Do you have a podcast? Where can I find it?

Of course! That’s why we’re here! We want you to hear the stories exactly as they were presented! You can find the 71dine podcast on all streaming platforms!

Will you have special events in the future?

Yes! Stay tuned to the 71dine podcast for announcements and updates on upcoming events. We're excited to offer unique experiences that further celebrate the spirit of Southern Colorado.

Do you post a schedule of which restaurants you will be visiting and when?

No. We prefer to maintain an element of surprise and spontaneity in storytelling. However, the restaurants we visit are aware of our presence, as podcasting equipment can be challenging to hide. Rest assured, we are committed to bringing you engaging and authentic content from a variety of establishments.

Why are you doing this? What is your motivation?

We are driven by our love for Southern Colorado and our deep appreciation for its rich history and diverse culture. We believe that everyone has a story worth sharing, and our passion is to bring those stories to light. By showcasing the people, the culture, and the food of the region, we hope to paint a full picture of Southern Colorado and inspire people to seek a deeper connection to this remarkable place.

What is your favorite meal when dining out?

Breakfast. Hands down. Breakfast. There's just something comforting and magical about breakfast food. Breakfast served all day? Yes please!

What is your goal with 71dine?

Our goal is to create an immersive and captivating experience for our audience. We aim to showcase the vibrant culture, rich history, and delectable food of Southern Colorado through the people, and their stories. The best restaurants are the ones that make you feel welcomed, as if you're stepping into in to someone's home. Our mission is to demonstrate that dining out should be more than just a meal—it should be an unforgettable experience.

Is 71dine compensated in any way?

No, we do not receive any form of compensation from the restaurants we feature.

How are restaurants selected to be featured on 71dine?

Our selection process involves careful consideration of multiple criteria. While ownership, employees, service, history, time in business, community involvement, ambience, menu, and food quality are some of the key factors, our selection is not limited to these alone. We strive to create a diverse and representative collection of restaurants that embody the essence of Southern Colorado.

Do you post negative stories?

No, we do not post negative stories on 71dine. Our focus is on highlighting the positive aspects of the restaurants we feature and celebrating the stories behind them. If you don't see a review for a particular restaurant, it means we haven't had the opportunity to visit and experience it yet.

How much experience does your team have in the restaurant industry?

Our team brings extensive experience to the table. We have been visiting and exploring restaurants for over four decades, starting from our early years as babies. We have developed a deep understanding of the culinary world and have honed our expertise in evaluating the dining experience over time.

Can I suggest a restaurant for consideration on 71dine?

Absolutely! As a matter of fact, we encourage it! If you believe a particular restaurant would be a good fit for 71dine, please reach out to us through our contact page. Make sure to include the restaurant name, a brief history, and why you think it would be a great addition to our platform.

How do you ensure you share the best stories about the restaurants?

We take pride in our thorough approach to storytelling. To ensure we share the best stories, we conduct interviews with owners, chefs, and customers. These interviews provide insights into the restaurant's history, unique features, and the personal experiences of those involved. Our goal is to present a well-rounded narrative that reflects the true essence of each establishment.