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12 Places Throughout Colorado That Make The Best Hard Cider

October 12, 2022

Hard Cider in Colorado is a growing industry, and we’ve put together a list of the top 12 cideries! In the past few years, cideries have popped up all over the state of Colorado in celebration of a different fermented fruit: apples. Where can you go to experience this gluten-free libation with crisp taste and … Read more 12 Places Throughout Colorado That Make The Best Hard Cider

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Our Experience as Secret Judges at the Smokin’ the Ute Pass Summit BBQ Contest

August 31, 2022

When someone asks you to eat BBQ and drink beer for free, you say yes! The ‘Smokin’ the Ute Pass Summit’ was a celebration of food and community. Here’s our experience as secret judges! Our owner, Samantha, and one of our Tour Leaders, Amber, were invited to attend the 5th annual BBQ festival in Divide, … Read more Our Experience as Secret Judges at the Smokin’ the Ute Pass Summit BBQ Contest

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Cheese, Pepperoni, & Garlic Bread – Here are the Top 12 Pizza Places in Colorado Springs!

August 17, 2022

Colorado Springs has some great pizza places – try them on your own or join us on a food tour! Who doesn’t love a hot, delicious slice of pizza!? Seriously… we were salivating while writing this post. It’s the Italian treat that we’ve all come to crave. And while Colorado Springs might be thousands of … Read more Cheese, Pepperoni, & Garlic Bread – Here are the Top 12 Pizza Places in Colorado Springs!

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Your Guide to the Best Ice Cream in Colorado Springs

July 6, 2022

Read on to discover 9 amazing places that serve ice cream in Colorado Springs! For vegans and dairy lovers alike — Colorado Springs’ frozen dessert scene lacks nothing! We’re giving you descriptions of each location including what to order. “Summertime and the living is easy” — except when it’s 90 degrees out and all you … Read more Your Guide to the Best Ice Cream in Colorado Springs

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7 Dog-Friendly Restaurants and Breweries in Colorado Springs

June 8, 2022

Sip and savor at these seven dog-friendly restaurants and breweries in Colorado Springs! Head out for a walk in any neighborhood in Colorado Springs, and you’re likely to bump into at least ten dogs on your journey. Coloradans love their pups, which naturally means that Colorado is full of dog-friendly spots, and Colorado Springs is … Read more 7 Dog-Friendly Restaurants and Breweries in Colorado Springs

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9 Best Patios and Outdoor Dining in Downtown Colorado Springs

May 25, 2022

Warmer days are ahead! Here are 9 of the best patios in Colorado Springs for an incredible outdoor dining experience. Dining al fresco is one of the greatest joys of summertime, and we’re here to help you find the best patios throughout downtown Colorado Springs. Whether you want to have a view of Pikes Peak, … Read more 9 Best Patios and Outdoor Dining in Downtown Colorado Springs

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10 Of Colorado Springs’ Coziest Coffee Shops

April 13, 2022

Let’s get cozy with coffee shops in Colorado Springs! For those who crave a cappuccino, chai tea, or caramel latte in a cozy atmosphere, look no further than this fantastic list of 10 coffee shops in Colorado Springs. Inviting you to cuddle up with a fresh cup of joe, these local java joints will keep … Read more 10 Of Colorado Springs’ Coziest Coffee Shops

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Shopping for Your Favorite Foodie? Here are 10 Artisan Food Shops in Colorado Springs

March 30, 2022

From spices to popcorn to wine, Colorado Springs offers plenty of artisan and speciality food stores to buy gifts (or to treat yourself!). Are you looking to put together a gift basket of tasty treats for your favorite foodie? Or perhaps just want to know where to find some of the best speciality culinary items … Read more Shopping for Your Favorite Foodie? Here are 10 Artisan Food Shops in Colorado Springs

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9 Must-See Speakeasies and Hidden Bars in Colorado Springs

March 9, 2022

Colorado Springs has a long and tumultuous history related to the consumption of alcohol, and its current bar scene is reminiscent of its prohibition era past. Down the rabbit hole, into an alley, through a haberdashery — these are just a few of the ways into Colorado Springs’ hidden bar scene. It’s no coincidence that … Read more 9 Must-See Speakeasies and Hidden Bars in Colorado Springs

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Visit These Colorado Springs Restaurants that were Featured on TV

