A Handful of Boulder Gems

Alpine Modern Shop + Coffee Bar

Even on a snowy day, it’s great fun to check out the surprising offerings both on and off Boulder’s Pearl Street Mall. My recent finds: locally owned Island Farm for a fabulous selection of poufs, pillows, blankets, and cook- and home-related books; Canoe Club for gorgeous menswear with cool brands and a hip vibe; the spicy almond milk chai latte at Wonder for curing a chill; the new flagship Alpine Modern Shop + Coffee Bar (above) for unique home decor and gifts; and finally, anything at Bartaco, but I especially like the cauliflower, falafel and pork belly tacos, as well as the Bibb lettuce salad with spiced pumpkin seeds (plus the kids menu is truly one of a kind). 

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Browse. Buy. Eat. Discover. See what's new and trending, plus tips for great local finds. CH&L editor at large Rebecca Gart shares her favorite discoveries from around the state of Colorado. 

A former reporter for The Daily Camera in Boulder, and writer/editor for InLine magazine and Delicious Living, Rebecca has also written for Cooking Light and Natural Health. She currently writes about what’s trending in home design, food, lifestyle, beauty and shopping for CH&L. In her spare time, Rebecca enjoys traveling, cooking, reading, snowshoeing, skiing, biking and playing tennis. She and her husband Ken have three children.

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