Baby Changing Tables Coming to a Men’s Room Near You


Sometimes it takes a celebrity to bring to light a topic that we’ve always just dealt with, but have never really been discussed on a national level. Back in May 2015, Ashton Kutcher made his frustrations known when he lamented being unable to change baby daughter Wyatt’s diaper when he …

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Tackling Food Waste: Boulder Food Rescue

Lindsey Loberg, Program Director // Photo Credit Ruben Karel

If you could bottle the sun and take it as a daily supplement, you might just harness some of the radiance that Lindsey Loberg, Program Director of Boulder Food Rescue, exudes to everyone she meets. I meet Loberg early Thursday morning on one of her shifts, which are designated pickup …

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Mandala Infusion: Authentic Tibetan Cuisine

Photo Credit Ruben Karel

There are those who open a restaurant because they have a passion for food. Others open a restaurant because they have a passion for their culture. And then there are those like Takla Armour, who come with a passion for both. Most of us know that opening a restaurant isn’t …

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Induction Cooking with Vollrath


Vollrath takes pride in offering innovative and energy efficient cooking solutions for restaurants worldwide.  Today, we’ll learn about the benefits of using a Vollrath induction range. In the kitchen, energy efficiency can be defined as the ratio between the energy that shows up on your gas or power bill and …

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How to Calculate Your Food Cost

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If you’ve never worked in the restaurant industry before, you probably didn’t realize that owning a restaurant means you’re not only a cook, but you’re also Mr. (or Mrs.) Fix-It, a “hospitalian” and an accountant—all in one. The numbers are extremely important when it comes to owning and operating a …

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Are you EMV Compliant?

No Chip Reader Yet Sign by >Steven Depolo, on Flickr

It was like the Y2K of 2015 – EMV compliance was coming in October, 2015. Required for credit card acquirers and processors, these new regulations were a huge step forward in protecting consumers against fraud. As a consumer, we heard about the changes coming, and went through the inconvenience of activating …

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Enter to Win! Chalk Chat Glassware Giveaway


Planning a wedding or beer pairing dinner? Chat it up at your next big event with trendy, new Chalk Chat glasses from Cardinal! Made to mimic a red, plastic party cup or a beer can, these Cardinal Chalk Chat Glasses make great conversation pieces—literally. Use chalk pens to write names, …

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Pasta Jay’s: A Boulder Icon

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There are a few constants one may rely on when living in the city of Boulder: The city uncomfortably swells during the annual freshman move-in The lighted star that appears on the mountain during every holiday season The scores of people waiting for a table on the corner of Pasta …

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Water to Ice: Unraveling the Mystery Behind the Magic

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We all took basic chemistry, but if you’re like me you probably didn’t retain much. In this series of investigative restaurant journalism we’ll take a closer look at the mini-miracles of day-to-day life. We’ll start with the magical transformation of water into ice, and then look into how a commercial …

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