• Colorado Springs seafood restaurant adds tasty vegan options galore

    Updated: Thu, May 31, 2018

    A funny thing happened at a local seafood restaurant. They launched an additional, entirely vegan menu. English Dockside West, the seafood eatery with Southern style in Old Colorado City, recently added vegan options because, according to my server, customers were requesting it, and...

  • Yummy vegan fast food drive-through makes debut in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Thu, Apr 26, 2018

    Colorado Springs now has a vegan drive-through. That's right. Fast food, plant-style, has hit the Springs, and you just might find it worth the wait. And wait you will, because the popularity is staggering. Cars wind around Santana's Vegan Grill, a kiosk with old-fashioned fried food...

  • Colorado Springs' newest restaurant one of best in U.S.

    Updated: Sat, Mar 31, 2018

    As a frequent flier and former New Yorker, I'm very lucky. I have dined at vegan restaurants from coast to coast, including some of the finer dining spots: Candle 79 and Blossom in New York, Millennium in San Francisco, and Crossroads and Little Pine in L.A. I have really great news...

  • Take a 'shot' at Bad Juju, where not one thing is bad

    Updated: Thu, Feb 22, 2018

    Juice and smoothie fans, get excited. The west side now has a quirky health oasis. In addition to assorted fresh juices, smoothies and food perfect for breakfast or lunch, you might stumble upon a midday yoga class featuring a kombucha tasting or an afternoon concert. And after hours -...

  • Lots of vegan options at new Colorado Springs 'meeting house' eatery

    Updated: Wed, Jan 24, 2018

    Why have one meeting house when two are twice as nice? Russ Ware and Yemi Mobolade have duplicated their wildly popular downtown Wild Goose Meeting House a few miles north with Good Neighbors Meeting House, formerly the home of Dogtooth, and stepped it up with a full kitchen offering...

  • Dining review: Colorado Springs restaurants can steer you down healthy path in new year

    Updated: Thu, Dec 28, 2017

    If you've been reading this vegan column for as long as I've been writing it - more than three years - then you know that a good number of restaurants around town offer clearly marked, ready-to-serve plant-sourced options. But many restaurants don't seem terribly vegan-friendly. And...

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