February 16, 2022

Next time you’re looking for somewhere new to eat in Colorado Springs, try a restaurant (or food truck) that was featured on TV! Colorado Springs is no stranger to getting attention on television for its delicious and unique local food. We’ve created a list of some of the local restaurants and food trucks that attract … Read more Visit These Colorado Springs Restaurants that were Featured on TV

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Where to Get the Best Tapas and Appetizers in Colorado Springs

January 19, 2022

Check out these 9 Restaurants and Bars for Some of the Tastiest Tapas and Best Appetizers in Colorado Springs! Tapas are small, sophisticated appetizers and snacks that originate from Spain. They can be cold or hot and are typically served alongside drinks. Traditionally, tapas often included items like olives, meatballs, pickled vegetables, calamari, croquettes, garlic, … Read more Where to Get the Best Tapas and Appetizers in Colorado Springs

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8 Romantic Restaurants In Colorado Springs to Book This Valentine’s Day

January 12, 2022

Paint the town red this Valentine’s Day with these romantic restaurants in Colorado Springs! Make this a memorable Valentine’s Day by dining at one of Colorado Springs’ most romantic restaurants! No matter your preference on cuisine, style, or budget, we have a romantic restaurant recommendation for you. Let our passion for local cuisine guide your … Read more 8 Romantic Restaurants In Colorado Springs to Book This Valentine’s Day

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Rise and Shine! Here are the 7 Best Bakeries in Colorado Springs

December 15, 2021

Fresh bread, custom cakes, and gluten free treats — Read about the most popular bakeries in Colorado Springs! The smell of fresh baked bread, a warm croissant, or a perfectly crumbly scone – for many, a good bakery is like a home away from home. In fact, whenever we travel, no matter where in the … Read more Rise and Shine! Here are the 7 Best Bakeries in Colorado Springs

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The Best Charcuterie Boards in Colorado Springs (Plus, How to Make Your Own!)

November 10, 2021

Read on to learn more about the charcuterie craze, where to buy locally in Colorado Springs, and how to put together your own charcuterie board! Charcuterie boards are all the rage and seem to be everywhere these days. The term “charcuterie board” sparks images of trays laden with delicious meats, gourmet cheeses, toasted baguettes, fresh … Read more The Best Charcuterie Boards in Colorado Springs (Plus, How to Make Your Own!)

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Cuddle Up with These 10 Fall-Inspired Drinks in Colorado Springs

October 27, 2021

Enjoy everything that autumn brings: cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, comfy sweaters, and these 10 fall-inspired drinks! Fall is in full swing here in Colorado. The drop in temperature has many people heading to their favorite coffee shops to warm up. We all know about the Pumpkin Spice Latte that debuted by Starbucks in 2003. Containing … Read more Cuddle Up with These 10 Fall-Inspired Drinks in Colorado Springs

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7 Awesome Breweries in Downtown Colorado Springs

October 13, 2021

Enjoy exceptionally crafted beers, ales, and ciders at these amazing breweries in Colorado Springs! Colorado has a thriving beer culture with hundreds of craft beer options, and Colorado Springs is no exception. There are more than 20 craft breweries in the Colorado Springs area alone, and each one has their own unique drinks, offerings, entertainment, … Read more 7 Awesome Breweries in Downtown Colorado Springs

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Need a Fun Night Out? Check Out These Bars for The Best Karaoke in Colorado Springs

August 4, 2021

From a bustling downtown scene to a local Irish pub — Colorado Springs has a wide variety of karaoke bars for your next night out on the town. Everyone has that one song they love to sing at karaoke — usually ‘Sweet Caroline’ or ‘Don’t Stop Believin’ — and in Colorado Springs, there’s always a … Read more Need a Fun Night Out? Check Out These Bars for The Best Karaoke in Colorado Springs

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How to Plan a Memorable Wedding Rehearsal Dinner in Colorado Springs

July 21, 2021

Planning a rehearsal dinner or wedding weekend activities in Colorado Springs? A downtown food tour might be the perfect solution!   Wedding planning often means endless decision-making and stressful problem solving, and planning things for your guests to do is no exception. If you’re planning a wedding, there are endless options when it comes to … Read more How to Plan a Memorable Wedding Rehearsal Dinner in Colorado Springs

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Top 6 Italian Restaurants in Colorado Springs

