Food

Top 5 Asian Takeout

By Blaine Howerton Cafe De Bankok | Fort Collins Find yourself warming up from the inside with Cafe De Bangkok’s wide variety of Asian dishes. The tasty Pad Thai is sure to please, but the selection of Thai Curries is even better. This Fort Collins staple in Campus West. The restaurant is usually packed full on Fridays and Saturdays, so it’s a wonderful take out option on a chilly fall […]

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Events

An Insider’s Guide to the FoCo Book Fest

The fourth annual Fort Collins Book Fest returns in October to celebrate literature, Colorado writers, and community. This year’s event is billed as “a literary feast for the foodie in all of us” and explores food culture and food systems through books, poetry, and conversations. Over 40 authors will participate in book talks, panel discussions, cooking demos, readings, writing workshops, and other literary activities during the free two-day event. But, […]

Food

Tom Kha Asian Bistro: Creative International Fusion

With all the entrees you expect in a Thai restaurant like the usual Pad Thai and Curries, imagine turning a menu page and coming upon many happy surprises. With a wide assortment of fresh Seafood, Oysters and Clams, Rack of Lamb cooked on an Asian grill, and dishes that make you wonder like Thai Cioppino Stew, Thai Fajitas, Thai Pescatore Seafood Pasta, Hong Kong Flounder, Korean Ribs, and among many, […]

Food

Pop-up Pizzeria? Who Knew?

Introducing Nomad Micro Pizzeria! Picture hot, bubbly cheese and a charred, crunchy and chewy crust in a pizza baked incredibly fast! Not a fan of dairy? No problem! Choose from a number of variations. And not some pre-baked, reheated slice but a personal pie baked just for you to your specifications at the time and often the place you are most craving one. Does all this sound like Neopolitan-style pizza fantasy? […]

Food

Hey Mikey, you’ll like it: Cooking a meal might help get kids to eat different foods

By Emily Kemme Sapna Von Reich wants to eliminate the fear of cooking at an early age. By offering kid-friendly, hands-on classes, she believes she’s making progress. With a goal of getting kids aged 6 to 12 comfortable in the kitchen, she encourages them to try new foods. Von Reich starts off by asking a rhetorical question that’s steeped in philosophy.  “What’s your favorite food? Pizza — well, how would […]

Food

Old Spot or New — Where do you get your brunch on?

Old Spot or New — Where do you get your brunch on? by Emily Kemme Deciding about where to brunch is important. How many weekends have been wrecked because the brunch style didn’t fit — and that doesn’t mean what you’re wearing. Whether you’ve dressed in your Sunday best, pulled on some just-crawled-out-of-bed grunge, or stretched into the latest Lululemon, what often counts most is the menu and the environment. […]

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Chef Amy Stacy of Jax Fish House is an ocean watchdog — and she’s creative, too

Growing up in agriculturally focused Missoula, Montana, Amy Stacy didn’t have much experience eating seafood. But armed with degrees in Culinary Arts and Food Management from the University of Montana, four years ago she walked through the door of Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar in Fort Collins to begin what would be a very close working relationship with fish.  As Chef de Cuisine for two years now, Stacy has […]

Food

Happy Cinco De Mayo!

The 2nd day of the Cinco De Mayo festival will be in Old Town Fort Collins starting at 11 on Sunday. Enjoy a lineup of great musicians, celebration performances, things for the kids to do, food, vendors and much more. Here are the details: SUNDAY MAY 5th 2019 NORTHERN COLORADO  CINCO DE MAYO FESTIVAL Old Town Square, Fort Collins “DIA DE LA FAMILIA” 11am – 7pm Performances start at noon […]

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 […]