• Chew on this: Top burgers, BBQ, burritos, pizza and fish taco spots in the Colorado Springs area

    The Gazette
    Updated: Sun, Jul 5, 2015

    Who has the best burger in Colorado Springs? How about best barbecue or pizza? Gazette readers voted and so did we. Here are the results: - Best Barbecue Bird Dog BBQ Rudy's 'Country Store' and Bar-B-Q Front Range Barbeque   - Best Burger Five Guys...

  • Dining review: Wood-fired pizza to savor at Colorado Springs pizzeria

    By Robin Intemann robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    Standing in line to order a meal often conjures negative images; after all, it's part of what makes fast food, well you know: fast. Fortunately, neither all lines nor all cuisines are created equal. Yes, Il Vicino Wood Oven Pizza does have a queue and its menu is posted on the wall...

  • Well-known Colorado Springs chef bowing out after long career

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    Lawrence "Chip" Johnson has hung up his knife roll. The former owner and executive chef of The Warehouse Restaurant and Gallery, 25 W. Cimmarron St., announced via email June 23 at 6:20 p.m., "I am departing The Warehouse and retiring from the restaurant business effective...

  • Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting July 1, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    WHAT'S COOKING CLASSES ONGOING The Cañon City Queen Anne Tea House - 813 Macon Ave., Cañon City. Registration: 275-5354. - Italian Foods, 2 p.m. July 11, $30. Colorado Springs Senior Center - 1514 N. Hancock Ave. Registration: 387-6000, csseniorcenter.com. - Summer Produce, 2-4...

  • Colorado Springs area beer related events starting July 1, 2015

    Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    BREW CALENDAR Tuesdays Tuesday Night Karma Hour - One dollar per pint sold will be donated to a local charity, 5-9 p.m., Bristol Brewing Co., 1604 S. Cascade Ave. ; bristolbrewing.com. Fridays New Beer Friday - Launch of new beer, 5 p.m., Red Leg Brewing Co., 4630 Forge Road,...

  • The Winery at Pikes Peak in Cascade serves light lunches, sweets, espresso and wine

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

    On our recent return from the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen we planned to drop in at The Wines of Colorado in Cascade for lunch. The place was hopping. And for good reason. The food is always great and the patio by the bubbling creek relaxing. But for us, lunch at Marv...

  • Dining review: A multicourse Moroccan adventure in Manitou Springs

    By JL Fields jl.fields@gazette.coom -
    Updated: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    Editor's note: Fields writes a monthly review of vegan options at local restaurants. I've lived in Colorado Springs for just over two years. Each time I would drive into Manitou Springs, passing Moroccan restaurant Tajine Alami, I would think, "I should eat there" (Middle East and...

  • Colorado pizza delivery boy becomes 'pizza man'

    By Brett Milam, Glenwood Springs Post Independent
    Updated: Thu, Jun 25, 2015

    Anson Lemmer had no way of knowing that on his last delivery order of the night of June 15 for Uncle Pizza in Glenwood, he would perform CPR and help with a potentially life-saving rescue. "I called my parents and said, 'This has been the craziest pizza delivery ever. I left a pizza...

  • Bloody Mary bars brings out the creative side for a personalized cocktail

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    It's Sunday. It's midmorning and you're just getting out of bed. You're hungry and thirsty. What better excuse to stretch out the day with brunch and a tall, cold bloody mary? Most eateries offer the tomato-based drink with their own flourishes, but some realize that folks really...

  • Seafood restaurant headed to downtown Colorado Springs

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    Diners looking for a taste of the sea will have a new option later this year in downtown Colorado Springs. Bonny and Read's Fresh Seafood and Steaks, to be located near the corner of Tejon and Kiowa streets, is part of owner Joseph Campana's effort to bring a seafood restaurant...

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