• Becoming Local: The Telluride Difference

    2 weeks ago.

    When I ride the Gondola into town, it’s only a matter of time before I’m identified as a “local." Usually, it happens by the second tower. Then, the inevitable two questions follow. “You live here? Do you know how lucky…

  • Tummy Troubles? Ayurveda Says to Stop Mixing These Foods

    3 weeks ago.

    In an article in elephant journal, Julie Bernier, a hatha yoga teacher and Ayurveda Wellness Educator, questions the choices many make in combining various foods together and wonders if that has led to health food stores carrying  so many types of antacids, antidiarrheals,…

  • ​Drink Boxed Wine

    3 weeks ago.

    Brian Barrett, Editor in Chief, at Gizmondo offers up 8 very compelling reasons why, if you’re not already, you should be drinking boxed wine. Any possible objection you have to boxed wine is wrong, and I am here to tell you…

  • 10 Outstanding Texas Wines That Are A Good Value

    3 weeks ago.

    From the Dallas News comes this article which outlines the 10 most outstanding Texas wine values. Revving up for Texas Wine Month in October, the wine panel looked for outstanding Texas wines that are good values. We sampled a cross-section…

  • The Ten Best Delis in North America

    3 weeks ago.

    Telluride has a great dining scene... but I do wish we had a traditional Jewish deli.  There's nothing like it.  ShalomLife has put together their list of the top ten delis around North America. When you’re hungry and have a craving…

  • Use the Oven to Make the Best Darned Italian American Red Sauce You've Ever Tasted

    3 weeks ago.

    Here's a recipe from J. Kenji López-Alt, the Managing Culinary Director of Serious Eats, that your absolutely going to want to have so you can make "The Best Darned Italian American Red Sauce You've Ever Tasted." Great ingredients and a long…

  • Summer Sunday: Sutcliffe Vineyards

    1 month ago.

    It’s not always easy to keep house guests happy in Telluride. Especially when they’ve been to our box canyon over a dozen times and are finding Bear Creek a little predictable. Which is why Andy and I decided to do…

  • The 6 Beers You Should Always Have in Your Fridge for Killer Pairings

    1 month ago.

    Mike Reis,  a Writer for Seriouseats.com and a Certified Cicerone (look it up!) working as Minister of Education for California-based distributor Lime Ventures, is more than happy to share, "the best beers to keep in your fridge for whatever meal you're…

  • How to Make Fresh Spring Rolls at Home

    2 months ago.

    Here are step-by-step instructions for making delicious, fresh spring rolls from Contributing Writer & Editor of Food52, Lindsey-Jean Hard: It’s easy to buy pre-made fresh spring rolls from your favorite takeout joint or highfalutin grocery store. Yes, it’s a fast meal…

  • Stone Soup: How the Paleolithic Lifestyle Got Trendy

    2 months ago.

    Here are several excerpts from an article by Elizabeth Kolbert, a long time staff writer at the New Yorker, about her and her family's experience on a Paleo diet. The first day I put my family on a Paleolithic diet,…

  • Allred’s Recognized by Wine Spectator Magazine

    3 months ago.

    Local restaurant is recipient of 2014 “Best of Award of Excellence” Time to raise a glass to Allred’s restaurants  for their recent recognition from Wine Spectator magazine for a 2014 Best of Award of Excellence honor. A 10-year winner of the Award…

  • These Fruits Were Made for Grilling

    3 months ago.

      Martha Rose Shulman, an American cookbook author, cooking teacher and food columnist for The New York Times offers up her experience and recipes for grilling fruit. On the Fourth of July, before the meat and fish hit the grill,…

  • Throwing a 4th of July Bash? Here Are 7 Summer Sides That Will Make Everyone Happy

    3 months ago.

    Throwing a 4th of July bash?  Here are several excerpts from an article in the Food Network's Healthy Eats Blog by Abigail Libers who notes: "You’ll likely be faced with a barrage of requests from friends who are gluten-free, dairy-free,…

  • USA vs. Belgium: If The World Cup Was About Beer

    3 months ago.

    "Tuesday afternoon's match between the U.S. and Belgium will pit two countries with burgeoning beer scenes — and a shared love of fries." Bill Chappell, an NPR blogger and producer, explores how USA craft beer ranks against the beer made…

  • 10 Absinthes You Should Be Drinking

    3 months ago.

    Emma Janzen, a freelance drinks writer and photographer, discovers and reviews her 10 favorite absinthes in this post in the Serious Eats website. Which absinthe should you buy? It depends if you want traditional or new wave... Absinthe is one…

  • Want to drink like a founding father? Pour some cider, Madeira, whiskey and more

    3 months ago.

    It's Wine Festival week here in Telluride, so why not as Michelle Locke, an Associated Press writer puts it, pour some cider, Madeira, whiskey and wine and drink like our founding fathers. You know George Washington and John Hancock as…