Cantera in downtown Durango pays culinary homage to Mexico in a modern way

From the entrance of Durango restaurateur Beto Navarro’s restaurant Cantera, located at 1150 Main Ave., it is clear that he has set out to do something unique. The décor and menu pay homage to...

DATE: April 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Here’s evidence that a great bowl of ramen doesn’t need pork or chicken

Speaking selfishly, I think one of the great benefits of the boom in American ramen joints is the growing presence of plant-based bowls. No longer do vegans and vegetarians need to avoid noodle...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

EPA pledges new plan on contaminant from non-stick coatings

WASHINGTON – Federal environmental regulators say they’ll consult with states on managing contamination from a range of long-used non-stick coatings. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said...

DATE: April 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Three restaurants compete in search for best green chile

Move over, New Mexico. Southwest Colorado has green chile fever. Three local restaurants are on the leader board in a USA Today 10 Best Readers Choice contest to name the best chile verde in...

DATE: April 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

4 tips that guarantee a better plate of pasta every time

Dried pasta can be the ultimate convenience food. It’s shelf-stable. You can make a little or a lot, throw together a quick sauce from the pantry or even pop open something store-bought. Pasta will...

DATE: April 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

A smoky-sweet dressing takes this black-eyed-pea dish to another level

Some ingredients seem born to go together. Apples and cheddar. Watermelon and feta. Chocolate and tahini. I’m not sure what genius first combined oranges and chipotle, but it had to have been in...

DATE: March 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Steamworks to tap ‘Sweet Ginger!’ Firkin

Steamworks Brewing Co. will continue its Firkin Fridays series by tapping its “Sweet Ginger!” firkin at 3 p.m. Friday. The base of the Sweet Ginger is Steamworks’ Third Eye P.A., a pale ale with a...

DATE: March 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Ska Brewing Co. to release Mexican Logger

Ska Brewing Co. will release its original Mexican Logger again for the summer season on April 4th. The official beer release party will take place at 5 p.m. at Ska Brewing World HQ, 225 Girard St....

DATE: March 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

You don’t have to be a bro to love Fireball Whiskey cake

I couldn’t help but be intrigued and entertained when I came across a cake recipe with an unusual ingredient: cinnamon-flavored Fireball Whiskey. It uses instant vanilla pudding mix, too – so...

DATE: March 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

If you can push a blender button, you can make this tomato soup

Summer is for gazpacho – that zippy, no-cook soup made with peak-season tomatoes – but when I want tomato soup at any other time of year, I’m going to turn to this fast, pantry-friendly option....

DATE: March 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Spicy candy is going to be big this year. But why can’t you taste the heat?

In the past year, America’s confectioners collectively got the hots for spicy candy. Jolly Rancher Hotties hit stores last summer. They were followed by Sour Patch Kids Fire and Starburst Sweet...

DATE: March 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

OpenTable asks restaurants to provide a safe space for women in kitchens

If you work in a restaurant, you might soon be seeing a sign posted in your place of employment that shows its zero tolerance for harassment. The sign is the most visible part of a new initiative...

DATE: March 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food