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Comment Archives: Locations: Restaurants: Gourmet/eclectic

Re: “Nosh

Excellent food, wine and service.

Posted by snephtar on 11/12/2010 at 1:04 PM

Re: “Adam's Mountain Café

I love Adam's Mountain Cafe! The Almond French Toast is AMAZING! Great service, great prices and freshly made healthier food = win.

Posted by Jesyka on 11/12/2010 at 8:33 AM

Re: “Garden of the Gods Gourmet

I'm a big fan of Garden of the Gods Gourmet. Love their take-home soups, breads, and Curry Chicken Salad. I recently tried their "Dinner with the Chef" and had a wonderful evening enjoying food prepared in the kitchen by Chef Larissa. The food was wonderful and the price was very reasonable. You have to make reservations in advance, but I would highly recommend it to others.

Posted by Crissy on 11/06/2010 at 3:24 PM

Re: “Motif

Loved this place. The drinks were great and the music was fantastic. I can't wait to go back!

Posted by CandiceNC70 on 10/30/2010 at 11:23 AM

Re: “Motif

Loved this place. The drinks were great and the music fantastic. Can't wait to go back.

Posted by CandiceNC70 on 10/30/2010 at 11:22 AM

Re: “MacKenzie's Chop House

Decent happy hour menu and drinks, but dining is hit or miss, depending on who is working in the kitchen. There are other places to get a decent steak.

Posted by Fuss on 10/03/2010 at 2:12 AM

Re: “MacKenzie's Chop House

We ordered two prime NY strips at approx 40 bucks each. Very disappointed with the quality and did not even finish. The manager did take some $$ off the bill. Wines were good...

Posted by southernlady on 09/27/2010 at 9:50 AM

Re: “Ritz Grill

Ya right this is a place to meet women! Women BEWARE!!! I know of at least 3 women who have been roofied at the Ritz. Luckily they were with friends and nothing horrible happened to them. Please make sure you go there in a big group especially on a friday or Saturday night.

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Posted by Lucklovesme on 09/14/2010 at 10:40 AM

Re: “Ritz Grill

Ritz Downtown - Blah. My chicken sandwich was significantly overcooked. My wife ordered the chicken and shrimp pasta. They forget to put in the shrimp! The waitress offered to give us a to go box with shrimp in it to make up for it. WTF!. No offer to reduce the bill for skipping the shrimp. Move on to a better restaurant folks!

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Posted by rb on 09/11/2010 at 9:19 PM

Re: “Craftwood Inn

One of our favorite places in town. Consistantly great food and service. We'll be back again and again.

Posted by gregR on 08/19/2010 at 4:47 PM

Re: “Craftwood Inn

burned, over-priced food and a very rude manager (dressed in wrinkled tshirt and pants) who argued with us in the middle of the dining room. Pathetic.

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Posted by snephtar on 08/13/2010 at 12:48 PM

Re: “Motif

Service is horrible!!!
The staff is inattentive and dismissive. It's painfully obvious they they are easily overcome by events. The bartender is overly concerned with catering to female patrons rather than his actual job. The acoustics in the place are terrible and it's a shame because the bands are great. The music is almost drowned out by people chatting away. Most of this is attributed to the fact that the place is in the garage of the owners other business which the staff freely admits, like its a good thing. The food is way overrated and over priced as well as the drinks. The entire place has an air of extreme pretentiousness as the staff is overly concerned with local elites (some Army General's wife) that frequent the place while in turn neglecting other customers. I recommend with conditions namely eat before you go, don't expect prompt service and sit outside as the indoor acoustics are almost unbearable.

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Posted by blueeyeddevil on 08/01/2010 at 6:03 PM

Re: “Adam's Mountain Café

Great meal, great ambiance and wonderful live music.

