Restaurant and catering

Lady Falconburgh’s drinking wall to come down

A noted landmark honoring long nights drinking in downtown Durango – the brick wall associated with the now-closed Lady Falconburgh’s Barley Exchange – will be coming down. The Cavern Bar and Grill...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Francisco’s restaurant reopens in part of its original space

At 77 and 76 years of age, Frances and Claudine Garcia have reopened a smaller version of Francisco’s Restaurante Y Cantina, an iconic fixture on Durango’s restaurant scene for 46 years. “We’re...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Seasons restaurant, a mainstay in downtown Durango, is for sale

Karen and Wayne Barger, owners of Seasons Rotisserie & Grill, a mainstay on Main Avenue in Durango, have listed the fine dining restaurant for sale for $2.25 million. Karen Barger said after the...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Steaming Bean pours its last cup of coffee, calls it quits

With sales lagging after a tough summer of fires and floods and the opening of a competing business next door, the Irish Embassy Pub has pulled the plug on the Steaming Bean coffee shop that...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Downtown Durango restaurant to take down ‘slavery’ sign

A sign in the bathroom of the Lone Spur Cafe, a restaurant on Main Avenue in Durango, will be taken down after a woman complained the placard is offensive. Nikki Moss, an African-American woman who...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango’s claim to ‘most restaurants per capita’ holds true

Many cities have a trademark boast-worthy phrase they can’t help but talk up to every tourist or newbie. “We are second to New York in galleries,” Santa Fe says. “The blues were born here,”...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Container of Food chef Jeremy Storm connects food to place

As much as Durangoans love food, they aren’t willing to travel far for it. At least, that’s what Jeremy Storm, chef at The Container of Food at Ska Brewing Co., has experienced. “It’s amazing how...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

2nd Deli & Spirits owners wanted proper Italian sub, so they opened a restaurant

You would think Durango residents had never eaten a sandwich before when looking at the line out the door at the new 2nd Deli & Spirits. The restaurant at 601 East Second Ave. opened on Aug. 13...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

July restaurant inspections for Montezuma County

The Journal publishes local restaurant inspection reports provided monthly by the Montezuma County Health Department. Inspections of all retail food facilities are done yearly, and in some cases...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Yellow Carrot makes a move, opens for breakfast, lunch and dinner

The Yellow Carrot, a bakery, restaurant and catering business on north Main Avenue, has long lured customers in with cupcakes, chips, breakfast burritos and take-and-bake items. Its new location a...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango restaurants try to accommodate customers with dogs

Sarah Trask and her pal Kenosha, a collie-mix, have found their downtown spot: 11th Street Station – where Trask can nibble and Kenosha can chill at her feet at a puppy parking lot provided by...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

The River bar and grill caters to locals

All fun flows to The River Bar and Grill, a rejuvenated sports bar, restaurant and honky-tonk on the shores of the Dolores River. General Manager Debbie Valerio is on a mission to create the best...

DATE: July 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

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