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Comment Archives: stories: Food & Drink: Appetite

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!

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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!

6 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

Re: “Bayou meets Rockrimmon at Momma Pearl's Cajun Kitchen

As someone from Southern Louisiana, I am ashamed to to call this place a "Cajun" restaurant. They can't even spell "Laissez les bon temps roulez" correctly on their wall! The shrimp is NOT gulf shrimp, but a frozen product. "It's not legal to ship Gulf Shrimp out of Louisiana," the owner told us on our September visit. This is complete bull. I order Gulf shrimp from cajungrocer all the time. Secondly, the staff was terrible! They were more concerned about the guest ordering drinks and appetizers through the window to the bar next door, than they were in taking our orders and getting our drink refills. Furthermore, they knew NOTHING about the menu. "Chef"Brunet stood outside the door smoking and talking to someone, who I can only assume was a buddy, for the entire 45 minutes we were at the restaurant.

I order the gumbo, a pathetic soup of chewy shrimp, beef broth, and maybe a 1/4 cup of rice. My husband had the roast beef po-boy made on a hoagie roll that was so stale you couldn't bite into it, and beef so cheap and poorly seasoned it wouldn't even qualify for a fast-food restaurant. The accompanying "au jus" was tin-tasting canned beef broth. The menu also include a jambalya that boasted a tomato based sauce. Not self-respected Cajun would advertise tomato based sauces as Cajun cuisine. This is creole cuisine from the New Orleans area.

After our hopeful attempt to find a restaurant that could serve our beloved south-west Louisiana favorites, we left with, appropriately, a retracted bill and some free beignets for our trouble. They should have kept there flat, chewy treats for some other gullible customer.

7 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by squeaker.powell on 11/26/2013 at 9:12 AM
Posted by Lalahartma on 11/06/2013 at 7:05 AM

Re: “Get tied into knots at AJ's American Pizzeria

Folks are missing a GREAT pizza if they haven't tried Marco's "Pepperoni Magnifico"

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Posted by OldCrank on 10/31/2013 at 2:17 PM

Re: “Get tied into knots at AJ's American Pizzeria

What, no green chiles?

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Posted by Lalahartma on 10/30/2013 at 9:39 AM

Re: “Denver's Old Major takes the piggy to market in seriously cool fashion

Yup, we have to go to Denver for the good stuff. :)

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Posted by Lalahartma on 10/24/2013 at 11:30 AM

Re: “Sunny side up

Suzies homemade food is incomparable with Denny's " old crank" it's not Starbucks so no fancy coffee blends but for the average person it's good coffee with darn good food and service for a great price. Worth trying for yourself

Posted by Jurie Kristeen Simco on 10/20/2013 at 5:41 PM

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