Teresa Farney

Food Reporter

  • Colorado Springs cooking school offers chocolate workshop to hone truffle-making skills

    Updated: Wed, Mar 14, 2018

    Ever wonder what tempering chocolate is all about? Or why you need to do it? Know what polycarbonate candy molds and acetate sheets are? If you're staring blankly at the page, the answers await at two Artisan Chocolate Workshops offered by Colorado Springs Culinary Enthusiasts. This...

  • Pikes Pick: It's Pi Day and you can celebrate at Colorado Springs festival

    Published: Wed, Mar 14, 2018

    You can never eat too much pie, especially on Pi Day. Celebrate the confluence of math and food at Pi Day Pie Fest at the historic Carter Payne chapel, 320 S. Weber St., 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Get pie-eyed at the pop-up event feasting on savory Mountain Pie Co. treats, sweetie pies...

  • St. Patrick's Day will soon be here. Colorado Springs Irish have a few party tips

    Updated: Sat, Mar 10, 2018

    If you had a name like Sean Fitzgerald and owned a bar called The Wobbly Olive, you might plan a hearty party with plenty of Irish food and special cocktails for St. Patrick's Day. But Fitzgerald is so passionate about the holiday, he usually holds a weeklong party at his bar. "St....

  • Popular Tri-Lakes area Mexican restaurant keeping fans happy in new location

    Updated: Fri, Mar 9, 2018

    Arlene and Bobby Padilla couldn't be happier or busier. The Padillas recently moved their Arlene's Beans, Salsa and Catering from the old gas station in Palmer Lake to 366 Second St. in Monument. My noon Saturday visit found the parking lot full and the eatery bustling with...

  • Colorado Springs elementary school kids compete in district cooking contest

    Updated: Tue, Mar 6, 2018

    We gave you a tip last year to get youths to eat healthy: Let them create recipes to enter in a cooking contest. And more than 150 District 20 students did. They entered the annual Sodexo Future Chef's Challenge for the chance to win an array of culinary gadgets and the opportunity...

  • Hearty food in Palmer Lake for not much money

    Updated: Mon, Mar 5, 2018

    Darcy Schoening and Greg Duncan bring you Dex's Dogs, at 56 S. Colorado 105, Palmer Lake. It's hearty food for not much moola. Nothing for breakfast, lunch or dinner exceeds $7.75 - except for occasional special additions to the menu. And portions are large.

  • Colorado Springs becomes home to Colorado Craft-Tejon Street Social eatery in former Ritz Grill

    Updated: Fri, Mar 2, 2018

    When a chef and a restaurant manager chat over a couple of cold ones, it's about opening a restaurant. And that's how Colorado Craft-Tejon Street Social came to the downtown building formerly occupied by Ritz Grill. Chef Mario Vasquez and restaurant manager Bryan Bradigan became...

  • The wait is over for foodies: Piglatin is back in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Fri, Mar 2, 2018

    Now we're talking, and the wait is over. When Andres Velez, co-owner with his wife, Patricia, temporarily closed the Piglatin Food Truck in Colorado Springs in July, fans of their Latin-fusion foods were wringing their hands, wondering when they would get arepas, Cubanos or island...

  • Table Talk: Colorado Springs Irish restaurant owner celebrates 12 years in business

    Updated: Thu, Mar 1, 2018

    Slide that glass of milk aside and wash down those Girl Scout cookies with stout. Never thought of pairing beer with Thin Mints? Neither had we until setting down with Allison Blanton, bar manager at The Brass Tap, 13271 Bass Pro Drive, to taste six Girl Scout cookie selections paired...

  • Cooking camps around Colorado Springs in time for spring break

    Updated: Wed, Feb 28, 2018

    With spring break right around the corner, consider March cooking classes for youths who have culinary aspirations - or just like to eat. Colorado Springs Culinary Enthusiasts Owners Chuck Frazier and Jodi Woodruff, graduates of Napa Valley Cooking School in St. Helena, Calif.,...

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