More Dining Articles

  • Dining Review: Tangy flavors, friendly staff at Bird Dog BBQ

    By Robin Intemann, robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    It seems contrary, but strip malls are often surprisingly good harbingers when it comes to housing respectable dining spots. Bird Dog BBQ has found homes in four such locations around town, and they go together like, well, pork and beans. Bird Dog has been a presence in Colorado...

  • Colorado Springs Women's Living Expo features Taste of Home Cooking School

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    Karen Davis, culinary specialist for Taste of Home Cooking School, will be featured at the Colorado Springs Women's Living Expo held at the Freedom Financial Services Expo Center, 3650 N. Nevada Ave. General show times are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 am. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The...

  • 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...

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