Waltzing Kangaroo Hops Into Town

A new type of cuisine has come to town — Australian. The Waltzing Kangaroo opened its doors in the Campus West Shops on March 14.According to the Kangaroo’s According to the Kangaroo’s website, “waltzing” is “Old Australian slang meaning to travel or wander while plying one’s trade, from the German term ‘auf der walz.’” The…

Casa del Matador Offers Mexican Food with Ambiance

On Feb. 29, a new breed of Mexican restaurant came to town; Casa del Matador opened its doors in the Foothills Mall across from the new Cinemark. The Mexican-inspired restaurant held its pre-opening debut the last weekend of February, and I had the privilege of being a guest at the VIP event that supported the…

Starry Night Espresso Café

Nestled next to Kilwin’s Chocolate on College Avenue, Starry Night Espresso Café crafts a cozy, warm environment perfect for the Fort Collins student population and locals alike. A rather small café, it offers table seating and arm chairs for its guests. The atmosphere is always fairly quiet, which makes it perfect for studying, and the…

Rams Bazaar Brings Worldly Flavors to Fort Collins

The Rams Bazaar International Food Market has been in Fort Collins for over a year, and still remains an undiscovered gem to many locals. Today I finally made my way to this goldmine of undiscovered flavors that I had been planning on visiting for almost a year, and I was not disappointed. While the Bazaar…

Suehiro’s Shift to Wabi Sabi

  Top-rated Japanese restaurant and sushi bar Suehiro of Old Town Fort Collins recently underwent a makeover. Suehiro is now Wabi Sabi, a modernized Japanese place with the same owners and a focus on shared plates with its redesigned menu. Wabi Sabi, could be considered one of the higher scale sushi destinations in Fort Collins….

Puff Pastry Class

This summer, as with the last few, I have had the chance to take a few cooking classes!  In previous summers I took bread baking classes at Le Pain Quotidien in Newport Beach, such as a pretzel making class, French bread, and enriched doughs such as brioche and challah.  They were amazing classes! So this…

New Food Writing Adventures

It’s difficult to believe that it has already been a year since my last post!  This past year has been rather hectic, as I am currently just finishing up my first year of college.  Luckily, I chose to attend college in one of the most food-friendly of places, Fort Collins, Colorado.  I’ve heard rumors that…

Afternoon Tea

Now that summer has arrived, I feel comfortable in saying that readers should expect a plethora of posts and photos.  (At least in comparison with what they’ve been seeing lately)  Summer is finally here, and I have 3 months off to enjoy it this time!  I don’t have many far away travels scheduled this time…