More Dining Articles

  • Drive-thru review: A mile-high pile o' bacon tops Carl's Jr.'s latest

    Published: Mon, Oct 20, 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...

  • High-end Colorado Springs restaurant moves to new building

    teresa J. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    There are new digs for Joseph Freyre's Joseph's Fine Dining, which has opened at 1603 S. 8th St. The new eatery is directly across the street from the old location. The dining area is much larger with an inviting bar at the entrance. The menu is much the same as at the previous...

  • Dining Review: Thai Mint is appealing to all the senses

    By Robin Intemann robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    hai Mint is a restaurant for the senses: vibrant food presentations, enticing aromas, delightful Thai-accented English that
charms the ear, plates warm to the touch and, best of all, food that melds a range of tastes thanks to an eclectic blend of spices and herbs. It didn't hurt,...

  • Cashew Butter

    Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Cashew Butter - Yield: 2 cups 
2 cups unsalted roasted cashews
2 to 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar, optional Procedure: In a food processor or blender, combine nuts, 2 tablespoons of oil, salt and sugar if desired. Process on high speed for 30...

  • Drive-thru review: It's not enough anymore for bacon to be on the side at IHOP

    By Ken Hoffman King Features Syndicate -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    The "P" in "IHOP" stands for "pancakes," but waffles, the unsung hero of the breakfast buffet, were on the menu in 1958 when the first IHOP opened in Toluca Lake, Calif. They have been a steady presence ever since. Recently, the breakfast barn rolled out the Bac 'n' Cheddar Waffle....

  • 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...

  • California-based sandwich shop to open in downtown Colorado Springs

    Stephen Hobbs
    Updated: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    Togo’s is moving closer to opening a new location in downtown Colorado Springs. The California-based sandwich shop will open at 27 S. Tejon St. in the former location of Buttercup’s Frozen Yogurt, next to the entrance of the United States Olympic Committee building. The sandwich...

  • 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...

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