June 23, 2021

Take a quick trip to Italy with a night out at any of our favorite Italian restaurants in Colorado Springs!   From creamy homemade sauces and freshly picked vegetables to perfected baked calzones and paninis, Colorado Springs’ Italian restaurants are transporting us to Naples, Bologna, Rome, and beyond! Here’s our list of the best Italian … Read more Top 6 Italian Restaurants in Colorado Springs

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Our Guide to Planning a Unique Bachelorette Party in Colorado Springs

June 9, 2021

From sunup to sundown, we’re here to help you plan a memorable bachelorette party in Colorado Springs!   We get it — It can be a challenge to plan a bachelorette party that suits the needs and budget of your bride and her bridal party. Thankfully, Colorado Springs is the perfect place to celebrate a … Read more Our Guide to Planning a Unique Bachelorette Party in Colorado Springs

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Where to Find the Best Craft Cocktails in Colorado Springs

May 12, 2021

Craft cocktail lovers from near and far will find solace in Colorado Springs’ endless offering of artisanal cocktails! Made from fresh ingredients, homemade tinctures, and small-batch bitters, craft cocktails are where alcohol and art collide. In the last decade, Colorado Springs has become a hotspot for bars and speakeasies boasting unique, artisanal cocktail offerings. Here … Read more Where to Find the Best Craft Cocktails in Colorado Springs

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Where to Get the Best Burgers in Colorado Springs

April 28, 2021

Gear up for summer by visiting the best burger joints in Colorado Springs!   Camping trips, pool days, bike rides, and of course, juicy burgers — summertime is rounding the corner and it’s time to celebrate with some warm-weather favorites. Whether you’re visiting Colorado Springs for a long weekend or are on the hunt for … Read more Where to Get the Best Burgers in Colorado Springs

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Colorado Springs’ 10 Best Breakfast Spots According to Rocky Mountain Food Tours

March 17, 2021

Wake up to the best breakfast food Colorado Springs has to offer! From delicate crepes to greasy and delicious skillets, there’s no better way to start your day. They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not make it the most delicious, too? Colorado Springs has no shortage of incredible … Read more Colorado Springs’ 10 Best Breakfast Spots According to Rocky Mountain Food Tours

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Japanese in the Rockies – Colorado Springs’ Best Sushi and Ramen Spots

February 17, 2021

Looking for the best sushi and ramen Colorado Springs has to offer? Here’s our list of the tastiest Japanese in the city! While Colorado Springs might not be the sushi capital of the world, you may be surprised to learn that our city is chock full of incredible and freshly prepared Japanese cuisine — from … Read more Japanese in the Rockies – Colorado Springs’ Best Sushi and Ramen Spots

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8 Things to Add to Your 2021 Colorado Springs Bucket List

January 20, 2021

From thrilling adventures to culinary explorations, Colorado Springs is the perfect place for crossing items off your bucket list! Here’s our list of top things to do in Colorado Springs this year. Whether you’re visiting Colorado Springs for the first time or call this beautiful city home, there are plenty of bucket list activities that … Read more 8 Things to Add to Your 2021 Colorado Springs Bucket List

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Tips for Eating Out This Winter — Where to Go, What to Bring, and Why It’s Essential

January 6, 2021

Supporting local has never been more important! We’re giving you all the details on where to find comfortable outdoor dining, what to bring to stay warm, and ways you can support local businesses if you can’t go out! In just the past three months, over 10,000 restaurants across American have permanently closed due to the … Read more Tips for Eating Out This Winter — Where to Go, What to Bring, and Why It’s Essential

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Where to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth in Colorado Springs

December 9, 2020

Too-good-to-be-true chocolates, luxurious baked goods, fried to perfection donuts, and more — Colorado Springs has it all! Here at Rocky Mountain Food Tours, there’s nothing quite like the holidays to get us craving some sweet treats! From buttery baked goods to healthy sweets, and of course, the creamiest of ice creams, Colorado Springs is full … Read more Where to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth in Colorado Springs

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CO.A.T.I — Colorado Springs’ Newest Culinary Adventure

September 30, 2020

There’s something for everyone at CO.A.T.I — From Korean street food to southern seafood, this food court style marketplace is the first of its kind in Colorado Springs! Colorado Springs’ South Tejon Street has been a slow work in progress as part of the city’s Southwest Downtown Urban Renewal plan. What was once an overlooked … Read more CO.A.T.I — Colorado Springs’ Newest Culinary Adventure

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Creative Ideas for Small Group Gatherings in Colorado Springs 

