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    At the Market: Plums thrive in Colorado

    Roots of Ela Family Farms go back to 1907
    08/23/2017 07:25 AM MDT
    While the king of stone fruits in Colorado is undoubtedly the peach, we should not ignore the plucky little plum, which grows beautifully in this state.  
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    Review: Friendly service, up-to-date setting at Boulder Pho
    08/18/2017 07:31 AM MDT - One of the newer Asian restaurants in Boulder, Boulder Pho dishes out a menu that is more expansive than its to-the-point moniker would indicate. Full Story

    At the Market: Peaches from Palisade
    08/16/2017 08:10 AM MDT - The markets are all filled with the bounties of summer and peaches are at their peak. Full Story

    Cool Beans: Boulder County shops that serve great cold-brew coffee
    08/11/2017 09:43 AM MDT - Find toddy, nitro and Kyoto styles at The Cup, Precision Pours, The Unseen Bean and Ziggi's. Full Story

    At the Market: Heirloom tomatoes in Boulder and Longmont
    08/09/2017 09:07 AM MDT - Don't be put off by the crazy shapes or cracked skin. The taste of these tomatoes is pure heaven.  Full Story

    Review: West Side Tavern in Longmont impresses with ambience, first-rate food
    08/04/2017 04:51 PM MDT - One of the newest additions to Longmont's dining scene, the West Side Tavern, which opened in May, mixes up craft cocktails and other top notch libations with innovative small plates. Full Story

    At the Market: Delicious icebox yellow watermelon
    08/02/2017 07:17 AM MDT - If you goLongmont Farmers Market: Boulder County Fairgrounds 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays April 1-Nov. 18 Lafayette Farmers Market: Lafayette Florist & Garden Center 4-8 p. Full Story

    Bazaar, tastings, dinner planned for Rocky Mountain Tea Festival in Boulder
    07/26/2017 12:27 PM MDT - The 16th Annual Rocky Mountain Tea Festival boasts a free public tea bazaar with locally and nationally-known tea vendors. Full Story

    At the Market: Lavender a taste of Provence
    07/26/2017 10:00 AM MDT - Fields of lavender are a hallmark of France's Provence region. But the hot sun and dry air of Colorado create the perfect conditions for growing our own lavender fields. Full Story

    Review: Jax in Boulder holds its own with coastal seafood eateries
    08/01/2017 09:12 AM MDT - I'd be hard pressed to identify a Colorado seafood house as consistently reliable as Jax, or one that as adroitly holds its own with famed coastal restaurants. Full Story

    At the Market: Sweet onions grow beautifully in Colorado
    07/19/2017 08:56 AM MDT - The Walla Walla onion may be the vegetable mascot for Washington State, but we think they grow beautifully right here in Colorado. Full Story

    At the Market: The unbeatable beet
    07/12/2017 07:50 AM MDT - A much-maligned vegetable for decades, the health benefits of beets have finally earned them the respect they deserve.  Full Story

    A guide to the Slow Food Nations festival in Denver
    07/12/2017 07:26 AM MDT - Larimer Square in Denver will be filled with 100 food and drink exhibitors from all over the world as part of the Slow Food USA event. Full Story

    Review: In new Lafayette space, Ras Kassa's is back
    07/07/2017 04:40 PM MDT - For longtime observers of the local food scene, one of the most welcome pieces of news for 2017 was the resurrection of Ras Kassa's Ethiopian Restaurant in Lafayette. Full Story

    At the Market: Summer squash
    07/05/2017 08:10 AM MDT - Summer squash, as found at the Boulder County Farmers Markets, is versatile, super nutritious and simply delicious. Full Story

    At the Market: Fava beans
    06/28/2017 10:16 AM MDT - Delightful, nutritious and completely misunderstood: fava beans. Full Story

    At the Market: Garlic scapes can stand in for fresh cloves
    06/21/2017 08:20 AM MDT - The buzz around town is that it's Pollinator Day at the Longmont Farmers Market this Saturday. Full Story

    Restaurant review: Slate takes new approach to Italian
    06/16/2017 04:04 PM MDT - At Loveland's Slate Italian Eatery, comfort seems to be the name of the game, as evidenced by its cozy yet still elegant interior as well as friendly and attentive service. Innovative takes on venerable favorites and an accompanying emphasis on scratch cooking with local ingredients wherever possible, make for a successful melding of the new and old. Full Story

    At the Market: Kale, Boulder County's favorite green
    06/07/2017 05:52 PM MDT - Kale, what was once a "fringe green," has found itself a coveted position in every health enthusiast's kitchen. Full Story

    All the buzz: Under the Sun wakes up for weekend breakfast
    06/07/2017 05:41 PM MDT - South Boulderites have a new option for weekend breakfasts, namely the Under the Sun Eatery and Taphouse , 627A S. Broadway, Boulder.  Full Story

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    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

     
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    (Matt York / Associated Press)
    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

     
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    (Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer)
    Second Story Garage: Gasoline Lollipops

    The Boulder alt-country band gives its EPs names such as Death and Resurrection, and its songs bear the mark of hard truths and sin. But the punk energy behind the playing, and the sense that it's all in good fun, make it OK to dance to a song like "Death." Full Story

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