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How to make 2 international CSU students’ favorite home dishes

Sananda Chandy, Staff Reporter December 8, 2023

Food is profoundly ingrained in one’s cultural identity, allowing people to express themselves, connect with others from different walks of life and share their rich cultural heritage. For international...

The Farmhouse at Jessup Farm restaurant, owned and operated by Jesse Doerffel, offers farm-to-table dining.

3 queer-owned businesses to support in Fort Collins

Sophia Masia, Staff Reporter November 30, 2023

Fort Collins is known for its restaurants, window shopping and businesses that give back to the community. Here are just three of many queer-owned businesses worth checking out in town.  1. The Farmhouse...

Truffles sit on the display counter in Nuance Chocolate Nov. 2. Owners Toby and Alix Gadd are dedicated to creating true truffles free of preservatives.

Bean to bar: Nuance Chocolate combines art, sustainability

Ivy Secrest, Content Managing Editor November 9, 2023

Nestled in a picturesque brick building off of Pine Street in Old Town Fort Collins sits Nuance Chocolate, a store dedicated to high-quality treats and the world's largest selection of single-origin chocolate,...

Raspberry scones with sweet glaze: The perfect sweet treat

Raspberry scones with sweet glaze: The perfect sweet treat

Abby Flores, Staff Reporter September 24, 2023

As the Colorado fall weather begins to pick up, store-bought goods just don’t cut it anymore. Something freshly baked is the way to go for that cozy fall feel. If you’re not a fan of raspberries, you...

Participants of the Deconstructed Dinner at The Lyric in Fort Collins line up to get food Sept. 17.

The Lyric hosts elaborate interactive art series

Alexander Wilson, Staff Reporter September 20, 2023

This past Sunday, The Lyric held a showing of their Deconstructed Dinners series: a yearly three-part series that showcases local artists, farms and breweries.  Each...

Well Fed Farmstead

Local farm stand shares fresh produce with Fox Den

Hania Nini, Staff Reporter September 17, 2023

In the heart of Fort Collins, a collaboration between the Well Fed Farmstead and The Fox Den: No Waste Cafe & Roastery brings fresh, locally sourced produce and goods to the neighborhood, all while...

Dorm room cooking: Penne pasta

Dorm room cooking: Penne pasta

Katherine Borsting, Staff Reporter April 18, 2023

Dorm life is an experience the majority of college students will live through. Many do not have much in their space other than some furniture, a mini fridge and a microwave.  The dining halls are a...

Owners David and Jessica Zumbrun cut the ribbon for the grand opening with supporters outside of Chicken Salad Chick in Greeley, Colorado April 5.

Chicken Salad Chick brings joy, community to NoCo

Daryn Whitmoyer, Staff Reporter April 17, 2023

Four years ago, Jessica and David Zumbrun tried Chicken Salad Chick for the first time on a golf vacation in Auburn, Alabama, and they became hooked, according to an International Franchise Association...

Michelle Coy, head chef of FoCo Cafe, prepares a dish of her favorite items to make at FoCo Cafe April 1. The dish consisted of pea soup, tossed chicken salad and a piece of cake.

FoCo Cafe provides healthy, sustainable food for all

Samy Gentle, Staff Reporter April 3, 2023

Among the dozens of restaurants in the Old Town area is the FoCo Cafe. Despite the numerous establishments, there is something unique about this location.  According to the cafe's website, “FoCo...

Fort Collins Foodie Walk: A tasty way to explore Old Town

Fort Collins Foodie Walk: A tasty way to explore Old Town

Emmalee Krieg, Staff Reporter February 21, 2023

It’s free, it’s fun, it’s food — Feb. 17 was not a night to miss.  The Fort Collins Foodie Walk in Downtown Fort Collins came around again just like it has every third Friday of the month...

Meals to get without wheels: 6 great food spots near campus

Meals to get without wheels: 6 great food spots near campus

Samy Gentle, Staff Reporter February 6, 2023

When your class schedule leaves you with an awkward two-hour gap right around lunchtime, a close place to get some food can be a lifesaver. Here are a few staple places within walking distance of the Colorado...

Customers of Momos food truck, a new mobile food truck that serves Nepalese dumplings, line up for the grand opening in Fort Collins Jan. 28. According to Momos website, the food truck serves authentic Nepalese momos made with fresh and 100% all-natural ingredients.

New food truck brings Nepalese staples to Fort Collins

Rebekah Barry, Staff Reporter January 31, 2023

A well-balanced combination of meat and spices is stuffed inside a delicately wrapped dough for the perfect bite. Momos' dumplings are a must-try. On Jan. 28 Sulav Magar hosted the grand opening of...

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