September 16, 2020

Whether you’re planning an intimate celebration with close friends or are simply looking to get a break from the typical COVID-19 park gathering, we’ve put together a list of five creative ways to gather in small groups in Colorado Springs! After months of quarantine and little social interaction, spending time with friends in the backyard … Read more Creative Ideas for Small Group Gatherings in Colorado Springs 

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12 Greasy Spoons, Hidden Gems, and Hole-in-the-Wall Restaurants in Colorado Springs

July 8, 2020

Don’t judge a book by its cover, especially when it comes to these restaurants. Colorado Springs is full of new restaurants with the hippest decor and dazzling Instagram feeds, however, some of the city’s best food is found in the most unlikely places. * With COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions ever changing, we encourage you to … Read more 12 Greasy Spoons, Hidden Gems, and Hole-in-the-Wall Restaurants in Colorado Springs

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6 Incredible Ethnic Restaurants in Colorado Springs

June 24, 2020

Colorado Springs may be landlocked in the middle of America, but it’s chock full of incredible restaurants serving authentic cuisine from around the world! From Filipino adobo to Jamaican jerk chicken, Colorado Springs is an unassuming home to countless creators and chefs who are serving authentic food from their home countries. Some were brought here … Read more 6 Incredible Ethnic Restaurants in Colorado Springs

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Why A Food Tour is the Perfect Team Building Activity

April 15, 2020

For this year’s team building activity, ditch the awkward picnic and do something unique to make your team feel loved and valued! Colorado is full of innovative businesses, looking to be set apart from the ways of corporate America. Many businesses are prioritizing company culture – hiring for “cultural fit” before skill or experience and … Read more Why A Food Tour is the Perfect Team Building Activity

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Top 9 Historic Restaurants in Colorado Springs

March 18, 2020

The home of a famous actress, the old city morgue, and a historic elementary school — today’s restaurant scene in Colorado Springs harkens its intriguing past. Colorado Springs is a dream for nature lovers, coffee drinkers, and beer snobs, but did you know that it might just be a history buff’s paradise, too? The city … Read more Top 9 Historic Restaurants in Colorado Springs

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Live Like a Local with this 3-Day Itinerary in Colorado Springs

February 19, 2020

Planning a trip to Colorado Springs? Here’s the perfect 3-day itinerary that includes delicious food, cultural activities, and outdoor excursions! Millions of people visit Colorado Springs every year to see its amazing mountain views and incredible hiking trails. It’s widely known for being the home of Pikes Peak (a.k.a. “America’s Mountain”), The U.S. Olympic Training … Read more Live Like a Local with this 3-Day Itinerary in Colorado Springs

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Amazing Date Ideas in Colorado Springs for 8 Different Types of Couples

February 5, 2020

Looking for creative date ideas in Colorado Springs? We’ve put together a list of date ideas for eight types of couples — from The Adventure Junkies to The Art Aficionados. No two couples are made the same! For some, an ideal date might include climbing a mountain while others might prefer getting lost in a … Read more Amazing Date Ideas in Colorado Springs for 8 Different Types of Couples

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Drink Up at These 9 Hip Coffee Shops and Cafes in Denver

January 22, 2020

Drop by Denver and you’ll see it’s full of active people. How do they keep their energy levels up? Through a steady drip of caffeine!  There’s a cafe around every corner, each with their own twist. Here’s the top nine coffee shops in Denver and a little about what each one has to offer:   … Read more Drink Up at These 9 Hip Coffee Shops and Cafes in Denver

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Top 10 Healthiest Places to Eat in Colorado Springs

January 8, 2020

Kickstart your healthy living goals with a new list of healthy places to eat in Colorado Springs! From smoothie bowls to comfort food, our list of the top 10 healthiest spots to eat in Colorado Springs includes something for everyone! Whether you’re on vacation, in the middle of a busy week of work, or enjoying … Read more Top 10 Healthiest Places to Eat in Colorado Springs

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Your 1-Day Itinerary for the Perfect Anniversary in Colorado Springs

October 30, 2019

Whether you’re on a budget or looking to spend a pretty penny, check out our morning to night itinerary for the perfect day in Colorado Springs with your special someone! One year, ten years, fifty years — however long you’ve been married, your anniversary calls for a day of celebration! With amazing food, adventure at … Read more Your 1-Day Itinerary for the Perfect Anniversary in Colorado Springs

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Cheers! Here are the Top 10 Best Happy Hours in Downtown Colorado Springs

