• Bison burger at The Wines of Colorado up for state award

    Teresa Farney, The Gazette
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Marvin Parliament, owner of The Wines of Colorado, 8045 W. U.S. 24, Cascade, announced that his famous bison burger has been nominated in the USA Today 10 Best Readers' Choice, Best Buffalo Burger in Colorado. Do your part to put us on the culinary map by voting once a day until 9:59...

  • Texas doughnut chain expanding into Colorado Springs with as many as four locations

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    Shipley Do-Nuts, a popular family-owned chain based in Texas, is coming to Colorado Springs as soon as this year or in 2018. The company said this week that 58 franchised locations are planned around Colorado, starting in Denver this year. Shipley, founded in 1936 and now headed by...

  • Jalapeno-flavored chips recalled over salmonella fear

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — Frito-Lay is recalling two jalapeno-flavored potato chip products over fears of salmonella contamination. The voluntary recall of jalapeno flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked Potato Chips and jalapeno-flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips is because of the potential...

  • Pikes Pick: Get a free taste of Dog Haus Saturday

    By teresa Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 21, 2017

    There's a new place to satisfy your howling for dogs: Dog Haus at 162 Tracker Drive. Be part of the pack for a free one from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. April 22. There's a full menu of gourmet dogs, sausages, burgers, corn dogs, sides, beer, and shakes. Seven signature hot dog options are made...

  • With its fried chicken and mud walls, Juniper Valley Ranch remains timeless in Colorado Springs hills

    By seth boster seth.boster@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 21, 2017

    The dream is of the open land, the hills of piñon and juniper, the neighing of horses under the sky blushing in spring's evening glow - and the red mud hut at the center of it all. It has come to Olivia Dickey as she's been away from her country home south of Colorado Springs for the...

  • Some 'serious' work involved amid festive wine classes in Colorado Springs

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 21, 2017

    Here's a tip for kicking off an evening out: The Curious Palate Tasting Classes in the lovely Deco Lounge at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. Michaela Hightower is owner of Soirée, a wine expert and creator of The Curious Palate concept, which involves 90-minute classes where she...

  • Taste from more than 30 wineries this weekend during Wine Around Colorado

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 21, 2017

    You're allowed to drink any wine varietal at Wine Around Colorado - even the merlot. "We say drink what you like," said Cassidee Shull, executive director of the Colorado Association for Viticulture & Enology, which puts on the event. "If you like sweet wine, there will be sweet...

  • Making a sensational salad is easy with tips from chefs

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Apr 20, 2017

    Salads are the no-brainer of healthy eating. They're fresh and delicious, and there are a million ways to jazz them up. If you didn't already know this, London-based restaurateurs and food writers Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi make it clear in "Around the World in 120 Salads," scheduled...

  • Dining Review: Hits and misses at Bistro on 2nd

    By robin intemann robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 19, 2017

    I expected The Bistro on 2nd to hit home runs. Instead there was a strikeout, a double and three walks. This Monument eatery's lineup features some eclectic entrees, ranging from schnitzel to pasta, pepper steak to liver and onions. After perusing the menu and dinner specials, we...

  • Pikes Pick: Colorado Springs cooking store set for overstock clearance sale

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

    The Cooks Marketplace, 4697 Centennial Blvd., is having an overstock clearance sale from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Save up to 90 percent on brands including Wusthof, Le Creuset, Staub, USA Pan, Scanpan and Viking. Some tools and gadgets are on sale for a buck each....

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