• Superfood ingredients, natural baking chemistry create wholesome loaves at local bakery

    By Hannah Blick, hannah.blick@gazette.com
    Updated: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    When it comes to bread, less is more; just ask Melissa Miller. “We keep our ingredient lists tight, sometimes just five items,” she said. Miller is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian and Nutrition Specialist for Great Harvest Bread Company.

  • Customers get to make the call at Colorado Springs' newest brewery

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    When Dave Shaver and two business partners opened Brewer's Republic on Nevada Ave. in 2010, the goal was to give downtown Colorado Springs something it really didn't have at the time - a relaxed, intimate venue with a vast and ever-changing lineup of local and regional craft beers....

  • Drive-thru review: Subway debuts new chicken strips in the Monterey Chicken Melt

    By Ken Hoffman King Features Syndicate -
    Published: Mon, Jan 19, 2015

    This week I tried a new Monterey Chicken Melt, using new and improved Grilled Chicken Strips, at Subway. Here's the breakdown: grilled white-meat chicken strips, shredded Monterey cheese, spinach, tomatoes, cucumbers and red onions on your choice of freshly baked bread. Of course, you...

  • Map: The top 5 most disproportionately popular cuisines in Colorado

    Dalton Walker
    Published: Sun, Jan 18, 2015

    Who doesn’t like a good food map? First, I didn’t know Gluten-free was a cuisine. Second, what is Gluten-free. Just kidding about the second one Huffington Post and Yelp broke down which cuisine is most common and disproportionately popular for each state. Gluten-free is tops in...

  • Southern Colorado group hoping to heat up demand Pueblo hot chile

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Jan 17, 2015

    PUEBLO — Pueblo County is hoping to heat up demand for Pueblo Chile with a $143,000 grant to help start the process. The Board of County Commissioners accepted the grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's specialty crop program. Pueblo County economic development director...

  • Dining review: Deli near Colorado College dishes up fresh, satisfying food

    By Robin Intemann, robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jan 16, 2015

    Wooglin's Deli & Cafe sits in the shadow of Colorado College, but when it comes to the food, Wooglin's shines. The reality is that the order-at-the-counter eatery could fit in anywhere. It emphasizes fresh, well-prepared food that's relatively easy on the wallet and satisfying to...

  • 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...