October 16, 2019

Great specials, amazing cocktails, and chill ambiance should put these restaurants at the top of the list for your next happy hour in downtown Colorado Springs. Enjoying your city’s local food scene can get pricey, and it’s easy to get stuck in a rut, returning to the same spot time and time again. Fear not! … Read more Cheers! Here are the Top 10 Best Happy Hours in Downtown Colorado Springs

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9 Best Places to Work Remotely in Colorado Springs

October 2, 2019

No office? Fear not! Colorado Springs is filled with incredible coffee shops perfect for freelancers and entrepreneurs to focus and grind. In recent years, Colorado Springs has seen a lot of growth, and as the city has grown, so has its coffee scene. It seems like overnight the Springs became a mecca for trendy craft … Read more 9 Best Places to Work Remotely in Colorado Springs

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10 Colorado Springs Restaurants with Amazing Murals

September 4, 2019

If there’s one thing we love more than good food, it’s good art and these Colorado artists are blessing our local establishments with amazing murals you can’t miss! There’s no question about it, Colorado Springs is chock-full of incredible places to eat and drink! What you might not know is that it’s also filled with … Read more 10 Colorado Springs Restaurants with Amazing Murals

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Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend in Manitou Springs, Colorado

August 21, 2019

Home to hippies, healing water, and the best yerba mate west of the Mississippi — Manitou Springs is unlike any other place and most definitely worth a stay! It might be only a 15 minute drive west of Downtown Colorado Springs, but Manitou Springs feels like a different world entirely. This small, charming town was … Read more Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend in Manitou Springs, Colorado

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Your Guide to the Best Ice Cream in Colorado Springs

August 7, 2019

For vegans and dairy lovers alike — Colorado Springs’ ice cream scene lacks nothing! Check out what makes these local spots so unique. “Summertime and the living is easy” — except when it’s 90 degrees out and all you want is a cold, sweet treat to cool you down. Colorado Springs is full of fun … Read more Your Guide to the Best Ice Cream in Colorado Springs

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Our 5 Favorite Food Trucks in Colorado Springs

July 24, 2019

Carts, wagons, Weiner mobiles, and trucks — the food truck industry has come a long way, and Colorado Springs’ unique food truck scene is taking it to the next level. Food trucks may seem like a recent addition to the American food scene, however, they actually hold a deep seated place in the world of … Read more Our 5 Favorite Food Trucks in Colorado Springs

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Your Guide to Authentic Tacos in Colorado Springs

April 17, 2019

Say goodbye to mom’s ground beef taco nights and say hello to sipping on hibiscus margaritas Many of us grew up with a regular “taco night” in our weekly or monthly dinner rotations. Mom would buy some big flour tortillas, flavor ground beef with a brightly colored store bought package, and top it off with … Read more Your Guide to Authentic Tacos in Colorado Springs

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Walk on the Wild Side with These Colorado Springs Restaurants

January 23, 2019

When your quarks and creativity make your food that much better and more delicious Just a short 1-hour drive south from Denver, Colorado Springs is rapidly becoming an exciting destination for gourmands of all types. New restaurants in Colorado Springs are popping up all over the place, and many are opting to celebrate local cuisine in a way never … Read more Walk on the Wild Side with These Colorado Springs Restaurants

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The Ultimate Guide to Distilleries in Colorado Springs

October 3, 2018

We have a surprising number of outstanding places to experience locally distilled spirits! Perfectly nestled at the eastern foot of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado Springs is arguably Colorado’s top booze destination. The locale has always been the cream of the crop when it comes to hops and barley. Today, local booze lovers are breaking the mold with … Read more The Ultimate Guide to Distilleries in Colorado Springs

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Planning on moving to Colorado Springs? Here is what to expect!

September 5, 2018

Welcome to Colorful Colorado Are you considering a move to settle in Colorado either by yourself or with your family? Well, if you are, you can rest assured that you will be relocating to a great place. Colorado Springs has plenty to offer you including a low cost of living, high quality of life, delicious … Read more Planning on moving to Colorado Springs? Here is what to expect!

