Cuisine

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...

Louisville’s Bob’s generous on portions, easy on pocketbook

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Nowadays, you can stop in at a national sandwich chain and choke down the exact same Italian sub whether you're outside Denver or Duluth. Consistent with this alarming trend, the local sandwich shop in Boulder County is increasingly rare especially those that offer ...

A happy taco discovery

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Ever since the closing of the...

Pearl Street gets a new riff

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In the late 1990s, I worked on west Walnut Street, a stone’s throw from the Pearl Street Mall. For lunch, I’d patronize now-defunct venues like Juanita’s and the New York Deli, and I’d often pick up morning coffee at the old Bookends Café. Like many, I felt a touch ...