Nibbles

The very, very scary menu

Once upon a dark and stormy night last week, I was consumed by the thought that food is as much about fear...

The nicest people you know are guilty of restaurant robbery

We are shoplifters. Ask local chefs and they will relate horror stories of serious thievery by their own diners. They are not...

Grain bowl game

I can’t stand quinoa.  I know that’s heresy in Boulder County, where quinoa is more common on menus than cheeseburgers. 

Beyond Taco Tuesday

If you enjoyed a chicken mole taco on National Taco Day, raise a glass of mezcal to an unlikely hero. If you’ve...

The Thai that binds

Fragrant steam permeates the kitchen as Bee Rungtawan Kisich works the wok in her Lafayette home.  She adds fresh...

The implausible burger

There was a Whopper to the left of me and an Impossible Whopper to the right as I sat at a local...

Local flavors

It’s hard to figure out what’s going on food-wise in Boulder and around the state. Various publications and organizations have local bloggers...

Return to Tofu Town

In our last episode, Boulder was featured fleetingly on national TV when Michael Scott from The Office was moving here to marry,...

Tomato speed dating

Anyway, like I was sayin’, you can grill a tomato, bake it and saute it and put it in salsa, gazpacho, and...

Save the bounty!

I can tell you are drowning in fresh, local produce of summer — the lettuces, peaches, etc. — and taking it for granted....

Getting paid to eat

Food writing was not a serious journalism job. When I started working for local publications in the late 1970s in Colorado, stories...

Take the family

They’re back! The friends, the family and the friends of family are dropping by for a visit. After moving...
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