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Colorado Springs bartenders compete for bragging rights | Arts & Entertainment

The Colorado Springs Bartenders’ Guild held its fourth Summer Soiree Sept. 12 at Homa Café and Bar in the Kinship Landing patio. This year, the bartenders’ competition was added to the event. Eight local drink mixologists shook and stirred cocktails, using mystery ingredients to earn bragging rights. In three rounds of eliminations, the last two barkeeps standing were Zak Popovich, formerly a bartender at Red Gravy, who was named the winner, and Bethany “Birdie” Royalty, general manager at Good Neighbors Meeting House, who took second-place honors.


Colorado Springs area gets new chef who does small private dinners

Winning wings and

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At this Colorado Springs restaurant, it doesn’t matter if you’ve never been to Malaysia | On the Table | Cheyenne Edition

Eyebrows raised, I looked skeptically as my bespectacled friend, the one with the penchant for suede elbow-patches and sweater vests. “Malaysian food?” I asked. Not confident I had heard the professor correctly. “Really? In the Springs?” I may have sounded somewhat flummoxed, but our fair city is not known for a broad range of international cuisine; and a local discovery of food from the Southeast Asian federal constitutional monarchy is unheard of.

I have not had the privilege of traveling to Malaysia. China? Yes. Thailand? Yes. Korea, Japan? Yes, yes. But having yet to even sample Malay food, I was

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At this Colorado Springs restaurant, it doesn’t matter if you’ve never been to Malaysia | On the Table | Thetribune

Eyebrows raised, I looked skeptically as my bespectacled friend, the one with the penchant for suede elbow-patches and sweater vests. “Malaysian food?” I asked. Not confident I had heard the professor correctly. “Really? In the Springs?” I may have sounded somewhat flummoxed, but our fair city is not known for a broad range of international cuisine; and a local discovery of food from the Southeast Asian federal constitutional monarchy is unheard of.

I have not had the privilege of traveling to Malaysia. China? Yes. Thailand? Yes. Korea, Japan? Yes, yes. But having yet to even sample Malay food, I was

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Colorado Springs Mexican food eatery under new management | Arts & Entertainment

Tim and Shaunah Dionne took over the operations at La Cava Fine Mexican Cuisine, 1755 Eighth Street, in November amid pandemic restrictions. It helped that the couple, from Los Angeles, has worked in restaurants. Shaunah, a native Californian, is a chef. Tim, who was born in Colorado Springs, knows his way around the kitchen too.

“I’m usually in the kitchen during the week,” Shaunah said. “Tim does the front of the house during the week, but we switch places on weekends.”

According to Shaunah, they found the listing for leasing La Cava on Craigslist.

“We’ve worked for a large chain,

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