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Comment Archives: stories: Food & Drink: Appetite

Re: “Halfway House: Dale Street Café needs work, but could shine

Gave up on this over priced under staffed could care less place years ago...the chairs are uncomfortable and the tables always require the waiter to put match books under the legs, never really solving the problem...too late for me, too many other nicer places to go where they actually do things like clean the base boards...yuk.

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by TejonTech on 02/07/2013 at 7:10 AM

Re: “Talkin' turkey

Hey there Turkey man... this is pretty impressive... enjoyed reading about your adventures in turkey raising... find it rather interesting... no wonder you like what you do... why not!!! and you get to ride horses as well... not a bad life at all.... not at all...
need help...just say "Attraversiamo"... I am there! lou

Posted by Eleanor Kalejs on 02/05/2013 at 11:30 AM

Re: “Should-be-famous Amos

I had lunch there today it was WONDERFUL. Make sure to try the fried Orka and the jerk chicken and the 3 ribs. I love, love this place. Go Amos and Lunita and the beautiful children!!!

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Sandra Pöhlmann on 02/02/2013 at 7:27 PM

Re: “Good Karma: Enlightenment found in Manitou Springs

I was taken here to eat the other week (as a Buddhist monk, I dug the name). Their Reuben was delicious, and generous proportionate to the price. The coffee was good, and the atmosphere nice.

6 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Venerable Sangpo on 01/30/2013 at 8:39 AM

Re: “Should-be-famous Amos

This place is great. His main dishes are great. Best BBQ in the Springs and the sides are amazing. It is easy to tell that he loves to cook. Give Amos a try!

5 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by oldoddandintheway on 01/11/2013 at 6:51 PM

Re: “Should-be-famous Amos

Great food - Amos does it all himself and he clearly cares that his customers are pleased by his food. This place is hard to see from the street, but simple to find; its nondescript exterior hides a treasure inside. You are missing out if you skip this!

4 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by helens on 01/11/2013 at 10:23 AM

Re: “Ground truth

Yeah great review and great place, just an off ramp off the Santa Fe trail it makes a great stop off for a pleasant bike ride with great coffee, food and a cool atmosphere. Been a few weeks since my last visit so will have to make a bee line to see all the latest developments and enjoy another coffee. After a recent article Urban shared on the differences between a latte and a cappuccino I will be taking more notice of the pour

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Simon Trevena on 01/03/2013 at 10:18 AM

Re: “Ground truth

Nice write-up! I asked a lot of questions when I went over there, but don't know enough about coffee to get this much detail. I'll look forward to going back and knowing what to ask to get the most out of the experience. Thank you!

Bonnie
www.HungryChickenHomestead.com

Posted by Bonnie Simon on 01/03/2013 at 9:36 AM

Re: “Perennial power

Hands down the best place to eat in Colorado Springs...and fairly priced even still...and everyone is important...the food is so carefully prepared and served...makes me hungry even to think about eating there.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by TejonTech on 01/02/2013 at 9:36 PM

Re: “Perennial power

"Stomach-stirring" sounds like something one doesn't want to have!

Posted by Lalahartma on 01/02/2013 at 9:10 AM

Re: “Ground truth

Thank you Indy for the great write up of Urban Steam. They've introduced a Monkey Wrench into my breakfast plans and I love it!

4 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Allen Beauchamp on 12/19/2012 at 8:01 AM

Re: “Full steam ahead

Beer Lover...this is certainly not my experience of this place...the service was very accommodating and eager to please without being bothersome. The beer was cold and thirst quenching as well mind bending. The food was real high end bar food, as good as it gets in Colorado Springs. I will certainly become as much a regular here as the fiscal cliff will allow me.

Posted by TejonTech on 12/16/2012 at 11:41 AM

Re: “Full steam ahead

Obviously this place gets a favorable review due to advertising. The service is horrible, the food comes out cold and the beer is foul. I've yet been able to eat or drink a beautiful building. The owners may be able to hire talented contractors, but have no clue how to run a brewery or restaraunt. Their brewing equipment is not even hooked up at the new location. The staff at both locations don't appear to have any training to speak of and don't have a clue about the menu or beers. Waste of time and money!!!

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by Beer Lover on 12/15/2012 at 12:39 PM

Re: “Mejor y mejor

The torta ahogada is meant to be drowning in sauce (ahogada literally means "drowned"). That's the style in Guadalajara, where that style of torta originates. Thanks for the review -- looking forward to trying Quijote's! Yum.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Hillary Foy Dickman on 12/04/2012 at 8:08 PM

Re: “Bright early

I am less than eager to patronize establishments that are sqaking about health care reform. Especially when the owners have a numerous restaurants and are clearly not hurting.

1 like, 2 dislikes
Posted by Lalahartma on 12/04/2012 at 4:16 PM

Re: “Bright early

I find they lack quality control, are fairly inconsistent, and simply not very careful.

The sausage varies from having sat under the heater lamp and dried out to raw in the center. If you order three eggs, you could easily be served two. The amazing thing is that the menu lists three eggs, so why would you ever just have two delivered from the kitchen.

The pancakes can range from rubber to raw as well. They still need a little work...also having a 20 year old waitress have to tell you what they like is beside the point, my tastebuds are a bit more known to me than needing their input.

3 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by TejonTech on 11/28/2012 at 10:08 AM

Re: “Q-czar

This place is very very nice, glad to have you there, cares that you have a good experience, and rightly proud of their food. I don't know where to begin talking about what is good here, just a really nice place to have a healthy and satisfactory bite to eat, feeling good in your tummy after the fact.

2 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by TejonTech on 11/27/2012 at 7:06 PM

Re: “Ape over arepas

Thanks for the great review that caused me to stop "viewing" this place as I passed and actually head in to review my self and it passed...with flying flavors!!! So much love in the people, space, art, music, drinks, and food!!! I left feeling fully satisfied from soles to soul!

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Luke Cissell on 11/21/2012 at 4:52 PM

Re: “Not quite there

We had dinner at 2South tonight and the food was great. Our charcuterie had a very good duck pate along with the sausage and wonderful bacon. The pickles were good, too. The tomato bisque and macaroni and cheese were very good. The service wasn't up to the level of the food. They really shouldn't be sorting silverware on a table in the dining room. The pacing on the food and clearing wasn't good. We will be back. It is well worth a visit.

Posted by joannev on 11/20/2012 at 10:28 PM

Re: “Flame out

I had brunch on Sunday 11/18/12 and had a great exprience with the young kid that cooked my omelet. I think his name was Brian. He was full of energy and had great customer service. With being a customer service auditor, I would hire him to work for me. Awesome Job Brian!

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Lovefood on 11/18/2012 at 4:05 PM

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