Shannon Hudson

About Shannon Hudson

For Shannon, traveling and exploring new places and foods is a passion and priority. A University of Colorado graduate in Fine Arts Photography, she studied and interned with photographers in France and San Francisco, where her culinary interests began to expand beyond her Austin roots and foundation in American cuisine. She is now in a perpetual search for all that is new and exciting in Boulder's food scene. In addition to writing for EDB, she handles our social media efforts; if you tweet us, she will most likely be your respondent!
Posts by Shannon Hudson

Boulder’s Movers and Shakers Names “Best Cocktail” in Mixologist Showdown

Boulder’s reputation for having a competitive restaurant scene provides us with so many opportunities to experience good-spirited, albeit heated competition. Movers and Shakers, a competition focused on naming ‘Boulder’s Best Cocktail,’ has been influential in ranking some of our city’s best since 2013. This year, Montanya’s Plantino Rum was the spirit inspiration for Boulder’s best mixologists to create […]

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Sugar Pine Inspires with their Farm-to-Plate Chef’s Dinner

Culinary creativity was at the forefront of Sugar Pine’s most recent Farm to Plate dinner at The Lyon’s Farmette. Executive Chef Carrie Grenier bubbled over with excitement as she personally addressed the dinner crowd, conveying her complete devotion to good product in the culmination of her dishes with an enthusiasm and passion that I rarely […]

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Blackbelly Butcher: A Contemporary Take on Old World Butchery

Blackbelly Market has easily become one of Boulder’s most beloved dining spots. Executive Chef Hosea Rosenberg has taken up-and-coming East Boulder by storm with his locally sourced, sustainable and organic menus that change seasonally. The newest addition to the Blackbelly family happens to be right next door and subsequently elevates Boulder’s already fortified food scene. […]

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Bijou’s Brings the Little Curry Shop to Boulder

   I’ve always been a huge fan of a good curry, the complexity and depth of flavor are at once delightfully exotic and surprisingly comforting…like a wonderful home-cooked dish. Eat Drink Boulder has taken an interest in the topic as well, we even held a head-to-head testing of all Indian food establishments in Boulder a […]

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Exploring Californian Wines Al Fresco with HANNA Winery & Vineyards

  Hanna Wines Al Fresco Event at Lone Hawk Farm with G B Culinary. After meandering through the beautiful country roads north of Boulder, we arrived at the rustic and simply elegant Lone Hawk Farm. The idea of dining Al Fresco prompts visions of rolling hills, lush greenery and rows upon rows of fields yielding […]

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Staying Happy, Healthy, and Socially Connected; How to Evade the Winter Blues

Fortunately, in Boulder, gorgeous blue skies often accompany our snowy winter days. However, the initial fervent excitement that ski season brings tends to wear its welcome come mid-March, when we yearn for consistently warm days. Memories of the sun’s heat and that telltale scent of the trees that wafts over the Front Range once the […]

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Ella, a New and Decidedly American Style Eatery Looks to Transform North Boulder

This June, Ella, a refined and devotedly American diner, will open in the heart of North Boulder. The spot currently occupied by Radda Trattoria will soon be home to the new eatery. Edwin Zoe, the restauranteur and mastermind behind the beloved Zoe Ma Ma on Pearl Street channels his “love of rooted, regional dishes” into […]

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A Guide to Another Year of Devoted Drinking this National Margarita Day

Tomorrow, February 22nd, marks National Margarita Day once again. The tart and assertive citrus notes work so brilliantly with a nice aggressive bite of tequila. We all know that this refreshing concoction is a necessary element to our warm, dry summer evenings here in Boulder, but I have to say that no matter the weather, […]

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The Rio Boulder Debuts New Shift Bar

  The Riogrande has opened a new concept bar within the existing industrial space on Walnut Street in Boulder. The first phase of  The Rio’s renovation includes the rooftop bar and the brand new “Shift Bar” inhabiting a newly renovated prime location, hovering above the main dining area on the mezzanine level, just removed enough […]

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Exploring The Auguste Escoffier Farm to Table Program with Michel Escoffier

We toured 63rd Street Farms in Boulder to get a first-hand look at the amazing Farm to Table Program offered by the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts in Boulder and its sister school in Austin, Texas. We got to meet and tour the farm with the amazing Michel Escoffier, chef instructor Steve Nalls of […]

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Mixology Makes a Comeback: New Documentary, Hey Bartender, Screens at The Dairy Center

After premiering at the South By Southwest Film Festival in Austin this past March, the documentary film, Hey Bartender, was similarly well received in New York City at The East Village Cinema! We are proud to announce that the film will be screening this week in Boulder at the Dairy Center for the Arts from […]

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Dishcrawl: Uniting a Community Through Taste and Shared Experience

Dishcrawl conducts tours in cities throughout the US and Canada that have a distinct and lively food culture and appreciation. By selecting a local ambassador to choose the restaurants and guide the tour, they stay true to local taste and idiosyncrasies.   It’s no secret that Boulder’s food and beer culture dominate local taste; knowing […]

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Dishcrawl Tours Pearl Street for Boulder’s Tastiest Eats

It’s not surprising that Dishcrawl decided to set its sights on Boulder’s Pearl Street for an upcoming foodie safari. The international start-up visits renowned food-centric cities, guiding a walking tour through some of the most innovative and delicious eats that they have to offer. Having visited cities like San Francisco, Toronto, New York and Philadelphia, […]

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Boulder’s First Caffeine Crawl- Coffee Connoisseurs Unite September 8th

Attention Boulder Area Coffee connoisseurs! This coming Saturday, September the 8th, join Boulder’s first Caffeine Crawl in a guided tour through some of Boulder’s finest roasters. Attendees will get a behind-the-scenes peek at the fascinating process behind the tedious task of creating a divine crema and pulling a shot of perfectly nutty, smooth espresso! Heightening […]

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Zuké Introduces an Esoteric Contrast to the Traditional American Pickle

  Boulder’s own, Esoteric Food Company, takes its budding popularity to Boulder’s Farmer’s Market. The raw, organic, and probiotic line of pickles, offers vegan and traditional varieties of traditional Asian flavors, and some unconventional creative pairings that fit into Boudler’s veggie and health-centric culture. Esoteric’s line of pickled produce, aptly named Zuké, short for the […]

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New Hipster Taquería, T|ACO, claims Walnut Street Space Later this Month

T|ACO Boulder, brainchild of TAG’s Troy Guard and H|Burger will occupy a new space at 1175 Walnut Street later this month. The duo will offer a conceptual rant on affordable taquería staples, providing a “hip-ghetto taquería with more than just tacos.” Personally I’m expecting some fabulous carnitas! To read more check out Eater Denver.

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PastaVino brings a Contemporary Air to Juanita’s Old Space on West Pearl

Boulder increases its repertoire of Italian eateries today, with the addition of PastaVino to Pearl Street’s selection of outstanding culinary variety. I’m sure that you can deduce what type of cuisine chef Fabio Flagiello has decided to focus his craft, given the relatively conspicuous name. A rotating selection of pasta dishes changes daily, and a […]

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Edible? Viviane Le Courtois Transforms BMoCA’s Gallery into a Contemporary Eat Art Space

Boulder’s Museum of Contemporary Art has been converted into a space of symbiotic aesthetic and physical experience by Viviane Le Courtois’ Exibit: Edible? Both East and West Galleries have been dedicated to the Denver-based artist, as both a retrospective and a display of her more current work: In the Garden of Earthly Delights and an […]

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