Learning Centers' Gingerbread and Jazz event Nov. 8. Bon Appetit, a food service management company, for the second year took the top prize of $500 for its Haunted Holiday Mansion....

  • Meeting set about parking issues near Colorado Springs community market in former school

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    A public meeting to discuss the future of parking near Ivywild School is set for 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday. The meeting will focus on two potential options for Cascade Avenue between Cheyenne Boulevard and Brookside Road. City officials want to add to the 49 parking spaces on the...

  • Dining review: Roman Villa an oldie but a goodie

    By Robin Intemann robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    If Roman Villa were a song, it'd be a golden oldie, one you keep humming and tapping your toe to long after the music ends. This perennial favorite has been serving Italian food since 1959 and, judging by the midweek crowd on a recent visit, no one's tiring of the tune. Roman Villa...

  • New Italian influenced restaurant is open in Winter Park

    Teresa Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    Andrew Aghjanian, sous chef at Volario's in Winter Park, prepares parpedelle with wild mushrooms, barolo butter, thyme, and garlic. Visit gazette.com to view the video.

  • Can you top this? Colorado Springs doughnut shop hits sweet spot with customers

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    Amy's Donuts is a mom-and-pop business that's finding success by offering more than just your father's doughnuts. When it opened almost a year ago on Colorado Springs' south side, Amy's gained a following with traditional glazed doughnuts. But the shop started attracting more...

  • Dining review: At Bingo Burger, you won't mind getting messy

    By Robin Intemann robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    Despite the lines at the counter, the hefty prices and the inability to eat without making a mess, I'm happy to venture downtown for what's best described as a gourmet super burger - or a super gourmet burger - at Bingo Burger. A friend clued me in on Pueblo's Bingo Burger a few...

  • Colorado Springs restaurant fires employee who served kids liquor

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Nov 11, 2014

    A Colorado Springs Joe's Crab Shack has fired an employee who put alcohol into small children's drinks last week, according to a statement from the company. An internal investigation revealed that the employee was not following procedure, the statement said. The family, whose...

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