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  • Dining review: Fresh, flavorful and fiery vegan options at Colorado Springs Vietnamese restaurant

    By JL FIELDS jl.fields@gazette.com -
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    Editor's note: Fields writes a monthly review of vegan options at local restaurants. When I walked into Vietnamese Garden for the first time, I was a bit taken aback. Tucked in between stores at Rampart Village Center off Union Boulevard, the small space - with seating for only about...

  • Dining review: Breakfast in the company of Colorado bears

    By Robin Intemann robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015

    My guess is The Hungry Bear Family Restaurant has almost as many references to bears in its décor as eggs cracked each day in its kitchen - and this is one busy diner. Bears are everywhere in this popular Woodland Park eatery. They're featured on placards, photos and drawings. Teddy...

  • Dining review: Wait is worth it at Colorado Springs-area Italian restaurant

    By Robin Intemann robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, May 14, 2015

    Whenever I wait for a table at a restaurant, especially if it's a long wait, I wonder if it's masochism or optimism. Occasionally I realize I've wasted time; if I'm lucky, the wait proves worthwhile, as was the case with Bella Panini in Palmer Lake. Friends who regularly dine here...

  • Dining review: Wide range of options awaits at Old Colorado City favorite

    By Robin Intemann robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, May 7, 2015

    It always takes a little time for my eyes to adjust when I first walk into Thunder & Buttons, but once they do a quick glance at the menu reminds me that brighter things await. This dimly lit Old Colorado City establishment is a popular venue for live music and to meet for...

  • Dining review: Jill's a no-frills diner with hefty portions

    By Robin Intemann robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    There's no Jack in Jill's Kitchen, but that's fine since there isn't a Jill either. Instead, there are two Jackies: one who owns the diner with her daughter, Molly, and the other who does the cooking. There're also a lot of regulars, based on the number of people greeted with hugs...

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