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Morning photo: Food, glorious food …

Don’t knock it til you’ve tried it

A tailgate chili-dog cooked at the A-Basin beach tastes as good as any fine cuisine.

By Bob Berwyn

SUMMIT COUNTY — Since we’ve been running food-related features for the past few weeks, I thought it would be a good time to go through the archives and post a few pics to whet your appetite. I tried to include a diverse selection to show the amazing variety of things that we ingest to nurture and sustain ourselves — and they’re all equally tasty, including the hot dog above and the fine and fancy desert in the picture below. Meanwhile, don’t forget to check Summit Voice each Thursday or Friday for the latest food features from contributing writer Tom Castrigno, a long-time local chef with a passion for quality. Click here to see his last few stories and don’t hesitate to contact us with ideas for food stories.

A fine assortment of sorbets and chocolate confections at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs.

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Colorado rafting industry rides high in 2010

Whitewater outfitters report second-best year on record

Whitewafter rafting on the Arkansas River is fun, and it's also a big economic factor, valued at about $62 million in 2010. PHOTO COURTESY COLORADO STATE PARKS.

By Summit Voice

SUMMIT COUNTY — Colorado’s rafting industry bounced back from a down year in 2009 to near-record levels, hosting more than a half-million user days between April and September, according to the Colorado River Outfitters Association.

The trade group recently held its annual meeting in Grand Junction, releasing a report that valued the economic impact of rafting at about $150 in 2010, up about 4.9 percent from the previous year. That was the second-highest total since CROA began tracking these statistics in 1988, trailing only the banner year of 2007 (544,000 rafters). Continue reading

Morning photo: Feast!

Classic breakfast … in Slovakia

If you're reading this before breakfast, it should whet your appetite for a classic fried egg feast. This one was served aboard a floating 'Boatel' in the Danube River in Bratislava, Slovakia. Click on the image to read more.

SUMMIT COUNTY — This edition of the morning photoblog is meant to make you hungry and inspire you to travel. That’s not saying that food doesn’t taste good wherever you are, but there’s something about trying a new meal in a new place that really makes it all click. Check out the rest by clicking the “read more” button. Continue reading

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