Durango Art & Entertainment Headlines
Ignacio Bike Week Aug. 29-Sept. 3, 2012 (Photo courtesy of Jeremy Wade Shockley/Southern Ute Drum)08/21/2012
Durango Meets Nepal10/24/2011
Coupons hot commodity at DurangoDowntown.com10/03/2011
<p>With rising prices, saving dollars by clipping coupons is coming back into fashion.</p>
7th Annual Durango Coffee Festival08/18/2011
High Altitude Culinary Secrets in Durango Colorado mountain town06/25/2010
From down-to-earth eateries, cafes and brewpubs to award-winning fine dining, Durango's culinary offerings reflect the richness, creativity, talent and uniqueness of the southwest. Simmering and sautéing well above sea level is a culinary delight: from sushi to Himalayan and classic French to American Southwest. Durango is a hotbed for traditional and innovative cuisines that blend the absolute best flavors from around the world and from our own backyard.
Sari Brown’s The Yellow Carrot offering sweet and savory fare to go04/13/2009
Yellow carrots may not be the norm, but neither is Sari Brown, chef/caterer/restaurateur. With her new venture, The Yellow Carrot, she’s offering sweet and savory fare to go to a busy, but fine food-loving community.
Responsible entrepreneurism, local sustainability found at the new Nature’s Oasis.04/13/2009
Nature’s Oasis has been a Durango institution for decades. Now, with a new, expanded location, the “little,” home-grown natural foods store launched in 1993 is a leading example for responsible entrepreneurism and local sustainability – as well as great, healthy food.
Durango's Steaming Bean welcomes new owners, but has the same "heart"04/13/2009
“Life happens while you’re making other plans.” Rhonda and Ivan Unkovskoy are now all too familiar with the adage. Six months ago they never suspected that by now they’d be the owners of Steaming Bean, one of Durango’s popular coffee houses and hangouts.
CookManFood filling a niche with cooking education for “men” and specialty foods promotion02/08/2009
With the explosive popularity of the Food Network, watching and learning from cooks and chefs of all shapes, sizes, ages, backgrounds and passions now appears to be built into the culture. So, instead of asking why CookManFood, entrepreneurs Todd Youngblood and Dan Mantineo say, why not?
Kennebec Café and Bakery adds "events center" to its moniker11/17/2008
When well-known chef and caterer Barbara Helmer and her partner Miguel Carrillo purchased the “diner” at the entrance to La Plata Canyon in 1999, they had a vision. Today, their Kennebec Café and Bakery is even bigger and better than ever.
Ska Brewing Co. ushers in a new era with its 24,000 square foot “world headquarters”10/05/2008
Several years ago, when it became clear to the partners of Ska Brewing Co. that they needed to expand the existing brewery or find a new home, they made the decision to do it “right.” Today, and after a nearly $5 million investment, Ska has opened its new 24,000 sq. ft. “world headquarters.”
How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs03/20/2008
This may be the BEST method for making perfect boiled eggs which gives great results.
Steamworks' Steam Engine Lager takes "Gold" at 4th Annual Foam Fest microbrew competition09/03/2007
The 4th Annual Foam Fest, or microbrew competition at the Colorado State Fair, Pueblo, Colo., has generated yet another top honor for Steamworks Brewing Co.’s flagship beer Steam Engine Lager, as the popular beer took Gold in the “Amber Hybrid” category.
Durango’s award-winning craft brewers now powered by “Wind”08/09/2007
100 percent of beer brewed in Durango, Colorado, is now being produced using “Green Power”
This recipe, from Jean-Pierre chef/owner Jean-Pierre Bleger can be found throughout France.
Miso Broiled Black Cod "Saikyo-Yaki"05/05/2007
This is a favorite of chef Sergio Verduzco at East by Southwest in Durango
Aunt Lydia's Meat Loaf05/05/2007
From Ken & Sue's as printed in the Denver post
High Altitude Culinary Heaven05/05/2007
The restaurant choices, quality of food and depth of menu selections in this town population 16,000, challenge the culinary offerings of any metropolitan hub.