Restaurant and catering

Food safety violations in Southwest Colorado spike

Your favorite restaurant is now under more intense scrutiny from the local health department as an increase in inspectors has resulted in an eye-popping number of food safety violations for the...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fairgrounds to host food-safety class

The Colorado State University Extension Office will sponsor a four-hour course for restaurant food-service workers, which covers basic requirements for safe-food handling, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m....

DATE: Sept. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Cortez speak-easy to open in former Pepperhead location

Just a few months after Pepperhead Restaurant closed, two of its former employees are opening their own restaurant in the same spot. Micky and Sandra Colorado are in the final stages of preparing...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hearty meals continue at Lewis crossroads

Walking into Bubba’s — the new family restaurant at the crossroads of U.S. Highway 491 and Colorado Highway 184 — one notices delicious aromas wafting from the kitchen into a clean and spacious...

DATE: July 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores Public Library presents “Build a Better World” summer programs

The Dolores Public Library invites youths to participate in “Build A Better World” this summer to provide reading programs, promote literacy and engage in science, technology, engineering, art and...

DATE: July 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexican restaurant opens in Cortez

Experienced restaurateur Dionicio Espinoza wants his new business on South Broadway to feel like a little piece of Mexico.Mi Mexico, which opened June 9, is decorated in bright colors with...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango native, restaurateur dies in townhome fire

Kevin Abeyta, a life-long Durango man and co-owner of a Mexican restaurant that opened earlier this year in the Main Mall, died in Wednesday’s apartment complex fire, according to family and...

DATE: June 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Homestyle Railroad Cafe opens in Dolores

Longtime Montezuma County resident Brian MacPherson plans to honor the past with his new Dolores restaurant, The Railroad Cafe. MacPherson has wanted to own a restaurant, and in late December he...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado House considers extending last call for alcohol

DENVER – College students on Monday had two different bills in the Colorado General Assembly to pay particular attention to.House Bill 1123, which extend hours when alcoholic beverages could be...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lone Spur Cafe opens in Francisco’s building

Customers who visited the Lone Spur Cafes in Arizona kept telling the owner the cowboy menu would be a perfect fit for Durango. “When our guests talk, we try to listen because they usually know...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Taste of India restaurant opens in Cortez

Taste of India restaurant has opened at 1013 E. Main St. in Cortez with the promise of “100 percent healthier food.” Co-owner and Chef Raju Singh came from Utah to open the restaurant, which he...

DATE: July 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Chavolito’s comes to Dolores’ main street

A popular Mexican restaurant in Mancos has opened a new location in Dolores. Chavolito’s is owned and operated by Chavolo Ortiz, a veteran chef of authentic Mexican dishes from the Guadalajara...

DATE: May 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News