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8 Ways to Jazz Up the Classic Burger

August 8, 2018

Burgers have been a mainstay at American tables for generations. You’ve probably tried a classic version: ground beef between two pieces of bread with your choice of condiments and garnishes. This staple food makes a great base for you to unleash your inner chef. There are so many mouthwatering and creative ways that you can … Read more 8 Ways to Jazz Up the Classic Burger

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7 Activities to Enjoy with Your Teens in Colorado Springs

July 25, 2018

There are a lot of fun things to do in Colorado Springs with your teens! Teens can be the toughest age group to please at times, and most parents often struggle to give them a vacation that they can enjoy. Lucky for you, if you are planning on visiting Colorado Springs, there are plenty of … Read more 7 Activities to Enjoy with Your Teens in Colorado Springs

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Newly Stationed in Colorado Springs? Take A Food Tour!

July 11, 2018

Newly stationed military families or visitors to Colorado Springs military installations can get a taste of the local food scene with a food tour. Colorado Springs began as a resort town, but today it’s home to five major military bases including: United States Air Force Academy, Fort Carson Army Base, NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command), … Read more Newly Stationed in Colorado Springs? Take A Food Tour!

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Your Guide to Romantic Summertime Dates in Colorado Springs Part 2

June 27, 2018

Top 10 Date Ideas to Surprise Your Honey This Summer As the temperature rises this summer, fan the flame of your love with a fun and exciting date. In Part 1 of this blog post, we covered places to dine for either morning, afternoon, or night. And now for Part 2, we’re uncovering some of … Read more Your Guide to Romantic Summertime Dates in Colorado Springs Part 2

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Your Guide to Romantic Summertime Dates in Colorado Springs Part 1

June 13, 2018

Planning a summertime date in Colorado Springs? Here is our list of some of the most romantic and fun places to dine. Stay tuned for Part 2, which will feature things to do!  Summer is here, which means blankets on the grass, beer and wine in your cooler, and late nights listening to outdoor music. We’re doing … Read more Your Guide to Romantic Summertime Dates in Colorado Springs Part 1

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What’s On Tap for 2018 in Colorado Springs

May 16, 2018

Craft breweries are all the rage in Colorado Springs, and for good reason! Local breweries are gaining popularity not only for their specialty drafts but also for the novel experience they provide. Many breweries are catching up to wine bars and vineyards with the fashionable experiences offered to guests. In Colorado Springs, brew pubs are … Read more What’s On Tap for 2018 in Colorado Springs

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5 Star Chefs in Colorado Springs

March 21, 2018

If you’re a foodie traveler like us, you’ll want to splurge on craft food and drinks as your city souvenirs. We choose the finest restaurants for our food tours so you get to sample specialty items and enjoy unique atmospheres you can only find in Colorado Springs. Most of our restaurant stops are run by … Read more 5 Star Chefs in Colorado Springs

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5 Awesome Breweries in Colorado
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5 Awesome Breweries in Colorado

February 7, 2018

Tour our great state and enjoy some tasty brews We branched out from our home city of Colorado Springs to tour the state in search of some stellar Colorado breweries. Not only do these breweries have some tasty brews, but they also offer tours of their facility for those who want a behind the scenes … Read more 5 Awesome Breweries in Colorado

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Video: What happens on a food tour? Watch to find out!

December 13, 2017

Preview our food tour video shot in beautiful downtown Colorado Springs. Still not sure what to expect on a food tour? Watch our new video to find out more! Of all the things to do in Colorado Springs, this one takes the cake. As you stroll from restaurant to restaurant in downtown Colorado Springs, you will experience a … Read more Video: What happens on a food tour? Watch to find out!

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Interview with Brother Luck: Four by Brother Luck

October 4, 2017

Interview with Brother Luck   Owner and Chef of Four by Brother Luck 321 N. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903       When a chef of Brother Luck’s caliber decides to set up shop in Colorado Springs when they could easily make it big in a larger metropolitan city, we certainly don’t complain! Chef Luck … Read more Interview with Brother Luck: Four by Brother Luck

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Interview with Richard Warner: Bingo Burger

September 20, 2017

Interview with Richard Warner   Owner of Bingo Burger 132 N. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903       Nothing beats a good burger. Mix that with our locally famous Pueblo Green Chiles and a boozy shake on the side, and culinary bliss is on its way! For the past couple of years, we’ve been bringing … Read more Interview with Richard Warner: Bingo Burger

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Interview with Odyssey Gastropub

September 6, 2017

Interview with Tyler  and Jenny Sherman   Owners of Odyssey Gastropub 311 N. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903       This hip joint in downtown Colorado Springs opened its doors in November 2014 and is always hopping with a diverse group of grub-loving locals. We’ve been honored to work with them since our relaunch … Read more Interview with Odyssey Gastropub

