Teresa Farney

Food Reporter

  • Colorado Springs' Brother Luck goes for coveted 'Top Chef' title with a Colorado theme

    Updated: Thu, Dec 7, 2017

    Thursday, the eyes of Colorado Springs foodies will be on the Bravo channel's premiere of "Top Chef" as our own Brother Luck joins the 14 other "cheftestants." The show was filmed in Colorado, too. The 15th season of the Emmy Award-winning series takes chefs on a road trip to Denver,...

  • Details about 'Top Chef' season 15

    Updated: Thu, Dec 7, 2017

    DETAILS ABOUT 'TOP CHEF' SEASON 15 - Host is Padma Lakshmi; judges are Tom Colicchio (head judge), Gail Simmons and Graham Elliot. - Guest chefs and culinary stars making appearances include: Curtis Stone (head judge of "Top Chef Jr."), Naomi Pomeroy, Richard Blais ("Top Chef:...

  • Colorado Springs chefs gearing up for holiday festivities

    Updated: Thu, Dec 7, 2017

    The Broadmoor culinary team built an impressive gingerbread house depicting the Pauline Chapel. The hotel elves worked magic with 958 pounds of powdered sugar, 475 pounds of flour, 650 eggs, 19 pounds of holiday spices, 200 pounds of honey, 128 pounds of molasses, 6 pounds of salt, 78...

  • Colorado chef teaches cooking classes in her Denver home and conducts culinary tours to Italy

    Updated: Wed, Dec 6, 2017

    What could be more fun on a Saturday morning than learning to make - and then sitting down to eat - a variety of pastas with a dozen lively women? Michele Morris, owner of Cooking with Michele, offered the class in her home, where the former kitchen-dining area now held a work island...

  • Colorado Springs has new sports bar offering Duca's Neapolitan Pizza and other upscale treats

    Updated: Wed, Nov 29, 2017

    Sportivo Primo officially has replaced Judge Baldwin's Brewery at The Antlers, A Wyndham Hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave. Executive chef, Rene (Joey) LeBlanc, rolled out the menu Nov. 20. There's plenty of pub food such as wings, pulled pork sliders and dips. But pay attention to more...

  • Colorado's climate and elevation are excellent for growing a wide variety of potatoes

    Updated: Wed, Nov 29, 2017

    Local chefs love the San Luis Valley for its potatoes - the second-largest U.S. potato-growing region with more than 70 varieties grown there. Among those singing the valley's praises is self-proclaimed "Potato Emperor" Kevin Johnson. He owns the Potato Potato mobile food truck and...

  • Eat Well: Colorado Springs French cooking chef offers fitness cooking classes

    Updated: Tue, Nov 28, 2017

    You'd expect a class on "Fitness Cooking" to give tips on low-fat food preparation or advice on the best foods before and after workouts. You wouldn't expect it to be given by Blandine Brutel, owner of The French Kitchen Culinary Center. Since when is fitness linked with French...

  • Artisan pizza joint opens just north of Colorado Springs

    Updated: Thu, Nov 23, 2017

    The evening drive from Monument to my Rockrimmon home was torturous, but not because of traffic or weather. It was the tantalizing aromas of truffle oil, garlic and rosemary wafting from the pizza boxes on the passenger seat that set the appetite alarms at high pitch. It was everything...

  • 17 Colorado Springs restaurants offer Thanksgiving meal options without the stress

    Updated: Wed, Nov 22, 2017

    Not in the mood to fuss in the kitchen preparing a Thanksgiving feast? Here are a few places willing to do the work for you. Be forewarned: Make reservations as early as possible to be sure you get a seat. - The Academy Hotel, 8110 N. Academy Blvd., is serving a Thanksgiving buffet...

  • 17 Colorado Springs restaurants serving up feasts on Thanksgiving Day

    Updated: Wed, Nov 22, 2017

    Not in the mood to fuss in the kitchen preparing a Thanksgiving feast? Here are a few places willing to do the work for you. Be forewarned: Make reservations as early as possible to be sure you get a seat. - The Academy Hotel, 8110 N. Academy Blvd., is serving a...

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