• Telluride Wine Fest 2017: “Choose Your Own Adventure” & More

    1 month ago.

    The 2017 Telluride Wine Festival takes place Thursday, June 22 - Sunday, June 25. Don’t have a pass? Don’t pass. This year’s weekend is billed as "Choose Your Own Adventure” – though some events are reserved for pass-holders and patrons…

  • The Fling & "9 Reasons You Should Eat Dark Chocolate Every Single Day"

    5 months ago.

    Rest assured, Telluride's San Miguel Resource Center did not plant this story. In actual fact Julie R. Thomson, Senior Editor, Taste – you can’t make this stuff up – of the Huffington Post wrote the blog on February 1, just 10 days before the 22nd annual Chocolate Lover’s Fling.…

  • Lessons Aspen Can Learn from Telluride

    5 months ago.

    Our little mountain haven, heaven to many, is getting a whole lot of love from the main stream media these days. First Forbes, then Vogue, now Architectural Digest. Michael Goldberg, one-half of the new partnership that now owns the Telluride…

  • Telluride Foundation: Launching Local Food Initiative

    6 months ago.

    Due to the increased interest in a local food economy and the need to improve access for low income residents to healthy food, the Telluride Foundation is launching a new Local Food Initiative targeting the San Miguel watershed communities of Norwood, Naturita,…

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

    1 year 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

    1 year 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!

    1 year 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: Somm Of It All, Christopher Sawyer

    1 year ago.

    Tickets to the 2016 Telluride Wine Festival here. Please scroll down towards the bottom of the story to watch a video interview with this year's Telluride Wine Director and somm to the stars, Christopher Sawyer. In vino, some split decisions about…

  • 35th Annual Telluride Wine Fest: Overview

    1 year 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

    1 year 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

    1 year 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 Your Health: Bringing Home the Bacon – Or Not

    1 year ago.

    So what’s up with the scary headlines about bacon? Should eggs AND bacon become a thing of the past to protect your health? Let's try to put all the noise in context. In October, 2015, 22 scientists from 10 countries met at the…

  • Telluride Best in Colorado

    1 year 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…

  • Telluride First: Dr. T. Colin at Wellness Summit

    1 year ago.

    Telluride First Foundation’s inaugural conference in Mountain Village features Dr. Deepak Chopra as keynote speaker. Dr. T. Colin Campbell, co-author of “The China Study,” the largest investigation of nutrition every conducted, and ultra-athlete, Rich Roll, also a plant-based food advocate, among top-tier…