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Yumi and Chang find all-you-can-eat sushi success in Aurora

Yumi and Chang find all-you-can-eat sushi success in Aurora

The second rule of Sushi Katsu is: eat everything you order... or else.

Homegrown Recipes: Twice-baked challah, Colorado bison break Yom Kipppur fast

Homegrown Recipes: Twice-baked challah, Colorado bison break Yom Kipppur fast

AURORA – Rosh Hashanah, the festive Jewish New Year, started on Sept. 16 this year and concludes Sept. 26 with Yom Kippur. That holy day of atonement includes a 25-hour fast. When it’s over, notes Jim Romanoff of the Associated …

Food Calendar: Cooking class to teach Aurora couples to flambe passionately

Food Calendar: Cooking class to teach Aurora couples to flambe passionately

AURORA |Culinary events in the coming week and beyond in greater Aurora and the metro area: Lowry Harvest Festival, 9 a,m, to 10 p.m. Sept. 22, Hangar 2, 7581 E Academy Blvd. Information: lowry.org. Details: Events include farmers’ market, tasting …

Homegrown Recipe: Turn too much basil in the garden into pesto in the freezer

Homegrown Recipe: Turn too much basil in the garden into pesto in the freezer

A favorite summer crop just reaching its peak — flavor- and price-wise— is fresh basil. It has to be picked and used (or preserved) while it’s fresh and preferably before the plant starts to flower. The folks at The Truffle …

Colorado Food Calendar: Labor Day eats at The Taste and the State Fair

Colorado Food Calendar: Labor Day eats at The Taste and the State Fair

Book signing, Aug. 30, Dry Dock Brewing, Aurora. Information: drydockbrewing.com. Details: Book signing and tasting for Ed Sealover’s “Mountain Brew: A Guide to Colorado’s Breweries” Green Chile Championship: Information: coloradostatefair.com. Details: Torch-bearing cooks have until Aug. 30 to enter the …

Colorado Food Blog: Have a taste of coconut custard pie, ripe tomato salad and fried chicken

Colorado Food Blog: Have a taste of coconut custard pie, ripe tomato salad and fried chicken

Today’s Colorado Table menu features a splendid repast of local food features. • Colorado Table editor John Lehndorff profile Flava, a year-old Aurora strip-mall cafe where a fresher take on traditional Southern comfort food is attracting fans: aurorasentinel.com/guide/colorado-table/dining/year-old-flava-takes-a-fresh-approach-to-dishing-traditional-southern-comfort-food/ • Try …

Sustainable Supper: Pesticides are trespassing; Denver school lunches 95 percent scratch-made

The Associate Press reports that a Colorado judge has ruled that a farmer spraying against mosquitoes needs to prevent the pesticide from drifting into a neighboring organic farm, likening the action to a form of trespassing. Judge Charles Greenacre ruled …

Colorado Dining: 50 years of mountain prix fixe feasts at the Gold Hill Inn

Colorado Dining: 50 years of mountain prix fixe feasts at the Gold Hill Inn

A social worker and a chemist from the East Coast, a 90-year-old building in a tiny Colorado mountain settlement, and an idea gleaned from a poem. It’s a little surprising 50 years later that a successful restaurant emerged from these …

Aurora bakery's buttery roots go all the way back to Paris

Aurora bakery’s buttery roots go all the way back to Paris

Jim Pasquierello casually talks about genoise, ganache and buttercream, and name-drops mousse, meringue and almandine the way others reference Helton, Tulowitski and Gonzalez. While he may speak fluent French pastry, Pasquierello talks with an unmistakably Aurora accent. Standing behind the …

Colorado Food Blog: Fair fare, a tea fest, a brew fest and more this weekend

Colorado Food Blog: Fair fare, a tea fest, a brew fest and more this weekend

Plan ahead for a big weekend of food and beverage fun in Colorado. Here’s an amuse bouche to whet your appetite: • Arapahoe County Fair, July 25-July 29, Arapahoe County Fairgrounds, 25690 E. Quincy Ave., Aurora. Information: arapahoecountyfair.com. Details: Activities …