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

    The Gazette
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    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...

  • Growing local in Colorado: coming soon to a pint near you

    Greeley Tribune -
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    GREELEY - Grow local. Buy local. Eat local. As the local trend also drives locally sourced brews, small hops and barley operations have been popping up all over northern Colorado with the hopes of satisfying the needs of the state's 200 craft breweries. One of the newer additions...

  • It's time to move pasta beyond the side salad this summer

    Updated: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    Aside from the occasional pasta salad, America's favorite carb often takes a vacation during summer. It's probably because we tend to associate it with more winter-friendly heavy and hot sauces. But pasta doesn't have to be relegated to the salad bar when the heat is on, particularly...

  • Outraged over peas in guac? Wait until you try Brocamole!

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    Thank goodness for Twitter-powered outrage. How else would we know just how horribly offensive the combination of peas and avocados is? The apparently misguided pairing was exposed for all its perversity Wednesday, when The New York Times urged the world to add peas — peas, I...

  • 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...

  • Whole Foods CEOs apologize for pricing problems

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    NEW YORK — Whole Foods Market's CEOs apologized Thursday for pricing issues at its stores, a week after a New York investigation found that the natural food grocer routinely overcharged for prepackaged fruits, vegetables and deli meats. In a YouTube video, co-CEOs John Mackey...

  • Rid the gluten from your pizza with this easy chickpea crust

    Updated: Thu, Jul 2, 2015

    If there's a more basic and universally loved dish than pizza, I can't name it. Bread, cheese and tomatoes... Perfect! Unless, that is, you're one of those poor souls who is sensitive to gluten. Happily, here's a pizza that swaps out the traditional Italian wheat-based crust for a...

  • Give peas a chance? Not in my guacamole, says Obama

    Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Give peas a chance? When it comes to guacamole, no way, says President Barack Obama. He dipped into the great guacamole debate Wednesday after The New York Times suggested adding fresh green peas to guacamole. The recipe triggered intense discussion on the Internet...

  • Pikes Pub: Storybook looks to next chapter

    By Robert S. Johnson rob.johnson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    Pete Kilman has a day job, but his dream is to have a storybook ending in which his beer pays the bills. Brewing, talking and drinking beer is too much fun for the owner of Colorado Springs' Storybook Brewing for him to want to stay forever at a stock-trading software company. Every...

  • Don't let corn be a summer sideshow. Grill it for a salad!

    Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    The two most common side dishes at a barbecue are coleslaw and potato salad. But as much as I love those, I firmly believe it's time for corn salad to take its rightful place at the picnic table. Corn is summer's chameleon. It can take on a sweet and delicate personality when eaten...

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