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How We Pivoted Our Food Tour Company in 5 Days

May 13, 2020

No one decides to completely change their business model in just five days for fun. They do it out of necessity.     Just two months ago, we were busy with new restaurant recruitment, creating new tour routes, and getting ready to post multiple job openings. The future was bright, and we were excited for … Read more How We Pivoted Our Food Tour Company in 5 Days

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local dining

Rise and Shine! Here are the 8 Best Bakeries in Colorado Springs!

April 29, 2020

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

March 4, 2020

Who doesn’t love a hot, delicious slice of pizza!? Seriously… we were dying while writing this post. It’s the Italian treat that we’ve all come to crave and that pizzerias from around the world have adopted to suit all varieties of taste and preference. And while Colorado Springs might be thousands of miles away from … Read more Cheese, Pepperoni, & Garlic Bread – Here are the Top 12 Pizza Places 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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What Did We Write About in 2019? Here’s Our Blogroll Recap!

December 25, 2019

A year for the books! 2019 was chocked full of amazing food, travel, and Colorado events. Every two weeks for the past four years, we have faithfully brought our readers foodie news, top 10 lists, and even some interesting history articles. If you would like to be on our mailing list to get blog updates … Read more What Did We Write About in 2019? Here’s Our Blogroll Recap!

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Top 30 Things to do in Colorado Springs — The Ultimate Colorado Springs Bucket List

November 27, 2019

Calling all hikers, art lovers, foodies, and historians — Colorado Springs has something for you! Here are 30 incredible things to do in Colorado Springs! Colorado Springs is known for its beautiful mountain views and endless hiking trails, drawing more than 20 million visitors every year. The city is brimming with exciting experiences, from outdoor … Read more Top 30 Things to do in Colorado Springs — The Ultimate Colorado Springs Bucket List

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Guide to The Perfect First Friday Art Walk in Colorado Springs

May 29, 2019

Colorado Springs’ First Friday Art Walk is filled with art, wine, music and food! As a proud sponsor of the Colorado Springs’ First Friday Art Walk, we wanted to create a guide to planning your ideal First Friday. The perfect event for those who like art, wine, and live music, the 2020 First Friday Art … Read more Guide to The Perfect First Friday Art Walk in Colorado Springs

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8 Must-See Speakeasies and Hidden Bars in Colorado Springs

May 15, 2019

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 8 Must-See Speakeasies and Hidden Bars in Colorado Springs

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What Did We Write About in 2018? Here’s Our Blogroll Recap!

December 26, 2018

In 2018, our blog was packed with relevant foodie news, chef and top restaurant interviews, and more! We don’t just provide amazing food tours in Colorado, we are also experts in local foodie news, events, and restaurants. And we post it all on this blog for you to enjoy whenever you like! At the end of every year, we provide … Read more What Did We Write About in 2018? Here’s Our Blogroll Recap!

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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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local dining

Interview With Mark Henry: Rooster’s House of Ramen

May 30, 2018

Interview with Mark Henry   Owner and Chef of Rooster’s House of Ramen 323 N. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903       Meet the newest destination on the Sunday route of our Delicious Downtown Food Tour – Rooster’s House of Ramen! Mark Henry, owner and executive chef, is a Food Network Chopped Champion and victor of … Read more Interview With Mark Henry: Rooster’s House of Ramen

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How to Plan a Food-Inspired Bachelorette Party in Colorado Springs

May 2, 2018

Foodie Bride? Focus on great food and yummy cocktails for a memorable girls’ night out. Do you hear bells ringing? It’s wedding season! You’ve been donned Maid of Honor or BFF, and now it’s your duty to plan a fun bachelorette party for the girls. You know your bride would skip the nightclubs for some … Read more How to Plan a Food-Inspired Bachelorette Party in Colorado Springs

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New Tastes from Colorado Craft Tejon Street Social

January 24, 2018

Here’s a list of our favorite bites from their soft opening preview. Restaurants in downtown Colorado Springs are embracing a new era of food that prioritizes quality ingredients from local purveyors, a rotating seasonal menu, and modern twists on classic recipes. We’re also seeing drink menus expand as they feature any and everything Colorado brewed, … Read more New Tastes from Colorado Craft Tejon Street Social

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Our Favorite Things From the New Pikes Peak Market
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Our Favorite Things From the New Pikes Peak Market

January 10, 2018

We discovered some amazing new artisan treats at the Pikes Peak Market right in Downtown Colorado Springs! The artisan food scene in Colorado Springs just got a mega boost with the recent opening of Pikes Peak Market in downtown. Debuting on November 1, 2017 just in the time for the holidays, this rustic space located … Read more Our Favorite Things From the New Pikes Peak Market

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What Did We Write About in 2017? Here’s Our Blogroll Recap!

December 27, 2017

A lot of exiting news filled our blog during 2017, and we wanted to end the year with a quick recap! We tasted a lot of great food, traveled to far off places, and interviewed our partners to get to know them better. But the thing we’ll remember most from 2017 is you! In 2017, … Read more What Did We Write About in 2017? Here’s Our Blogroll Recap!

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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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8 Reasons Why a Food Tour Gift Card is the Perfect Gift

November 29, 2017

Hey, Santa! A food tour makes the perfect gift this holiday season. Holiday shopping is in full-force, and if you’re like us, you’re busy crossing items off your gift list! We’re here to help you be the best Santa yet. Here are 8 reasons why a Rocky Mountain Food Tours gift card is the perfect gift for … Read more 8 Reasons Why a Food Tour Gift Card is the Perfect Gift

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Interview with The Rabbit Hole

October 18, 2017

Interview with Matt Baumgartner   General Manager of The Rabbit Hole 101 N. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903     We never tire of taking groups to the ever popular and always crazy busy subterranean restaurant known as The Rabbit Hole. Owner Joe Campana has created a wonderland of cocktails and food in a swanky atmosphere right … Read more Interview with The Rabbit Hole

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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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Announcing Friday Food Tours!

August 9, 2017

Take advantage of this limited edition food tour In addition to our normal Saturday and Sunday food tours in Downtown Colorado Springs, we are adding a limited number of tours on Friday starting August 18! What’s on the menu? This menu is delicious! As we walk through downtown Colorado Springs, you’ll experience food and drink from the following … Read more Announcing Friday Food Tours!

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local dining

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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Interview with Joe Campana: Bonny and Read

April 5, 2017

Interview with Joe Campana   Owner of Bonny and Read 101 N. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903       We sat down with restaurateur, Joe Campana, to find out what makes him tick. He shared with us his vision for his pirate-themed seafood restaurant, Bonny and Read Fresh Seafood and Steaks, which just celebrated one … Read more Interview with Joe Campana: Bonny and Read

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Announcing Benefit Tour Ticket Release

March 8, 2017

April 9, 2017 – Proceeds Benefit Care and Share As a long-time Colorado Springs resident, I’ve seen the work of local non-profit, Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado, firsthand. A staggering 161,000 people do not have enough of the right food to maintain a healthy lifestyle in Southern Colorado. Even more heartbreaking, 20% of … Read more Announcing Benefit Tour Ticket Release

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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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Announcing Two NEW Food Tour Routes in Downtown Colorado Springs

June 15, 2016

Choose your own culinary adventure on one of two new Delicious Downtown Food Tour routes! There are many things to do in downtown Colorado Springs, but only one that combines food, drink pairings, and local history like we do! With so many great restaurants to choose from in downtown, we decided to launch two separate routes! If you’re … Read more Announcing Two NEW Food Tour Routes in Downtown Colorado Springs

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