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They do it in Chicago. They do it in Los Angeles. They do it in Denver. And now, believe it or not, restaurants are doing it here. You never know who you’ll sit next to at dinner anymore. Honestly....
DATE: Jan. 13, 2015 |
Spinach and beets, avocados and peanut butter, chia seeds and bee pollen – smoothies have come a long way from fruit, yogurt and juice. In fact, for a lot of people they’re not a drink at all....
DATE: Jan. 5, 2015 |
Want a scrumptious, smooth, red wine to go with your filet mignon tonight? You could break out a Romanee-Conti, a Burgundy coveted by Russian oligarchs and Japanese carmakers, or you could pop open...
DATE: Dec. 30, 2014 |
They were small, round and white, like radishes, only cuter. I’d never seen them before. They’re delicious, said a friend who generously shared her holiday market purchase with me. They were not....
DATE: Dec. 16, 2014 |
If you use a bag to make your tea, beware – culinary poobahs will throw you in with those gauche and misguided souls who still drink instant coffee. No matter if you paid $10 a box for premium...
DATE: Dec. 9, 2014 |
Restaurants focused on vegetables. Pork belly missing from appetizer lists. Bacon ice cream, doughnuts, mouthwash, all publicly denounced. What’s going on? Is bacon – that fatty, salty, decadent...
DATE: Dec. 2, 2014 |
I’ve looked everywhere – Durango Coffee Co., Urban Market, Bed, Bath & Beyond. I’ve searched online – Sur La Table, Williams-Sonoma, Chef’s. The kitchen gods have determined they will make no more....
DATE: Nov. 25, 2014 |
The candy in your daughter’s Halloween pumpkin is calling you – the Snickers and Milky Way bars, the Reese’s cups and M&M’s. It’s all you can do to keep from sneaking away with your favorites while...
DATE: Nov. 4, 2014 |
Ribs, pumpkin, bacon, apples, lamb shanks, potatoes. It’s autumn and meat-and-potatoes dining is more popular than ever. Not that a good steak and a baked potato would ever be turned away in...
DATE: Oct. 14, 2014 |
A mild spring, not too much rain and, other than birds (we’re not the only ones who love grapes), local winemakers say 2014 is an almost ideal harvest. “It was a good year, hot and dry, no mildew,...
DATE: Oct. 7, 2014 |
Yom Kippur, the most important day in the Jewish year, will start Friday night. For 24 hours, you don’t drink, you don’t eat and you don’t have sex. Instead, you think about the sins you committed...
DATE: Sept. 30, 2014 |
Like wine before it, craft beer is having an American moment. Here in Durango, it’s having a celebration. Yes, one more brew pub is coming our way – the second in two years and the sixth overall....
DATE: Sept. 16, 2014 |
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Day 2 of the Cortez Rendezvous Hot Air Balloon Rally was a bright success, as all 20 balloons lifted off without a hitch and floated across town.
The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is converting one of its coal-fired engines to oil burning to run during dry weather conditions.
The Durango Fiesta Days rodeo featured many competitors Friday at the La Plata County Fairgrounds.
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