Restaurant News, Emporium Kitchen and Wine Market

On this episode, Jake and Tiff talk restaurant news, including the closing of iconic Fort Collins eatery Bisetti’s Italian Restaurant. Then, they talk to Brandon Weiss, Megan McGuinness, and David Anderson of Emporium Kitchen and Wine Market about their unique restaurant and hotel experience. They try their apple fritters, charcuterie, Bloody Marys, and more! They discuss the layout, that has everything from fine dining, blues music, to ice cream and coffee! Next week, we talk to Zoe’s Cafe, the owners of the Everyone’s Table food-truck. Stay tuned!

Minimum wage increase, PizzaRev

Jake and Tiffany begin by talking about the minimum wage increase at the beginning of the year that impacted the pricing of their food. Then, they talk to Mark of PizzaRev in Fort Collins about their innovative way of serving beer: the iPourIt and get to taste some of their pizza. They also discuss the journey to opening, their grand-opening, and how you can get a free pizza by mentioning 1310 KFKA and More Bacon Please!

Restaurant news, Fort Collins Mayor Wade Troxell

Jake and Tiff begin by discussing the year that was 2017, and the purchase of the Chophouse in Greeley by Aaron Wooten, owner of the Cranford Cove Tea Tavern. Then they talk to Fort Collins Mayor Wade Troxell about the growing restaurant economy in Fort Collins over the past decade. To close, Jake’s daughter Molly has a few questions of her own for Mayor Troxell. She may have a career in politics when she grows up!

Sharon Dunn of the Greeley Tribune, Tower 56 Distilling

On this episode of More Bacon Please!, Jake and Tiff sit down with Sharon Dunn of the Greeley Tribune to talk about the growing coffee scene in Northern Colorado, as some new coffee shops have popped up. Then, they talk to Matt Estrin of Tower 56 Distilling, the newest craft distillery in town to discuss the types of liquor and cocktails they will be making for Greeley when they open up in the new year!

In-N-Out Burger coming to Colorado, Daddy Cakes Bakery

On this evening of More Bacon Please!, Jake and Tiff talk about their work on Thanksgiving with Catholic Charities. They discuss the news of In-N-Out Burger coming to Colorado, and where they think they’ll open up their first restaurant. Fort Collins, anyone? Then, they talk to Rudy Burns, owner of Daddy Cakes Bakery in Fort Collins. They talk about his business, and of course, try some of his concoctions. I think Jake was in heaven!

Catholic Charities, Meeker’s A Colorado Kitchen & Bar, Thanksgiving!

In this action packed episode, Wendy Gittons, the volunteer coordinator for Catholic Charities in Larimer County stops by to talk about the need for food donations during Thanksgiving and the holiday season, and how you can get involved! Then, Chef Jake and Chef Dave of Meeker’s A Colorado Kitchen & Bar talk about their recent opening at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Downtown Greeley and the cuisine they make that’s different than what locals are used to. To close, Jake, Tiff, and Chef Billy’s kids takeover the studio, try some Thanksgiving treats, and talk their favorite foods! Happy Thanksgiving!

Restaurant news, Ginger Graham of Ginger and Baker

Jake and Tiff break down this week’s restaurant news, including info on a new poke bar opening in Fort Collins and the return of Panhandler’s Pizza! Then, they talk to Ginger Graham of Ginger and Baker to talk about their expansive new project in Fort Collins that includes a restaurant, market, pie shop, coffee house and events center. As always, they try some of the food made by their special guest, and it leaves Jake taking the whole dessert home. For ‘Reality Check’, they talk about the struggles that came with renovating the feed mill that is now Ginger and Baker!

Sharon Dunn of the Greeley Tribune, Tom and Chee!

Jake and Tiff sit down with Sharon Dunn, the Business Editor for the Greeley Tribune to discuss all the growth happening in Downtown Greeley over the past few years. Then, Ryan of Tom and Chee stop’s by to give us a taste of what they create, and talk about their start on the hit show ‘Shark Tank’. They close with ‘Reality Check’: how hard is it opening up a franchise?