Winston Churchill was famously fond of whiskey. But I bet he would have enjoyed a margarita. 

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The recession may be ending in mountain towns, and housing prices rising. 

Let’s get one thing out of the way. Its proper name may be Bon Ton Restaurant, but nobody calls it that. 

Every town needs a local watering hole, a no-fuss spot to repair to for a burger and brew. In Montrose, the Horsefly Brewing Company fills that bill so well, the place itself is often full. 

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Winter is the time of year when everything shrinks. The encroaching black, the cold, the home you live in…eventually, the darkness takes its toll and even the most capacious, sunny abode starts to feel cramped and uninteresting when night falls.

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Chef Michael Krull was celebrated in this region for bringing fresh, local, delicious meals to a place where you wouldn’t necessarily expect to find any of those things: a cafeteria at a regional hospital. Krull, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, said he had a “hotel mentality…

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The Bistro is located on East Main Street in Montrose. It is thus not necessarily easy to spot unless you routinely drive, or have business along, this decidedly less-busy end of Main Street. 

  • Watch Staff Report

The recession may be ending in mountain towns, and housing prices rising. 

Let’s get one thing out of the way. Its proper name may be Bon Ton Restaurant, but nobody calls it that. 

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It is rare to find fresh, sophisticated Pan-Asian flavors in a small, rural, western town. But Ridgway is no ordinary town, and Lotus Root is no ordinary restaurant.

Every town needs a local watering hole, a no-fuss spot to repair to for a burger and brew. In Montrose, the Horsefly Brewing Company fills that bill so well, the place itself is often full. 

spotlight

Winter is the time of year when everything shrinks. The encroaching black, the cold, the home you live in…eventually, the darkness takes its toll and even the most capacious, sunny abode starts to feel cramped and uninteresting when night falls.

spotlight

Chef Michael Krull was celebrated in this region for bringing fresh, local, delicious meals to a place where you wouldn’t necessarily expect to find any of those things: a cafeteria at a regional hospital. Krull, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, said he had a “hotel mentality…

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The Bistro is located on East Main Street in Montrose. It is thus not necessarily easy to spot unless you routinely drive, or have business along, this decidedly less-busy end of Main Street. 

Bet you thought this was going to be an article about a brewery, didn’t you? The Ouray Brewery, to be specific.