<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Cuisine]]> <![CDATA[Shug’s is latest casualty in 13th Street’s revolving door]]> A band you like is playing one of the two restaurant/music venues on the 2000 block of Boulder’s 13th Street, so you fire up Google Maps to be sure of where you’re going. In the glare of a summer sun, between beer delivery trucks, you can just spot a sign outside: RedFish. Or, wait, there: b.side. Wait, no. Are you on the right block?]]> <![CDATA[Local couple rolls up success]]> Sweet potato pie might be hitting some holiday dinner tables in a very different form this year — and it’ll be chewier, but a lot healthier. It’s just one of the flavors of fruit and vegetable leather created by Boulder’s own John and Lisa McHugh.]]> <![CDATA[What farmers do during the winter months]]> The recent snow and impending closure of the 2011 Farmers’ Market have many asking where they will get local food for the next few months and what the farmers are doing in the off-season. Though some farm hands will use the time to travel, relax or get a job that is comfortably indoors, many local farms will continue to operate.]]> <![CDATA[Time to rethink rice?]]> Rice is known by nutritionists as a “first food.” Easily digested and bland, it is often the first solid food a baby receives. Prior to that, babies may be exposed to rice starch and brown rice syrup in infant formulas, which use the grain as an ingredient digestible by infants with lactose or gluten intolerance.]]> <![CDATA[Locals longing for their kombucha]]> Formerly a tea of limited flavors, kombucha producers introduced more fruit flavors to their selections, which ultimately requires more sugar for the fermentation process. According to news reports, kombucha products typically have less than 0.]]> <![CDATA[Wild Woods Brewery adds a bit of the outdoors to beer]]> For Jake and Erin Evans, owners of Wild Woods Brewery, nature is not only their inspiration, but also their niche.]]> <![CDATA[Hangover killers]]> Summer is more than here — it’s hangover. Be sure you have cash on hand kicking hard. That means it’s because they don’t take credit cards. the perfect time to enjoy the Illegal Pete’s:.]]> <![CDATA[A mile high and growing]]> Mile High Organics works like this: Clients go online and order a reusable 'bin' of food, which at its least expensive costs $22 and holds eight of the 63 fresh organic items available. Each 'item' could be several items, though. For instance, this week, three Braeburn apples make up one item.]]> <![CDATA[Tracing Boulder's natural-food roots to a Carnival]]> The pedestrian mall on Pearl Street had yet to be built, the old Crossroads Mall was a small shopping center, and the summer%uFFFDs big bicycle race was still called the Red Zinger Classic. Fields of grain grew beyond 30th Street.]]> <![CDATA[Feeding the Front Range]]> President John F. Kennedy once quipped that the farmer is “the only person in our economy who buys everything at retail, sells everything at wholesale and pays the freight both ways.” As long-term droughts continue to dry out the fertile valleys and plains of California, Oklahoma and Texas, and many parts of the country recover from unprecedented frosts, food prices across the country are anticipated to rise.]]> <![CDATA[A little cheesy]]> What started out as one simple, fresh chevre sold at farmers’ markets, developed into cheeses being herbcoated, marinated and smoked, winning national attention by snagging awards with the American Cheese Society. Queso de Mano, “A Cheese Named Sue,” Red Cloud and Green Chile Jack are some of the recent winners.]]> <![CDATA[Boulder celebrates American Craft Beer Week]]> 'With the excitement around craft beer, Boulder is very proud of the local breweries and the success that they've had, just being the producer of a product the people really love and enjoy,' says Andy Sparhawk of the Brewers Association. 'This week is a just a great way to recognize that and celebrate that.']]> <![CDATA[Waste not, want not]]> A new CU policy that prohibits people from searching trash bins for food criminalizes the controversial but widespread activity known colloquially as “Dumpster diving.” People who are caught diving could face a maximum fine up to $1,000 and a maximum of one year in jail — a serious price to pay for grabbing a discarded bagel.]]> <![CDATA[Zone Denver offers healthy alternative for delivered food]]> Zone Denver, a diet delivery service that came to Colorado in 2008 and operates a kitchen in Boulder, offers one solution to the great debate of fast food and fatty versus homemade and healthy, delivering freshly made food to doorsteps all along the Front Range, including Boulder County.]]> <![CDATA[Natural/organic grocer finally sprouts in Longmont]]> It’s been a long time coming, but Longmont finally has its own large-scale natural/organic grocer.]]> <![CDATA[Boulder County AIDS Project gets boost from drag queen bingo]]> Before bingo started, the drag queen on the microphone was ready to caution the crowd about safe sex. But the woman seated front and center with a toddler — who she had brought to a drag queen bingo fundraiser for the Boulder County AIDS Project — was having none of it.]]> <![CDATA[Local Table Tours]]> Perhaps you just moved to Boulder for a job opportunity or to attend school at the University of Colorado or Naropa University. Or perhaps you%uFFFDre a Boulder native and know the town and its charm like the back of your hand. You%uFFFDll soon discover, if you haven%uFFFDt already, the bounty of great eateries in town.]]> <![CDATA[At home with Boulder chefs]]> Chefs from some of Boulder’s most popular restaurants seem to agree that when it comes to cooking at home, the only rules required are simplicity and good, fresh ingredients.]]> <![CDATA[Help your organs by eating them]]> Teleology is the philosophical study of the purpose or design in natural phenomena. Apply nutrition to this study and, as an eater, you can determine how a particular whole food, be it a fruit, vegetable or nut, can benefit your body based on its shape, design and color.]]> <![CDATA[Pain and growth]]> Horticultural therapy picks up where medicinal treatments leave off. By way of gardening work and instruction, horticultural therapy serves to assist the elderly and people with disabilities through an expanded range of activities — both physical and social.]]>