Posted by lexy yum yum on 07/27/2010 at 8:13 AM

Re: “Motif

This brand new venue has huge potential! We LOVED the food - it is exceptional....the bernaise sauce on the Steak Tapas was among the best I've had. The salmon is a generous portion perfectly cooked in a ponzo sauce over spinach. We also tried the special which was a perfectly cooked Halibut. It is sooo rare to find a restaurant that understands how to prepare fresh fish in Colorado. While this is clearly not "fast food", but rather "made to order real food", we find the service warm and friendly and the atmosphere and music make for a pleasant wait. The perfect dry martini didn't hurt either. The Creme de Brulee was also the best I've had.....rich and creamy, yet light with a hint of cardemom and ginger! They also cater to the "Gluten Free" diners.... We hope they are so busy that they will expand service to weekdays or lunch as well.

Posted by KerriO on 07/01/2010 at 4:56 PM

Re: “Motif

Just what he Springs needs- a great venue with awesome jazz musicians. I agree that the noise level was ridiculous. Hopefully the jazz enthusiasts will prevail. I see lots of potential here.

Posted by jazzmom on 06/24/2010 at 5:48 PM

Re: “Motif

Loved the food - truffle coated french fries, tempura fried bacon, tasty shrimps all with nice dipping sauces. The music was outstanding and the place was comfortable with an elegant, upscale vibe. Only complaint was the noise level in the room - lots of hard reflective surfaces and chatty youngsters.

Posted by JerryS on 06/13/2010 at 12:21 PM

Re: “Motif

I'm very excited about this new venue and hope it thrives and prospers in our community. I'm hoping once the social bar flys are gone--these are the people who are currently crowding the place to just talk all over the music and treat it as background noise like they do at every other bar in town--then there will be room for real Jazz lovers to come out and appreciate great music and great musicians.

Posted by Motif on 06/08/2010 at 1:22 PM

Re: “Motif

Service is LACKING to say the least!! Took over an hour to get drinks after we ordered them. Well over an hour to get the appitizers that were just OK!!! Dont think I could recommend MOTIF to friends and family!!

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Posted by msco on 06/05/2010 at 2:53 PM

Re: “The Warehouse Restaurant and Gallery

The Warehouse owner's response to the posting by "Blumba"
An indication of the date of this event would have been most helpful, as we did have an experience with multiple vehicle break-ins, but not sure how this correlates the reported mention of my staff member’s referral to "Christmas time" and the posting date of 3-23-10. We did indeed have an evening in January when 6 vehicles, 2 of them belonging to members of my staff, were broken in to.
We always take care of clients when requests are made for assistance in contacting any needed services; police, hotels, taxis, etc., and the Gold Hill Police Station was quickly contacted by me about this matter. We also provided the affected clients with the needed contact information to reach police for patrol response or to file reports, but we can only do so much as this incident happened outside of our premise. If the reviewer is indeed referring the evening I recall, we did contact the police and they did respond, but all clients affected by these break-ins left property before law enforcement arrived.
Once the police were on premise, they let us know that vehicle break-ins had occurred this same evening in other establishments in our area; we were not alone in having this unfortunate incident happen at our place of business. Despite ongoing education and advisement from law enforcement, newspaper articles, and various broadcasts about leaving articles such as computers, cell phones, GPS devices, purses, presents, etc. in plain sight, especially during the holiday season, for some reason certain people continue to leave bait items such as these readily available to those who would steal from them. Please take some personal responsibility for these kinds of incidents!
Glad to hear the food was decent; we try very hard to be the best. As far as the mention of dessert, we serve the items that clients order for their events, and if crème puffs is requested, this is what we put out. Many other dessert options are available if requested; we are more than happy to do whatever clients ask for.
Lawrence Johnson
The Warehouse Restaurant

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Posted by ManitouChef on 05/06/2010 at 11:49 AM

Re: “Nosh

Nosh's lunch menu was updated since the last time I had visited and it took me twice as long to order as I wanted to try EVERYTHING. I settled on a cup of squash and apple soup (although their new option for a soup trio was tempting) and their Brussel Sprouts with polenta, candied lemon zest, manchego and a Korean sauce/condiment called Kochujang. I was not disappointed. The soup, especially, was divine... the brussel sprout dish a nice mix of sweet and savory and good textures. Unfortunately we were too full to try dessert so no report there.

On my 'to try next' list: the roasted cauliflower plate with garlic, miso and caramelized onion and the chicken pistou sandwich. GREAT service - especially if you get Aspen.

Posted by july gal on 03/25/2010 at 2:23 PM

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