• Great American Beer Festival growing for 2015: tickets for sale soon

    By Eric Gorski, The Denver Post
    Updated: Tue, Jul 14, 2015

    When organizers of theGreat American Beer Festival let slip last year that they had secured more space at the Colorado Convention Center, the obvious questions arose. What to do with it? More breweries pouring? More tickets available? The confirmation came Tuesday from the...

  • Longtime Colorado Springs pizza restaurant moving and changing its menu

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Jul 12, 2015

    Bambino's Italian Eatery, the longtime Colorado Springs pizza and pasta favorite, is moving to downtown and changing its concept. Owners Suzette and Kevin Megyeri plan to close their restaurant at Platte Avenue and Circle Drive on Aug. 9; Bambino's opened at the location in 1982....

  • Building owner seeking new operator to reopen Warehouse Restaurant

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 10, 2015

    A popular downtown eatery, The Warehouse Restaurant and Gallery, has temporarily closed after the former owner and executive chef suddenly retired. But restaurant founder Raphael Sassower said he hopes to find another owner to reopen the business. Lawrence "Chip" Johnson announced...

  • Dining review: Sweet rewards await diners at Colorado Springs bakery, cafe

    By Robin Intemann, robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 10, 2015

    If it's true that we eat first with our eyes, then you fill up on dessert as soon as you walk into Marigold Cafe and Bakery. Don't worry, though, it won't spoil your dinner. However, based on my experience, it's likely that you'll be thinking about the beautiful, crafted in-house...

  • Chalupas on demand: Taco Bell starting delivery service

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Jul 8, 2015

    NEW YORK - Getting your Taco Bell fix may soon get a whole lot easier. The restaurant chain is starting delivery service on Wednesday in certain markets in a partnership with the startup delivery company DoorDash. Delivery will be available initially in more than 90 cities and more...

  • Jared Fogle out as Subway pitchman; raid spotlights his ties to ex-foundation head

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Jul 8, 2015

    ZIONSVILLE, Ind. — A raid at the home of an iconic restaurant spokesman is casting a glaring spotlight on his relationship with the former head of a foundation he set up to combat childhood obesity. Federal and state authorities raided the home of Subway pitchman Jared Fogle on...

  • Chew on this: Top burgers, BBQ, burritos, pizza and fish taco spots in the Colorado Springs area

    The Gazette
    Updated: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    Who has the best burger in Colorado Springs? How about best barbecue or pizza? Gazette readers voted and so did we. Here are the results: - Best Barbecue Bird Dog BBQ Rudy's 'Country Store' and Bar-B-Q Front Range Barbeque   - Best Burger Five Guys...

  • Dining review: Wood-fired pizza to savor at Colorado Springs pizzeria

    By Robin Intemann robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    Standing in line to order a meal often conjures negative images; after all, it's part of what makes fast food, well you know: fast. Fortunately, neither all lines nor all cuisines are created equal. Yes, Il Vicino Wood Oven Pizza does have a queue and its menu is posted on the wall...

  • Well-known Colorado Springs chef bowing out after long career

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    Lawrence "Chip" Johnson has hung up his knife roll. The former owner and executive chef of The Warehouse Restaurant and Gallery, 25 W. Cimmarron St., announced via email June 23 at 6:20 p.m., "I am departing The Warehouse and retiring from the restaurant business effective...

  • Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting July 1, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    WHAT'S COOKING CLASSES ONGOING The Cañon City Queen Anne Tea House - 813 Macon Ave., Cañon City. Registration: 275-5354. - Italian Foods, 2 p.m. July 11, $30. Colorado Springs Senior Center - 1514 N. Hancock Ave. Registration: 387-6000, csseniorcenter.com. - Summer Produce, 2-4...

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