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Irish Car Bomb returns for Firkin Fridays at Steamworks

Steamworks Brewing Co. will reprise the popular “Irish Car Bomb” as Firkin Fridays continues at the brewpub on Friday. The firkin will be tapped at 3 p.m.The Irish Car Bomb will be tapped at...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Animas Valley Grange to show two agriculture documentaries

The Animas Valley Grange is showing two films on Feb. 24 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. free to the public. “Unbroken Ground,” a 25-minute film by Patagonia Provisions, explains the role food will play in...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Durango breweries gear up for Collaboration Fests

In advance of the fourth annual Collaboration Fest on March 25 in Denver, Ska and Steamworks have teamed up with other breweries to brew new beers. Ska Brewing Co.’s Mod Brewery teamed up with...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Steamworks to serve Peanut Butter Cup Stout for Firkin Friday

Firkin Friday, Steamworks Brewing Co.’s monthly beer showcase will continue with the tapping of a “Peanut Butter Cup Stout” on Friday, Feb. 3, at 3 p.m. at the brewpub, amid the 2016 Snowdown...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

New Mexico pecan farmers see record-high prices for crop

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico pecan farmers and backyard growers are receiving record-high prices for the crop. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (https://goo.gl/IIA4gM) a new federal report for...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

How good are your chili, Bloody Marys?

The Snowdown Chili Cook-off and Bloody Mary contest are seeking competitors. The cook-off is a fundraiser for Snowdown that raises over $10,000 per year. Entry is open to restaurants and...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

El Moro Spirits and Tavern sets date to reopen

After more than three months of reconstruction to repair damage caused by an Oct. 5 structural fire, El Moro Spirits and Tavern is set for a soft reopening Thursday. “It’s going to take us a few...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Bloom Cafe opens on College Drive

Bloom Cafe, a cafe with an emphasis on organic healthy foods, opened Jan. 17 at 309 West College Dr. (in the Albertsons parking lot) in Durango. In-house baker Kristin Wheelock bakes fresh bread...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Steamworks to serve S’more Stout for Firkin Fridays

Steamworks Brewing Co. will serve up a S’more Stout for its January Firkin Fridays offering at the Downtown brewpub and Purgy’s “Beach” at Purgatory Resort, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. The kegs will be...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

The Grapevine:

Let the celebrations begin! The holidays are a time for festivities with family, friends and coworkers, along with the merriment of food, wine and giving. This also can be the most expensive time...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Food

The Grapevine

To spray or not to spray, that is the question. The fear of losing your crop to an infestation can be a powerful motivator to protect your vines with synthetic chemicals. Wine makers and grape...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2015 | CATEGORY: Food

On the side

Zia Taqueria supports community gardens As part of this week’s “Zia Days” celebration, Zia Taqueria is donating a portion of its profits from both its north and south locations on Nov. 10-12 to...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Food