Restaurant and catering

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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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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

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Old Dairy Queen site to become Starbucks

After months of speculation on what would become of the old Dairy Queen site on north Main Avenue in Durango, it now appears the former eatery will be a Starbucks. According to the city of...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Living Tree, Live Foods Salad Bar opens

Last year on the solstice, Nicole Tribble and her husband, Christian, decided to go into the restaurant business. On Wednesday, exactly a year later, their vision The Living Tree, Live Foods Salad...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Earth Girls restaurant set to close

Earth Girls Goodies and Eatery will close Wednesday after two years in business. The restaurant on north Main Avenue specialized in organic, vegan and gluten-free dishes. Owner Kirsten Gum said...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Remodeled Cuckoo’s Chicken House to reopen

Cuckoo’s Chicken House & Waterin’ Hole plans to reopen Wednesday following a flood that forced the restaurant to close for five months. Water from a broken pipe damaged most of the restaurant’s...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

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Businesses planning downtown moves

Changes are coming to Main Avenue after the first of the year that will help fill some of the vacant downtown retail space. Several organizations are moving or expanding into high-profile...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

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Minimum wage ballot question centers on economics

An increase in the minimum wage could put financial pressure on many small businesses, but it may also give low-wage workers more buying power and put money back into the local economy. Voters are...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Vegan restaurant opens on College Drive

The owners of East by Southwest, a sushi and Asian fusion restaurant, are venturing into vegan fare. Sergio and Hydi Verduzco’s new restaurant, Zen Cuisine, opened next door to East by Southwest on...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

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Vegan restaurant opens on College Drive

The owners of East by Southwest, a sushi and Asian fusion restaurant, are venturing into vegan fare. Sergio and Hydi Verduzco’s new restaurant, Zen Cuisine, opened next door to East by Southwest on...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business