Position: Special to the Herald

Joshua Arnold carries on family’s vinting legacy

“It takes a lot of beer to make wine,” Joshua Arnold said through a broad smile, “and a good scotch helps.” Joshua is the youngest of five siblings and the second generation to take the reins as...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

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

Durango chefs offer ideas for Valentine’s Day desserts Recipes are sure to impress that special someone

We are all familiar with the idiom, “The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.” Arguably, it’s true for any of the sexes, but no one tells you what to expect after the main course is...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

La Michoacana El Oasis paletería opens on north Main

Greeted by the syncopation of spoken Spanish, brilliant pink colors accompanied by muted orange and cream tile work and a menu written in Spanish, stepping into La Michoacana El Oasis at 2980 Main...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

The look of fall is not gold or orange, it’s green (chile)

For many who call the desert Southwest home, it is not the grandeur of aspen leaf carotenoid shifting gold, red and orange that signifies the approaching fall season. It is the heat of...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Chili Chase 5K and cook-off: Bringing the heat, uniting community

Want to start a debate with the power to both unite the community and reveal its cultural and regional diversity at the same time? Start talking chili. Should it have beans in it? Should it be red...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

What to eat for a long walk through the woods

One of the most difficult tasks in preparing for a backpacking adventure might not be navigating mountainous terrain, reading topographical maps or even hauling a quarter of your body weight in...

DATE: July 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Cast iron cooking a timeless method as old as the West

There are very few things as appealing and timeless as cooking with cast iron. With its heritage dating to the establishment of the first foundries in the late 1800s, cast iron evokes something of...

DATE: July 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Indulge your senses, foster community at Taste of Durango

The Taste of Durango, organized by the Durango chapter of the Colorado Restaurant Association, is an annual event that goes beyond feeding the belly. It’s a culinary feast of sights, street...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

3 Durangoans for Italy’s ski mountaineering world championships

Twenty-five of the best ski mountaineering athletes in the United States are in Italy for this year’s International Ski Mountaineering Federation World Cup Championships. Three represent Durango....

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

Where’s the bottom?

Contemporary artists Sandra Butler, Jeff Madeen and Joan Russell have taken on one of the great questions that have twisted even the most robust minds throughout human history: What is the true...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts