Teresa Farney

Food Reporter

  • Slow Food Nations comes to Larimer Square in Denver July 13 to 15

    Updated: Thu, Apr 19, 2018

    Slow Food Nations, a three-day culinary festival inspired by Italy's famed Terra Madre Salone del Gusto, takes place in Denver for the second year July 13 to 15. To introduce media to the foodie-focused weekend, a reception was held at Urban Farmer, the restaurant that replaced...

  • The Broadmoor Resort's Penrose Room has a young turk with impressive culinary credentials

    Updated: Thu, Apr 19, 2018

    Max Robbins' resume covers only eight years in a professional kitchen. It's short and sweet, but there's a lot of meat. The 29-year-old has been aligned with top chefs in multistarred restaurants since he started his training and last year was hired as chef de cuisine at The...

  • Recipes for recovery after long workouts? Colorado Springs swimmer and triathlete trainer has tips

    Updated: Wed, Apr 18, 2018

    With our high altitude and dry climate, most exercise enthusiasts know it's vital to rehydrate when working out. "Drink every 15 minutes during your workout," said Dave Burgess, head coach of Podium Training Systems, which trains swimmers and triathletes. It's also vital to refuel...

  • Pikes Pick: Wine extravaganza coming to Canon City

    Updated: Sat, Apr 14, 2018

    The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, 3011 E. Colorado 50, CaƱon City, offers Peace, Love the Congregation Spring Wine Extravaganza from 1 to 4 p.m. April 21. For $30, taste new releases 2017 Viognier, 2016 Norton, 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon and 2016 Merlot Divinity. New vintages on sale at...

  • Pikes Picks: Silent disco at the FAC, vegan endurance athlete, Dollarita's back

    Updated: Thu, Apr 12, 2018

    It's margaritaville during April at participating Applebee's neighborhood restaurants.

  • The Egg and I restaurants hatch new spring dishes

    Updated: Wed, Apr 11, 2018

    Some new spring dishes have hatched at The Egg & I restaurants in Colorado, which are worth crowing about for price, portions and high-quality fresh ingredients prepared in-house. The turkey and roasted veggie omelette ($9.99) is expertly created with egg-whites folded around...

  • Popular Juniper Valley Ranch restaurant opens for 67th season

    Updated: Wed, Apr 11, 2018

    Juniper Valley Ranch, 16350 S. Colorado 115, has opened for the 67th season with some new menu items and adult beverages. "We will continue serving made-from-scratch dinners using our Grandma Ethel's recipes and world-famous skillet-fried chicken," said Preston Dickey,...

  • Colorado Springs has a new Cuban eatery that's attracting appreciative fans

    Updated: Wed, Apr 11, 2018

    Meet husband-wife Elvin and Jolly Garcia, who with Carlos Rodriguez have opened Havana Grill - Authentic Cuban Cuisine at 3748 Astrozon Blvd. Rodriguez, who had three successful eateries in Miami, oversees the kitchen at this new venture. The Miami transplants are serving Cuban...

  • Colorado Springs is home to farm-to-table dinners and brunches

    Updated: Wed, Apr 11, 2018

    Mike Preisler began hosting "authentic Colorado farm dinners" at Corner Post Ranch in Black Forest last summer. "A Night on the Ranch" featured an array of chefs cooking healthy meals sourced from local farmers, along with musical entertainment. The five-course dinners were so...

  • Temple of lobster found in a Colorado Springs food truck

    Updated: Sat, Apr 7, 2018

    If you haven't found Chef Bob's Lobstah Trap, Bob Derian's nod to his Boston homeland and his mobile food business, we're here to help. Trust us, it's worth clawing your way to his steaming kitchen for a lobster roll bursting with sweet crustacean meat. Derian parks his temple of...

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