Slow Food

Can’t make it to the Slow Food Convention? Here are eight inspired restaurants that feature fresh from scratch and locally sourced ingredients.

A Grazing Life 

Experience this truly authentic farm-to-table dinner at A Grazing Life. Each ticket sold directly feeds back into the Pikes Peak region food economy. The evening is a full experience that includes a farm tour and even live entertainment.

Colorado Craft Social

One of the area’s newest restaurants opened their doors earlier this year. This eatery honors its mission of using as much locally produced food as possible and rotates the menu each season to feature only the freshest ingredients. 

Garden of the Gods Market and Café

With freshly prepared market food, to made-from-scratch entrees, appetizers and bakery items, this is the perfect spot for your next brunch date.

King's Chef  

From opening its doors in 1956, this quirky castle has won a multitude of awards as one of the best diners in America and has locally sourced green chili salsa that can top off a breakfast fit for royalty. Due to popularity, it has a large, second downtown location. 

Pizzeria Rustica

With freshly made dough that incorporates Colorado whole wheat flour to daily-made mozzarella, Pizzeria Rustica supports local farmers year-round with a simple, authentic menu. 

 

Till Kitchen 

From sourcing from farms that share a mission of sustainability, Till Kitchen prepares more than 70 items from scratch daily and even the building uses locally reclaimed beetle-kill pine for tabletops. 

Smørbrød

Stacked with colorful, fresh ingredients, Smørbrød brings a taste of Scandinavia to the Pikes Peak region. The restaurant is named for the traditional and hearty open-faced sandwich assembled on rugbrød rye bread, often featuring fresh cuts of fish and seafood. Complete this international escape with mead or a Lingonberry Mojito.

Adam's Mountain Cafe 

Located in Manitou Springs, this cafe specializes in vegan and vegetarian dishes while also providing natural meat choices inspired from places across the globe. Add a Colorado craft beverage or something from their boutique wine list to complement your meal. 

Nightingale Bread

This bakery's menu is motivated by seasonal produce. Each delicious, organic bread, pasty and sometimes, pizza, is made from heritage grains that milled right in the store.  

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A Grazing Life

A Grazing Life

A Night On The Ranch is more than just a farm dinner. Every event will have its own flavor with our diverse lineup of chefs, beverages,…

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Garden of the Gods Market & Cafe

Garden of the Gods Market & Cafe

***For an alternative route during summer construction, take Colorado Avenue - 1 block north and parallel to Highway 24.Open 7am-4pm daily,…

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King’s Chef Diner

King’s Chef Diner

Known for our huge portion sizes and spicy green chili, King's Chef has been a local favorite since 1956. Finish one of our enormous meals…

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Pizzeria Rustica

Pizzeria Rustica

Specializing in fresh, local, seasonal produce and the highest quality imported Italian flour, San Marzano tomatoes, and house-made fresh…

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Smorbrod Scandinavian Sandwiches

Smorbrod Scandinavian Sandwiches

Ingredients are carefully selected and presented. The rugbrod rye bread sets the stage for hand-picked seafood, deli meats, veggies, sauces…

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Till Kitchen

Till Kitchen

We create seasonally-inspired, approachable dishes in a family-friendly format and serve them in a casual dining atmosphere. Wholesome…

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