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Thursday, October 20,2011

Celebrate Food Day by eating local

By Blair Madole
The first annual National Food Day is Monday, Oct. 24, and, naturally, Boulder County has decided to engage in the effort with an Eat Local Challenge. Food Day is a national effort to promote healthy and sustainable food and start the process of creating a better food system in the country.
Thursday, October 13,2011

Beyond a pie in the sky idea

By Christie Sounart
For David Segal, owner of Pie in the Sky Bakery, cooking has been a passion his entire life. Yet this past year he has ventured into the realm of baking, completely focused on his new business of selling gluten-free cheesecakes and key-lime pies.
Thursday, October 6,2011

The great grilled cheese debate

By Blair Madole
As the leaves turn red, the air becomes crisp, and the politicians go in for that final pre-election teeth whitening, the bears aren’t the only ones concentrating on fattening up before winter hits. Moms all over the country are pulling out the ingredients for beef stew, meat loaf, mashed potatoes and the classic American comfort food: grilled cheese.
Monday, October 3,2011

SLIDESHOW: Great American Beer Festival

By Josh Minor
Boulder Weekly's Josh Minor was at the Great American Beer Festival. Check out photos from the event, which drew more than 49,000 people from Thursday to Saturday. There were more than 460 breweries at the event, and more than 2,400 beers available to sample.
Friday, September 30,2011

VIDEO: Boulder brewers represent at the Great American Beer Festival

By David Accomazzo
David Accomazzo and Josh Minor were at the the first night of the Great American Beer Festival. Check out the video below:
Thursday, September 29,2011

Chai time

Drink connects community for Boulder family

By Christie Sounart
For the Rawats, chai is the glue that holds their family together. This summer, the Boulder residents had an idea to take their chai out into the community with the hope that their drink could make an impact on bringing people together. The idea flourished, and Rachna Rawat and her husband Rajeev Rawat watched as their two children, Radhika, 19, and Rishi, 21, took their family recipe and formed Hanuman Chai.
Thursday, September 22,2011

The steakhouse we didn't know we needed

By Blair Madole
The voids in Boulderites’ stomachs from a lack of one kind of food or another are slowly shrinking, as seasoned restaurateurs continue to seek out new food frontiers and open new locations — often next door.
Thursday, September 15,2011

Serving a piece of love through chocolate

By Christie Sounart
For most people, this passion can resonate very closely to their personal list of favorites, but she has taken it a step further and has made chocolate her career. On March 15, she opened her own eclectic chocolate shop on the west end of Pearl Street.
Thursday, September 8,2011

Kitchen prodigy

Local teen hopes to become the next Thomas Keller

By Blair Madole
Aaron Kirschner’s current dessert on the Black Cat menu is a beautifully plated dish of rose-scented peaches, peach granita, thyme syrup, peach powder and vanilla mascarpone mousse. Aaron is 14 years old. He began his foray into the world of food two years ago when he discovered the Food Channel.
Thursday, September 1,2011

Unemployed Georgia boys turn to BBQ

By Christie Sounart
Delicious barbecue that holds true to its deep Southern roots — while also catering to the environmentally conscious masses — can be a difficult find in Boulder County, but Matt Alexander and Nick Reckinger are facing the challenge head-on.