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Comment Archives: stories: Food & Drink: Appetite

Re: “A Woodland Nightmare

This reporter needs to get a life. It's a restaurant. If he doesn't like it and it offends him so much to go there, maybe, WOW, he should just stop going there. Mangia has been in business for almost six years, they're obviously doing something right.

11 likes, 48 dislikes
Posted by woodlandparkian on 04/23/2014 at 2:13 PM

Re: “A Woodland Nightmare

Sounds like the owner made the above comment.

46 likes, 7 dislikes
Posted by hippityhop on 04/23/2014 at 12:50 PM

Re: “A Woodland Nightmare

Wow! This reporter is a dick! He had a brand new waitress as his server, of course she doesn't know everything. The waitress immediately asked the chef, after being questioned about the sausage, where it is from. As for the Tiramisu, Mangia has remarkable Tiramisu, home made daily, that gets nothing but positive feedback. I feel like Matthew, the reporter, went out of his way to rip Mangia a new one. Ramsey may not have given Mangia the kind of improvement a small town restaurant needs, but the owner, Julie Watson is doing a damn fine job getting it back on track!

13 likes, 58 dislikes
Posted by starrgal13 on 04/23/2014 at 12:04 PM

Re: “With a playful spirit, Lucha Cantina finds fun in a familiar framework

Went there for lunch with a couple of co-workers and was very disappointed. We were told there is a charge for chips and salsa, strike one. The reason why we are told "the chips and salsa are made fresh daily." So what, we all have eaten at restaurants where the chips and salsa are made fresh and there wasn't a charge. They do not serve carne asada, they serve shredded beef, strike two in my book. I guess Texmex style Mexican restaurants don't serve carne asada. I decided to keep it simple and ordered off of the lunch menu 2 tacos which come with rice and beans. The beans appear to be a mixture of pinto and black beans and were seasoned and very flavorable. The rice however was very salty and wasn't cooked all the way, not even close to being al dente. The tacos were so-so and very poorly filled the taco. Would I ever go back definitely not the lack of parking was strike three, so no there are out of there.

1 like, 6 dislikes
Posted by foodiethat'sme on 04/11/2014 at 9:40 AM

Re: “With a playful spirit, Lucha Cantina finds fun in a familiar framework

We go to the Georgetown location quite often, the rellenos are a absolute work of art and so delicious, really glad to have them closer to home, the dedication to their product is very obvious from the taste of freshness and quality I find in everything I have ever had from them. Thanks for opening up and my family and I will see you soon and often! :)

6 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by TTTPPPBBBB on 04/09/2014 at 12:03 PM

Re: “Invest-aurant: Bourbon Brothers needs to focus on the fare

I ate there once and probably never again. Had the chicken fried steak which was as tough as eating a shoe sole dipped and fried. The steak came stacked right on top of the dirty gray mashed potatoes and some steamed veggies, lets just say the veggies were the best part of the meal.

8 likes, 6 dislikes
Posted by Timothy O'Hara Casey on 04/02/2014 at 8:06 PM

Re: “Monument's DeVine Grill casts to seafood lovers

I am more interested in restaurants serving SUSTAINABLE seasfood.

2 likes, 6 dislikes
Posted by Lalahartma on 03/19/2014 at 6:56 AM

Re: “Shiny new 503W just needs a fine-tuning

Bring back the Philly Cheese sandwich!

Posted by GHOSTEST on 02/24/2014 at 11:59 AM

Re: “Uncle Buck's Fishbowl & Grill ranks as spectacle worth seeing, not eating in

John, you're kind of right, in that there's something about my lifestyle that keeps me from fully appreciating the subtleties involved in turning a grizzly bear into decoration. And I must have missed the aisle for people hunting cattle.

10 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Bryce E. Crawford on 01/31/2014 at 2:21 PM

Re: “Uncle Buck's Fishbowl & Grill ranks as spectacle worth seeing, not eating in

Your disdain for Bass Pro is more than obvious. I'm sure as you sit at your desk in the city and munch on your organic tofu salad, you have no way to identify with the American hunter and fisherman. Although you may eat grass fed organic beef (I actually prefer it myself) you do so with never having to kill your own meat, it comes conveniently packaged for you at Whole Foods.
I'm sure the aura of conservative America might have been a bit much in that environ, and the "evil" of capitalism was just too much to take. But really, have you led that sheltered of life?
Non the less. Love your paper!

8 likes, 9 dislikes
Posted by John Browning on 01/31/2014 at 12:15 PM

Re: “Wild Goose Meeting House lays a golden egg downtown

I enjoyed it last weekend but they need to work on the acoustics. The music was too loud for the space. It would also be nice if they toned down the lights. It would make a cozier, softer atmosphere in the evening. I will go again.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by R. Smith on 01/15/2014 at 5:48 PM

Re: “Wild Goose Meeting House lays a golden egg downtown

That place is the best.

Posted by roger.butts80905 on 01/15/2014 at 4:12 PM

Re: “Wild Goose Meeting House lays a golden egg downtown

If it is Portland-esque, it has to be good!

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Lalahartma on 01/15/2014 at 12:53 PM

Re: “Wild Goose Meeting House lays a golden egg downtown

Love the Goose!

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Shannon Miles on 01/15/2014 at 12:25 PM

Re: “Too often, new gastropub Alchemy treats food as a pseudoscience

This article really surprised me. I have been there many times and have enjoyed everything I've had so far. The Slaughter house was excellent both times I had it. Ive had all the appetizers and the have all been amazing. the bartenders have been some of the best in the biz!

7 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Chris Ando Anderson on 01/13/2014 at 9:44 AM

Re: “Despite a few flaws, the Pepper Tree does wonderful things to a steak

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, you call the power plant a blight... I call it a delight... virtually pollution free and keeping Colorado Springs Utility costs down....the clouds of steam that fill the sky provide a variety of shapes for those with imagination.... hurrah to the plant and BOO to those who consider it a blight... and this comment from an artist who realizes that there is more to beauty than what is on the surface.

5 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Linda Shelley on 01/03/2014 at 12:43 PM

Re: “Despite a few flaws, the Pepper Tree does wonderful things to a steak

thanks for the reminder about the pepper tree, I always forget about this place.

1 like, 2 dislikes
Posted by tanyashaw737 on 01/02/2014 at 5:32 PM

Re: “Go omakase, all-you-can-eat at Sushi Ring II

We go to sushi ring and sushi ring II at least once a month and have developed a real love for both restaurants and it's people. Best sushi in town, bar none.

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Phil Myers on 12/27/2013 at 5:48 PM

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Posted by Tracy Lynn Gutierrez on 12/19/2013 at 9:55 PM

Re: “Can going gluten-free protect you from brain diseases?

An excellent book on this issue is Wheat Belly:

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by OldCrank on 12/11/2013 at 11:43 AM

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