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Blue crab eggs benedit atop a housemade biscuit and garnished with nasturtium flowers

A Foodie’s Trip to New Orleans

Rachael E. Worthington September 29, 2016

This September, I had the opportunity to visit New Orleans for five days during the Society of Professional Journalists national conference. Needless to say, I took the opportunity to reach out, find restaurant...

The breakfast burrito topped with salsa and sour crea

The Rainbow Restaurant Turns 40

Rachael E. Worthington September 14, 2016

The Rainbow Restaurant has been a Fort Collins staple for 40 years. Serving up delicious vegetarian options with a variety of fresh produce has become its calling card. Before I even made my way to CSU,...

Maria Bamford

Maria Bamford Follows the Love

Rachael E. Worthington September 7, 2016

Comedian Maria Bamford’s specialty is getting on stage and telling stories about some of life’s most awkward moments, which she’ll do in her signature style at the Lincoln Center this month. Awarded...

The tucker box with a side beet and feta salad.

Waltzing Kangaroo Hops Into Town

Rachael E. Worthington April 6, 2016

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 name seems to fit, because the...

plates of tacos

Casa Del Matador Offers Mexican Food With Ambiance

Rachael E. Worthington March 7, 2016

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...

Sami Colgate, manager of Old Town Spice Shop just north of Oak Street Plaza on College Avenue, shares her reccomendations and expertise on every type of tea from black to white with students and locals alike. Old Town Spice Shop is one of two locations in the state and only place that serves Boba tea in Fort Collins.

A Journey for the Senses: Savory Spice Shop

Rachael E. Worthington February 23, 2016

A bright, friendly environment with flavors from around the world, Savory Spice Shop brings Old Town Fort Collins more than just the savory side of flavor. Connected to the Opera Galleria and adjacent...

A Cortado from Starry Night Espresso Café

Starry Night Espresso Café

Rachael E. Worthington February 16, 2016

Nestled next to Kilwin’s Chocolate on College Avenue, Starry Night Espresso Cafe crafts a cozy, warm environment perfect for the Fort Collins student population and locals alike. A rather small cafe,...

shelves of instant ramen

Rams Bazaar Brings Worldly Flavors To Fort Collins

Rachael E. Worthington February 9, 2016

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 gold mine of undiscovered...

How to turn your room into a sanctuary

How to Turn Your Room Into a Sanctuary

Rachael E. Worthington February 4, 2016

College students are notorious for being stressed, which is why relaxing is an important skill for students to learn during school. Creating a comfortable study and sleep environment is the first step...

Suehiros Shift to Wabi Sabi

Suehiro’s Shift to Wabi Sabi

Rachael E. Worthington January 26, 2016

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...

holiday Christmas wreath and bells

Budget Decorating: College Style

Rachael E. Worthington December 12, 2015

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and with it comes the urge for festivity. Decorating an apartment or dorm room can be a challenge, especially with limited funds, but it is definitely possible...

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