Restaurant and catering

Italian restaurant opens on College Drive

After trying several concepts at the restaurant space next to East by Southwest, Sergio Verduzco thinks he’s finally got a keeper – traditional, “old school” Italian. About two weeks ago, Verduzco...

DATE: June 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Durango restaurants join in for celebration of Pride Month

Restaurants Down the Rabbit Hole and Cantera have both decided to support Durango’s LGBTQ+ community and get involved in this year’s Pride celebration. Both eateries will put on events during this...

DATE: June 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

The Patio Restaurant in Ignacio sells

The Patio Restaurant in Ignacio closed in April for what owner Emily Meisner thought would be a short cleaning, but it turned into new ownership for the long-standing establishment. The restaurant...

DATE: May 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lotsa Pasta and That’za Pizza reopening in Cortez

A Cortez dining staple is coming back to town, with plans to open Mother’s Day weekend. Lotsa Pasta and That’za Pizza operated on the south side of Cortez for about 15 years but closed April 2018...

DATE: May 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

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

New group encourages customers to pay with cash

Every time you swipe a credit card for a purchase, the business has to pay a small processing fee to the credit card company. When calculated over time, the accumulated fees can affect...

DATE: April 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hermosa Coffee elevates quality as next evolution of Durango Roasters

The new Hermosa Coffee Roasters opened up shop on March 19. The café is the evolution of Durango Roasters, which was the former Durango Coffee Company ran by partners Scott Biaggi, Matt Pobloske...

DATE: March 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Culinary arts students whip up meal for business leaders

It was a big evening Thursday for Durango High School culinary arts students: They were handed some real responsibility – cooking and serving a dinner for business leaders in town. Not just any...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Police take proactive approach to problems at Colorado Pongas

Durango police decided more than a year ago that remedial measures would better address liquor license violations at Colorado Pongas rather than punitive ones. And it seems to be working, city...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cantera pivots toward high-end cuisine

A year into its life at 1150 Main Ave., Cantera’s menu is changing. The restaurant wants to pivot away from stereotypical Mexican cuisine and focus on becoming a higher-end dining experience, said...

DATE: March 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

The Cavern restaurant now Down the Rabbit Hole

Basement bar The Cavern, at 640 Main Ave., went through an extreme remodel and is now Down the Rabbit Hole. An ownership group of 10 individuals hired Donald Fleming, who lives in Bloomfield, N.M.,...

DATE: March 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Seasons Rotisserie & Grill to host ‘Burning Down the House’ fundraiser

Seasons Rotisserie & Grill will be “Burning Down the House” from 4-9 p.m. on Friday as it hosts its annual fundraiser benefitting Durango’s emergency responders through the 100 Club. The 100...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

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