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Seattle salmon battles Denver lamb in Super Bowl

The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks both come from cities that boast bustling restaurant scenes. But it’s tough to identify one specific dish that represents each of the Super Bowl competitors. Regionally themed Super Bowl party food, therefore, may prove challenging. Seattle has a lot of seafood, but what single dish best represents the city? …

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Colorado celebrates pie day with a slice of pride

Charlie Papazian would rather have pie than cake for his birthday. So on his 26th birthday, in 1975, Papazian — then a teacher in Boulder, Colo. — proclaimed Jan. 23 to be National Pie Day forevermore. His young students — from kindergarten through second grade — brought in dozens of pies for his celebratory day, and …

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50 States of Beer: Colorado brews the Blues, with a chili side

Shortly after Jimmy Carter legalized home brewing in 1978, an avid young brewer named Charlie Papazian founded the American Homebrewers Association out of his Boulder, Colo., home, establishing the country’s first organized network of brewing enthusiasts. The AHA, led by Papazian and a growing cohort of craft pioneers, spread the gospel of malt, hops, yeast …

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Dinnertime in America: Colorado

For the Schellhous family of Denver, dinner is a cross between “Leave it to Beaver” and “The Sound of Music.” “In the summer we’ll take things up in the mountains ,” says 32-year-old Beth Schellhous, a stay-at-home mom to three kids ages 3, 5 and 6. “A lot of the trails have tables. You hang out and look at the city lights from where you are.”

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