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Interview with Savory Spice Shop

August 23, 2017

Interview with Dick and Mary Frieg   Owners of Savory Spice Shop 110 N. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903       If you’ve never been to a speciality spice shop, you’re missing out! We know we’ve been guilty of keeping large tin spice jars in our cabinets for FAR too long. Maybe you’ve … Read more Interview with Savory Spice Shop

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Interview with Claudette Hutchinson: Spice Island Grill

July 12, 2017

Interview with Claudette Hutchinson   Co-Owner of Spice Island Grill 10 N. Sierra Madre Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903     Spice Island Grill is a veteran on our list of destinations for our Original Colorado Springs Food Tour in Colorado Springs. We are the first to admit that we love their food! But we’re … Read more Interview with Claudette Hutchinson: Spice Island Grill

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Interview with Richard Skorman: Poor Richard’s

June 14, 2017

Interview with Richard Skorman   Owner of Poor Richard’s 320 N. Tejon St., Colorado Springs, CO 80903     Poor Richard’s Restaurant has been a loyal partner and featured destination on our Original Colorado Springs Food Tour for more than seven years. As the second oldest restaurant in all of downtown, it has been a place … Read more Interview with Richard Skorman: Poor Richard’s

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Interview with Jack Quinn's Irish Pub
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Interview with Jack Quinn’s Irish Pub

May 3, 2017

Interview with Les Bridger & Martin Troy   Managers of Jack Quinn’s Irish Pub 21 S. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903       If you want traditional Irish food in a fun environment, look no further than Jack Quinn’s Irish Pub in downtown Colorado Springs. A long-time local favorite, this bustling watering hole has an … Read more Interview with Jack Quinn’s Irish Pub

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Interview with Travis Ashing: Co-Owner of Cacao Chemistry
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Interview with Travis Ashing: Cacao Chemistry

April 19, 2017

Interview with Travis Ashing   Co-Owner of Cacao Chemistry 109 N. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903       Cacao Chemistry opened in 2014 as a premier chocolate shop combining ethically sourced ingredients with colorful design. We sat down with Co-Owner Travis Ashing to find out how this one-of-a-kind sweet shop nestled on Tejon Street in … Read more Interview with Travis Ashing: Cacao Chemistry

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Colorado’s Top 10 Local Chocolate Shops

January 25, 2017

We support our local chocolatiers, and so should you! Our owner, Samantha, is not coy about her daily consumption of chocolate. She will confess it without shame or reservation. If only it could constitute a well-balanced diet along with a little cheese and wine. Though she would like to declare chocolate its own food group, … Read more Colorado’s Top 10 Local Chocolate Shops

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Chef Reenacts ‘Beast Feast’ Chopped Episode

December 14, 2016

After competing on Food Network’s Chopped, Chef Brother Luck hosted a wine dinner featuring ingredients he was challenged to use during the competition It’s no secret that we’re addicted to Food Network (just check out this blog post). So, it probably comes as no surprise that we snagged two coveted seats at the recent “Beast Feast.” We’ve … Read more Chef Reenacts ‘Beast Feast’ Chopped Episode

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Our 7 Favorite Places to Watch Bronco’s Football

August 24, 2016

Whether in Colorado Springs or Denver, you’ll be in good company. It’s time to get ready for some Bronco’s football! We bleed blue and orange here in Colorado and couldn’t be more excited for our 2016 Super Bowl 50 champs to get back to the field for another unforgettable season. There’s nothing better than cheering … Read more Our 7 Favorite Places to Watch Bronco’s Football

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So, What’s a Food Tour, Anyway?

July 13, 2016

What’s the best thing to do in Colorado Springs? We might be biased, but a food tour should be top on your list!  Food tourism has been around for quite some time. Everyone knows if you want a beignet, you go to New Orleans. Want some great barbecue? Try Kansas City. Or, how about fresh … Read more So, What’s a Food Tour, Anyway?

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What’s Colorado Springs Doing on Food Network? We’ll tell you!

March 23, 2016

How many chefs and local restaurants from Colorado Springs have been featured on Food Network in the past six months? More than you think! What do Chopped; Cooks vs. Cons; Diners, Drive-ins and Dives; and Halloween Wars all have in common? They’ve all featured a Colorado Springs chef or restaurant in fall 2015 or spring 2016. … Read more What’s Colorado Springs Doing on Food Network? We’ll tell you!

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