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Close to Home

After our excursion to the San Luis Valley last weekend, we decided to stick closer to home this Saturday. Our first stop was lunch, at Bingo Burger in downtown Colorado City.  A Bingo Burger, by definition, had Pueblo peppers ground … Continue reading

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Pizzeria Rustica

Pizzeria Rustica, in Old Colorado City, is supposed to be one of the best restaurants in Colorado Springs. We finally made it on a Tuesday evening after doing some shopping. It’s not a large place, at least not in the … Continue reading

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Franco’s

Franco’s Italian Deli is one of the few things I miss about Illinois. It’s located about three miles from my old work. For the last year or so I worked there, I would head to Franco’s at least once a … Continue reading

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Colorado-Style Pizza

We’ve been disappointed with the pizza in Colorado. They understand the basic concept—get a circular piece of dough and put stuff on it. But good pizza is much more than that. The sauce out here has no zestiness. It’s little … Continue reading

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Front Range Barbeque

After touring the McAllister House, we drove to Old Colorado City. There was a farmers market going on in the square across the street from Front Range Barbeque, and we expected the place to be packed. The parking areas were, … Continue reading

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Quick Trip to Columbus

We were planning on eating dinner downtown along the river at a restaurant that overlooks the fountain. But when we took a second look at the menu, we decided to go elsewhere. We ended up at Spaghetti Warehouse where there … Continue reading

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Rock House Ice Cream

We weren’t looking for a meal after eating lunch at Garden of the Gods Market & Cafe, but ice cream sounded good. I decided to try Rock House, which I’ve driven past several times but never stopped at. The girls … Continue reading

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Garden of the Gods Market & Cafe

We now officially have a favorite restaurant in Colorado Springs. Everything we had here was amazing. We didn’t buy anything in the market, but we wandered around and looked while we waiting for our table. We split an order of … Continue reading

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Ivy’s Chinese Cafe

Ivy’s is a typical hole-in-the-wall, strip mall Chinese restaurant that only gets mention because it’s very close to our house and the food is really good. I had beef fried rice. I don’t remember what Sally had, but she said … Continue reading

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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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