• Liquor license hearing postponed for Joe's Crab Shack in Colorado Springs

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jan 16, 2015

    A hearing on the status of the liquor license of Joe's Crab Shack has been postponed until Feb. 6. The hearing, which could lead to the suspension or revocation of the restaurant's license after the restaurant served alcohol to a group of children in November, was scheduled for...

  • Colorado Springs Joe's Crab Shack faces liquor review board

    BY STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jan 16, 2015

    Joe's Crab Shack is facing a hearing Friday that could lead to the suspension or revocation of its liquor license after the restaurant served alcohol to a group of children. Six children between 2 and 8 years old were served drinks that contained alcohol Nov. 5 at the restaurant at...

  • Table Talk: Colorado Springs eateries and fast food chains offer healthier menu items

    teresa J. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jan 15, 2015

    January has become the time of year for making changes, usually in the form of lifestyle switches like pledging to eat healthier. And, lo and behold, restaurants are here to help you with those choices. Whether you are looking to cut a few calories or just interested in eating food...

  • Chipotle: No pork at a third of restaurants

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Jan 13, 2015

    NEW YORK — Chipotle says it stopped serving pork at hundreds of its restaurants after suspending a supplier that violated its standards. Chris Arnold, a spokesman for the Mexican food chain, told The Associated Press it's the first time the company stopped serving a topping for...

  • Local bakeries mill world’s best wheat, bake from scratch daily

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Updated: Mon, Jan 12, 2015

    Sponsored content Rebekah Neill’s average workday starts at about 2:30 a.m. “At 5:30, bread hits the table and we knead for two hours,” she said. As Head Baker for Great Harvest Bread company’s two Colorado Springs locations, Neill knows it takes time and attention to make good...

  • Drive-thru review: Don't let these Ghost Pepper Wings scare you off

    Updated: Mon, Jan 12, 2015

    Last year, Popeyes introduced Spicebox Chicken. It didn't sell so hot, but now the company is upping the ante by welcoming one of the hotter peppers on Earth, the hellfire ghost pepper, to the fray. That's right, Ghost Pepper Wings - I ain't scared of no ghosts. Here's the breakdown:...

  • Colorado Springs couple bring a taste of Detroit to the city

    teresa J. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jan 9, 2015

    If you have Michigan connections, you may also have a fondness for Detroit Coney dogs. Those who have longed for a taste of that classic tube steak topped with meat sauce will have their wishes answered Monday at 11 a.m. with the opening of Rock City Sliders and Coneys, 405 N. Union...

  • Dining review: Downtown restaurant offers traditional Italian fare, creative spins

    By Robin Intemann robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jan 8, 2015

    Usually a name is just a name, but Panino's made me wonder which came first: the restaurant's moniker or the sandwich it's known for? A panino is the singular of panini, a grilled, usually stuffed Italian sandwich. At Panino's, a myriad of possible fillings is rolled into a thin...

  • Downtown Colorado Springs bakery/cafe closes abruptly

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jan 7, 2015

    Smiley's Bakery and Cafe, a popular downtown eatery at 323 N. Tejon St., abruptly closed its doors sometime over the past few weeks with no explanation. A "Space For Lease" sign is posted on one of the restaurant's windows, and plates, bowls and cups were stacked inside as of Tuesday...

  • Wine Guy: From Chile to California, selections to savor

    By Rich Mauro Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: Wed, Jan 7, 2015

    Maybe you received a gift card or some cash during the holidays and are planning on treating yourself. Here are the best wines I tasted in 2014 that I didn't review. Given its pedigree and popularity, you might be looking for a California cabernet sauvignon. The Napa Valley winery...

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