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DATE: May 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Don Vic’s Grocery offers authentic Mexican food

A long-abandoned gas station on the east side of Cortez has been transformed into Don Vic’s Mexican Grocery Store. Owner Victor Nunez purchased the building and remodeled it into a brightly colored...

DATE: May 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango School District board reviews partial lunch policy after Facebook fundraiser

The Durango School District 9-R board reviewed school lunch policy Tuesday after a sign posted at Miller Middle School in April announced partial lunches would be served to students with debt. The...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Easy-breezy: Planning ahead can make your picnic just that

As the weather warms up, many of us start thinking about enjoying our meals outdoors. But a seamless, successful picnic takes some planning. Having a checklist and some ideas for what foods work...

DATE: May 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Durango’s farmers markets about to sprout

It’s that time of year when life gets more colorful, which means your refrigerator should be getting more colorful, too. The organizers of Durango’s farmers markets have gotten their hands dirty...

DATE: May 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

This lighter take on fish and chips could be your new favorite way to savor the ‘takeaway’ classic

While Fish and Almost Chips shares its two main ingredients with the British national takeaway dish alluded to in the title, its differences are significant enough to mention right upfront. Those...

DATE: May 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

With Trump rollback, school lunch could get more white bread

NEW YORK – Is white bread about to make a comeback on school lunch menus? After complaints about taste and costs, the Trump administration rolled back a rule that required foods like pasta and...

DATE: May 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

How would local chefs keep life delicious on a desert island?

Most people abandoned in the wilderness in “Naked and Afraid” would die naked and afraid in real life. Hungry, too. Hypothetical life-threatening situations are far more enjoyable. So instead of...

DATE: April 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

How many cherries in frozen pie? FDA may soon drop its rules

NEW YORK – President Donald Trump may soon be able to claim a sweet victory for his deregulation push, with officials preparing to get rid of the decades-old rules for frozen cherry pies. Emails...

DATE: April 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Make your mornings glorious with these easy, healthful muffins

“If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself” is an adage that certainly applies to a more healthful muffin. Whenever I’ve purchased one – as I have a multitude of times – all...

DATE: April 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Durango Natural Foods looks at revival

The Durango Natural Foods continued its efforts to revive its operation Sunday evening at its annual meeting, which kicked off with voting for four positions on its board of directors and a bylaw...

DATE: April 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bird’s chicken restaurant to open next week in Durango

Bird’s, a new chicken restaurant and tavern on north Main Avenue, will open next week. The fast-casual restaurant will open in a remodeled building that formerly housed KFC. Its menu will feature...

DATE: April 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

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