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  • Dining Review: Going vegan on game day

    By JL Fields jl.fields@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    Editor's note: Fields writes a monthly review of vegan options at local restaurants. Football and vegan bar food might not seem like a natural combination, but I have good news, plant-based diners: You can join your friends downtown for sports viewing and, dare I say it, enjoy some...

  • Colorado Springs resort adds new chef, menu and sommelier to its eateries

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: 9 hr ago

    There's never a dull moment for The Broadmoor culinary team. The Penrose Room has a new chef de cuisine, Greg Vassos, who is introducing a new menu. Vassos brings his contemporary French and American-style touch to the dishes being served at the classy Penrose Room. He has worked...

  • Colorado Springs chefs at The Margarita at PineCreek introduce unusual foods at cooking classes

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    Cooking classes offered by Eric Viedt, executive chef at The Margarita at Pine Creek, never fail to entertain or introduce new-to-me foods. As a bonus, they always end with a delicious meal and sufficient wine. His most recent fall class, on Oct. 19, was a good example. Viedt, like...

  • Colorado Springs French chef serves inexpensive, well prepared bistro food

    TERESA J. FARNEY teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Henri Chaperont, owner and executive chef of Le Bistro, 1015 W. Colorado Ave., shows how to prepare a classic French dish, Mussels Mariniere.

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

    By Robin Intemann robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 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,...

  • Denver International Wine Festival in Broomfield worth the road trip

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    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...

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

    By Robin Intemann robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    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...

  • Drive-thru review: Wendy's pleases with pulled pork pig-out

    By Ken Hoffman King Features Syndicate -
    Published: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    Wendy's is climbing aboard the pulled pork train, big time - although McDonald's, Burger King, Subway and Carl's Jr. are saying, "You're late; go to the back of the train." The rivals have one, maybe two pulled pork items. Wendy's has three entries: Pulled Pork Cheeseburger, Pulled...

  • Fossil Brewing celebrates grand opening Friday

    Stephanie Earls
    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    The Colorado Springs brewery population gained a new member Friday, with the grand opening of Fossil Brewing Company, 2-10 p.m. at 2845 Ore Mill Road, Unit 1. “Right now, we’re doing seven beer taps and one ginger ale,” said head brewer and co-founder Josh Bye. “We have a blonde, an...

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

    Linda Navarro
    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    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...

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