Cuisine

Thai a noodle on

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Suki Thai Noodle House carries on the proud Asian tradition of serving noodle soup as a satisfying and economical one-dish meal...

Local consultant makes sense of recent dining closures

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Those wishing to dine out these days may find that choices are more limited due to a recent string of restaurant closures throughout Boulder. Within the past four months, at least six local eateries have shut their doors, marking an undeniable shift in Boulder’s ...

How Taco Bell put the Mexican in American

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For many foodies and their lefty amigos, Taco Bell belongs in the pantheon of all-time anti-Mexican conspiracies — a notch below Lou Dobbs but more onerous than the swine flu...

Thunderbird beats the chains

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Thunderbird Burgers & BBQ faces the formidable challenge of being a locally owned business in direct competition with big multinational chains. To effectively compete, it needs to be at least comparable in price and, ideally, superior in quality. For the most part, ...

Losing weight this year doesn’t have to be a losing battle

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Each year on Jan. 1, flickers of optimism shimmer among hopeful people everywhere as they resolve to save money, eat less, or get organized. Come February, however, many goal-setters find that they’ve fallen right back into their old habits...

When in Roma

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Stepping off the Pearl Street Mall into Boulder’s Antica Roma, one immediately notices the pains taken to recreate a Roman Holiday-worthy street facade. Exposed brick and other architectural details rendered in earthy reds and browns give this interior a retro, back ...

Enjoy Girl Scout cookies beyond dessert with these recipes

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Before you assume Girl Scout cookies are just for snacks, take a look at some grownup recipes using the cookies. Some are healthy, some are not — but all are fun and chock-full of cookie magic...

Momo like mama makes

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Less familiar Asian cuisines sometimes come off as lessthan-satisfactory knockoffs of their Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai or Indian counterparts. With this thought in mind, I wasn’t sure what to expect at Boulder’s Tibet Kitchen, and I feared the experience was going to ...

Food gurus predict hot trends for 2010

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With the new year upon us, it’s time to try predicting the year’s hottest food trends...

Huckleberry lives up to the hype

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While Louisville’s Huckleberry serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as afternoon tea, arguably its most popular meal is weekend brunch. At least that was my impression after waiting 45 minutes for a table on a recent late Sunday morning. Friend Tertia and I ...

10 worst dining trends of the past decade

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Decades from now, when you reflect on what dining was like during the fledgling years of the 21st century, on a good day you will picture a heartening trend toward comfort food in the wake of Sept. 11 and a well-meaning push toward locally sourced menus...

The Boulder Cork has aged well

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Settings into a venerable locale such as the Boulder Cork restaurant, one can’t but help wonder if the dapper sports coat-clad gentleman at the next table might be a regular who’s come here for decades. Perhaps a younger version of him showed up here in the ’70s, ...