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Whistling Boar’s mushroom spaetzle, Anasazi bean tempeh, eggplant-squash salad, and chicken paillard. Photo courtesy of Ashleigh Wurzbach
Eat and Drink

Longmont’s Whistling Boar Wants to Feed You All Weekend Long

Let chef David Pitula’s meal kits nourish you on your next Colorado getaway.

Colorado mountain towns have become Denverites’ premier vacation destinations for winter 2021. But what to eat in your condo/cabin/hut away from home? Leave that to Whistling Boar, whose Weekender Box feeds two (at least); it will feel as if chef-owner David Pitula is in your rental kitchen with you. He and his wife and work partner, Debbie Seaford-Pitula, procure, prep, and pack into eco-friendly containers everything you’ll need to dine exquisitely. Snacks (think: hand-cut potato chips with ranch for dipping and meat-and-cheese assortments) come ready to eat, while locally sourced meals (two brunches, a salad, and two main courses with two sides each) require basic cooking or reheating via Pitula’s written instructions. Whipping up, say, a French toast feast is a simple matter of soaking challah in the provided custard; pan-frying it, along with SkyPilot Farm sausage links and eggs, in the included butter; and drizzling with the maple syrup. Before picking up your box or having it delivered, you’ll choose from an online menu with items like Colorado beef burgers, black bean falafel, and marinated chicken paillards with tomato-preserved lemon sauce; you can add on breads, desserts, and even house kombuchas. Starting at $285, it’s a steal for days of bounteous eating in Colorado’s great beyond.

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