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Rudy’s Country Store and Bar-B-Q

We stopped at Rudy’s Bar-B-Q in Colorado Springs after coming down from Pikes Peak. We got there mid-afternoon, but the place was packed and the wait was about 20 minutes. I ordered pork spare ribs. Sally had brisket. The meat … Continue reading

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Pikes Peak Summit

I’m not going to attempt to put my photos in any sort of order.  We enjoyed the view for a while until the cog railroad train headed back down. Tim told us this was the time to go inside the … Continue reading

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Oliver’s Deli

We ate lunch here on a Saturday. I had a ham and Swiss sandwich. Sally had soup and salad. Not the best we’ve ever had, but very good—good enough to go back if we’re in the neighborhood.

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Manitou Springs

Holiday weekend. We wanted to do something. We knew most places would be crowded. We decided to tour the shops in Manitou Springs to keep the driving to a minimum. The free parking lot was full, but we found one … Continue reading

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Dog Haus

This place is near my work, and also fairly close to where our house-to-be is located. Sally and I stopped in for lunch on the day the inspector was looking at our new house. Sally had the Free Bird, a … Continue reading

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K’s Old Fashioned Burgers

When we got to Buena Vista, we were hungry. We’d struck out food-wise in Aspen and it was now seven hours since we’d eaten. I pulled over in a gas station and checked online for a food recommendation. There wasn’t … Continue reading

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The Cliff House at Pikes Peak

On our Jeep tour through Manitou Springs, we passed The Cliff House, an old hotel with a fancy dining room. Lisa, Terri’s friend, decided she wanted to go there for lunch. We drove in her SUV through Garden of the … Continue reading

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Juniper Valley Ranch

Juniper Valley Ranch is the only Colorado Springs restaurant recommended by It also claims, or is claimed, to have the best fried chicken in Colorado. But getting there takes some effort. For one thing, it’s located about 20 miles … Continue reading

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Jake & Telly’s Greek Taverna

This restaurant was on my list of places to visit anyway. So the fact that it just happened to be right there in Old Colorado City during Territory Days when we were looking for a haven to get out of … Continue reading

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Dining in Denver

We had a late spring storm on the 18th that dumped several inches of snow on Colorado. The snow was still around on Saturday morning, and we knew the mountains would be wet and muddy at best. So we decided … Continue reading

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