• Colorado Springs award-winning chef takes executive chef job spanning three eateries

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Sep 21, 2017

    Award-winning chef Supansa Banker has been named executive chef at The Wobbly Olive, 3317 Cinema Point, but the job is much more than overseeing the Olive. She also will be responsible for food service at The Collective - A Social House, 7702 Barnes Road, and The Wobbly Olive West,...

  • One-on-one with Broadmoor Executive Chef David Patterson

    Teresa Farney
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    1-on-1 WITH 
DAVID Patterson Question: Three words to describe your food? Answer: Simple, honest, ingredient-driven. Q: Six words to describe you? A: Motivated, engaged, focused, high energy, open minded, friendly. Q: Proudest moment as a chef? A: Being named the executive...

  • Broadmoor's new executive chef is 'young,' but David Patterson brings his own history of excellence

    By Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    If name-dropping were part of chef David Patterson's MO, he could do it with ease. Patterson was an executive sous chef under famed chef Alain Ducasse for nine years. He worked his way up to executive sous chef at the prestigious Maisonette in Cincinnati - a restaurant that held...

  • Dining review: Happy slurping at Rooster's House of Ramen in downtown Colorado Springs

    By robin intemann robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: 18 hr ago

    Slurping in a noodle shop is like smiling in front of a camera; it's expected. Although the din at Rooster's House of Ramen obscures any noisy gulps, you know they're happening. They're minimized by good, loud music and conversation. The sound levels don't matter much, as Rooster's...

  • Pikes Pick: Go woof it up with your pet at TAPAteria in Colorado Springs

    By Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Sep 19, 2017

    It's Yappy Hour on the patio with your furry friends at TAPAteria, 2607 W. Colorado Ave., 2 to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, and Pizzeria Rustica, 2527 W. Colorado Ave., 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays. Get $4 glasses of house wine and complimentary dog treats.

  • Colorado Springs welcomes back award-winning chef to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

    By Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Sep 14, 2017

    He's back. Beau Green, executive chef, has returned to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. He's on the culinary team of Service Systems Associates, which provides food service to entertainment businesses. He started at the zoo in 2008 and promptly entered the former Colorado Springs Chorale...

  • Dining review: Tableside meal prep makes Pepper Tree special - as does the view of Colorado Springs

    By Robin Intemann robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Sep 14, 2017

    The Pepper Tree Restaurant has a dining room with a view, but the real spectacle occurs at the table. This venerable establishment recently was named among the 100 most scenic restaurants in America for 2017 by Open Table, the online reservation service. Downtown Colorado Springs and...

  • Lawsuit says spilled tea at Colorado Starbucks disfigured woman, killed dog

    KIRK MITCHELL, The Denver Post
    Updated: Wed, Sep 13, 2017

    A woman is seeking more than $75,000 in a federal lawsuit after she and her dog were severely scalded when an improperly lidded cup of very hot tea spilled on them at a Denver Starbucks drive-thru window, killing the dog and disfiguring the woman. Deanna Salas-Solano’s dog Alexander...

  • Pikes Pub: The time has come to worship lederhosen, German beer in Colorado Springs

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 8, 2017

    A few of you can rejoice: You have made it to the only time of year when you can wear lederhosen in Colorado Springs. The rest of us get something to smile about, too: Oktoberfest, the annual celebration of beer and the foods that our primary care physicians warned us about....

  • Colorado Springs steakhouse offers evening specials

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Sep 7, 2017

    Prime25, 1605 S.Tejon St., has discontinued weekday lunches, but it's the place to be any night of the week for money-saving specials. On burger and craft beer Wednesdays, Executive Chef Dylan Montanio gathers all the trimming from prime steaks to grind into delicious 10-ounce burger...

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