• To Your Health: Simple Sugars, Not Sweet

    2 months ago.

    Dr. Alan Safdi was one of the most popular speakers at the Telluride First Foundation’s inaugural Integrative Wellness Summit . He is scheduled to speak again at the 2nd annual conference, which takes place September 9 - 11 and also features Deepak Chopra (streaming live); Dr. David Agus; Chris Crowley and Bill…

  • Hot BBQ, Cold Beer, Warm Hearts: A Love Story for July 4

    3 months ago.

    Sawpit Mercantile, 20643 Highway 145, is open year-round and offers catering in Telluride and Down Valley. Best to call ahead, 970-728-9898. The restaurant’s summer hours are Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Weekends, 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. Reach Sally Puff Courtney at…

  • Ah Haa: Kenyan Chef Safari Ngumbao

    3 months ago.

    Kenya, a country twice the size of Nevada, is located in East Africa near the Equator. Its regions are varied and range from year-round snow in the Kenya and Kilimanjaro Mountains to warm, tropical beaches and deserts, but most of the land…

  • Telluride Wine Fest: McCalman Returns, Say Cheese!

    3 months ago.

    Tickets for the Telluride Wine Festival here, including Max McCalman’s seminars. On opening day of the Telluride Wine Festival, Thursday, June 23, one of the banner events on the robust schedule is the Patron Dinner + Movie, “King Georges,” (6:30 -…

  • Telluride Wine Fest: Dinner & Movie Honors Guest Chef "King Georges"

    3 months ago.

    A Telluride Wine Fest gourmet dinner prepared by world-famous chef Georges Perrier plus a movie about the man (“King Georges”) takes place Thursday, June 23, 6:30- 9 p.m., Telluride Conference Center, Mountain Village. For tickets. go here or call 800-656-0713. "Nobody who is a chef is…

  • 35th Annual Telluride Wine Fest: Overview

    3 months ago.

    The 35th annual Telluride Wine Festival was named official qualifier for the World Food Championships. For more information, go here. Call 970-728-9790 or email wine@telluridewinefestival.com for entry information. Telluride Wine Fest’s events take place in the Towns of Telluride and Mountain…

  • Indian Ridge Farm & Bakery: Big Changes

    5 months ago.

    Wrights Mesa’s Indian Ridge Farm & Bakery is coming alive this spring, albeit with some major changes in its operations.  For the past 15 years, the farm’s one and one-half acre organic garden fed as many as 65 regional households…

  • Madeline Hotel & Residences: Reflecting on a Culinary Adventure

    6 months ago.

    Not sure what uni is? You are not alone. But then you are also not a foodie in the know. “Uni” is the Japanese word for sea urchin – or more specifically, sea urchin’s gonads. Once relegated to sushi bars…

  • To Turkey Or Not to Turkey, That Is the Question

    10 months ago.

    What was on the menu of the very first Thanksgiving dinner? And what will you serve? The first question is easily answered by Megan Gambino of Smithsonian.com. The second, well, we offer a few choices for traditional from The Cooking Channel,…

  • Telluride Best in Colorado

    11 months ago.

    In the recent reader’s survey in Ski Magazine, (October 2015 issue), Telluride deemed best ski resort in Colorado; 4th in the West. Don't wait to book your vacation. Go here for information about ski-and-stay packages.  When readers fill out the resort survey…

  • To Your Health: Vitamins & Supplements, Yes or No?

    1 year ago.

    I am asked nearly everyday by patients and friends alike whether or not to take vitamins and supplements. As it turns out, nutrient supplements are a double-edged sword, so it’s worth exploring the risks and benefits to help everyone decide whether and…

  • TIO NYC: Le District & Max McCalman

    1 year ago.

    All roads lead to (and from) Telluride, this one specifically from the Telluride Wine Festival, where we met Max McCalman. (Story and interview here.) Max is a Really Big Cheese in the world of food and beverages A dedicated scholar…

  • Summer Sunday: Finding Chanterelles

    1 year 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 year 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

    1 year 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 year 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…