Eat + Drink | Colorado Springs Magazine

Eat + Drink

  • OUT OF THE BLUE

    The corn is milled on the farm and ranch site, which has 13 full-time employees with most being Ute Tribe members, and then packaged and sold to small distilleries,
  • Local Libations

    Craft distilling has gone from hobby to booming business—one that’s thriving in the Colorado Springs area.
  • Down and Dirty—and Delicious

    Texas natives Crystal Byrd and her husband, Michael Thompson, co-owners of Choice Restaurant Concepts, have defied the odds, opening five wildly successful downtown eateries with no restaurant experience—simply a passion for people, a love of food, and creativity that knows no bounds. “Our vision is to create super fun places that we want to go to,” Crystal says, “each with its own distinct vibe.”
  • Red Leg Brewing Company

    ​Todd Baldwin is passionate about serving those who serve. On July 4, 2013, Baldwin, a retired Army field artillery officer, founded Red Leg Brewing Company to provide the highest quality beer to honor the men and women who currently and formerly served in the U.S. Military.
  • Cockpit Craft Distillery

    For more than 10 years, Calder Curtis was an aircraft metals technologist for the Air Force. Making moonshine in his garage was a hobby that he was passionate about—not a career.