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    Kimbal Musk, a farm-to-table founder, to talk at CUBoulder Friday

    10/19/2017 12:58 PM MDT
    Kimbal Musk, a founding father of the farm-to-table movement and brother of iconic entrepreneur Elon Musk, is scheduled to give a free, public talk Friday at the University of Colorado. 
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    At the Market: Apples, a symbol of America
    10/17/2017 08:43 PM MDT - From George Washington and Johnny Appleseed to soldiers fighting for "mom and apple pie," the apple has become a symbol of America. With over 2,500 varieties grown throughout the United States, everyone can find an apple they love. Apples started popping up at our markets in September and will be around through our Winter Market on Dec. 2 and 3. Full Story

    Review: Niwot fortunate to get Lucky Pie's third location
    10/12/2017 10:35 PM MDT - This summer, the third location of Lucky Pie Pizza & Tap House opened its doors in Niwot. Each Lucky Pie location has its own distinct personality, and Niwot's no different. But it took me a while to put my finger on the Niwot locale's vibe, given its location in a small office building. After spending a few minutes here, it dawned on me that this outpost is shaping up to be more of a low-key neighborhood spot than its siblings, and that's a good thing.  Full Story

    With scenes filmed in Boulder, 'Top Chef' announces contestants, premiere
    10/12/2017 05:12 PM MDT - Bravo brought its crew to Boulder, Denver, Telluride and Aspen to film season 15 of its cooking competition earlier this year. Many big-name Colorado chefs will have on-air appearances during the season -- including Boulder chef Hosea Rosenberg (of Blackbelly Market) who took top honors on the show's fifth season in 2009 and James Beard winner Lachlan MacKinnon-Patterson, of Frasca Food and Wine. Full Story

    Boulder Burgundy Festival a rare opportunity for wine enthusiasts
    10/10/2017 05:55 PM MDT - Autumn is when Burgundy winemakers harvest their grapes and reward themselves after toiling in the vineyards with a grand three day celebration known as Les Trois Glorieuses. In a similar spirit, the Boulder Burgundy Festival, which runs from Oct. 13-15 in Boulder, is a celebratory event featuring educational seminars, tastings, and meals centered around its namesake region's wines. Full Story

    Pie bakers compete in Boulder as part of Harvest Festival contest
    10/04/2017 09:14 AM MDT - Amateur bakers will take part in the Harvest Festival pie baking competition at the Boulder Farmers Market today. The competition is limited to 15 slots. The Harvest Festival marks the end of the season for Boulder's Wednesday farmers market and the beginning of fall. Full Story

    At the Market: Colorful, crunchy carrots
    10/04/2017 06:53 AM MDT - Saturday is Carrot Day at the Longmont Market. The last of four seasonal food celebrations this season, Carrot Day will feature a carrot tasting, Largest Carrot Contest, carrot-inspired children's activities, carrot face-painting, cooking demonstrations, and more carrot-inspired activities. Full Story

    Review: Bartaco's new Boulder location shows simplicity sometimes best
    09/29/2017 09:12 AM MDT - Simplicity is best when there are good ingredients, and this approach was apparent in most of Bartaco's dishes, most notably the oyster and fish tacos, and the chicken. Bartaco's a spot worth checking out for a more elevated take on casual fare. Full Story

    At the Market: Pears, autumn's favorite fruit
    09/27/2017 08:28 AM MDT - Pears are the quintessential autumn fruit and can be enjoyed cooked or raw in savory or sweet dishes. Full of fiber, only a hundred calories apiece, and packed with vitamins C and K, pears may be the perfect snack food.  Full Story

    Review: Crash Cuisine steers impressive course through vegan fare
    09/22/2017 01:33 PM MDT - Loveland's Crash Cuisine, which opened in June, gives vegan diners something to cheer with an impressive assortment of house-made meatless proteins built upon soy, wheat and peas. Full Story

    At the Market: Melons, a versatile ingredient
    09/20/2017 09:02 AM MDT - Melons -- honeydew, cantaloupe, crenshaw and more -- are available at the farmers' markets in Longmont and Boulder. Full Story

    Chili peppers and pottery at the Chili Bowl in Boulder
    09/15/2017 09:00 PM MDT - Dozens of volunteers, students and staff members churned out 544 one-of-a-kind ceramic bowls that can be purchased and used to sample various kinds of gourmet chili during Pottery Lab's second annual Chili Bowl, planned for noon-5 p.m. Sunday on University Hill in Boulder.  Full Story

    At the Market: Summer sweet corn
    09/13/2017 09:01 AM MDT - We know late summertime is in full swing when the market begins to fill with sweet and delicious corn on the cob. Full Story

    Review: Friendly charm a highlight of Wapos Mexican Cocina
    09/07/2017 09:28 PM MDT - Located on north Broadway, a stone's throw from the Boulder city limits sign, Wapos Mexican Cocina is a cheerfully casual spot dishing out fare with a predominantly Tex-Mex flair.  Full Story

    At the Market: Watermelons, a great post-workout food
    09/06/2017 08:59 AM MDT - Watermelons are both a fruit and a vegetable, so you can eat your fruits and vegetables together in one bite. Full Story

    At the Market: An abundance of eggplant
    08/30/2017 08:57 AM MDT - This delightful nightshade gets a bum rap for its bitterness. In truth, eggplants become bitter only if they have sat around for a while after harvesting. Full Story

    Review: Nosh in Erie serves superior sandwiches
    08/24/2017 08:20 PM MDT - There's plenty here for the carnivore, but there's also a peanut butter, banana and honey number on offer, and a sandwich filled with roasted red pepper hummus and assorted veggies. Full Story

    At the Market: Plums thrive in Colorado
    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.  Full Story

    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

    (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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    (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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    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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