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Nick’s Homestyle

By On April 21, 2015

The moment you take a bite that raises your eyebrows in unsuspecting surprise. The time a forkful of food makes your eyes roll back in delicious pleasure. The second you scrape the… Read More

Bakery Display
Bakeries, Dessert and Ice Cream

Feasting Fort Collins On The Road – Me Oh My Coffee and Pie

By On April 15, 2015

  I have been spending a lot of time in the mountains over the last year or so. A LOT. Some readers may know that I took over Fresh Air Fort Collins… Read More

Tasting Flight
Bakeries, Dessert and Ice Cream

Nuance Chocolate

By On March 29, 2015

There are fewer sweets that I love than chocolate. On our Friday Night dinner dates at home, we follow up our steak, grilled asparagus, handcut baked fries, and tequila cocktails with a… Read More

Coffee Houses and Juice Bars

Harbinger Coffee – 2nd review

By On March 17, 2015

  What is it that transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary? We live in a world where few people or businesses are truly noteworthy and coffee houses are a dime a dozen.… Read More

Bakeries, Dessert and Ice Cream

La Creperie – 2nd Review

By On January 17, 2015

There is one place, and only one place, in Fort Collins where you can indulge in the sweet decadence of a true French bakery. La Creperie had been situated on the corner… Read More

Coconut Curry

Pho Lan

By On November 28, 2014

Sometimes I feel like we make a big fuss about a dining experience for all of the wrong reasons. People focus on the atmosphere, or the “entertainment” perception of service just as… Read More

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Chimney Park

Five Chefs, Five Farms Dinner at Jax Fish House

By On October 31, 2014

My hands were clammy and white knuckling the steering wheel due to my death grip. I sat in rush hour traffic and tried to breathe, but failed miserably at letting it go.… Read More

Ranch Steak

The Kitchen

By On October 17, 2014

For many months the corner of Mountain and College housing the historic Avery building remained under construction. The curious and excited chatter of Fort Collins dining enthusiasts grew. “When is The Kitchen… Read More

CopperMuse Distillery

Coppermuse Distillery

By On September 14, 2014

I’m an unapologetic cocktail lover. Beer and wine are fine and I do enjoy sipping on a glass or two, but if I’m completely honest, my heart is in craft cocktails. There’s… Read More


Feasting Fort Collins On The Road – Denver Date Night Edition

By On June 28, 2014

Even though I’m in the mountains a lot, Bill and I make sure we have a Denver Date Night a few times a year. We get a good mix of city and… Read More

Blue Paddle Snails

Welsh Rabbit Bistro

By On May 23, 2014

  I’ve been spending more time alone lately. Usually it’s a solo day hike up in the canyon where I’m completely disconnected from everything – kids arguing, iPhones buzzing, social media icons… Read More

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Bars and Nightclubs


By On May 10, 2014

With Fort Collins being a college town flooded with student-centric bars, we’re in dire need of some classy adult locations to imbibe. There aren’t that many. Ace Gillett’s was the pioneer for… Read More

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The Goodness

By On March 21, 2014

The sun is shinning, the grass is beginning to green, the birds are chirping, and spring is here! I cannot even begin to explain how this turn of seasons makes me feel.… Read More

Ace Gilletts 3rd Course
Ace Gillett's

Five Chefs, 5 Farms Dinner at Jax Fish House

By On November 3, 2013

I went into this evening thinking of this dinner as the “5 Chefs, 5 Farms, 5 Stars” dinner. When I saw the line-up, I was thrilled. I admire and highly respect each… Read More

Umami Tacos

Umami Mobile Eatery

By On October 18, 2013

The world of food trucks really resonates with me as a person. I see food trucks almost as rogue restaurants run by people who really thrive on the freedom that comes from… Read More


Feasting Fort Collins On The Road – Denver Biscuit Co.

By On October 9, 2013

I’m now at the age where divorce is prevalent among my friends, acquaintances, coworkers, and neighbors. It’s strange to suddenly realize that you’ve phased out of the wedding invitation part of life,… Read More