La Baguette is a classic French-style bistro serving high quality European dishes using fresh seasonal and locally sourced produce. Expect to find fresh herb flavors, lots of pasta and garlic-infused Provençal style dishes. The wine list features Californian reds and whites, and there are French vintages from Chateau Bonnet, Georges Duboeuf, and J.Vidal Fleury. You can also get continental lagers such as Moretti and Stella Artois. On the menu are classic French dishes such as la soupe à la l’onion gratinée, le poulet chasseur and poulet d’été, escargot de Bourgogne, steak frites, le pâté de campagne au Cognac, as well as a wide range of salads and vegetarian options.
Uchenna is an award-winning restaurant in Colorado Springs that serves Ethiopian cuisine, with dishes influenced by the cooking in areas such as the Red Sea coast and the Mediterranean. The chef Maya was born in Mayagudo Harar north of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia and has been in the USA since 2008. She brings her traditional Ethiopian cooking and flavors to her dishes and serves up both a Mediterranean and Ethiopian menu for diners to choose from. The Mediterranean menu features chicken, lamb, and shrimp sautéed with 12 spices and served basmati rice. Meanwhile the Ethiopian menu allows diners to sample dishes such as doro wat, kitfo beef and mulawah.
Uchenna, 2501 W Colorado Avenue 105, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, +1 719 634 5070
Nosh is situated in downtown Colorado Springs and serves a contemporary mixture of Asian, Italian, American, and Mexican dishes. The menu promises new and vibrant flavor combinations and an innovate approach to fine dining. On the dinner menu you can choose from appetizers including calamari, kalamata hummus, crispy Asian chicken wings, and a mix of vegetables including pickled shiitake mushrooms and orange segments. There are hearty meat dishes available as main courses such as oven-roasted chicken breast, West Philly steaks, pan-seared rainbow trout, and pork pupusa. There are a wide range of wine, beers, and even cocktails to accompany the food – including the trademark Nosh Cosmo.
Lake Terrace is part of the spectacular Broadmoor five-star resort that has a magnificent setting on the banks of Lake Cheyenne. Built in 1918 to provide a first-class resort in the Rockies, the resort has served as the site of NATO conferences and been a favorite haunt of President George W Bush and his Vice President Dick Cheney. Now one of the Historic Hotels of America, the resort uses Lake Terrace for breakfast sittings and for Sunday brunch. Do not expect a simple brunch sitting though – there are more than 150 items available including a wide range of meat dishes and oysters. There is also live piano music and ice sculptures – perfect for special occasions such as birthdays and anniversaries.