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Pica’s Mexican Taqueria

Photo Credit: Ruben Karel

“Why Boulder, why Louisville?” This was the first question I asked Trent Davol, Partner and General Manager of the newly-opened Louisville location of Pica’s Mexican Taqueria, the third of the Pica’s family which now joins the ranks alongside its Boulder and Jackson, Wyoming locations. As a longtime resident of the …

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Denver’s Food System: Part Two

Field of cows before a large mountain in morning with bare winter trees

Not sure if you’ve heard, but Denver is the fastest-growing large city in the country. Blame the green stuff, or blame our beautiful mountains, 300 days of sunshine, or just great work-life balance—word is getting out about how awesome we are, and we’re getting bigger. More people means more people …

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Chefs As Stewards

Agricultural farm in Alaska in the Matanuska Valley near the town of Palmer. By National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) from USA (Farm, Matanuska Valley, AK) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

We’ve long heard about the growing demand for food that not only tastes good, but makes you feel good too (try here, here and here). The demand for responsibly sourced ingredients as related to animal welfare, environmental responsibility and other sustainability initiatives is growing at a rapid pace. Customers are …

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Denver’s Food System: An Introduction

Image Source: Denvergov.org

Here at Tundra Restaurant Supply, our restaurant supply and equipment showroom and warehouse is nestled at the base of the foothills here in Boulder, Colorado. Not far from us is the burgeoning metropolitan area known as Denver, which you may have heard of before…. The City of Denver is growing …

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