Julians Restaurant showcasing Pueblo chiles, vegetarian fare and art

Cat Tomasonis, owner of Julians Restaurant, prepares a meal on Thursday June 3, 2021.

Whether it’s the homemade tortillas or the vegetarian green chile made with Pueblo chiles that draws customers to Julians Restaurant, 2111 W. Northern Ave., they always get a healthy dose of art with their meals. 

The former Herrera’s eatery was bought by Cat Tamasonis and her husband, Daniel Arellano, five years ago. At the time, she was working as a nurse for a nursing home and he was working for the city’s water treatment plant. 

“I had had a chocolate store in Washington state and never thought of doing Mexican food or any type of restaurant. My sister Betty

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Frankly Coffee Gets Right to the Point in Colorado SpringsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

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The new Frankly Coffee bar in Colorado Springs, Colorado. All images courtesy of Frankly Coffee.

Great coffee and a bit of fun. That’s what you get in the compact and colorful Colorado Springs, Colorado, location recently opened by Frankly Coffee, where baristas are ready to give it to you straight — or with milk.

Frankly Coffee Founders Brandon and Kelly Noffsinger, who were previously partners in Colorado Springs’ Story Coffee Co., have opted for a multiroaster approach, with initial roasts coming from Oregon-based Roseline Coffee and Colorado’s own Sweet Bloom Coffee Roasters.

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Brandon Noffsinger candidly explained the reasons

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Bulletproof Expands Coffee Offerings With Compostable Espresso Pods And Canned Black Cold Brew

NEW YORK, June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ —  Bulletproof, the brand that created the famous Bulletproof Coffee recipe which provides healthy fats and an energy boost, now expands its coffee line with the introduction of Compostable Espresso Pods and Ready to Drink Canned Cold Brew Black Coffee.

Over the past 12 months, consumer interest and demand for coffee has spiked and Bulletproof’s ground coffee sales have doubled, making the new innovations a strategic coffee category expansion move for the brand. Both new products come in two different varieties and all coffee sourced is both Rainforest Alliance Certified and produced

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Unilever joins challenger brands in signing affordable healthy food manifesto | News

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Unilever has joined challenger brands and restaurant chains in signing a manifesto to “make healthier food better business”.

The manifesto, led by young person’s healthy food promotions app Smash, sets out the signatories’ aim to use pricing and promotions to increase take-up of “balanced options” and to lobby government to help drive down healthy food prices.

Discussions with policymakers will “explore VAT changes that could level the playing field for balanced food and subsidise opportunities for marketing healthier food” the manifesto states.

The signatories, which also include Italian restaurant chain Zizzi, sushi franchise Yo Sushi, recipe box brand Simply Cook,

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As cicadas emerge in the US after 17 years, insect delicacies take over social media

Cicadas, the red-eyed bugs who spend most of their lives underground, have returned to the US after 17 long years. And intriguingly, swarms of the insects invading American backyards this summer have also inspired dishes in their kitchens. Seeing the emergence of Brood X, one of the largest periodical cicada broods, people all across the US are trying to make the most of it, through creating cicada delicacies.

These insects are low in fat and high in protein, according to Cicada Safari, an app created to monitor their movement in the US. Many scientists and food experts have even called

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