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  • Wine Guy: Blends can provide extraordinary tastes

    By Rich Mauro Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Many wine drinkers might not realize that the cabernet sauvignons or merlots they enjoy often include other grapes. Sometimes, a producer even will promote the fact the wine is a blend. Given its prestige, it isn't surprising that many imitate the Bordeaux formula of blending...

  • Beers ease fears at Haunted Brew Fest

    Stephanie Earls
    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    Relax: The goal of The Haunted Brew Fest isn’t to startle you into spilling your beer. They’ll leave that to the “real” haunted houses. With 50 breweries from Colorado and beyond pouring samples of 140 different beers, the Halloween-themed festival, 1-6 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Colorado...

  • HuHot Cares Day is Monday; wear a fu manchu for free food

    By teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Sep 29, 2014

    HuHot Mongolian Grill eateries are hosting Huhot Cares Day, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday, when 100 percent of sales will go to The Home Front Cares organization, which provides support and grants for Colorado's service members, veterans and family members who have been impacted by deployment...

  • High-tech aid, Colorado Springs-area foods among restaurant's lures

    By JL fields jl.fields@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    Editor's note: Fields writes a monthly review of vegan options at local restaurants. Imagine being allergic to eggs, lactose intolerant, having a wheat sensitivity or following a vegetarian or vegan diet. Now imagine the amount of time spent at a restaurant quizzing the server about...

  • Table Talk: New Colorado steakhouse is 'stunning'

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    There's a new steakhouse in Denver that is worth the drive: Perry's Steakhouse and Grille, 8433 Park Meadows (the Vistas at Park Meadows). The steakhouse is just the second one outside of Texas - and the 11th overall - for the Houston-based, family-owned restaurant chain, The...

  • Jimmy John's Colorado Springs store one of 216 hit by data breach

    The Associated Press -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A Jimmy John's sandwich shop in Colorado Springs is one of 216 stores throughout the U.S. that was the target of a credit card data breach, the company reported Wednesday. The chain said Wednesday that it believes customers' credit card information was stolen from...

  • Bristol's Venetucci Pumpkin Ale pre-sales begin Sunday

    Andrea Sinclair
    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    Colorado Springs' pumpkin beer celebration isn't in full swing until local darling Venetucci Pumpkin Ale arrives to the party, and on Sunday, everyone will get a shot at a dance with her. Well, sort of.  Pre-sales of the charity brew will kick off at Bristol Brewing Company from...

  • SudSisters: Pumpkin brews are tasty sign of autumn

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    Fall is my favorite season. Leaves change colors, the weather is crisp and people add pumpkin to everything - best of all, beer. Pumpkin ales, porters and stouts line shelves at stores, and microbreweries proudly tap their seasonal creations. While there are pumpkin brews that have...

  • Starbucks tests latte with stout flavor

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is testing a latte that it says has the "savory toasty malt" flavor of a foamy mug of stout. The "Dark Barrel Latte" is being tested in a handful of stores in Ohio and Florida, said Linda Mills, a Starbucks spokeswoman. She said the drink is topped with...

  • Map: Colorado’s signature food

    Dalton Walker
    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    Quick, someone tell me where to get the best green chili in the Colorado Springs area. Thanks.  Green chili earns the label as Colorado’s signature dish, according to the Cooking Channel. Mentalfloss.com took their data and created this interest and fun map for you and I....

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