• Table Talk: Try something new at upcoming wine festival

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: 18 hr ago

    White zin, otherwise known as pink wine, may be the villain that gave the rosé category a bad reputation as being too sweet to be considered a choice for serious wine drinkers. White zinfandel, with its fruit-punch flavor profile, appealing sweet finish and affordable price tag, is...

  • Himalayan salt block gaining popularity for summer grilling

    By Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -by name the gazette -
    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    Memorial Day marks the start of alfresco dining season, a time of grilling, picnics and barbecuing. What better excuse do you need to jump on the latest trend sweeping the culinary scene? Cooking on Himalayan salt blocks is hot. Ask three of the area's go-to store owners for seasonal...

  • On Food: Looking for fresh fish? Try Colorado striped bass from Alamosa

    By Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 27, 2015

    During a recent class at Garden of the Gods Country Club, sous chef Jeremy Coleman offered an in-depth lesson in fish. It began with how to choose fresh fish, which involves buying whole fish since that's about the only way to determine freshness. Sitting on the demonstration table...

  • Online video

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, May 22, 2015

    Thomas English, owner of English Dockside West, prepares his famous shrimp and crab rice dish. Visit gazette.com to view the video.

  • Table Talk: Cañon City has new dining options at the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    If you're looking for an edgy dining experience, you should check out a couple of new places at the Royal Gorge Bridge & Park in Cañon City. Executive chef Beau Green is creating concession food with flair at Café 1230 - a state-of-the-art restaurant 1,230 feet above the Arkansas...

  • Table Talk: Southern Colorado winemaker wins another award

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, May 14, 2015

    The winemaker at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, 3011 E. Colorado Highway 50 in Cañon City, just won another prestigious award. The winery will proudly display the 2015 Gold Medal Champion trophy for garnering more gold and double gold medal points than any other winery in the...

  • Colorado Springs on verge of getting a year-round local food market

    By Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 13, 2015

    No sooner do bulbs start popping through mulch than gardeners start chomping at the bit to plant veggies. And the soon-to-be-open farmers markets have locavores - those who want to only eat food produced in a small radius of their home, say 50 miles - particularly excited. But what...

  • On Food: Fava beans make delicious soup and cashew nuts just got tastier

    By Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, May 13, 2015

    I always can count on my friend Kim Jones to provide the easiest and best-tasting recipes. She and her husband moved away from the area a few years ago, but I saw them on a recent whirlwind road trip. She didn't let me down. At their home in Fort Worth, Texas, she served up rosemary...

  • Table Talk: Colorado Springs becomes home to second location of Manitou Springs-based pizzeria

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, May 8, 2015

    A second spot for the popular Manitou Springs Ruffrano's Hell's Kitchen Pizza is open at 1670 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. (Target shopping center), but is not quite ready for prime time. A May 1 grand opening for the new pizza place has been shoved back to later this month. The new...

  • Table Talk video: Gorge on some great bbq at the Royal Gorge

    Teresa Farney
    Updated: Wed, May 6, 2015

    Gazette Food Editor Teresa Farney checks out the new and improved food at the restaurants at the Royal Gorge. Executive Chef Beau Green is your culinary food guide with some coffee rubbed beef and tasty pickles.

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