Beer

Red Truck Beer Company gets real. Because what’s more honest than a red truck?

By Emily Kemme The slogan is painted on the wall of Red Truck Beer Company’s meeting room in the Fort Collins Truck Stop, 1020 E. Lincoln Avenue, Fort Collins. It’s a reminder of generations, connections and the homespun nostalgia of a red truck: “You never forget your first truck.” But even with the tongue-in-cheek word slide, and cherry red pops of paint adorning everything from handrails to the Adirondack chairs […]

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Get a Taste of the Town with Local Table Tours

By Emily Kemme Why taste what only one restaurant dishes up when you can sample many? And how about a bite of local lore, while you’re at it? Local Table Tours designs boutique culinary experiences that allow people to have an adventure while spending time out on the town. The Colorado tour company is overseen by owner and founder Megan Bucholz. She coordinates tours in Boulder, Denver and Fort Collins. Go […]

Food

Thanks to many mamas, Fort Collins can enjoy RamaMama pop up

By Emily Kemme It is somewhat counterintuitive that road biking, hand-piped sausages, and a Korean co-worker’s mom’s recipe for homemade kimchi would play a part in a ramen pop-up enterprise called RamaMama. Add feeding Barack Obama bento boxes for lunch into the mix, and you’ll probably think this is the start of a limerick. Most likely, it would be a rollicking one. In actuality, it describes the years of work […]

What is Fjaka and how you can find it
Food

What is Fjaka and how you can find it

The first day on a cycling tour is always the tester, a short excursion where tour leaders read the group’s makeup. Who is a wobbly biker, who doesn’t signal when turning, who whines about climbing for even the shortest distance. Recovering from a cold that had settled into my lungs, I hoped that warm-up ride would provide an extra day to recover before the real climbing began.   Because we […]