Cuisine

Big Daddy (not Burl Ives) serves up quick, inexpensive meals

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It`s been difficult for me to disassociate Boulder’s Big Daddy Bagels from the 1958 film version of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. In this adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Burl Ives’ Big Daddy was a menacing sort, the dying patriarch of a fading...

Trattoria on Pearl’s snow day cuts prices by 20 percent

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Schools aren’t the only ones with a snow day today – Trattoria...

Classic breakfast, without the rush

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College buddy Jeff recently paid a visit, and I figured a dose of semi-rural Colorado hospitality would be a welcome respite from his usual routine as a Vegas casino executive. To meet my friend’s need, my venue of choice was Hygiene’s Crane Hollow Café...

Give a cookie, get a cookie for Halloween

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Santa has always had a monopoly on the good cookies. But it took Julia Usher a while to ponder the bigger issue: Why should the winter holidays get all the gingerbread? And why should something as deliciously fun as a cookie exchange be relegated to December...

Soups for autumn

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Fall is a fickle season: summer weather one day, icy breezes the next too toasty for lentils, too cool for gazpacho. So we're celebrating the season with some sublime fall soups, potages that showcase autumn's harvest and work equally well no matter what the ...

George’s Food & Drink hauntingly delicious

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George's Food & Drink, adjoining the Boulder Theater, is named for the unfortunate George Paper who perished in the theater decades ago. Supposedly the victim of an accidental hanging, he's a restless soul said to still roam the building, a wispy shape in a drape. ...

Making the grade in dorm cooking

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Making the grade in dorm cooking...

A local chef shares her sweet secrets

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Fall is in the air, everywhere I look around. Fall is in the air, every sight and every sound. Come on, you know you are singing along, and I love you for it...

Bento heaven on Pearl Street

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One of the enduring institutions of Japanese working life is the bento. Bento means "meal in a box" and can refer to anything from a homemade aggregation of fish, rice and preserved plum to ekiben, the pre-made meals encountered in train stations. In the U.S., it's ...

Newly popular naan tastes like a dream

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A sandwich is a sandwich. But a naanwich, well, that's a phenomenon that has popped up all over the nation as Americans warmly embrace the South Asian clay-oven bread known as naan...

A taste of the East Coast

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O! Pizza serves up Philly pie with a Boulder twist...