Mancos food is quite the find

Mancos food is quite the find

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Owner David Blaine dips coconut macaroons into chocolate at Absolute Bakery in Mancos, where he rises at 4 a.m. to begin baking the store’s daily treats.
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Giant windows, including a glass-block window, give Olio’s Wine Bar and Restaurant its distinctive shape.
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Steve Klumker, co-owner of Zuma Natural Foods has colorful artwork in the organic food store and cafe.
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Brothers Jake Lewis, 8, left, and Colby Lewis, 6, order chocolate steamers from Fahrenheit Coffee Roasters owner, Linda James. Their mother, Victoria Lewis, goes for the more adult version: coffee.
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Mesa Verde and the Sleeping Ute Mountains form the scenic backdrop for Mancos, population 1,336, about 30 miles west of Durango.
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The Town of Mancos about 30 miles west of Durango.
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Absolute Bakery is located at 110 South Main in Mancos.JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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Loaves of is one of several items baked at the bakery. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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Greg Storz and Laura Tacker enjoy breakfast at Absolute Bakery on Monday.The bakery is located at 110 South Main in Mancos. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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Melissa Blaine manager at Absolute Bakery, talks about how much she enjoys the customers that come in to the bakery. The bakery is located at 110 South Main. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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Absolute Bakery owner David Blaine dips scones into chocolate on Monday. Blaine starts his day around 4 a.m. baking items at the store. The bakery is located at 110 South Main. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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Ben Fisher cook at the Absolute Bakery is one of several people responsible for producing delicious meals at the bakery. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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Absolute Bakery servers Heather Klein, left, and Autumn Robbins, deliver lunch to from left, Emma Diffey,15, Ethan Diffey, 17, Scott Lyman, Shannon Lyman and Harley Lyman, 9, on Monday. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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Fahrenheit Coffee Roasters is located on Grand Avenue in a historic building that was once a gas station. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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Art work coming out of the ceiling at Fahrenheit Coffee Roasters, 201 Grand Avenue. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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Fahrenheit Coffee Roasters owners, Matt Lauer and Linda James, wait on customers Emily Funmaker, 16, and Whitney Gustafson, 17, right, on Monday. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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An chocolate steamer made by Fahrenheit Coffee Roasters owner, Linda James on Monday. The coffee shop in located on Grand Avenue in a historic building that was once a gas station. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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Fahrenheit Coffee Roasters owner, Linda James, hands chocolate steamers to brothers Jake, 8, left, and Colby Lewis, 6, on Monday as mom, Victoria Lewis enjoys her coffee. The coffee shop in located on Grand Avenue in a historic building that was once a gas station. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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Fahrenheit Coffee Roasters. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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An espresso made by Fahrenheit Coffee Roasters owner, Matt Lauer on Monday. The coffee shop in located on Grand Avenue in a historic building that was once a gas station. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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Olio's Wine Bar and Restaurant, 114 Grand Avenue. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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Rena Wilson, left, and June McCartney, enjoy a glass of wine at Olio's Wine Bar and Restaurant on Monday. Olio's is located at 114 Grand Avenue in Mancos. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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Rena Wilson, left, and June McCartney, enjoy a glass of wine at Olio's Wine Bar and Restaurant on Monday. Olio's is located at 114 Grand Avenue in Mancos. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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Rena Wilson, left, and June McCartney, enjoy a glass of wine at Olio's Wine Bar and Restaurant on Monday. Olio's is located at 114 Grand Avenue in Mancos. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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Rena Wilson, left, and June McCartney, enjoy a glass of wine at Olio's Wine Bar and Restaurant on Monday. Olio's is located at 114 Grand Avenue in Mancos. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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Rena Wilson, left, and June McCartney, enjoy a glass of wine at Olio's Wine Bar and Restaurant on Monday. Olio's is located at 114 Grand Avenue in Mancos. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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Zuma Natural Foods, 299 N. Main. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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Steve Klumker, co-owner, of Zuma Natural Foods located at 299 north Main talks with customers on Monday. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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Cynthia Klumker, co-owner of Zuma Natural Foods, talks with cook Dylan Kleinberg on Monday. The store is located at 299 north Main talks with customers on Monday. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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Zuma Natural Foods located at 299 north Main is not only a health foods store but serves lunch. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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Zuma Natural Foods located at 299 north Main is not only a health foods store but serves lunch. JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald
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If you go

Absolute Bakery and Café: 110 S. Main St., 533-1200. Fresh baked goods daily as well as full breakfast and lunch. Open 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and 7 a.m.-12 p.m. Sunday.

Fahrenheit Coffee Roasters: 201 W. Grand Ave.,...

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