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  • Fossil Brewing celebrates grand opening Friday

    Stephanie Earls
    Yesterday

    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...

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

    By Robin Intemann robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    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...

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

    Linda Navarro
    Yesterday

    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...

  • Burrito chain urged to drop 'illegal' from name

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    FORT COLLINS — Some people are urging the Colorado burrito chain Illegal Pete's to change its name because of the way the word "illegal" has been used to describe immigrants. The Coloradan (http://noconow.co/1wpoTne ) reports that about 30 people gathered in Fort Collins...

  • Blog: Local burger joint features local beers

    Monica Mendoza
    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    Local craft beer is so popular at Bingo Burger restaurant that owner and Chef Richard Warner is going to add more taps, he said. This week the downtown burger joint -- that offers slow-cooked burgers -- features beers from Red Leg Brewing Company. Warner says he’s expecting to add...

  • Denver International Wine Festival in Broomfield worth the road trip

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 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...

  • Now is the time to take a shine to hard cider

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Hundreds of years ago, hard cider was America's drink. It had an alcohol content roughly equivalent to beer - unlike the brown juice sold as cider at today farmers markets - and orchards were abundant with cider apples, fruit that was bittersweet and high in tannins. Back then,...

  • SudSisters: Gluten-free beer does exist but the taste might not grab you

    Nicole Montanez
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Gluten is a mixture of two proteins found in wheat, barley and rye. Beer is made from malted cereal grains such as wheat, barley and rye. So it would seem that gluten-free beer is an oxymoron. But gluten-free beer does exist. In fact, those who suffer from celiac disease and have a...

  • Tickets going fast for All Colorado Beer Festival

    Stephanie Earls
    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Dear ‘Rest of Nation’, We appreciate what you bring to the table, but this one’s just for us. Sincerely, Colorado   The All Colorado Beer Festival, the only beer fest dedicated exclusively to Colorado beers, will bring 70 brewers, two cideries and a brewer of non-alcoholic...

  • Drive-thru review: How to blow a Diet Disaster fuse

    By Ken Hoffman, Special to The Gazette
    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Let's get something straight: The Mile High Bacon Cheese Thickburger has nothing to do with Denver. It's got everything to do with the pile o' bacon nestled on top of a Certified Angus Beef patty. There's 1.5 ounces of bacon here. In bacon weight, 1.5 ounces is a lot - almost four...

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