• Summer Sunday: Finding Chanterelles

    1 week ago.

    The goal of the trip wasn’t to gather mushrooms. We were headed to a hut to enjoy the last days of summer before school began. We were 12 people strong, 6 adults, 6 kids, loaded to the gills with chocolate,…

  • Madeline Hotel: New Food & Beverage Execs

    1 week ago.

    Madeline Hotel & Residences is pleased to announce two management-level appointments to its dining operations: Flynt Payne as Director of Food & Beverage and George Morris as Executive Chef. "By appointing Flynt and George to these key culinary roles, the hotel is continuing…

  • Mountainfilm Regular Dan Buettner on Eating Well

    3 weeks ago.

    As an ex-New Yorker – not really, if you were born there, you are never really “ex” – I remain addicted to the New York Times. On August 2, the Sunday Styles section featured an article by Jeff Gordinier about Telluride Mountainfilm regular Dan…

  • Veggies to Eat Raw for Maximum Benies

    1 month ago.

    We’ve heard it all more than once. Which veggies to eat and why. And we’ve, ahem, swallowed those messages whole to great health benefits. But is the way you are preparing those veggies, particularly the cruciferous variety, giving you the biggest…

  • Telluride Wine Fest #34: Overview

    2 months ago.

    “Wine is the only thing that makes us happy as adults for no reason,” cartoonist Saul Steinberg In vino, some split decisions about the veritas? Used to be if you knew wines you knew about the turf issue. The grape…

  • Olive Oil: Good or Bad for You?

    2 months ago.

    In our kitchen, olive oil (rather than butter or other oils) is the go-to for cooking. But have we been making the right choice? And if we have, are all olive oils created equal? Which ones are best for cooking? For…

  • Earth Matters: Trans-Pacific Partnership & U.S. Food Safety

    2 months ago.

    Contributor Bill Mason returns after an extended absence with his column about issues that impact the health of the Big Blue Marble we live on. Below Earth Matters asks: What’s the beef with the Trans-Pacific Partnership and U.S. food safety? Standing…

  • Grilled Cheese & Sex

    4 months ago.

    Sex. Now have I got your attention? Yes? Good. But now it gets weird. A survey published by Jenn Harris in the L.A. Times suggests a correlation between good sex, generosity (which can be part of good sex) and grilled cheese.…

  • In Praise of Siam Telluride

    5 months ago.

    Writing for Denver’s 5280, Megan Barber discovered Asian treats in a number of ski resorts, but her praise for Siam Telluride was lavish calling it "one of the best Asian fusion and Thai spots in the state." You go Jeff and…

  • A Diet to Cut Alzheimer's Risk

    5 months ago.

    “Still Alice” just played at The Nugget. But even you if missed the movie, its premise was grist for the media mill: Julianne Moore is Alice Howland, a linguistics professor at Columbia diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s, having inherited the life-changing disease from…

  • Reasons Why Telluride Is A Secret Foodie Hot Spot

    5 months ago.

    One journalist on a junket to Telluride was as snowed by the colorful stuff on her plate as she was by the white stuff on our mountain. This blog by Jennifer Kester of ForbesLife offers “10 Reasons Why Telluride Is A Secret…

  • Rabbit Rabbit’s Lucy Perutz Offers Ah Haa Cooking Classes

    5 months ago.

    Lucy Perutz is on a mission. Telluride’s vegan chef and food-for-change activist, known for the outrageously delicious organic foods coming out of her pop-up Rabbit Rabbit restaurant kitchen, is determined to convert all food enthusiasts into “fooditarians.” “Food is medicine,”…

  • SMRC: As Good As the People Who Run It; How the Fling Helps

    6 months ago.

    Double your giving! A local family foundation has gratiously challenged the nonprofit with a $20,000 match for the 2015 Chocolate Lover’s Fling. Scroll to bottom of post for links to donate and make an even bigger difference. Can you picture the face…

  • How Much Do We Eat on Superbowl Sunday?

    7 months ago.

    Super Bowl Sunday is all about consumption: we eat up Clydesdales and cuddly pups; gyrating half-time babes; oh yes, the machinations of two outstanding teams, the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots in a balls out (fully inflated) effort to win XLIX – and lots…

  • Great Recipes to Jumpstart your Day

    7 months ago.

    If you are reading this post in the morning, a cuppa and doughnut at your fingertips, you may want to check out this blog by Cole Mellino that appeared in EcoWatch. We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal…

  • Lemons, Why Add to Your Water

    7 months ago.

    Know the expression “making lemonade from lemons?” But what if lemons are great as is? Check out the reasons why in this blog by Anastasia Pantsios posted in EcoWatch. Lemon water looks so clean and healthy, so fresh and bright. It’s…