More Dining Articles

  • Newest 'Drinker's Guide to Colorado' released, with expanded vision

    Stephanie Earls
    Updated: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    Free beer! Have we got your attention? Good, because the 8th edition of the “Drinker’s Guide to Colorado”— expanded to a new, guidebook-style format that includes makers of wine and spirits — comes with a book of coupons worth more than $300 in free suds and “other great...

  • Dining review: Blue Star exceeds high expectations

    By Robin Intemann, robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    The Blue Star's emergence as one of the city's fine dining restaurants hasn't necessarily been meteoric as much as it has been a constant among the city's culinary constellations. For 20 years, diners have been treated to its spins on traditional entrees, stellar service and menus that...

  • Starbucks tests craft beer-inspired latte, but not in Colorado

    Stephanie Earls
    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    We know that coffee and beer are two great tastes that, for the most part, taste great together. Some of our favorite seasonal beers are porters and stouts infused with smoky coffee elements, in fact. Yum. Coffee-flavored beer is one thing, but beer-flavored coffee? Based on our...

  • 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...

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