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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 Cinema held a showing of their Deconstructed Dinners series: a yearly three-part series that showcases local artists, farms and...

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...

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 18, 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 4, 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...

The sign for FoCo Cafe Oct 23.

FoCo Cafe Halloween treat boxes give back to community

Katherine Borsting, Staff Reporter October 25, 2022

A little cafe connected to a community garden sits at the end of Old Town at 225 Maple St. The sign attached to the building reads “FoCo Cafe" in bold green letters. The name, however, is not slang...

Wolverine Farm Publick House

Show the fam what it’s like to be a Ram: 5 staple CSU eateries

Katherine Borsting, Staff Reporter October 12, 2022

Family Weekend usually means a nice dinner and a long trip to the grocery store. Running up a tab while the parents are in town is a college norm. Many students anticipate this weekend when they get...

Alley Cat Cafe barista Messina Ranieri prepares a drink

7 study spots in Fort Collins to get you out of your room

Ivy Secrest, Life and Culture Director September 13, 2022

There are as many barriers to studying as there are things to study. Why memorize equations when your roommates are just so noisy? You can’t focus, and your cat needs a bath anyway. It wouldn't hurt...

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