Gluten-free on the go

If you’re looking for a fast, gluten-free lunch on a budget, Rice Monkeys on Main Avenue is there for you.

A single order of Vietnamese summer rolls includes two enormous rice-paper rolls (they’re bigger than any brat you’ve ever eaten) filled with lettuce, carrots, bean sprouts, herbs, rice noodles and either pork or extra vegetables (or shrimp, if you ask nicely). And they come with a...

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Linda’s is truly local

Some business owners measure success in dollars and cents. Not Linda Illsley.

The owner of Linda’s Local Food Café calls 2013 an incredible year, but not because she raked in the well deserved profits at her Mexican-themed restaurant. Actually, she made less than she has in other years.

For Illsley, the year was a success because she went six months without ordering food from outside...

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Natural Grocers completes remodel

If you’re tired of stepping over boxes and around construction workers at Natural Grocers, you can shop in peace – the expansion is finished.

The Colorado natural foods chain added 3,500 square feet of space to its Durango store, completely redoing the produce department and giving it more space up front. It added new products like grab-n-go salads and sandwiches, more paleo options and...

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