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An open letter to breakfast cooks everywhere

Dear breakfast and brunch cooks,

Hey there. I know you’re tired and grumpy as you read this. Trust me, I’ve been there. I spent years waking up at the crack of dawn to sling eggs and French toast to hungover guests, all while feeling the effects of my own drinking session from the previous night. Although you rarely...

It’s on: There is now a green chile beef between NM and CO

We all knew this day would come eventually, and here it is. There is now a war of the green chile variety between Colorado Governor Jared Polis and New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, and it is fire.

This social media battle was initiated by Polis after Whole Foods Market announced it would be stocking Pueblo...

Run for suds at the Ska Brewing 5K Beer Run

There are very few people around these here parts who wouldn’t take a brisk jog, or hell, even sprint, for beer.

As one of Durango’s sudsy staples, Ska Brewing knows that, and that’s why they’re participating in the Colorado Brewery Running Series, aka the Ska Brewing 5K Beer Run. On July 14, all you beer fanatics out...

Cold beer and music at Purgatory Resort’s Summer Brew

Liquid gold will soon be running aplenty at Purgatory Resort, and by that, we mean beer. Lots and lots of beer. If you’re lucky enough to get in, Purg’s upcoming Summer Brew will offer endless amounts of sudsy samples to its thirsty attendees.

You’ll want to pack a lawn chair or a picnic blanket for this festival...

El Moro’s bone marrow: It’s the most frickin’ delicious thing in the world

There are few foods I’d suggest sharing with your furry friend, but bone marrow is absolutely one of them. I mean, there’s a reason your dog obsessively gnaws away at a bone long after the meat scraps have disappeared from the outside: He knows what’s inside is good for him! Bone marrow; it’s what makes bone broth thick and...

Sandwich wars: Cheba Hut founder calls Quiznos “bandwagon douchebags” for Magic Mushroom Melt

There’s some name-calling drama going on in the Colorado sandwich world.

For the second time in the last several months, Cheba Hut founder Scott Jennings had some choice words for other food companies.

Last month, he referred to Carl’s Jr. as “bandwagon douchebags” for their CBD burger. This month, he’s deemed...

Bib up – it’s Pork and Brew time in New Mexico

Git your bibs on, New Mexicans. A celebration of meat and beer is knocking at the door for the 16th year in a row and you’ll want to sink your teeth in.

Welcome back, Pork and Brew Festival.

Once featured on The Cooking Channel’s “Carnival Eats,” this Rio Rancho festival is inviting all barbecued pork and beer...

The best restaurant in Pagosa Springs is a food truck

“If you come between 9:30 and 10:00 a.m., we can most easily accommodate you...”

That’s the response we received after contacting Sage Mobile Eatery in Pagosa Springs about stopping by to check out their food. We don’t normally warn restaurants we’re coming, but this food truck, located right off 160, across from a gas...

Check out The Boathouse at Electra before it closes again

Part of me doesn’t even want to tell you about the amazing dinner I just had at the Boathouse at Electra Lake. If I do, you’ll make a reservation. Seating here is pretty limited, so I might not be able to get a table the next time I want to go. But, that’s selfish, and I know in my heart that the best things in life are...

Pop-up dinners have arrived at 2nd Deli & Spirits

Pop-up restaurants are (ahem) popping up all over the country, especially in big cities. Some chefs use them as a low cost way to try out a new menu concept and host the dinners for multiple days in a row to garner interest or attract investors. Others create companies that live entirely outside the brick-and-mortar,...

Quest for the best grilled cheese in Durango

In our May 23 issue, writer Lindsay Mattison took the hard-line stance that grilled cheese sandwiches are indeed dairy crack. We still stand by that statement (so, fight us) but felt the claim warranted further investigation. We already know that homemade grilled cheese is, in the words of Kanye, “God’s vessel” (for clarity’s...

Hotel Taco Bell could be heaven or hell (probably heaven)

Welcome to the Hotel Taco Bell. Such a lovely place. You can stuff your face. They livin’ it up at the Hotel Taco Bell. What a nice surprise, you’ll turn oversized.

OK fine, the DGO rendition of “Hotel California” isn’t that good, but Taco Bell is opening up a hotel Palm Springs, Calif. and we have a feeling you’ll be...

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