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Food and Dining


Learn to make simple Japanese curry

Learn to make simple Japanese curry

Abby Flores, Staff Reporter April 11, 2024

There’s something about Japanese food that warms the heart. Among Japan's many national staples is curry: a beloved medley of veggies, meat and spices. Typically served with white rice, this dish is...

Just Love Coffee Cafe on the corner of W. Elizabeth Street and City Park Avenue in Ft. Collins April 3.

Just Love Coffee Cafe builds community through charity

Sananda Chandy, Staff Reporter April 9, 2024

With delectable food made with a waffle iron and the desire to bring positivity to Fort Collins, Just Love Coffee Cafe works to create a unique and heartfelt atmosphere that actively reaches out to meaningful...

Chef Su Wong demonstrates how to prepare dough for pork cha siu bao during a Cantonese Dim Sum class at the Cooking Studio located in downtown Fort Collins, April 4.

The Cooking Studio teaches culinary mastery in Old Town

Sophie Webb, Staff Reporter April 8, 2024

The perfect place for any date night, kid’s birthday party or new experience is The Cooking Studio, located off of College Avenue and catering to all. “It’s a very fun, stress-free, safe, nonjudgmental...

Learn to make kalaczki, atta sheera with 2 CSU students

Learn to make kalaczki, atta sheera with 2 CSU students

Sananda Chandy, Staff Reporter February 21, 2024

Cooking is a gratifying experience of bringing people together to make memories they will cherish for a lifetime. Families hold recipes near and dear to their hearts, representing their identity, culture...

Yellow Crunch is a new Colombian restaurant that serves breakfast, empanadas, pastries, and much more traditional Colombian food Jan 25.

New Yellow Crunch brings delicious Colombian eats to FoCo

Sananda Chandy, Staff Reporter January 30, 2024

With fresh and culturally vibrant flavors, Yellow Crunch has grown in significant popularity since its opening earlier this year. Serving Colombian food favorites, this restaurant strives to share dishes...

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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 25, 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 21, 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 18, 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 19, 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...

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