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Ska Brewing, Peach Street launch boomerang barrel program

The first of Ska Brewing Co. and Peach Street Distillers’ Boomerang series beers, Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout Barrel No. 394, is now available at Animas Wine & Spirits. The beer, a 17% ABV imperial...

DATE: June 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Italian restaurant opens on College Drive

After trying several concepts at the restaurant space next to East by Southwest, Sergio Verduzco thinks he’s finally got a keeper – traditional, “old school” Italian. About two weeks ago, Verduzco...

DATE: June 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers Market: Jake’s Farm of Hesperus fills the poultry gap

Amy and Jonathan Reid run Jake’s Farm in Hesperus. While visiting from Chino Valley, Arizona, in August 2016, they noticed a hole in what the Durango Farmers Market offers. “We came here on...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Chainless Brewing to open for solstice party

Chainless Brewing, the new brewery at 3000 Main Ave, will hold a hybrid grand opening and summer solstice party Friday. The bicycle-themed brewery’s hours are 11 a.m. to midnight and the party will...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Durango restaurants join in for celebration of Pride Month

Restaurants Down the Rabbit Hole and Cantera have both decided to support Durango’s LGBTQ+ community and get involved in this year’s Pride celebration. Both eateries will put on events during this...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Winners announced for 2019 Men Who Grill

Men Who Grill, an annual fundraiser for the Women’s Resource Center, took place Saturday at Buckley Park. The following groups and businesses won awards for their grilled creations: People’s...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Lighter and brighter, this broccoli salad delivers on flavor

There is a certain broccoli salad that’s been popular at summer picnics and pool parties for decades. Variations abound, but it typically has both sweet and savory elements, a nutty crunch, and a...

DATE: June 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Chef Charles Childers encourages teamwork in the kitchen

In a profession characterized by competition for the top spot, chef Charles Childers believes a kitchen isn’t just a head chef working alone but is instead a group of people working together....

DATE: June 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers Market: Shamanda Jewelry makes guitar-string, gemstone creations

Mandy Houpt of Shamanda Jewelry makes guitar-string and gemstone jewelry inspired by her husband, Shaman Houpt, a local musician and geologist. “I’m a lapidary artist, so I cut a lot of my own...

DATE: June 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

‘Sell By’ or what? U.S. pushes for clarity on expiration dates

NEW YORK – If milk is a few days past its “Sell By” date, is it safe to drink? U.S. regulators are urging food-makers to be more consistent with labeling terms like “Best By” and “Enjoy By” that...

DATE: June 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Pile strawberries and snap peas atop grilled chicken for a fresh approach to a spring salad

To create a compellingly inspiring dish, sometimes all you need to do is approach ordinary ingredients from a different perspective. Take grilled chicken and salad for example. Flipping the usual...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

‘Tortilla movement’ seeks to restore Mexico’s iconic food

MEXICO CITY – As Mexico City’s 9 million residents sleep in the pre-dawn darkness, busy hands are already preparing the day’s corn tortillas in the small kitchen of Molino El Pujol, a tortilla shop...

DATE: June 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

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