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1 year 2 hours ago

Poor pay strikes continue today

Strikes are expected to continue today across the country. Hundreds of fast food workers walked off their jobs at restaurants yesterday. The protests marked the beginning of two days of strikes to fight for higher wages and the right to unionize. In all, fast food workers in...

2 years 4 months ago

Job of the Day: Dining Supervisor

If you have experience in management and customer service, you may be interested in our Job of the Day. The Broadmoor is hiring a full-time supervisor for the Golden Bee restaurant. The right candidate will have a Bachelor's degree or at least one year of experience in a supervisor...

2 years 8 months ago

200 stranded by winds at Keystone restaurant

KEYSTONE, Colo. (AP) - About 200 people spent a night at a Keystone Resort mountain restaurant after wind gusts prevented the gondolas from operating and poor visibility prevented vehicles from being sent up to bring the patrons down. KUSA-TV reports that the group was stuck overnight Friday at the...

2 years 8 months ago

Veterans deals galore

Post offices and banks are closed for business on Friday, November 11th, which is Veterans Day, but many other establishments have their doors wide open and are offering some sweet deals for our veterans. Across the nation and in Colorado many restaurants, convenient stores, and retailers are offering either...

2 years 10 months ago

Restaurants get behind the first lady's plan

WASHINGTON (AP) - The company that owns the Olive Garden, Red Lobster and four other popular restaurant chains is following Michelle Obama's lead and pledging to reduce the calories and sodium in its meals and overhaul its kids' menu. Drew Madsen, president of Darden Restaurants, tells The Associated Press...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Some restaurants making kids meals healthier

Parents seeking healthier restaurant meals for their kids are about to get plenty of options. At least 19 large restaurant chains plan to announce today that healthier items will be on their children's menus. At least 15,000 restaurant locations will increase servings of fruits and vegetables, lean proteins, whole...

3 years 3 months ago

Man gets 6 years in prison in Denver slaying

DENVER (AP) - A man convicted in a fatal shooting at a restaurant near Denver's 16th Street pedestrian mall has been sentenced to six years in prison. Forty-two-year-old Yan De Yang received the maximum sentence Friday. Jurors convicted him earlier this year of manslaughter and third-degree assault in...

3 years 4 months ago

Pikes Peak Restaurant Week

Local restaurants in Colorado Springs are celebrating the first-ever Pikes Peak Restaurant Week. It's similar to Denver's Restaurant Week or First Bite Boulder. Participating restaurants are offering deals on multicourse dinners. For more information and list a of participating restaurants click here .

3 years 6 months ago

Chick-fil-A donates to local family

If you're headed out for lunch soon, the restaurant you choose could help a family in need in Colorado Springs. All four of the city's Chick-fil-A restaurants are donating 15 percent of their sales today to help members of the Sabino family. The family lost their home on...

3 years 6 months ago

EPC online restaurant inspections a hit

The decision by the El Paso County Health Department to put restaurant inspections online has proven to be popular. The Health Dept. doubled its normal website traffic last month. "We're very happy about that and really feel the public is interested in the information," said Kandi Buckland, who works for...

3 years 6 months ago

Local salsa coming to a store near you

There's some tasty business going on in Colorado Springs. A small Mexican restaurant is bottling its famous salsa, bringing a little hometown flavor to a grocery store near you. Opened in 2001, the Cafe El Paso has struck a nerve in Colorado Springs. El Paso, Texas native Sandra Santoscoy...

3 years 10 months ago

1 in 7 home kitchens would flunk inspection

Could your kitchen at home pass a restaurant inspection? New research suggests that at least one in seven home kitchens would flunk the kind of health inspection commonly administered to restaurants. The small study from California's Los Angeles County found that only 61 percent of home kitchens would...

3 years 10 months ago

Owner plans to reopen burned pizzeria

A kitchen fire has closed a popular Colorado Springs pizzeria. The Borriello Brothers restaurant located at the intersection Barnes and Oro Blanco caught fire just before 6:00 Monday during the dinner rush hour. The fire department says all 12 customers and 5 employees were safely evacuated. Manager Jim Fiducia...

4 years 1 month ago

Bridge washes out access to restaurant

What's worse than rain on your wedding day? Try a swollen creek washing out the only bridge to your dream wedding spot. This week's flooding destroyed the bridge to Boulder's Red Lion Restaurant, forcing couples to scramble to find last minute accommodations for hundreds of guests this weekend. Andrea...

4 years 1 month ago

Local Chipotle to go solar as a test

One local Chipotle Restaurant will go solar as part of a national test. The Chipotle at Citadel Crossing will add solar panels to its roof. That location was chosen partly because of Colorado's bright sunshine. It's estimated the power bill will go down 30 to 40 percent. "It's...

4 years 2 months ago

Gigantic 5lb burger largest in Colorado?

Forget quarter pounders or even double stackers or triple stackers. Tubby's Diner in Pueblo claims it's created the largest cheeseburger in the entire state! This gigantic burger is made with a whopping 5lbs of hamburger meat. It also comes with 14 slices of cheese, one and a half tomatoes, one...

4 years 2 months ago

Two arrests in deadly shooting

Colorado Springs Police have arrested two people on First Degree Murder charges in the death of a man outside a local restaurant. 31 year old Colorado Springs resident Cynthia Casado-Balestier and 25 year old Colorado Springs resident Miguel Ortiz Marin were arrested Tuesday. They're accused of killing Esteban Garcia....

4 years 4 months ago

UPDATE: A look at food inspections in Pueblo County

I just got done interviewing the Pueblo-City County Health Department about restaurant inspections. Here's what I found out. The health department inspects roughly 900 retail food establishments in Pueblo County every year. Each establishment is inspected once or twice a year, depending on the type of facility and food being...

4 years 6 months ago

NYC asks food manufacturers to hold the salt

New York City health officials have battled trans fats and high-calorie fast food. Now, they're taking on salt. The health department released draft guidelines Monday recommending a maximum amount of salt that should be in a wide variety of manufactured and packaged foods. Seventeen national health organizations and...

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