Restaurant and catering

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Los Amigos Del Sur opens in Main Mall

Tonny Del Solar was having a small going away party in December for his friends when they decided to open a restaurant together instead. “My dream was always to have my own business,” Del Solar...

DATE: May 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Multiple generations share the kitchen

Back in the day of bumper stickers, the tip to parents was pretty clear: “Be nice to your kids. After all, they will be choosing your nursing home.” In 2017, the kids might even be signing your pay...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Food safety classes to be held April 11

Food safety classes for the restaurant industry will be offered to food service workers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 to 8:30 p.m. April 11 in the Extension Office at La Plata County...

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Immigrants bring new touches to American barbecue, just like they always have

Jiyeon Lee, a South Korean expat, doesn’t serve Korean barbecue at her Heirloom Market BBQ in Atlanta. She and her husband, the Texas-born Cody Taylor, serve American barbecue with Korean touches....

DATE: March 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Chef Profile: Sean Clark came for the art, stayed for the food

Sean Clark, Executive Chef for Peak Brewing LLC, the parent company that runs both Steamworks Brewing Co. and El Moro, has been a Durango staple since his college days. A native of the Western...

DATE: March 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Homestyle Railroad Cafe opens in Dolores

Longtime Montezuma County resident Brian MacPherson plans to honor the past with his new Dolores restaurant, The Railroad Cafe. MacPherson has wanted to own a restaurant, and in late December he...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Photo: A growing business

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cake shop opens inside Fifth Street Eatery

Decadent cupcakes are now tempting those planning to indulge in Fifth Street Eatery’s Southern dishes. After closing for three days at the end of January, the restaurant has reopened with fresh...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Durango restaurants roll out Valentine’s Day specials

Many Durangoans will join the millions of Americans shelling out billions of dollars to fete their sweethearts for Valentine’s Day. And, local establishments are ready to accommodate. Most...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Durango restaurants roll out Valentine’s Day specials

Many Durangoans will join the millions of Americans shelling out billions of dollars to fete their sweethearts for Valentine’s Day. And, local establishments are ready to accommodate. Most...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Bloom Cafe opens along Camino del Rio

Herbalist Andrew Krull and baker Kristin Wheelock opened Bloom Cafe this week with a focus on fresh flavors. The cafe along Camino del Rio in the Albertsons parking lot offers sandwiches, soups,...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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El Moro employees volunteer while restaurant repaired

When an October fire in the backroom of El Moro Spirits & Tavern in October caused the popular downtown Durango restaurant and bar to close indefinitely, more than 40 employees feared they were out...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News